Clarksville, Ark.-Senior outfielder Danielle Dirks was named to the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Midwest All-Region Third Team, it was announced this week.
The Farmington, Ark., native was also named to the American Southwest Conference All-East Division Second Team this season.
Dirks, a 5-foot-5 graduate of Farmington High School, was among the most productive outfielders in the region, hitting .339, scoring 18 times, recording four triples and stealing 20 bases. The right-handed speedster collected 39 hits and 12 RBI. Her 20 stolen bases ranked fifth in the ASC and her four triples placed her second. Dirks was flawless from her right field position, recording 53 putouts, five assists and no errors. She had eight multiple-hit games. She went 3-for-4 against UT-Dallas on a pair of occasions. She stole three bases against LeTourneau University April 4.
Dirks made her mark on the record books, finishing in the top five in a number of categories at Ozarks. She is second in career doubles (22), triples (5), home runs (6) and total bases (176). She is third in RBI (60) and stolen bases (38), fourth in games played (150) and fifth in at bats (438) and hits (126).