COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M softball juniors Meagan May and Mel Dumezich and sophomore Nicole Morgan were named to the All-College Station Regional Team today, as voted on by the media in attendance.
May (Spring, Texas) pounded three long balls on the weekend for six RBI, while drawing three walks at the plate. The junior catcher finished the Regional with a 1.333 slugging percentage. May led the Aggies in an 11-0 victory over Bethune-Cookman with two home runs and a career-high five RBI.
Dumezich (Whiting, Ind.) was 3-for-9 at the plate with three solo bombs and four walks against NCAA Tournament opponents. The junior hurler topped the fence twice in the Aggies' 7-4 victory over Texas State. Dumezich fanned a Regional-best 13 batters in two appearances on the weekend and allowed four earned runs in 16 innings of work.
Morgan (The Woodlands, Texas) led the field of starters with a .500 average on the weekend and scored three runs on a walk and five hits, including a double and two home runs. The first baseman started in each of the Aggies' four games this weekend and earned two RBI. Morgan was 2-for-2 against Bethune-Cookman and added a home vs. Texas State.
The Aggies advanced to the regional championship before dropping a 2-1 game to LSU, who will play in the Columbia Regional next weekend. Tiger pitcher Rachele Fico led LSU to the championship round with a pair of victories over No. 8 A&M and Texas State, and was the unanimous choice for Regional MVP. The complete All-College Station Regional team is listed below.
No. 8 seed Texas A&M earned their seventh 40-win season under head coach Jo Evans and took an 11th-straight and 23rd-overall NCAA Tournament berth. To learn more about A&M softball, log on to AggieAthletics.com or follow @AggieSoftball on Twitter.
All-College Station Regional Team
Nicole Morgan, Texas A&M
Selena Hernandez, Texas State
Meagan May, Texas A&M
Rachele Fico, LSU*
Allison Falcon, LSU
Simone Heyward, LSU
Chandler Hall, Texas State
Mel Dumezich, Texas A&M
Cesley Tafoya, Bethune-Cookman
Brittany Mack, LSU
*Region MVP (unanimous decision)