May 18, 2011
Hester and Myers Named to Daktronics All-Southeast Region Softball Team
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA -– Catawba placed a pair of players on the 2011 Daktronics Southeast Region Softball Teams. Senior outfielder Khourtni Hester (Waldorf, MD/McDonough HS) and freshman utility player Kayla Myers (Bryson City, NC/Swain Co. HS) were second team selections.
Hester led Catawba this season with 11 home runs and 38 RBI. The senior hit for a .357 average and added seven doubles and three triples to post a slugging percentage of .713. Her slugging percentage stands third in the South Atlantic Conference, while Hester ranks fourth in homers and eighth in RBI.
Myers was second on the team in average, hitting .368 with 57 hits. She was second on the team with eight homers, 14 doubles and 36 runs scored. She saw action at third base, second base and as the designated player during the season. Myers is seventh in the SAC in doubles and eighth in total hits.
North Georgia’s Jessica Coan was named Region Pitcher of the Year. Coan was 24-4 with a 0.78 ERA and 294 strikeouts over 187 and a third innings as of the nomination deadline. Armstrong Atlantic State University second baseman April Jowers earned Region Player of the Year honors. Jowers was hitting .503 with 43 runs scored and 28 stolen bases as of the nomination deadline.
The first team selections will move on to the All-America ballot. The Daktronics All-America programs honor student-athletes in Division II athletic programs. The voting, nomination and calculations are all conducted by the region’s sports information directors.
2011 Daktronics Softball All-Southeast Region
Pitcher of the Year: Jessica Coan, North Georgia
Player of the Year: April Jowers, Armstrong
P: Jessica Coan, North Georgia
P: Dawon Millwood, Lenoir-Rhyne
P: Mary Shealy, Carson-Newman
C: Bri Shoemake, Carson-Newman
1B: Breezy Collings, Flagler
2B: April Jowers, Armstrong
3B: Jessica Thornton, Augusta St.
SS: Kasey Knight, North Georgia
OF: Jessica McFadden, Barton
OF: Shelby Duff, Armstrong
OF: Leah Price, Carson-Newman
DP: Haley Burnett, Georgia College
UT: Kristen Jones, Augusta St.
P: Sarah Phillips, North Georgia
P: Elizabeth Johnson, Tusculum
P: Megan Barnwell, Armstrong
C: Brittany Barrineau, Wingate
1B: Jessica Fellmeth, Lenoir-Rhyne
2B: Carlee Carpenter, Lenoir-Rhyne
3B: Natalie Haithcox, Mars Hill
SS: Kacee Camp, Augusta St.
OF: Jody Mizelle, Lenoir-Rhyne
OF: Khourtni Hester, CATAWBA
OF: Ansley Williams, North Georgia
DP: Alyssa Bradshaw, Mount Olive
UT: Kayla Myers, CATAWBA
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Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7
Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9
Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8
Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25
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Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)
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Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10
Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
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Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6
Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 3-6
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)
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Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 4 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.
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Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.
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Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.
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Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon
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Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)
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Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon
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