#20 GC Softball Puts Two on NFCA All-Region Team

Junior Caroline Snider and senior Holland Coursey
Junior Caroline Snider and senior Holland Coursey

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently announced the Division II All-Southeast Region Team, with No. 20 Georgia College Softball (36-16) taking two spots on the list. Senior Holland Coursey (Sugar Hill, Georgia) was named to the first team, while junior Caroline Snider (Tennille, Georgia) took a second-team spot.

An All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) First Team honoree, Coursey hit .401 this season with a pair of home runs, 35 RBIs and 36 runs scored. She ranks fourth in the PBC in batting average, 10th in hits and 11th in on-base percentage.

An All-PBC Second Team choice, Snider owned a .389 average this season, adding 29 RBIs, 43 runs and 17 steals. Snider is 10th in the conference in both hits and runs, ninth in stolen bases and also ninth in batting average.

All-time, GC Softball has earned 32 All-Region honors from the NFCA, 12 of which coming during the eight seasons with Jamie Grodecki as head coach.

This marks the first All-Region honor for both players. They are the first outfielders to make the list since Danielle Bernstein in 2015.

Coursey will move on to the All-America ballot, with an announcement set for Wednesday, May 23.

The season has come to a close for Bobcat Softball, a year in which the Bobcats went 36-16 and took the No. 2-seed in the PBC Tournament. The Bobcats reached as high as No. 20 in the nation this season, put five players on the All-PBC Team and a league-high eight on the PBC All-Academic Team. The Bobcats led the PBC in batting average, on-base percentage and steals, finishing fourth in team ERA.

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