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Five Tars Named All-Sunshine State Conference

Five Tars Named All-Sunshine State Conference

MELBOURNE, Fla. (May 2, 2019) Rollins placed five players on the All-Sunshine State Conference Softball Team, the league announced today.  The Tars were headlined by a pair of first team honorees, Jordan Davis and Lindsay Gehring, and SSC Freshman of the Year, Ashley Worrell.

Fans can see the full team here.

Centerfielder Jordan Davis and catcher Lindsay Gehring picked up First Team accolades.  Worrell earned a spot on the Second Team as a utility pitcher, to go along with her freshman honors; she was joined by designated player Grace Street and pitcher Abby Summers

Jordan Davis led the SSC and ranked among the best in the country, finishing the regular season with a .472 batting average.  The senior also paced the conference with 43 stolen bases, while her 37 runs scored led the Tars and placed second in the SSC.  Davis also maintained a perfect fielding percentage in the outfield, while earning seven assists.

Lindsay Gehring hit for both average and power for the Tars as only a sophomore.  The catcher hit .374 on the year, sixth best in the conference, while adding 10 homeruns, the second highest total in the SSC.  Her 39 RBI were also the second most in the SSC.  The Fort Lauderdale, Florida native also gunned out nine baserunners attempting to steal this season. 

Ashley Worrell made an immediate impact for the Tars both at the plate and in the circle.  The freshman batted .305 on the year, while leading Rollins in extra base hits, slapping 13 doubles, and 8 homeruns, both the third highest totals in the conference.  The Oviedo, Florida native also led Rollins with 21 wins, while maintaining a 1.38 ERA over 177.1 innings pitched.

Grace Street provided a big bat in the middle of the Tars lineup.  The senior designated player batted .242 on the season with seven doubles, a triple, and five homeruns.  The Tampa, Florida native drove in 20 runs for the Tars, and scored 11 herself.

Abby Summers was dominant during her time in the circle for the Tars.  The senior fanned 134 batters over just 91.2 innings for an average of 10.23 batters per seven innings of work.  The Weston, Missouri native earned a 10-2 record and one save, while maintaining a conference best 1.15 ERA. 

The Tars are awaiting their NCAA postseason fate.  The NCAA Division II Softball Selection Show is scheduled for Monday, May 6, at 10 a.m. 

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