Kelsey Nunley (UK Athletics Photo)
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky softball’s Kelsey Nunley made more program history on Wednesday afternoon, becoming the first player in UK history to be named a National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association First Team All-American.
Nunley, who was crowned the 2016 Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Year, joins current assistant coach Molly Johnson-Belcher as the two All-Americans in Kentucky’s program, with Johnson-Belcher earning second team honors in 2009.
Nunley joins five other pitchers on the NFCA First Team, including Delanie Gourney (Florida), Megan Good (James Madison), Paige Parker (Oklahoma), Aleshia Ocasio (Florida) and Jailyn Ford (James Madison). Nunley and Ocasio were at-large selections for the first team pitcher spot. Read more... (461 words, 1 image, estimated 1:51 mins reading time)