2016 NCAA Division III National Champions

UT Tyler Softball Records & History
2016 NCAA DIII National Champion - 2015 NCAA DIII National Runner-Up
Six NCAA DIII Championship Appearances - 4 ASC Championships

 

Statistical Program Records
UT Tyler Softball Career Records Links

 

Season Summaries

Season Head Coach Final Record Summary
2017 Mike Reed 46-6 (29-2 ASC)
NFCA Rank: No. T2
NCAA World Series (3rd Place); NCAA DIII Tyler Super Regional Champions; NCAA DIII Tyler Regional Champions; ASC Regular-Season Champions
Final Statistics - Results - Leaders
  NFCA All-America: Kaylee Prather (1), Cheyenne Thompson (3)
Fast Pitch News All-America:
Kaylee Prather, KK Stevens, Cheyenne Thompson
NFCA All-Region:
Kaylee Prather (1), KK Stevens (1), Cheyenne Thompson (1), Alaina Kissinger (2), Andrea Gonzales (2)

ASC Player of the Year: Kaylee Prather
ASC Freshman of the Year: Whitney Romero
All-Conference: Kaylee Prather (1), Andrea Gonzales (1), KK Stevens (1), Alaina Kissinger (1), Cheyenne Thompson (1), Bianca Van Vlerah (2), Mel Hinojosa (2), Lexi Ackroyd (2), Whitney Romero (2), Hannah Moore (HM)
CoSIDA Academic All-America: Kaylee Prather (3)
CoSIDA Academic All-District:
Kaylee Prather
NFCA NCAA Division III West Region Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Whitney Wyly, Christa Hartnett, Anthony Springer

ASC Pitcher of the Week: Alaina Kissinger (2/14/17; 4/10/17)
ASC Hitter of the Week: Cheyenne Thompson (2/7/17), Kaylee Prather (2/27/17), KK Stevens (3/13/17)
NCAA DIII Championship All-Tournament: Kaylee Prather, Cheyenne Thompson

Tyler Super Regional: Cheyenne Thompson (Most Outstanding Player), Alaina Kissinger (Most Outstanding Pitcher)
Tyler Regional All-Tournament: Whitney Romero (MVP), Andrea Gonzales, KK Stevens, Hannah Moore, Kaylee Prather, Bianca Van Vlerah 
ASC All-Tournament: Kaylee Prather, KK Stevens, Cheyenne Thompson
ASC Scholar-Athlete Medal of Honor: KK Stevens
ASC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Team: KK Stevens
ASC All-Academic: Mel Hinojosa, Kaylee Prather, KK Stevens, Lexi Ackroyd, Bianca Van Vlerah, Kursten Jaime, Abby Hall, Cheyenne Thompson
NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete: Kaylee Prather, KK Stevens, Alaina Kissinger, Hannah Moore, Kursten Jaime, Hallee Carter, Abby Hall, Whitney Romero, Jewel Moody, Alyssa Henry, Courtney Fisher, Andrea Gonzales, Ryata Daniel, Miranda Leal.


2016
Mike Reed 49-5 (29-0 ASC) 
Final NFCA Rank: No. 1
NCAA Division III National Champions; NCAA Tyler Super Regional Champions; NCAA Tyler Regional Champions; ASC Regular-Season Champions
Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
 

NFCA National Player of the Year: Kelsie Batten
NFCA All-America:
Kelsie Batten (2), Raven Rodriguez (2)
CoSIDA Academic All-America: Vanessa Carrizales, Jackie Mendez, Raven Rodriguez
Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) DIII Honda Player of the Year (softball): Kelsie Batten
NFCA National Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Whitney Wyly, Christa Hartnett, Anthony Springer, Coby Gipson
NFCA All-West Region:
Kelsie Batten (1), Raven Rodriguez (1), Kaylee Prather (2), KK Stevens (2), Vanessa Carrizales (3)

