Softball Lands Four On Pacific All-Region Teams
May 16, 2001
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford softball players Sarah Beeson (Tucson, AZ), Jessica Mendoza (Camarillo, CA), Dana Sorensen (San Diego, CA) and Jessica Allister (Nacogdoches, TX) were selected to the 2001 NFCA Pacific All-Region Softball Teams. Beeson, Mendoza, and Sorensen were first team selections while Allister garnered second team accolades.
Four Pac-10 teams dominated the 24-player regional teams: Arizona (five players), Stanford (four players), Washington (four players) and UCLA (four players). The Wildcats landed four athletes on the first team while the Cardinal and the Bruins had three each.
All players named to the regional team are now eligible for All-America honors.
2001 Pacific Region Softball Teams
First TeamJennie Finch, AZ PitcherDana Sorensen, STAN PitcherSarah Beeson, STAN First BaseAlyssa Laux, ORE Second BaseToni Mascarenas, AZ Third BaseNatasha Watley, UCLA ShortstopStacey Nuveman, UCLA CatcherAmanda Freed, UCLA UtilityLeneah Manuma, AZ Designated PlayerKelly Hauxhurst, WASH OutfieldLauren Bauer, AZ OutfieldJessica Mendoza, STAN Outfield
Second TeamJocelyn Forest, CAL PitcherTia Bollinger, WASH PitcherVeronica Nelson, CAL First BaseEryn Manahan, CAL Second BaseTairia Mims, UCLA Third BaseJaime Clark, WASH ShortstopJessica Allister, STAN CatcherAmanda Oleson, WASH UtilityErica Beach, ASU Designated PlayerNicole Giordano, AZ OutfieldKristin Farber, ASU OutfieldLisa Wangler, ORE Outfield