Light named second team All-Southeast Region

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Along with her conference accolades, King University softball pitcher Hannah Light earned All-Southeast Region recognition this week. Light was named to the Daktronics All-Southeast Region second team after leading Conference Carolinas in wins and strikeouts.

As of May 12, Light ranked 16th in the country with 236 strikeouts and 27th with her conference-leading 23 wins. The Coeburn, Va., native also ranked third in the conference with a 1.95 earned run average. She tossed a conference-high 32 complete games, including five shutouts. Light held opponents to a .237 batting average, which ranked third in the league. The junior was also named Conference Carolinas Pitcher of the Year, and garnered first team all-conference honors.

The Tornado captured their first Conference Carolinas regular season title with a conference mark of 17-3. King closed the 2013 campaign with a 31-26 overall record.

2013 Daktronics Softball All-Southeast Region
 
DISTRICT 3 - Southeast Region
Pitcher of the Year: Carley Tysinger, Catawba
Player of the Year: Brittany Hefner, Carson-Newman
 
First Team
C – Kim McMillan, North Georgia
1B – Danielle Swygert, Anderson
2B – Jessica Neidigh, Anderson
3B – Kacie Patterson, Armstrong
SS – Brittany Hefner, Carson-Newman
OF – Taylor Merritt, North Georgia
OF – Kori Waugh, Columbus State
OF – Whitney Britt, Queens
P – Megan Barnwell, Armstrong
P – Carley Tysinger, Catawba
P – Mollie Russell, Columbus State
DP – Taylor Cloninger, UNC Pembroke
UT [non pitcher] – Brea Hartley, UNC Pembroke
UT [pitcher] – Shelby Duff, Armstrong
 
Second Team
C – Bri Shoemake, Carson-Newman
1B – Kaytlin Stroinski, Tusculum
1B – Beth Overman, Mount Olive
1B – Hannah Reppert, Armstrong
2B – Lauren Bessent, Flagler
3B – Haily Jarman, Lenoir-Rhyne
3B – Tristan Faile, Francis Marion
SS – Alexis Mercer, Armstrong
OF – Kelli Hensley, Carson-Newman
OF – Brianna Mulkey, Lincoln Memorial
OF – Kelsey Maffucci, Wingate,
OF – Whitney Little, Flagler
P – Hannah Light, King
P – Dani Gallucci, Georgia College
P – India Kornegay, USC Aiken
DP – Maloree Escue, Flagler
UT [non pitcher] – Molly Whittington, Flagler
UT [non pitcher] – Elayna Siebert, Carson-Newman
UT [pitcher] – Kristen Carr, Columbus State