NFCA NCAA Division III West Region Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Whitney Wyly, Christa Hartnett, Anthony Springer, Coby Gipson
All-Conference: Raven Rodriguez (1), Kelsie Batten (1), Kaylee Prather (1), Kelsie Batten (1), KK Stevens (1), Alaina Kissinger (1), Vanessa Carrizales (1), Jackie Mendez (2), Kristin Lopez (2), Jade Green (HM)
ASC Player of the Year: Raven Rodriguez
ASC Pitcher of the Year: Kelsie Batten
ASC Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Whitney Wyly, Christa Hartnett, Anthony Springer, Coby Gipson
ASC Hitter of the Week: Raven Rodriguez (3/7), Kristin Lopez (3/21), Jade Green (4/25)
ASC Pitcher of the Week: Kelsie Batten (2/19, 2/16, 2/29, 3/7, 3/28, 4/4); Alaina Kissinger (3/14) 
NFCA National Hitter of the Week: Kristin Lopez (3/23)
NFCA National Pitcher of the Week: Kelsie Batten (3.2.2016 ); Alaina Kissinger (3.12.2016)
ASC Scholar-Athlete Medal of Honor: Vanessa Carrizales
CoSIDA Academic All-District: Vanessa Carrizales, Jackie Mendez, Raven Rodriguez
ASC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete: Raven Rodriguez

Academic All-Conference: Jackie Mendez, Mel Hinojosa, Vanessa Carrizales, Kelsie Batten, Raven Rodriguez, KK Stevens, Lexi Ackroyd, Emilee Burkhardt
NCAA DIII Championship All-Tournament: Kelsie Batten (MOP), Kristin Lopez, Lexi Ackroyd, Raven Rodriguez, Bianca Van Vlerah
Tyler Regional All-Tournament: Vanessa Carrizales (MVP), Kaylee Prather, Cheyenne Thompson, Kelsie Batten
Tyler Super Regional Awards: Vanessa Carrizales (Most Valuable Player), Kelsie Batten (Most Valuable Pitcher)
HeroSports Pitcher of the Year: Kelsie Batten
HeroSports Coach of the Year: Mike Reed

2015 Mike Reed 50-5 (29-1 ASC)
Final NFCA Rank: No. 2
NCAA National Runner-Up; NCAA Tyler Super Regional Champion; NCAA Tyler Regional Champion; ASC Regular Season Champions; ASC Tournament Champions
Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
 

NFCA All-American:  K.K. Stevens (1), Kelsie Batten (2), Vanessa Carrizales (3)
NFCA All-West Region:
Kelsie Batten (1), Lexi Ackroyd (1), Vanessa Carrizales (1), Jackie Mendez (1), K.K. Stevens (1), Raven Rodriguez (2)
NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete: Shelby Shelton, Jackie Mendez, Amanda Lopez, Vanessa Carrizales, Rose Sullivan.
NFCA West Region Coaching Staff of the Year:  Mike Reed, Whitney Wyly, Coby Gibson, Christy Gibson, Michelle Jones
All-Conference:  Shelby Shelton (1),
 Vanessa Carrizales (1), K.K. Stevens (1), Raven Rodriguez (1), Lexi Ackroyd (1), Kelsie Batten (1), Alaina Kissinger (1), Jackie Mendez (2), Whitney Burt (2), Christa Hartnett (HM)
ASC Co-Player of the Year: K.K. Stevens
ASC Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Whitney Wyly, Coby Gibson, Christy Gibson, Michelle Jones
Academic All-Conference: Shelby Shelton, Jackie Mendez, Whitney Burt, Amanda Lopez, Mel Hinojosa, Vanessa Carrizales, Raven Rodriguez, K.K. Stevens, Lexi Ackroyd
Hitter of the Week: Raven Rodriguez (2/10), Jackie Mendez (2/17; 4/13), Kristin Lopez (2/24), Vanessa Carrizales (4/6)
Pitcher of the Week: Kelsie Batten (2/10, 3/9, 3/30), Alaina Kissinger (2/24)

