Oklahoma City - Morgan Stratton (Grand Blanc, Mich./Grand Blanc) has been named a Third-Team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, as announced on Wednesday evening. She is one of five two-time selections out of 45 for the award. Stratton was recognized as a Second-Teamer as a junior in 2016.
This is the third honor Stratton has received for her expertise in the circle as a senior. She also earned a spot on the All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team and the NFCA's All-Central Region First Team. She was one of three Scots to be named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team in the Regional Round and she was a three-time MIAA Player of the Week during the regular and MIAA postseason.
Stratton went 21-6 as a in her final year, tallying the most wins in the fewest amount of innings pitched in her career. Her 21 wins were eighth in all of Division III and first in the conference. She was second in ERA (1.27), batting average against (.182) and shutouts (7) in the MIAA. She also threw the first no-hitter for a Scot since 2005 on April 24 at Manchester.
While at Alma, Stratton has made 76 starts, 72 of them complete games, and earned 58 victories, 20 of which were shutouts. Five-hundred sixty strikeouts places her first on the program's all-time list and her 1.22 ERA places her fifth. As a sophomore, she led the MIAA in ERA (0.78) and strikeouts (190) while pitching over 30 innings more than the second place finisher.
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