LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 9, 2019) – Three Tars added NFCA All-Region accolades to their trophy cases when the organization announced this year's regional teams. Senior outfielder Jordan Davis and sophomore catcher Lindsay Gehring collected First Team honors, while freshman Ashley Worrell was named the Second Team Utility Pitcher.
Fans can see the full release and all the teams here.
Jordan Davis picks up First Team honors by leading the SSC and ranking 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. During the season Davis earned Susnhine State Player of the Week honors once. She was named to the Schutt Sports/NFCA National Player of the Year Top-25, a First Team All-SSC honoree, and a member of the D2CCA All-South Region Second Team.
Lindsay Gehring garners First Team recognition after hitting 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 conference. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida native also gunned out nine baserunners attempting to steal this season. For her efforts, Gehring was named to the All-SSC First Team, and received D2CCA First Team All-South Region honors.
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. Along with her NFCA honors Worrell, was named SSC Pitcher of the Week once, Fastpitch News National Player of the Week once, SSC Freshman of the Year, and Second Team All-SSC.
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.
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