Soddy-Daisy High School pitcher Kelsey Nunley has been named to the 2012 MaxPreps All-America softball first team. The Kentucky signee previously was selected for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-South Region first team and NFCA All-America third team. Nunley was the Times Free Press player of the year for the Chattanooga area after leading the Lady Trojans to the Class AAA state championship. She went 36-4 with 31 shutouts, 12 no-hitters, a 0.45 earned run average and 401 strikeouts in 246 innings in her senior season.
• University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball players Ninjja Suetsugu and Vivian Morimoto went 2-for-3 and 1-for-3 in a 4-1 loss to Puerto Rico in the fifth-place game Monday of the World Cup of Softball at Oklahoma City.