MSC Honors Earned by Patriot Softball
Thu, May. 1, 2014 at 10:45 AM – [Softball]
The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Softball Patriots are on the road today as they will compete in the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Tournament. With the top 8 teams in the conference doing battle today, it was the MSC announcing its yearly awards on Wednesday and three Patriot ladies earned high honors.
Junior pitcher Nicol Chesley (Huber Heights, OH), junior first baseman Bethany Davis (Nicholasville, KY) and junior shortstop Tori Poma (Las Vegas, NV) were all selected to the All Mid-South Conference 2nd Team. All three Patriot ladies contributed greatly to the Patriots’ success this season and look to continue to do so in the MSC Tournament.
Chesley in the circle this season has a 3.26 ERA. She has pitched 156.2 innings striking out 111 batters on the year. She has also been effective at the plate hitting for a .292 average. Davis is the team leader this season in numerous offensive categories. She hit for a .343 average this season with 48 hits, 13 doubles, 1 triple, 9 home runs, and 39 RBIs. Davis was also a great fielder for UC yielding a .982 fielding percentage this season. Poma also contributed highly with the bat hitting .280 on the year with 35 hits and 18 RBIs.
UC News Softball Patriots Earn Academic All-Conference Honors Wed, Apr. 30,
2014 at 12:30 PM – [Softball] The University of the Cumberlands (UC)
Softball Patriots are in their final stages of prep as they will travel to
Danville, KY on Thursday to compete in the Mid-South Conference (MSC)
Championship Tournament. With that happening, numerous awards are being
handed out and select Patriots showed their excellence in the classroom as
they were awarded MSC honors.
Fifty-five student-athletes from the MSC earned Academic All-Conference
honors, conference officials announced today. Six Patriot ladies earned the
award for their excellence in the classroom. Those earning the honor from
UC were juniors Nichol Chesley (Huber Heights, OH), Bethany Davis
(Nicholasville, KY), Kristen Moran (Barbourville, KY), Tori Poma (Las Vegas,
NV), Autumn Reed (Franklin, OH), and senior Carrie Root (London, KY).
In order to be chosen for this tremendous honor by an institution, a
student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0
scale and must have achieved at least sophomore academic status.