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Diana King of NYU Named First Team All-Region by NFCA

Diana King of NYU Named First Team All-Region by NFCA

From NYU Athletics

Diana King, a junior outfielder on the New York University softball team, has been named First Team All-Northeast Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), it was announced on Wednesday, May 16.

All-Region players are nominated and selected by NFCA member coaches in each of the eight Division III regions. First Team All-Region choices are eligible for selection to the NFCA All-America Team, which will be announced the evening of May 23 online at NFCA.org and in person at the NCAA Division III Championship banquet in Oklahoma City.

King, a First Team All-UAA (University Athletic Association) selection, was the only Violet to see action in all 41 games this season. She led the squad in almost every offensive category including hits (55), runs (35), RBIs (33), doubles (11), and home runs (7).

King's, who was also selected to the Google Cloud College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 3 Team, helped lead the Violets to an ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) Division III Championship Tournament bid and an overall 21-20 record in 2018.