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Softball earns 8 end of the year Great South honors

The Salem College softball team had 8 players earn end of the year honors by the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC). The Spirits had 3 players earn GSAC All-Conference honors and 3 earn GSAC All-Freshmen honors, while 2 more earned all-academic honors. The Spirits are set to play in the conference tournament starting tomorrow at Maryville.

April 26, 2012

Decatur, GA-The Salem College softball team had 8 players earn end of the amberhomersyear honors by the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC). The Spirits had 3 players earn GSAC All-Conference honors and 3 earn GSAC All-Freshmen honors, while 2 more earned all-academic honors. The Spirits are set to play in the conference tournament starting tomorrow at Maryville.

Amber Bass (Clinton, NC) was the only player for the Spirits to earn both all-conference and all-freshman team honors as a utility player. Ellie Vizcaino (Wake Forest, NC) was selected to the all-conference as an outfielder and the all-academic team. Kristi Morton (Trussville, AL) rounded out the Spirits all-conference winners as an infielder.

Kayla Kennedy (Goldsboro, NC) and Abby Settles (Reidsville, NC) earned all-freshman honors. Emily Devane (Lillington, NC) rounded out the all-academic winners for having above a 3.25 cumulative grade point average. The Spirits also voted on Breanna Griffin (Millers Creek, NC) as being their individual sportsmanship winner.

GSAC Softball Year-End Awards
Pitcher of the Year – Bree Giordana, Huntingdon
Player of the Year – Aleah Payne, Huntingdon
Freshman of the Year – Brittney Henry, Maryville
Coach of the Year – Gynger Williams, Huntingdon

All-Conference Pitchers
Bree Giordana, Huntingdon
Brittney Head, Piedmont
Kayla Folds, Huntingdon

Chelsea Krafft, Covenant

 

All-Conference Catchers
Emily Cheek, Piedmont
Brittany Richardson, Huntingdon

Andrea Brew, Maryville

 

Utility/Dp

Amber Bass, Salem

Brittany Henry, Maryville

 

All-Conference Infielders
Avignon Greene, Agnes Scott
Leah Kelley, Maryville
Kristi Morton, Salem

Shivani Ghodadra, Agnes Scott

Lauren Welsh, Huntingdon

Courtney Wagoner, Covenant

Alex Giusti, Agnes Scott
Megan McClain, Piedmont
Aleah Payne, Huntingdon

All-Conference Outfielders

Melanie Ennis, Agnes Scott
Beth Harris, Covenant
Ellie Vizcanio, Salem
Hannah Youngdeer, Maryville
Holly Ostrander, Huntingdon
Amanda Posey, Piedmont
Taylor Morgan, Piedmont

All-Freshman Team
Brittany Henry, Maryville
Hannah Youngdeer, Maryville
Abby Settles, Salem
Colleen DeGraff, Wesleyan
Breahna Gillespie, Spelman
Amber Bass, Salem
Tiffany Cain, Agnes Scott
Kayla Kennedy, Salem

Jenna Ward, ASC

Alex Giusti, ASC

Ashley Monsrud, ASC

Kristin Hamby, Piedmont

Daniella Newbern, LaGrange

All-Academic Team

Agnes Scott
Laura Schaeffer

Ashley Berger

Avignon Greene

 

Covenant

Morgan Booker

Beth Harris

Meagan Hess

Chelsea Krafft

 

Huntingdon
Lauren Welch

Kristi Taylor

Bree Giordana

Aleah Payne

 

Maryville
Chastity Smith

Piedmont
Jamie Dennis

Megan Kesler

Amanda Posey

Taylor Morgan

 Lauren Head

Brittney Head

Megan Studdard

Shanice Wheeler

Emily Cheek

 

Salem
Emily Devane

Ellie Vizcaino

 

Wesleyan
Kayla Lumley

Anna Jones

 

Individual Sportsmanship Award
Agnes Scott – Avignon Greene

Covenant- Grace Hooper

Huntingdon – Kristi Taylor
LaGrange – Kate Smith

Maryville – Kelsie Payne

Piedmont – Megan Studdard

Salem- Breanna Griffin

Spelman – Maia Easley

Wesleyan – Alexia Barrett

 

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