2015 NWC Softball All-Conference Teams

softball_150In voting by Northwest Conference softball coaches for the 2015 softball season. senior Hope Schroeder, a pitcher from Columbus Grove was named Player of the Year after being runner-up for that honor during the 2014 season. Schroeder received first-place votes from 7 of the conference coaches. Coaches may not vote for players from their own schools. Bluffton senior Maddie Willis finished second in the balloting with Allen East sophomore Ariana Schmiedebusch finishing third.

Allen East coach Bill Mattevi tallied 19 points to be named Coach of the Year at the all-conference selection meeting Monday evening in Delphos. Mattevi led the Mustangs to a 7-1 record and a Northwest Conference co-championship. Carl Etzler of the co-champion Crestview Knights finished second in the balloting.

Hope Schroeder batted .506 with 8 home runs and 46 RBI’s in leading the Bulldogs to a 21-6 overall recored. Schroeder also posted a 16-5 record as a pitcher with a 3.00 ERA.

First Team:
Hope Schroeder – Columbus Grove – Senior
Maddie Willis – Bluffton – Senior
Ariana Schmiedebusch – Allen East – Sophomore
Brooke Hoffman – Columbus Grove – Junior
Tianna Rager – Crestview – Junior
Audrey Rodriguez – Allen East – Senior
Macala Ashbaugh – Lincolnview – Sophomore
Terra Crowle – Crestview – Senior
Mackenzie Riggenbach – Crestview – Senior
Kara May – Spencerville – Freshman

Second Team:
Ashley Sumner – Ada – Junior
Morgan Riley – Paulding – Senior
Mackayla Wilson – Bluffton – Senior
Julia Thatcher – Lincolnview – Senior
Sami Fruchey – Bluffton – Junior
Kylie Wyss – Allen East – Junior
Kyrah Yinger – Columbus Grove – Junior
Brady Guest – Crestview – Junior
Shayla Rice – Delphos Jefferson – Senior
Alex Shumate – Spencerville – Junior

Honorable Mention:
Maddy Hollar – Spencerville – Senior
Mackenzie Ringwald – Spencerville – Senior
Alexis Amburgey – Ada – Senior
Alexis McCluer – Allen East – Junior
Lauren Parkins – Bluffton – Senior
Baylee Neate – Lincolnview – Senior
Taylor Lloyd – Allen East – Senior
Teyah Sautter – Ada – Freshman
Taylor Monday – Bluffton – Junior
Sammi Rosengarten – Columbus Grove – Junior
Cora Millay – Crestview – Sophomore
Claire Thompson – Delphos Jefferson – Junior
Lauren Birkemeier – Columbus Grove – Freshman
Dani Harman – Delphos Jefferson – Sophomore
Jessica Pimpas – Delphos Jefferson – Junior
Sam Branham – Delphos Jefferson – Senior
Devann Springer – Lincolnview – Senior
Audrey Manz – Paulding – Freshman
Megan Miller – Spencerville – Senior