Pirate Pair Claims All-Region Honors

Pirate Pair Claims All-Region Honors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A pair of Pirates made the list when the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced the 2019 NCAA Division III All-West Region Team.

Kinsey McNaught made the second team while Drea Schwaier-Wolf was listed on the third team.  Click here for the entire NFCA Division III All-Region list: 

http://www.nfca.org/web_docs/D3/All-RegionTeams2019.pdf

McNaught (Jr., OF, Kaizer, Ore.), who also earned first team All-NWC this season, played her final year as a Pirate because she graduate this May in only three years.  McNaught batted .403 with 12 doubles and 33 RBIs.  She added four triples and a home run for a .575 slugging average.  McNaught stole 17 bases and did not commit a single error in center field.

Schwaier-Wolf (Fr., Yelm, Wash.) shared Northwest Conference Pitcher of the Year recognition with Linfield's Shelby Saylors and was also selected as the NWC Freshman of the Year.  Schwaier-Wolf went 19-4 with a 2.22 ERA in 2019.  She had 15 complete games and tossed 138.2 innings.  Schwaier-Wolf posted the best freshman pitching campaign ever for Whitworth.

The pair led the Pirates to a 31-11 record in 2019 and a second place finish in the Northwest Conference and at the NWC tournament.