Nichols and May Named To All-Regional Teams

May 18, 2006

IOWA CITY – Sophomore Emily Nichols and senior Stacy May were both named to the NFCA Mideast All-Regional teams. Nichols was selected to the first team as a utility player while May was selected to the second team as a shortstop.

Nichols has played 40 games at third base and 12 games at both catcher and first base this season. The Portland, OR, native leads the team with 14 doubles and 34 RBI along with a .320 batting average. This is the second consecutive year she has earned all-regional honors. Nichols was a first team selection as a freshman in 2005.

May has started all 59 games at shortstop and leads the team with a .344 batting average. She also leads team in hits (63), runs scored (40) and home runs (6). May is a three-time all-regional selection.

Iowa will host the Region 10 NCAA Tournament starting Friday. The Hawkeyes face Nebraska at 4:30 p.m.

1st Team All-Mideast Region
P- Eileen Canney, Northwestern University
P- Mariangee Bogado, Indiana University
C- Rachel Folden, Marshall University
1B- Garland Cooper, Northwestern University
2B- Katie Laing, University of Notre Dame
3B- Meagan Ruthrauff, University of Notre Dame
SS- Tammy Williams, Northwestern University
OF- Stephanie Brown, University of Notre Dame
OF- Lauren Hines, Indiana University
OF- Katie Logan, Northwestern University
UP- Emily Nichols, University of Iowa
DP- Katie Armour, Indiana State University

2nd Team All-Mideast Region
P- Brittney Robinson, Kent State University
P- Heather Booth, University of Notre Dame
C- Mallorie Lenn, University of Notre Dame
1B- Brittany Herald, University of Evansville
2B- Ashley Ball, Kent State University
3B- Rachel Karos, Eastern Illinois University
SS- Stacy May, University of Iowa
OF- Amanda Williams, Marshall University
OF- Alicia Laraway, University of Evansville
OF- Tara Miller, Loyola University, Chicago
UP- Jamie Fitzpatrick, Kent State University
DP- Kristen Hays, Miami University of Ohio