AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference released the softball All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta. The team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee and select the teams.
Founded in 1991, the Peach Belt Conference is home to 33 NCAA Division II National Championships. 14 member institutions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama compete in 13 championship sports. 2013-14 members are Armstrong Atlantic State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Flagler College, Francis Marion University, Georgia College & State University, Georgia Regents University, Georgia Southwestern State University, Lander University, the University of Montevallo, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the University of North Georgia, the University of South Carolina Aiken, and Young Harris College.
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2014 Softball All-Academic Team
|Marisa Boyette||Georgia College||So.||Marietta, Ga.||3.71||Accounting|
|Victoria Burkett||USC Aiken||Jr.||Gilbert, S.C.||3.829||Exercise & Sport Science|
|Suzanne Carney||Columbus St.||Sr.||Woodland, Ga.||3.60||Chemistry|
|Alyssa Cook||USC Aiken||Sr.||St. Leonard, Md.||3.963||Mathematics & Computer Science|
|Katie Garrett||North Georgia||Sr.||Statham, Ga.||3.70||Management|
|Casey Googe||Columbus St.||Sr.||Columbus, Ga.||3.53||Special Education|
|Brittany Henry||Young Harris||Sr.||Murphy, N.C.||3.75||Biology|
|Chelsea Hodges||Georgia Southwestern||Sr.||Eastman, Ga.||3.55||Exercise Science|
|Kristen Humphries||Georgia College||Jr.||Columbus, Ga.||3.57||Biology (Chemistry)|
|Natalie Klemann||UNC Pembroke||Sr.||Apex, N.C.||3.785||Criminal Justice|
|Abi LeRoy||Georgia College||So.||Dublin, Ga.||3.37||Community Health|
|Sarah Magill||Young Harris||So.||Lakewood, Calif.||3.56||Business & Public Policy (Communications)|
|Meagan May||North Georgia||So.||Berlin, Ga.||3.86||Physical Education (Excercise Science)|
|Jordan Miller||Georgia Southwestern||Sr.||McDonough, Ga.||3.74||Exercise Science|
|Whitney Okvist||Georgia College||Sr.||Kennesaw, Ga.||3.38||Special Education|
|Peyton Roth||Armstrong||So.||Fayetteville, Ga.||3.867||Health & Physical Education|
|Erin Steele||Georgia Southwestern||So.||Covington, Ga.||3.66||English|
|Macy Terry||Georgia Regents||Sr.||Woodstock, Ga.||3.61||Kinesiology|
||Young Harris||Jr.||Sylvania, Ga.
|Olivia Zielinski||Francis Marion||Sr.||Greenville, S.C.||3.873||Elementary Education|
Honorable Mention: Haley Birkle, Georgia Regents; Kristen Carr, Columbus St.; Darcey Cochran, Flagler; Haley Ellis, Armstrong; Katie-Jo Gentry, Young Harris; Emily Hammond, Georgia College; Kayley Knight, Georgia Southwestern; Becca Olson, Georgia College; Kaitlyn Seabolt, North Georgia; Mikayla Sparks, Georgia College; Karli Timms, Young Harris; Lindsay Tudor, Young Harris; Taylor Turner, Columbus St.; Molly Walton, Georgia Regents