Clarksville, Ark.-Senior right fielder Kara Bartholomew was named to the 2007 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Midwest Region Second Team, announced on Monday.
<#IMAGE:1#>Bartholomew, a 5-foot-7 native of Hot Springs, Ark., was among the most productive players in the American Southwest Conference this season. She finished second in the league in batting (.460) and hits (63), while leading the league in stolen bases (29). The left-handed hitter ended the season ranked sixth in the ASC in on-base percentage (.468). She had a pair of four-hit games during the season, including a 4-for-4 performance against Hendrix College. Bartholomew made her mark on the school record books, setting a new school record with 170 career hits. She also ends her career as the school’s all-time leader in stolen bases (74), and ranks second in career runs (91), career batting (.365) and career total bases (172). She earned All-Conference three times during her four-year career. She is the first Ozarks’ player to ever receive the honor. Established in 1983, the NFCA annually recognizes the top players around the country.