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Rollins Pair Add D2CCA All-Region Honors

Rollins Pair Add D2CCA All-Region Honors

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (May 8, 2019) – A pair of Tars were voted to the D2CCA All-South Region Softball team, the organization announced.  Lindsay Gehring was named the First Team catcher, while Jordan Davis collected Second Team Outfield honors.

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.  For her efforts, Gehring was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference First Team.

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.  She was named to the Schutt Sports/NFCA National Player of the Year Top-25, and was a First Team All-SSC honoree.

Rollins ended the year at 38-11 overall and 20-10 in the SSC earning a third-place finish.  The Tars reached as high as No. 23 in the National Poll.

Player of the Year - Rhiannon Sassman, West Florida
Pitcher of the Year - Kelsey Sweatt, West Florida 

First Team
C -Lindsay Gehring, Rollins
1B - Haley Barnette, Union
2B - Suka Van Gurp, Nova Southeastern
SS - Kaitlyn Kelley, Union
3B - Rhiannon Sassman, West Florida
OF - Amber Hammonds, UAH
OF - Ashley Cornell, UAH
OF - Haley Garrett, Valdosta State
DP - Kathleen Smiley, West Florida
UT - Teala Howard, West Florida
UT/P - Kiara Akles, UAH
P - Kelsey Sweatt, West Florida
P – Makaleigh Dooley, Tampa
P -Melanie Murphy, Florida Tech 

Second Team
C -Carly Crawford, Mississippi College
1B - Mariana Perira, Embry-Riddle
2B - Morgan Bradford, Mississippi College
SS - Kacie Kelly, Saint Leo
3B - Starkeira Daniel, Benedict
OF - Jordan Davis, Rollins
OF - Magnolia West, Palm Beach Atlantic
OF - Courtney McLellan, West Florida
DP - Jessica Trana, Florida Southern
UT - Jaden Kline, Florida Tech
UT/P - Nikole Van Gennep, Eckerd
P - Cori Cooper, Mississippi College
P - Miriam Schmoll, Nova Southeastern
P -Caylie Van Auken, Valdosta State

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