Sarah King earned All-America honors
Ky. - Northern Kentucky University softball players Sarah King and
Ricki Rothbauer have earned NCAA Division II All-America honors
from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
King, a sophomore catcher
and a graduate of Male High School in Louisville, Ky., was named
first team All-American by the NFCA. King led NKU with a .385 batting
average this season. She also drove in a team-leading 46 runs and
tied a Norse single-season record with six home runs.
King also led NKU with
15 doubles and a .592 slugging percentage.
a senior second baseman and also a native of Louisville, was selected
third team All-American. She batted .379 with a team-leading 80
hits this season.
collected 10 doubles and scored a team-leading 46 runs this season.
A graduate of DuPont Manual High School, Rothbauer finished No.
3 in Norse history with 234 career hits.
A year ago,
Rothbauer was named a first team All-America selection by the NFCA
as NKU set a collegiate softball record by winning 55 consecutive
a 41-21 record this spring and advanced to the NCAA Division II
Tournament for the fifth consecutive season.