Canisius College softball signee Tori Nappo was named to the 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA High School All-East Region First-Team, as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Thursday. Nappo is one of 159 student-athletes from 92 high schools spanning 28 states to earn the distinguished honor.
Nappo just completed her senior season at Clarence High School, where she helped the Red Devils claim the New York State Class AA Championship with a 3-1 victory over Cicero High School in the state title game. She hit a home run in the championship game and also went yard in Clarence's 9-5 win over MacArthur High School in the state semifinal round. She signed her National Letter of Intent to join the Canisius softball program starting next season, where she will join her older sister Valorie, who will be entering her junior year for the Blue and Gold in 2012-13.All players who were selected to one of the five first teams in their respective regions (East, North, South Central, South and West) are now eligible to be named as either a 2012 NFCA First-Team, Second-Team or Honorable Mention High School All-American. The 2012 NFCA High School All-American teams will be announced Tuesday, June 26 on the NFCA's official website, NFCA.org.