2012 NWC Softball All-Conference Teams
May 15, 2012By Nathan Pohlman of Northwest
Northwest Conference softball coaches selected Ada senior second baseman, Lindsay Simmons, as the 2012 NWC Player of the Year, and named Crestview’s Owen Pugh as NWC Coach of the Year at the all-conference selection meeting Monday evening at Delphos Jefferson.
Simmons, a three time first team all-conference selectee, hit .493 for the Bulldogs this season and led her team to a tie for third place in the conference at 6-3. Lindsay will continue her softball career at Ohio Northern University. She received 174 out of a possible 180 votes in balloting by the coaches.
Coach Pugh led Crestview to a 9-0 record and an outright NWC championship.
Simmons is joined on the NWC first team by Ada teammate Ashlie Kindle, Bluffton’s Ashlin Gable, Columbus Grove’s Katelyn Scott, Crestview’s Taylor Hamrick, Kirstin Hicks and Taylor Springer, LCC’s Meredith Shepherd, Lincolnview’s Jodi Doner, and Paulding’s Kayla Owens.