MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) recently announced its All-Southeast Region Softball team, with senior outfielder Holland Coursey (Sugar Hill) earning a spot on the first team for No. 20 Georgia College Softball (36-16).
The honor gives Coursey consensus All-Region First Team status after taking a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) list as well. 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.
All-time, GC Softball has earned 24 All-Region honors from this system, 15 of which coming during the eight seasons with Jamie Grodecki as head coach.
Coursey will now move on to the All-America Ballot, with an announcement coming 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.
The D2CCA All-America programs honor student-athletes in Division II athletic programs. The mission of the CCA is to encourage and promote Division II athletics and high standards of sportsmanship as important elements of higher education. The voting, nomination and calculations are all conducted by the school's sports information directors. The teams are voted on by the members of D2SIDA, NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors Association.
The online nomination and voting processes are powered by PrestoSports. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, PrestoSports is dedicated to connecting fans with their favorite teams by providing superior technology that delivers statistics, video, live stats, and news directly to any fan, anywhere. They take great pride in the usability, stability and functionality of individual products that all work together to deliver team information in several forms, easily and reliably.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.