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Softball Sophomore Adds 2018 Fastpitch News Second Team All-American to Resume

Softball Sophomore Adds 2018 Fastpitch News Second Team All-American to Resume

NEWARK, Del. - - Sophomore sensation Rosa'Lynn Burton adds another All-American title to her name, as she was named to the 2018 Fastpitch News NCAA DII All-American Second Team.

It is the second All-American Team that featured Burton's name in 2018, as she was also named a D2CCA All-American Honorable Mention earlier this summer. She was an NFCA Second Team All-American as a freshman as well.

Burton (Dover, Del./Caesar Rodney) led the Wildcats and finished second in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference with a .470 batting average. Burton led the CACC with 87 hits, 56 runs, and 42 stolen bases while finishing second in the league with seven triples, and a .527 on-base percentage. She was also a First Team All-CACC honoree.

The outfielder was one hit off her own single season program record with her 87 hits, and was one run scored off her own single season program record with 56. Burton's .470 batting average is a new single season program record, beating out last season's .463 average as a freshman. Her 42 stolen bases are second best in a program's season, second only to her 45 as a freshman. Her seven triples tied her own record for most in a season as a Wildcat.

North Georgia's ace Kylee Smith was named the 2018 Pitcher of the Year after going 36-3 with a 0.59 ERA and 338 strikeouts on the season. Texas A&M-Commerce's Mariah Jameyson was named the 2018 Player of the Year after hitting .510 with 23 home runs and 89 RBI, finishing with a slugging percentage of 1.046.

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2018 Fastpitch News NCAA Division II All-American Team

First Team:

Mariah Jameyson – Sr. – Tex. A&M-Commerce
Shontel Linnette – Sr. – Virginia Union
Samantha Reilly – Jr. – Georgian Court
Marley Parker – Sr. – Saint Augustine's
Brooke Hodgson – Sr. – Colorado Mesa
Lani Van Zyl – Jr. – Winona St.
Christa Reisinger – Jr. – Truman
Taylor Moran – So. – Lee
Jessica Mohl – Sr. – Valdosta State
Hannah Thieroff – Jr. – California Baptist
Kylee Smith – So. -North Georgia
Callie Nunes – Fr. – Concordia (CA)
Victoria Taylor – So. – Southern Ark.
Allison Lipovsky – Jr. – Grand Valley St.
Makaleigh Dooley – Jr. – Tampa

Second Team:

Jacqueline Pickering – Sr. – Bowie State
Starkeira Daniel – So. – Benedict
Brooke Goad – Sr. – Southern Ark.
Jenna Witt – So. – Concord
Maggie Manwarren – Sr. – Colorado Mesa
Makalya August – So. – Saint Augustine's
Kelsey Vining – Sr. – Montevallo
Jamie Johnson – Sr. – UNC Pembroke
Erikka Burke – Sr. – Eastern N.M.
Rosa'Lynn Burton – So. – Wilmington (DE)
Haley Gilham – Sr. – Chico St.
Amanda Houck – Sr. – West Chester
Brooke Larsen – Fr. -Academy of Art
Megan Cook – Sr. – Merrimack
Jennifer Leonhardt – So. – Southern Ind.

Honorable Mention:

Clara Larson – So. – Colo. Sch. of Mines
Isis Cabral – Jr. – Minot St.
Maria Williamson – Jr. – Coker
Heather Tracy – Sr. – Mont. St. Billings
Katie Kish – Jr. – Hillsdale
Tori Zimmermann – Sr. – Minot St.
Kinsie Hebler – So. – Tex. A&M-Commerce
Hannah Schmoll – Sr. – Minn. Duluth
Morgan Atkinson – So. – Salem (WV)
Makray Odom – So. – Trevecca Nazarene
Tylia Sylestine – Sr. – Texas Woman's
Brianna Billie – So. – Benedict
Carly Esselman – So. – Minnesota St.
Savannah Karako – Sr. – Lake Erie
Lindsey Stigler – So. – Chowan
Jordan Withrow – So. – Tarleton St.
Ilona Andringa – Sr. – Embry-Riddle (FL)
Brandy Marlett – Sr. – Angelo St.
Megan Garst – So. – North Ala.
Hannah Vet – Sr. – West Va. Wesleyan
Robyn Wampler – Fr. – UC San Diego
Morgan Perry – So. – St. Anselm
Ali Haesele – Sr. – Ill.-Springfield
Taylor Brandts – Sr. – UVa-Wise
Lacie Rinus – So. – Carson-Newman