2017 SEC Softball Awards Announced

Knoxville, Tenn. — The Southeastern Conference announced its annual softball awards to cap the 2017 season and kick off the SEC Softball Tournament in Knoxville, Tenn., May 10-13. The All-SEC Teams consist of 29 total student-athletes, along with a 13-member All-Freshman team and a nine-member All-Defensive Team. No ties were broken.

Meghan Gregg of Tennessee was named Player of the Year, while Kelly Barnhill of Florida earned Pitcher of the Year honors. Freshman of the Year honors went to Caylan Arnold of Tennessee, while Kasey Cooper of Auburn earned the Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. Tim Walton of Florida was selected as Coach of the Year. The awards were voted on by the league’s head coaches.

The complete 2017 SEC Softball Postseason Awards is as follows:

First Team All-SEC

P – Kaylee Carlson, Auburn

P – Kelly Barnhill, Florida

P – Delanie Gourley, Florida

IF – Nicole DeWitt, Florida

IF – Kayli Kvistad, Florida

IF – Katie Reed, Kentucky

IF – Caroline Seitz, Mississippi State

IF – Meghan Gregg, Tennessee

OF – Amanda Lorenz, Florida

OF – Cortni Emanuel, Georgia

OF – Bailey Landry, LSU

OF – Kylan Becker, Ole Miss

C – Carlee Wallace, Auburn

DP/U – Aleshia Ocasio, Florida

Second Team All-SEC

P – Alexis Osorio, Alabama

P – Allie Walljasper, LSU

P – Kaitlin Lee, Ole Miss

P – Matty Moss, Tennessee

IF – A.J. Belans, Arkansas

IF – Kasey Cooper, Auburn

IF – Alyssa DiCarlo, Georgia

IF – Kristen Cuyos, Texas A&M

IF – Riley Sartain, Texas A&M

OF – Alyssa Rivera, Auburn

OF – Justine McLean, Florida

OF – Sydni Emanuel, Georgia

OF – Regan Nash, Missouri

C – Sahvanna Jaquish, LSU

DP/U – Brooke Vines, Tennessee

Freshman All-SEC

P – Autumn Storms. Arkansas

P – Morgan Bruce, Ole Miss

P – Caylan Arnold, Tennessee

IF – Sophia Reynoso, Florida

IF – Alex Martens, Kentucky

IF – Braxton Burnside, Missouri

IF – Mackenzie Boesel, South Carolina

IF – Chelsea Seggern, Tennessee

OF – Elissa Brown, Alabama

OF – Alyssa Rivera, Auburn

OF – Bailey Vick, Kentucky

OF – Sarah Hudek, Texas A&M

DP/U – Bailey Hemphill, Alabama

SEC All-Defensive

P – Kaylee Carlson, Auburn

C – Carlee Wallace, Auburn

1B – Kaylea Snaer, South Carolina

2B – Nicole DeWitt, Florida

SS – Meghan Gregg, Tennessee

3B – Kasey Cooper, Auburn

LF – Bailey Vick, Kentucky

CF – Amanda Ivy, Mississippi State

RF – Sydni Emanuel, Georgia

Player of the Year: Meghan Gregg, Tennessee

Pitcher of the Year: Kelly Barnhill, Florida

Freshman of the Year: Caylan Arnold, Tennessee

Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Kasey Cooper, Auburn

Coach of the Year: Tim Walton, Florida

Source- SEC


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