Louisiana's Ragin' Cajun softball team tied a school record by placing 6 players on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region team, the association announced Thursday.

Catcher Lexie Elkins, pitcher Alex Stewart and outfielder Aleah Craighton were named to the 1st team, outfielder Shellie Landry and shortstop DJ Sanders earned 2nd team honors, and second baseman Haley Hayden landed on the 3rd team.

Each player is now eligible for the NFCA Division 1 All-American team to be named following the season.

Louisiana had 6 NFCA selections in a single season 6 others times. 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997 and 2012 all match 2016 for the school record.

2016 NFCA Central Region Team

First Team
Pitcher, Paige Parker, University of Oklahoma
Pitcher, Alex Stewart, University of Louisiana
Catcher, Lexie Elkins, University of Louisiana
First Base, Shelby Friudenberg, Baylor University
Second Base, Caleigh Clifton, University of Oklahoma
Third Base, Sarah Smith, Baylor University
Shortstop, Kelsey Arnold, University of Oklahoma
Outfield, Erin Miller, University of Oklahoma
Outfield, Lindsey Stephens, University of Texas
Outfield, Aleah Craighton, University of Louisiana
Utility/Pitcher, Lexie Rouse, Belmont University
DP or Utility/Non-Pitcher, Shay Knighten, University of Oklahoma

Second Team
Pitcher, Heather Stearns, Baylor University
Pitcher, Randi Rupp, Texas State University
Catcher, Lea Wodach, University of Oklahoma
First Base, Brittany Lewis, Stephen F. Austin State University
Second Base, Sandra Mendoza, University of Texas at Arlington
Third Base, Sydney Romero, University of Oklahoma
Shortstop, DJ Sanders, University of Louisiana
Outfield, Kierra Miles, Texas Tech University
Outfield, Linsey Hays, Baylor University
Outfield, Shellie Landry, University of Louisiana
Utility/Pitcher, Kaitlynn Moody, Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. at Indianapolis
DP or Utility/Non-Pitcher, Kyla Walker, Baylor University

Third Team
Pitcher, Whitney Gillespie, Jacksonville State University
Pitcher, Caitlin Sill, University of Tulsa
Catcher, Catherine Horner, University of Tulsa
First Base, Kelli Hanzel, University of Texas
Second Base, Haley Hayden, University of Louisiana
Third Base, Celina Felix, University of Texas
Shortstop, Shelby Estocado, University of Tulsa
Outfield, Krista Rude, University of Texas at Arlington
Outfield, Ella Denes, Jacksonville State University
Outfield, Jessie Scroggins, Baylor University
DP or Utility/Non-Pitcher Fale Aviu, University of Oklahoma