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Two LSU Lady Tigers recognized as All-SEC Softball Postseason Awards announced


The Southeastern Conference announced its annual softball awards to cap the 2016 season and kick off the SEC Softball Tournament in Starkville, Miss., May 11-14. The All-SEC Teams consist of 28 total student-athletes, along with a 14-member All-Freshman team and a 12-member All-Defensive Team. No ties were broken.

LSU infielder, Bianka Bell, was selected to the First Team All-SEC and LSU pitcher, Carley Hoover, was selected to the Second Team All-SEC team. 

The awards were voted on by the league’s head coaches.

Player of the Year: Kasey Cooper, Auburn

Pitcher of the Year: Kelsey Nunley, Kentucky

Freshman of the Year: Amanda Lorenz, Florida

Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Kasey Cooper, Auburn

Coach of the Year: Rachel Lawson, Kentucky

The complete 2016 SEC Softball Postseason Awards is as follows:

First Team All-SEC

P – Delanie Gourley, Florida

P – Aleshia Ocasio, Florida

P – Kelsey Nunley, Kentucky

IF – Kasey Cooper, Auburn

IF – Alyssa DiCarlo, Georgia

IF – Bianka Bell, LSU

IF – Meghan Gregg, Tennessee

IF – Tori Vidales, Texas A&M

OF – Haylie McCleney, Alabama

OF – Amanda Lorenz, Florida

OF – Sydni Emanuel, Georgia

OF – Emily Crane, Missouri

C – Ashley Walters, Texas A&M

DP/U – Kayli Kvistad, Florida

Second Team All-SEC

P – Sydney Littlejohn, Alabama

P – Chelsea Wilkinson, Georgia

P – Carley Hoover, LSU

IF – Leona Lafaele, Alabama

IF – Jade Rhodes, Auburn

IF – Alex Hugo, Georgia

IF – Tina Iosefa, Georgia

IF – Sami Fagan, Missouri

OF – Kirsti Merritt, Florida

OF – Cortni Emanuel, Georgia

OF – Taylor Gadbois, Missouri

OF – Keeli Milligan, Texas A&M

C – Aubree Munro, Florida

DP/U – Rainey Gaffin, Tennessee

Freshman All-SEC

P – Kelly Barnhill, Florida

P – Matty Moss, Tennessee

P – Samantha Show, Texas A&M

IF – Alyssa DiCarlo, Georgia

IF – Lacey Sumerlin, Georgia

IF – Hailey Lunderman, Ole Miss

IF – Aubrey Leach, Tennessee

IF – Kaitlyn Alderink, Texas A&M

OF – Amanda Lorenz, Florida

OF – Regan Nash, Missouri

OF – Brooke Vines, Tennessee

OF – Keeli Milligan, Texas A&M

C – Reagan Dykes, Alabama

DP/U – Abbey Cheek, Kentucky

SEC All-Defensive

P – Rainey Gaffin, Tennessee

C – Aubree Munro, Florida

1B – Leona Lafaele, Alabama

1B – Jade Rhodes, Auburn

1B – Maisie Steed, Kentucky

1B – Tori Vidales, Texas A&M

2B – Emily Carosone, Auburn

SS – Christian Stokes, Kentucky

3B – Kasey Cooper, Auburn

LF – Kallie Case, Alabama

CF – Haylie McCleney, Alabama

RF – Emily Crane, Missouri

Information provided by SEC Sports Information.

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