The Appalachian Athletic Conference announced the softball regular season awards at the softball conference banquet last night. Bryan had four student-athletes make the All-Conference Team. This is the most that the softball team has landed on the first team since the restart of the program.
Heather Daniel, a senior from Gallatin, Tenn., was selected as the right fielder for the team. She had a batting average of .371, a slugging percentage of .682, and an on base percentage of .440. Daniel recorded 49 hits, 41 runs batted in, and 35 runs scored. She had thirteen doubles and eight homeruns on the season.
Heidi Daniel, a junior from Gallatin, Tenn., was chosen as the designated player on the team. She had a batting average of .460, a slugging percentage of .788, and an on base percentage of .496. Daniel logged 52 hits, 36 runs batted in, and 27 runs scored. She had ten doubles and nine homeruns on the season.
Kaitie Sims, a sophomore from Soddy Daisy, Tenn., was one of four pitchers voted to the team. She ended the regular season with 11 wins, seven loses, and one save. Sims tallied 115 strikeouts in 123.1 innings of work. Opponents batted just .270 against her.
Becca Zimmerman, a freshman from Naples, Fla., was one of three catchers named to the team. She had a batting average of .380, a slugging percentage of .595, and an on base percentage of .442. Zimmerman finished with 46 hits, 30 runs batted in, and 17 runs scored. She had thirteen doubles on the season.