MELBOURNE, Fla. (May 9, 2017) – Rollins placed four players on the All-Sunshine State Conference Softball team, it was announced Tuesday. Junior Brianne Lint picked up First Team honors while seniors Hailee Keisling, Chelsea Reed, and freshman Sarah Harrison were all named to the Second Team.
Lint ended the year with a .282 batting average. The Palm Beach Garden, Florida native appeared in 52 games for the Tars, and tied for the team, blasting 10 doubles and 38 RBI while pacing Rollins with 10 homeruns, and a .551 slugging percentage.
Keisling led the Tars with .353 batting average. The Tars' leadoff hitter led Rollins with a .483 on base, drawing a conference leading 40 walks. The first basemen knocked a team leading 59 base hits, including her 200th career hit this season. Keisling has now earned All-SSC honors all four years of her college career
Reed started 51 contests for the Tars, batting .339 on the year, good for second on the team. Rollins led the team with four triples, and tied for the team lead with 38 RBI. The Lake Mary, Florida native slugged .518 on the year, and successfully stole on 16 of her 17 attempts.
Harrison batted .338 in her first year with the Tars. The freshman finished the season second on the team with a .432 on base percentage. The outfielder also led the Tars on the base paths, stealing 24 bags.
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Player of the Year = Kacie Kelly, Saint Leo
Pitcher of the Year = Stephanie Adkins, Saint Leo
Freshman of the Year = Kacie Kelly, Saint Leo
Coach of the Year = Erin Kinberger, Saint Leo & Leslie Kanter, Tampa
|2017 All-SSC Softball First Team|
|1B||Jasmine Harris||Barry||Sr.||Miami, Fla.|
|2B||Kacie Kelly||Saint Leo||Fr.||Jacksonville, Fla.|
|3B||Ciera Schumaker^||Saint Leo||Jr.||Titusville, Fla.|
|SS||Karolina Flores||Lynn||Fr.||Moreno Valley, Calif.|
|C||Madison VonHagel||Barry||Jr.||McKinney, Texas|
|UT||Bre Setree*+||Tampa||Sr.||St. Petersburg, Fla|
|DP||Alex Mace||Florida Southern||Fr.||Winter Haven, Fla.|
|AL||Brianne Lint||Rollins||Jr.||Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.|
|OF||Dana Edmundson||Nova Southeastern||Jr.||Panama City, Fla.|
|OF||Shannon Bell||Florida Southern||Jr.||Plant City, Fla.|
|OF||Alayna Gallagher+||Barry||Jr.||Safety Harbor, Fla.|
|OF||Rachael Heath*$||Saint Leo||Sr.||Zephyrhills, Fla.|
|P||Stephanie Adkins*#||Saint Leo||Sr.||Orlando, Fla.|
|P||Makaleigh Dooley||Tampa||So.||Tampa, Fla.|
|2017 All-SSC Softball Second Team|
|1B||Hailee Keisling*+=||Rollins||Sr.||Safety Harbor, Fla.|
|2B||Dakota Villella||Nova Southeastern||Sr.||Hollywood, Fla.|
|3B||Erica Morrissey||Florida Southern||Sr.||Lakeland, Fla.|
|AL||Victoria Rios||Lynn||So.||Miami, Fla.|
|SS||Cheyanne Head*||Barry||Sr.||Surrey, B.C.|
|C||Zierra Flodman||Florida Southern||So.||Eagle, Neb.|
|UT||Danielle Bottley||Saint Leo||Sr.||Stockton, Calif.|
|OF||Chelsea Reed^||Rollins||Sr.||Lake Mary, Fla.|
|OF||Sarah Harrison||Rollins||Fr.||Geneva, Fla.|
|OF||Lynsey Duncan||Barry||Fr.||Gilbert, Ariz.|
|OF||Desirae Klumpp||Florida Southern||Jr.||Ontario, Calif.|
|P||Kayla Sheffield||Lynn||Fr.||Auburndale, Fla.|
|P||Alison Mitts||Saint Leo||Jr.||Belleville, Ill.|
|2017 All-SSC Softball Honorable Mention|
|OF||Elly Pillers||Tampa||Jr.||Tampa, Fla.|
* = 2016 All-SSC First Team
^ = 2016 All-SSC Second Team
# = 2016 Pitcher of the Year
$ = 2016 Player of the Year
+ = 2015 All-SSC Second Team
= = 2014 Freshman of the Year
1Rachael Heath (2016), Ashley Urbanik (2008), Denyve Duncan (2004), Desiree Croteau (2000).
2Denyve Duncan and Desiree Croteau were named SSC Freshman of the Year in 1998 and 2002, respectively.
3Kristen Frame was named Freshman and Pitcher of the year in 2010
4Rollins (2011), Lynn (2005), and Florida Southern (2004) won Player, Pitcher, Freshman, and Coach of the Year honors in the same season.
5Keisling was named Freshman of the Year in 2014, Second Team in 2015, and First Team in 2016