UVA's Good And Peay Earn GTE Academic All-District III Honors
May 22, 2000
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – University of Virginia fourth-year softballplayers Corinne Good (Ephrata, Pa./Ephrata) and Amy Peay (Mechanicsville,Va./Atlee) have been named to the 10-member 2000 GTE Academic All-DistrictIII Softball team. By being named to the District III team, Good and Peayare eligible for national GTE Academic All-America honors.
Good, a center fielder, was named to the Morning NewsAll-Tournament team in 2000. She holds the UVa school record for gamesplayed with 223. The former record was 201 games played by Lori Reese(1996-99). A four-year starter, she stands sixth in doubles with 23 andseventh in stolen bases with 31. In the 2000 season, Good hit a careerbest .264 with 48 hits in 182 at-bats and started and played in 64 ofVirginia’s 65 games.
Good is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars anda three-time Academic ACC Honor Roll selection. The accounting major hasbeen named to Virginia’s Dean’s list twice. Good serves as a StudentAthlete Mentor in Charlottesville.
Peay also had an outstanding senior season for the Cavaliers andwas named to the 2000 ACC All-Tournament Team. She set single season andcareer records for sacrifice hits in 2000. This past season, Peay recorded30 sacrifice hits to set a single season record and her total of 54 in hercareer set a record as well. She hit .258 this season with 47 hits in 182at-bats and also scored 24 runs. In addition, she registered an impressive.977 fielding percentage (eight errors in 344 total chances) whilesplitting time between first and second base. Peay concludes her careersecond on Virginia’s games played list with 211. A four-year starter, Peayalso holds UVa’s single season record for putouts with 492 in 1998.
Peay ranks fifth in a class of 93 at the University of Virginia’sNursing School with a GPA of 3.85. She has been named to the Dean’s listseven semesters and has been on the ACC Honor Roll for three years. Peaywas awarded Intermediate Honors for having a 3.4 GPA or higher after twoyears in 1997. She was a National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association AcademicAll-America selection in 1998 and 1999. Peay was recently presented withthe Jettie Hill Memorial Award, which is given to the fourth-year Virginiafemale athlete with the highest scholastic average throughout her fouryears.
The Virginia softball team concluded the 2000 season with a 27-38overall record and a 3-5 mark in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For thethird consecutive year, the Cavaliers advanced to the Championship Game ofthe ACC Tournament.
To be nominated for the GTE Academic All-America honors, astudent-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.20cumulative grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) for his/her career. Noathlete is eligible until he/she reached sophomore athletic and academicstanding in his/her career. District III consists of schools from thestates of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.