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      Missouri Western Pitcher Jackie Bishop is a first team All-American

      Missouri Western Pitcher Jackie Bishop was selected to the first team All-American by the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and second team by Daktronics .

      Bishop is completed one of the most successful playing careers in Missouri Western softball history.

      This marks the first time in her career being named first team All-American.

      The Kirksville, Mo., native is a four-time First Team All-MIAA selection, two time MIAA Pitcher of the Year (2012-2014), four-time First Team All-Region recipient and an second team All-American selection in 2012.

      Bishop was also the MIAA Freshman of the Year in 2011. Bishop holds MWSU softball career records for wins (96), strikeouts (977), innings pitched (828.0), appearances (142) complete games (105) and shutouts (29).

      Additionally the two-time MIAA Pitcher of the Year holds MWSU single-season records for strikeouts (291) and shutouts (12) and is an integral member of a senior class that went 159-62 in its time dawning the Black and Gold.

      This season, the right-handed pitcher finished with a 26-10 overall record with a 1.36 ERA.

      The 26 wins is the most she had in a single season.

      She finished leading the MIAA with 291 strikeouts.

      She pitched 31 complete games with 12 shutouts and two saves this season.

      She gave up just 4.4 hits per games while striking out 8.3 per game.

      She threw three no-hitters this season and four in her career.

      She was named the MIAA AstroTurf Pitcher of the Week four times this season and 11 times in her career.

      Courtesy Missouri Western University