University of Northern Iowa junior third baseman Rikki Alcaraz has been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association's Midwest Region Third Team.
Alcaraz (Orland Park, Ill.) led the Panthers with a .345 batting average. Alcaraz also topped the squad in hits (50), doubles (14), RBI (32) and on-base percentage (.415).
Earlier this month, Alcaraz earned first-team All-MVC honors after helping lead the Panthers to a 14-12 mark in league play. UNI finished the 2014 season with an overall mark of 28-20.