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Best in the West

May 20, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Stanford players were named to the NFCA all-region teams, the organization announced on Thursday.

Alana Vawter was named to the All-West Region first team, while Taylor Gindlesperger landed on the third team. It is the first career all-region honors for both.

Alana Vawter- First Team, Pitcher

  • 21-9 on the season with a 1.21 ERA.
  • First Stanford pitcher with 20 victories in a season since 2014 (Madi Schreyer).
  • One of five Power-5 pitchers in the country with 20 victories and a 1.23 or lower ERA this season.
  • Also landed on the all-conference first and freshmen teams.

Taylor Gindlesperger- Third Team, Outfielder

  • Leads the Cardinal with a .335/.388/.537 slash line, and with an OPS of .925.
  • Has 17 extra-base hits on the year, with five doubles, eight triples and four homes runs, while adding 10 stolen bases.
  • Her eight triples leads the Pac-12, is tied for second in the nation, and is tied for the single-season school record.
  • Ranks in the top 15 in the conference in four categories.
  • Stanford's lone starter in center field.
  • Also landed on the Pac-12's all-second team.

Stanford will open the NCAA Fayetteville Regional tomorrow against South Dakota State, 12:30 p.m. CT, on ESPN3.