Baseball and Softball Academic All-Conference Teams Released

Baseball and Softball Academic All-Conference Teams Released

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Seventeen King College student-athletes were represented on the recently released 2012 Softball & Baseball Academic All-Conference awards. League member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sport's Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment.  

King Baseball had 11 of its team members named to the honor, the second-most in the league next to North Greenville University (12). Lady Tornado Softball share the most student-athletes named with North Greenville, each naming six to the honor. For complete lists, click here. 

The 2012 Conference Carolinas Softball & Baseball Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships. Coker College (Hartsville, S.C.) will host the Conference Carolinas 2012 Softball Championship. This championship will begin Friday, April 20 and will conclude Sunday, April 22. Barton College (Wilson, N.C.) will host the Conference Carolinas 2012 Baseball Championship from Thursday, April 26 to Sunday, April 29. Conference Carolinas championship winners will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.

Keep up with all the Conference Carolinas spring tournament action on the league website at:

Softball Academic All-Conference Team 

Elizabeth Webb, Barton College

Emily Jordan, Barton College

Kendall Street, Barton College

Chelsea Elmore, Belmont Abbey College

Jennifer Sanborn, Coker College

Katie McElveen, Coker College

Kim Surette, Coker College

Louise Benton, Coker College

Rebecca Dillon, Coker College

Kelsey Spurrier, Erskine College

Heather Richey, Erskine College

Morgan Purcell, Erskine College

Cassie Ringstaff, King College

Christy Kooch, King College

Crystal Bullock, King College

Fallon Thomas, King College

Tiffany Brand, King College

Tiffany Harris, King College

Laurel Gregg, Lees-McRae College

Lindsey Huntsinger, Lees-McRae College

Jenna Guse, Limestone College

Jordan Smith, Limestone College

Kirstyn Burleson, Limestone College

Leah Quant, Limestone College

Shelby Webb, Limestone College

Danielle Mitchell, Mount Olive College

Kassie Lowe, Mount Olive College

Kathern Devenuto, Mount Olive College

Rebekah McDaniel, Mount Olive College

Robbin Kennedy, Mount Olive College

Sarah Armstrong, North Greenville University

Courtney Campbell, North Greenville University

Tori Freedman, North Greenville University

Sarah Griffith, North Greenville University

Rachel Holeman, North Greenville University

Laura Hopper, North Greenville University

Brinkley Johnson, Pfeiffer University

Hannah Jackson, Pfeiffer University

Keeya Turner, Queens University of Charlotte

Chantel Dodge, Queens University of Charlotte

Kaitlyn Cheek, Queens University of Charlotte

Baseball Academic All-Conference Team 

Alex Brann, Barton College

Bentley Massey, Barton College

Chris Rawlings, Barton College

Dakota Irwin, Belmont Abbey College

Jared Orton, Belmont Abbey College

Kyle Buchanan, Belmont Abbey College

Matt Mazzolla, Belmont Abbey College

Patrick Rossi, Belmont Abbey College

Sean Duckworth, Belmont Abbey College

Steven Thiele, Belmont Abbey College

Brendan Burns, Coker College

Cody Ellison, Coker College

Francisco Suarez, Coker College

Matthew Bowman, Coker College

Christopher Waugh, Erskine College

Heath Gray, Erskine College

Kevin Cantrell, Erskine College

Kristopher Carter, Erskine College

Luke Danielewicz, Erskine College

Anthony McCoy, King College

Brandon Reed, King College

Bryant Walker, King College

Caleb Correll, King College

Cody Snyder, King College

Cory Rhodes, King College

Jake Bohanan, King College

Reiss Stanley, King College

Thomas Tilson, King College

Shane Timberlake, King College

Zach Winkle, King College

Cooper Gunter, Limestone College

Evan Schafer, Limestone College

Jacob Rierson, Limestone College

Luke Beasley, Limestone College

Marcus Breeden, Limestone College

Matthew Varnadoe, Limestone College

Shelton Howard, Limestone College

Zach Howard, Limestone College

Antonio Callaway, Mount Olive College

Daniel Coffey, Mount Olive College

Christopher Hinton, Mount Olive College

Josh Caviness, North Greenville University

Anthony Foulk, North Greenville University

David Frazier, North Greenville University

Derek Fulmer, North Greenville University

Grayson Goforth, North Greenville University

Ben Kramm, North Greenville University

Edward Lawrence, North Greenville University

Adam Rumburg, North Greenville University

John Taylor, North Greenville University

Sean Willingham, North Greenville University

Ryan Woodring, North Greenville University

Timothy Youtsey, North Greenville University

Jacob Yates, Pfeiffer University

Tyler Summers, Pfeiffer University

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