MSU Softball, 4 Players Named to All-South Central Squad!

Midwestern State placed four players on the National Fast-pitch Coaches' Association's All-South Central Region squad as released Friday afternoon.

Senior outfielder Courtney Bingham, junior catcher Kim Jerrick, sophomore third baseman Kelley Schaefer and freshman designated player Katelyn Vinson all garnered first-team honors.

Bingham was named to the NFCA all-region team for the third straight earning second-team mention in 2012 and was also a first-team performer last season.

The Arlington native earned first-team All-Lone Star Conference honors for the second consecutive year hitting .391 with 23 doubles, six triples and four homers with 64 RBIs.

Jerrick earned her first all-region honor after hitting .431 with 17 doubles and 19 homers while driving in 54 runs.

The Belle Plain, Kan. native is a two-time All-Lone Star Conference performer earned first-team accolades in 2012 and 2013 and was the league's Freshman of the Year in 2011.

Schaefer hit .426 in her first season at the hot corner with six doubles, a triple and 13 homers while driving in a team-high 69 runs.

The Waco Midway High product earned All-LSC first-team honors this season after she was named to the third team in 2011.

Bingham, Jerrick and Schaefer were all named to the LSC's Golden Glove team.

Vinson earned first-team mention after enjoying one of the best offensive seasons in LSC history.

The freshman from Southlake is challenging the league's all-time batting average record chasing East Central's Charene Hiesl, who hit .517 in 1997.

Vinson hit .509 with 12 doubles, 22 homers and 67 RBIs to rank among national leaders in all categories.