The Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced the 2007 All-Region Softball teams and Seward County Community College had three representatives on the All-West Region selections. Lady Saint freshman second baseman Jena Rue was named First Team All-West Region at second base and sophomore Meisha Patterson (shortstop) and freshman Jennifer Collins (first base) were named Second Team All-West Region. The Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Region teams were voted on by junior college head coaches within their respective regions. Seward County (Kansas) is in the west region along with softball programs from Texas, Arizona, Idaho and Colorado. There were also All-Region selections designated in the South and Midwest. The west region had 16 players selected first team and 15 players that received second team honors.

Rue now joins 46 players that were selected First Team All-Region as finalists for the national committee that will select the 2007 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American Teams.

Rue, a freshman second baseman from Albuquerque, N.M., broke the Seward County single-season records for base hits (86) and doubles (24) this past season. Her .430 batting average led the team and she was among team leaders with 54 runs scored, five triples, six home runs, 66 RBI and 16 stolen bases. She was also named Jayhawk West Conference Freshman of the Year, First Team All-Conference and First Team All-Region VI.

Patterson, a sophomore shortstop was named the Conference Most Valuable Player and was a two-time All-Conference and All-Region VI performer. The defensive standout from Dumas, Texas, finished her career at SCCC breaking five all-time records including career runs scored (125), career base hits (133), career stolen bases (44), single-season runs scored (83) and single-season stolen bases (26). She was second on the team with 13 home runs and added 61 RBI this past season.

Collins, a freshman power-hitting first baseman from British Columbia, batted .419 with 70 base hits, 15 doubles, seven home runs and 48 RBI this season. Collins was also tabbed First Team All-Region VI, Second Team All-Conference and she was named NJCAA Player of the Week on April 4.