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Softball Awards Continue with Four on NCCSIA All-State Team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte softball landed four players on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) All-State teams represented by three members on the first team. Lexi Betancourt, Haley Pace and Emma Ocker were each selected to the first team while Grace Beatty was named to the second team.

Betancourt, named to the All-State team for the third-straight season, was second team All-Conference with 20 wins, a slim 2.64 ERA and 186 strikeouts. Pace, a NCCSIA selection for the second-straight year, hit .345 with nine homers and 49 RBI. As an NFCA All-Region second team member, Pace also added 11 doubles and 37 runs scored with her 61 total hits on the year. Ocker jumped on the first team after her rookie season of hitting .343 after a 61-hit year earning first team All-Conference honors. Ocker drove in 15, scored 39 times and smacked nine extra base hits.

Beatty, a second-straight year selection, rounds out the four Charlotte picks on the second team started all 55 games hitting .305 with three homers and 35 runs driven in. Beatty added seven doubles, a part of her 54 hits, scoring 26 runs.

First Team

       

Pos.

Name

Class

School

Hometown

P

Taylor Sigmon %

Sr.

Western Carolina

Catawba, N.C.

P

Lexi Betancourt %$

Sr.

Charlotte

Garner, N.C.

C

Lindsay Thomas $&

Sr.

UNCG

Irvine, Calif.

IF

Haley Pace %

So.

Charlotte

Winston-Salem, N.C.

IF

Crystal Cyr %

Sr.

Western Carolina

Citra, Fla.

IF

Karley Harkey

Sr.

Western Carolina

Cleveland, N.C.

IF

Jenny Tracy

Sr.

N.C. Central

La Grande, Ore.

OF

Emma Ocker

Fr.

Charlotte

Gilbert, Ariz.

OF

Kara Shutt %

So.

Elon

Greensboro, N.C.

OF

Raven Gray

Jr.

North Carolina A&T

Forest City, N.C.

UTL

Stephanie Bryden

Fr.

UNCG

Orlando, Fla.

DP

Nicole Thomas

Sr.

UNCG

Irvine, Calif.

         

Second Team

       

Pos.

Name

Class

School

Hometown

P

Alicia Bazonski

So.

UNCG

Sheffield, Mass.

P

Peyton Jordan

Jr.

UNCW

Waxhaw, N.C.

C

Madison Armstrong

Fr.

Western Carolina

Gastonia, N.C.

IF

Danielle Vega $

Sr.

UNCG

Rialto, Calif.

IF

Hannah Adamczyk

Fr.

UNCW

Indian Trail, N.C.

IF

Grace Beatty %

So.

Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C.

IF

Erica Serafini

Fr.

Elon

Tampa, Fla.

OF

Alaina Hall %$

Jr.

Elon

Suwanee, Ga.

OF

Merritt Wilkinson

Jr.

UNCW

Burlington, N.C.

OF

Courtney Price %$

Jr.

Western Carolina

Matthews, N.C.

DP

Amber Schisler

Jr.

Campbell

San Diego, Calif.

 

% - Named to 2015 All-State Team

$ - Named to 2014 All-State Team

& - Named to 2013 All-State Team