2014 Mike Reed 41-6 (31-2 ASC) Final NFCA Rank: #8
ASC Regular Season Champions; ASC Tournament Champions; NCAA Regional Qualifier
Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-American:  Lauren Robenalt (1), Kelsie Batten (2)
NFCA All-West Region:
Kelsie Batten (1), Lauren Robenalt (1), Alaina Kissinger (2), Jackie Mendez (2), Vanessa Carrizales (2)
ASC Female Athlete of the Year:  Lauren Robenalt
All-Conference: 
Vanessa Carrizales (1), Lauren Robenalt (1), Mel Hinojosa (1), Kelsie Batten (1), Alaina Kissinger (1), Jackie Mendez (2), Shelby Shelton (2), KK Stevens (2), Whitney Burt (2), Raven Rodriguez (3)
ASC Pitcher of the Year: Kelsie Batten
ASC Newcomer of the Year:  Alaina Kissinger
Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Whitney Wyly, Megan Dobrinski, Coby Gibson, Christy Gibson, Michelle Jones, Ashley Endsley
Academic All-Conference: Ashley Webb, Jackie Mendez, Whitney Burt, Shelby Shelton, Lauren Robenalt, Karley Gieger, Vanessa Carrizales, Amanda Lopez
Hitter of the Week: Jackie Mendez (4/14)
Pitcher of the Week: Kelsie Batten (2/18, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14); Alaina Kissinger (3/24)
2013 Mike Reed 47-6 (23-1 ASC East) Final NFCA Rank: No. 3 NCAA World Series (4th Place)
ASC Runner-Up, ASC East Division Champions

Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-American: Joey Cronin (1), Heather Abshire (2), Kelsie Batten (2)
NFCA All-West Region: Joey Cronin (1), Heather Abshire (1), Brittney Batten (1), Kelsie Batten (1), Raven Rodriguez (2)
All-Conference: Raven Rodriguez (1), Brittney Batten (1), Joey Cronin (1), Heather Abshire (1, 2), Kelsie Batten (1), Rachel Howell (2), Ashley Endsley (2), Lauren Robenalt (2)
ASC East Division Player of the Year: Joey Cronin
ASC East Division Freshman of the Year: Raven Rodriguez
ASC East Division Pitcher of the Year: Kelsie Batten
Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Megan Dobrinski, Coby Gibson, Christy Gibson, Whitney Wyly
Academic All-Conference: Kristin Anderson, Brittney Batten, Whitney Burt, Joey Cronin, Elise Dillow, Ashley Endsley, Rachel Howell, Amanda Lopez, Lauren Robenalt, Taylor Sells, Carli Wheeler
Hitter of the Week: Ashley Endsley (3/5), Raven Rodriguez (3/12), Joey Cronin (3/19, 4/22)
Pitcher of the Week: Kelsie Batten (3/12, 4/1, 4/10, 4/18), Heather Abshire (3/26)
2012 Mike Reed 39-9 (20-4 ASC East) Final NFCA Rank: #6 NCAA Regional Runner-Up
ASC Champions, ASC East Division Champions

Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-American: Katelyn Thomason (2)
Capitol One CoSIDA Academic All-American: Joey Cronin (2)
Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District: Joey Cronin
NFCA All-West Region: Katelyn Thomason (1), Joey Cronin (1), Heather Abshire (1), Ashley Endsley (2), Taylor Petrick (2)
All-Conference: Ashley Endsley (1E), Joey Cronin (1E), Katelyn Thomason (1E), Heather Abshire (1E), Rachel Howell (2E), Taylor Petrick (2E), Lauren Robenalt (HME)
Player of the Year: Katelyn Thomason (East)
Newcomer of the Year: Ashley Endsley (East)
Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Megan Dobrinski, Coby Gibson, Christy Gibson, Whitney Wyly
ASC Sportsmanship Team of the Year
Distringuished Scholar Athlete: Taylor Petrick
Academic All-Conference: Brittney Batten, Joey Cronin, Ashley Endsley, Rachell Howell, Taylor Petrick, Lauren Robenalt, Taylor Sells, Carli Wheeler
Hitter of the Week: Katelyn Thomason (2/28, 4/19), Heather Abshire (3/27)
Pitcher of the Week: Heather Abshire (4/3), Katelyn Thomason (4/24)
2011 Mike Reed 40-13 (17-7 ASC East) Final NFCA Rank: #2 NCAA World Series (3rd Place), NCAA Regional Champions
ASC Tournament Finals

Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-American: Brittani Hanna (2)
NFCA All-West Region: Brittani Hanna (1), Brittney Batten (2), Whitney Wyly (2), Lauren Robenalt (3), Joey Cronin (3)
All-Conference: Brittani Hanna (1E), Brittney Batten (1E, Newcomer of the Year), Joey Cronin (1E), Lauren Robenalt (1E), Whitney Wyly (1E), Mae Nowak (2E), Stacy Shepherd (2E), Katelyn Thomason (HME)
Player of the Year: Brittani Hanna (East)
Jacoby Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year: Whitney Wyly
CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District: Joey Cronin (1)
Academic All-Conference: Brittney Batten, Kelly Burns, Joey Cronin, Rachel Howell, Ashlee Johnson, Mae Nowak, Taylor Petrick, M'Lynn Tillery, Whitney Wyly
Player of the Week: Brittani Hanna (4/25)
Hitter of the Week: Whitney Wyly (3/21)
Pitcher of the Week: Katelyn Thomason (2/28)
2010 Mike Reed 38-9 (20-4 ASC East) Final NFCA Rank: #10 NCAA Regionals
ASC Tournament Finals, ASC East Champions

Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-American: Whitney Wyly (1), Joey Cronin (1)
NFCA All-West Region: Stacy Shepherd (1), Joey Cronin (1), Whitney Wyly (1), Brittani Hanna (1), Megan Hutson (2), Amanda Busby (3)
All-Conference: Brittani Hanna (1E), Whitney Wyly (1E), Joey Cronin (1E), Stacy Shepherd (1E), Amanda Busby (2), Allison Hurt (2), Megan Hutson (HME), Kimber Bossom (HME), Julie Smith (HME)
Pitcher of the Year: Stacy Shepherd (East)
Freshman of the Year: Joey Cronin (East)
Academic All-Conference: Amanda Busby, Allison Hurt, Ashley Klores, Rachael Roeten, Julie Smith, Whitney Wyly
NCFA D3 Player of the Week: Stacy Shepherd (3/29, 4/26)
Hitter of the Week: Joey Cronin (3/17)
Pitcher of the Week: Kimber Bossom (3/22), Stacy Shepherd (3/29, 4/12)
2009 Mike Reed 39-10 (17-7 East) Final NFCA Rank: #7 NCAA World Series (5th Place), NCAA Regional Champions
ASC Champions, ASC East 3rd Place
Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-American: Whitney Wyly (1), Megan Richardson (2)
Easton All-American: Whitney Wyly (2), Megan Richardson (3)
NFCA All-West Region: Whitney Wyly (1), Megan Richardson (1), Julie Smith (2), Ashley Klores (3), Kate Bell (3), Kelsey Ainsworth (3)
All-Conference: Whitney Wyly (1E, Newcomer of the Year), Megan Richardson (1E), Kate Bell (1E), Sara DeStefano (1E), Whitney Haynes (1E), Ashley Klores (1E), Julie Smith (1E), Stacy Shepherd (2E), Kelsey Ainsworth (HME)
Sportsmanship Team of the Year: (East)
NFCA West Region Coaching Staff of the Year: Mike Reed, Coby Gibson, Christy Gibson
Player of the Year: Megan Richardson (East)
Freshman of the Year: Ashley Klores (East)
CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District: Kelsey Ainsworth (2)
Distinguished Scholar Athlete: Kelsey Ainsworth
Academic All-Conference: Kelsey Ainsworth, Kate Bell, Courtney Carrizales, Sara DeStefano, Kelsey Harrington, Megan Richardson, Rachael Roeten, Julie Smith
Hitter of the Week: Kate Bell (3/10), Sara DeStefano (3/30), Whitney Wyly (4/13)
Pitcher of the Week: Stacy Shepherd (3/23, 4/22)
2008 Mike Reed 43-9 (19-5 East) Final NFCA Rank: #11 NCAA Regionals
ASC Tournament Finals, ASC East 2nd Place

Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-West Region: Lindsey Peters (2), Megan Richardson (2), Sara DeStefano (2), Amanda Busby (3), Carly Collins (3), Kelsey Harrington (3)
All-Conference: Sara DeStefano (1E), Kelsey Harrington (1E), Lindsey Peters (1E), Megan Richardson (1E), Julie Smith (1E), Carly Collins (1E), Stacy Shepherd (2E), Kate Bell (2E), Amanda Busby (2E), Brittani Hanna (HME), Kristen Akin-Henton (HME), Megan Richardson (Newcomer of the Year- East)
Player of the Year: Lindsey Peters (East)
CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District: Kristen Akin-Henton (1), Lindsey Peters (2)
Distinguished Scholar Athlete: Kristen Akin-Henton
Academic All-Conference: Kristen Akin-Henton, Lindsey Peters, Julie Smith, Kara Turner, Nicole Wilhoite
NFCA National Player of the Week: Lindsey Peters (3/9)
Hitter of the Week: Carly Collins (4/14), Lindsey Peters (3/3), Megan Richardson (2/28)
Pitcher of the Week: Kelsey Harrington (4/7)
2007 Mike Reed 30-10 (14-10 East) NCAA Provisional Members, ASC East 4th Place
Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-West Region: Tracy Loftin (1), Lindsey Peters (2),Ashley McElroy (2), Sarah Zan (3), Carly Collins (3)
All Conference: Tracy Loftin (1E), Ashley McElroy (1E), Lindsey Peters (1E), Carly Collins (1E), Nicole Wilhoite (1E), Sam Darr (2E), Sarah Zan (2E), Kristin Akin-Henton (HME), Holly Perry (HME)
Tri-Freshman of the Year: Carly Collins
Academic All-Conference: Ashley McElroy, Lindsey Peters, Nicole Wilhoite, Sarah Zan, Kristin Akin-Henton, Patsy Toman
Hitter of the Week: Tracy Loftin (4/16), Ashley McElroy (3/26), Lindsey Peters (2/19)
Pitcher of the Week: Sam Darr (2/19, 3/19, 4/23)
2006 Mike Reed 26-10 (15-7 East) NCAA Provisional Members, ASC East 2nd Place
Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-West Region: Tracy Loftin (1), Kourtney Jones (2), Sam Darr (3)
Louisville Slugger: Tracy Loftin
All-Conference: Sarah Zan (1E), Sam Darr (1E), Kourtney Jones (1E), Tracy Loftin (East Newcomer of the Year, 2E), Amanda Hibbs (2E), Ashley McElroy (2E), LaRheta Boatman (East Freshman of the Year, HME), Lindsey Peters (HME)
Academic All-Conference: Lindsey Peters, Sarah Zan, Sam Darr, Kourtney Jones, Candace Hales, Sara Jones, Talesha Martin, Jackie Miller, Moriah Davis, Nicole Whillhoite
Hitter of the Week: Tracy Loftin (3/28), Sarah Zan (4/3), Lindsey Peters (4/24)
Pitcher of the Week: Sam Darr (2/28)
2005 Mike Reed 27-11 (18-10 East) NCAA Provisional Members, ASC East 2nd Place
Final Statistics - Game Results - Team Leaders
  NFCA All-West Region: Jenelle Morrison (3)
All-Conference: Kourtney Jones (1E), Jenelle Morrison (2E), Ashley Cagle (2E), Lindsey Peters (2E), Kristen Akin (2E), Moriah Davis (HME), Kati Good (HME), Talesha Martin (HME)
Player of the Week: Lindsey Peters (3/1), Kourtney Jones (3/7), Talesha Martin (4/18)
TOTALS:   515-109 (281-60 ASC)