Forbes Named NFCA All-Central Region Third Team


May 18, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - View All-Region Teams

Costal Carolina University's Taty Forbes has been named to the NFCA Division I Central All-Region Third Team as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

Fresh off being named First Team All-Sun Belt, the sophomore from Redmond, Wash., completed the season as the Sun Belt Conference's leading hitter with a .406 batting average. Her 67 hits on the season placed her fourth in the conference while her 35 stolen bases were second. For the season the outfielder had a .438 on-base percentage and a .448 slugging percentage.

She played in 51 games, starting 50 and scored 33 runs from her lead-off position. The all-region honor is just the latest in a string of honors which include not only the All-Sun Belt award this season, but was the Big South Freshman of the Year last season as well as being named to the All-Big South Team following the 2016 season.

The awards honor softball student-athletes from the NFCA's 10 regions and are voted on by the NFCA member coaches from each region. All honorees now become eligible for selection to the 2017 NFCA Division I All-American teams.



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