Scott Whittum NPF Mock Draft - 19 March 2013

1. Keilani Ricketts 2. Jolene Henderson 3. B.B. Bates
Round 1
1Akron Racers NPF LogoAkronKeilani RickettsPOklahoma
Ricketts is arguably the most dominant force in the circle in all of college softball. Her ability to overpower and keep hitters off balance makes her almost unstoppable. Ricketts should be able to make an instant impact in the professional ranks.
2NY Comets NPF LogoNew YorkJolene HendersonP/1BCalifornia
Henderson has the right type of versatility you need for professional fastpitch softball. She does not get rattled when the stakes are high and brings enough power to the plate where she can be a very tough dual threat in any lineup.
3Chicago Bandits NPF LogosChicagoB.B. BatesOFUCLA
Bates is probably the best pure power hitter in the senior class. She is among the leaders in the NCAA in homeruns in 2013. Bates is excellent defensively as well with just one error so far in 2013.
4USSSA Pride NPF LogoUSSSA PrideRaven ChavanneOFTennessee
Chavanne brings great versatility to the table as she can play both in the infield and outfield. The ability to hit for average and get on base and be a terror on the base paths make her a very dynamic prospect for the USSSA Pride.
Round 2
5Akron Racers NPF LogoAkronKayla BraudOFAlabama
Braud will be a great table setter at the top of the Akron lineup. Braud can hit for contact and steal bases in a dominant fashion that can change the tempo of games in a hurry.
6NY Comets NPF LogoNew YorkJessica ShultsCOklahoma
Shults has been the steadying veteran presence that has helped catapult Oklahoma, and in particular Keilani Ricketts, into the top of College Softball in 2013.  Shults is very disciplined at the plate and does a great job of hitting for power and average.
7Chicago Bandits NPF LogosChicagoChelsea ThomasPMissouri
Thomas has been dominating for the Tigers throughout her career. Thomas should be able to provide immediate depth to the Chicago pitching rotation.
8USSSA Pride NPF LogoUSSSA PrideRachele FicoPLSU
Fico worked her way from Connecticut and elevated the LSU program back into the mix as a College World Series contender. Fico is one of the hardest throwers in the circle and can dominate a game with the strikeout pretty much anytime she needs to.