STARKVILLE, Miss. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association and Diamond Sports have announced the 10 student-athletes who are the recipients of the 2010 Diamond Catcher of the Year award, and Walla Walla Community College's Shaila Rivers is among them.
The Diamond Catcher of the Year award is presented annually to the top catcher from an NFCA member institution in each of the following divisions: NCAA (Divisions I, II and III), NAIA, NJCAA (Divisions I, II and III), Cal JC, NWAACC and high school.
A committee comprised of head coaches in each of the 10 divisions determines the winner of their respective award. Shaila Rivers, Walla Walla Community College
Rivers helped lead the Warriors to a league tournament berth this season by coming up big at the plate with a .417 batting average to go along with 15 doubles and 33 RBIs.