CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia softball senior Lacy Smith (Lancaster, Pa.) was tabbed a first-team All-State selection by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID), as announced on Monday (July 1).
This is the first time Smith has earned All-State recognition and caps a senior campaign where the first baseman racked up All-ACC, NFCA All-Region and All-America honors.
Smith hit a career-best .414, posting the third-highest batting average in Virginia softball history. The slugger also set the school record for single-season home runs by launching 15 this season. Smith’s .784 slugging percentage set a single-season record at UVA.
Smith finished the season with top 10 marks in nine different categories at Virginia. She drove in 43 runs in 2019, marking the eighth-most in a single season in Virginia history.
Smith’s outstanding senior season also vaulted her into the career record books at Virginia. Her 29 career home runs are tied for fourth in program history while her .543 slugging percentage ranks eighth all-time.
2019 VaSID All-State University Division Softball Team
C – Kylee Lopez, Sr., Norfolk State
1B – Lacy Smith, Sr., Virginia
2B – Amber Bishop, Jr., Liberty
SS – Sara Jubas, So., James Madison
3B – Kelsey Bennett, Fr., Virginia Tech
OF – Kate Gordon, Jr., James Madison
OF – Emma Strouth, Sr., Virginia Tech
OF – Darby Trull, So., Virginia Tech
DP/Utility – Jenna Dunn, So., Longwood
P – Odicci Alexander, Jr., James Madison
P – Carrie Eberle, Jr., Virginia Tech
P – Megan Good, R-Sr., James Madison
C – Kierstin Roadcap, Jr., James Madison
1B – Jayme Bailey, Fr., Virginia Tech
2B – Madison Naujokas, Jr., James Madison
SS – Caitlyn Nolan, Sr., Virginia Tech
3B – Hannah File, So., James Madison
OF – Cambry Arnold, Jr., James Madison
OF – Shelby DesChamps, R-Jr., Norfolk State
OF – Logan Newton, So., James Madison
OF – Al Velazquez, So., Virginia Tech
P – Chase Cassady, Sr., Liberty
P – Julia DiMartino, Sr., Liberty
P – Keely Rochard, So., Virginia Tech
VaSID Player of the Year – Kate Gordon, Jr., James Madison
VaSID Pitcher of the Year – Megan Good, R-Sr., James Madison
VaSID Coach of the Year – Pete D’Amour, Virginia Tech
VaSID Rookie of the Year – Kelsey Bennett, Virginia Tech