Trio of seniors make PBC All-Academic team
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Columbus State University softball team was represented by three seniors on the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic softball team, announced by the league on Wednesday.
Kristen Carr, Kaycee Meeks and Taylor Turner were part of the 29 players selected from across the conference. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility.
Carr is hitting .329 for the season with six home runs and a team-leading 30 RBIs. Carr holds a 3.5 grade point average and is pursuing her degree in Criminal Justice.
Meeks has a .300 batting average with three driven in. Finishing up her degree in Nursing, Meeks carries a 3.36 GPA.
Turner is second on the team in innings pitched and fourth in at-bats. The senior is hitting .262 for the year with a team-best 10 doubles. Turner has amassed a 3.53 GPA majoring in Health Science.
The trio will lead the Lady Cougars back onto the field on Thursday for a non-conference doubleheader against Albany State. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Cougar Field.