BRISTOL, Tenn. – Hannah Riddle of the King University softball team can add another award to her collection following her outstanding senior season. On Thursday, Riddle was selected first team All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).
Riddle had a spectacular season as she was named Conference Carolinas Player of the Year and first team all-conference honors earlier this spring. Riddle also garnered first team all-region honors from the NFCA and D2CCA.
She led Conference Carolinas in hits (72), runs (63), total bases (129), home runs (13) and slugging percentage at .665. Her .371 batting average ranks fifth in the league while the Greeneville, Tenn., native also ranked seventh in the league with 12 doubles and fifth with three triples. Nationally, the senior ranks 51st in NCAA Division II with 13 home runs. Her 72 hits ranks 36th in the country and her 129 total bases are 20th in the nation.
Earlier this season the outfielder set the school record with a 22-game hitting streak. She leads the Tornado with 22 multiple-hit games and has eight multiple-RBI games. Twice this year she has hit two home runs in a game and has one game where she drove in five runs. In the southeast region, Riddle ranks first in runs per game and total bases while ranking second in hits. Her 13 home runs set the school record, breaking the previous marks of 11 home runs in a season.