Harris Selected to All-ACC Second Team
ATLANTA – Virginia freshman Stephanie Harris has been selected to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference second team, the league office announced Friday.
Harris, a native of Knoxville, Tenn., has started every game for the Cavaliers this season at either first base or third base. She paces the UVa offense with a .322 average and a team-best 28 RBI. Harris also has nine doubles, three triples and 10 stolen bases on the year. In ACC games, she hit a team-best .347.
It is the second consecutive year a Virginia freshman has been honored as an All-ACC selection. Pitcher Melanie Mitchell was a first-team honoree a year ago.
The Cavaliers (23-30, 5-14 ACC) play 16th-ranked Georgia Tech (44-9, 18-2 ACC) at 5 p.m. Friday in the first round of the 2011 ACC Championship in Atlanta. A live webcast and live statistics will be linked on VirginiaSports.com.
2011 ALL-ACC SOFTBALL TEAMS
First Team Name Yr.
School Tory Speer
Fr. OF Boston College Kristen Adkins #
Sr. P Georgia Tech Caitlin Jordan
So. DP Georgia Tech Alysha Rudnik
Fr. C/3B Georgia Tech Kelsi Weseman %
Jr. SS Georgia Tech Vangie Galindo Jr. OF Maryland Kerry Hickey #
Sr. P Maryland Haleigh Dickey So. 1B North Carolina Lori Spingola
Fr. P North Carolina Courtney Liddle So. 1B Virginia Tech Second Team Sarah Hamilton %
Sr. P Florida State Shayla Jackson
Jr. OF Florida State Jen Lapicki
Sr. 1B Florida State Christy Jones #
Sr. OF Georgia Tech Kristine Priebe #
Sr. 1B Georgia Tech Jessica Sinclair
Jr. OF Georgia Tech Bree Hanafin
Jr. IF Maryland Kelli Wheeler
Jr. OF North Carolina Stephanie Harris
Fr. 1B/3B Virginia Dani Anderson
Fr. SS Virginia Tech
# two-time selection
% three-time selection
2011 ACC Player of the Year: Kelsi Weseman, Jr., SS, Georgia Tech
2011 ACC Pitcher of the Year: Kerry Hickey, Sr., P, Maryland
2011 ACC Freshman of the Year: Tory Speer, Fr., OF, Boston College
2011 ACC Coach of the Year: Sharon Perkins, Georgia Tech