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ACAA Softball Players Make All-America Team; Rank Nationally

Finlandia celebrates their ACAA Softball Title in Canton, NY. Several members of the Lions squad were honored on the FPN All-American Team and ranked highly in NCAA statistics.
Finlandia celebrates their ACAA Softball Title in Canton, NY. Several members of the Lions squad were honored on the FPN All-American Team and ranked highly in NCAA statistics.

Five ACAA players were named to the NCAA Division III All-American team by Fastpitch News and ACAA teams and players were in abundance in the final release of NCAA statistics.

Denia Bent of ACAA-champion Finlandia and Melanee Terry of UMaine-Presque Isle were selected to the first team on the Fastpitch News All-America team. Courtney Hyland of SUNY Canton was named to the second team while her teammate Valerie Clark and Shania Walker of Valley Forge received Honorable Mention nods.

ACAA teams and individuals led the NCAA Division III in four categories: UMaine-Presque Isle in hit batters (2), Finlandia in On-Base Percentage (.486), Finlandia's Denia Bent in Runs Per Game (1.85) and four ACAA players tied with 266 players in hit batters (1).

Below is a list of the ACAA teams and players list in the top-15 of the final NCAA Division III Softball Statistics.

TEAM

Doubles Per Game - 11, Finlandia, 2.15

Hit Batters - 2, UMaine-Presque Isle, 2; 3, Finlandia, 3; 14, Pine Manor, 5

On-Base Percentage - 1, Finlandia, .486; 12, UMaine-Presque Isle, .425

Scoring - 2, Finlandia, 8.88; 6, UMaine-Presque Isle, 7.88; 7, Valley Forge, 7.87

Stolen Bases Per Game - 3, Finlandia, 3.79

Strike-to-Walk Ratio - 14, UMaine-Presque Isle, 4.24

Triples Per Game - 15, Valley Forge, 0.47

INDIVIDUAL

Batting Average - 7, Courtney Hyland (SUNY Canton), .507; 8, Denia Bent (Finlandia), .500; 8, Melanee Terry (UMaine-Presque Isle), .500

Doubles - 6, Emily Nguyen (Finlandia), 21

Doubles Per Game - 2, Emily Nguyen (Finlandia), 0.64

Hit Batters - Denia Bent (Finlandia), Sara Packard (UMaine-Presque Isle), Brookelynn Garcia (UMaine-Presque Isle) and Nahalia Faurot (Pine Manor) tied with 264 others with 1.

Hit by Pitch Per Game - 4, Denia Bent (Finlandia), 0.42; 8, Emily Nguyen (Finlandia), 0.39

On-Base Percentage - 2, Denia Bent (Finlandia), 0.664; 6, Melanee Terry (UMaine-Presque Isle), 0.588

Runs Batted In Per Game - 10, Emily Nguyen (Finlandia), 1.39

Runs Per Game - 1, Denia Bent (Finlandia), 1.85; 2, Carlee Conrad (Valley Forge), 1.47; 15, Emily Nguyen (Finlandia), 1.27

Stolen Bases - 12, Denia Bent (Finlandia), 0.91; 12, Harlie Caster (Finlandia), 0.91

Walks - 5, Denia Bent (Finlandia), 0.85