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GSW’s Kayla Kerr named to D2CCA Softball All-Southeast Region Team

From Staff Reports

 

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA – GSW junior left fielder Kayla Kerr has been named to the 2019 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Softball All-Southeast Region Team. The announcement was made on Thursday, May 9.

Kerr’s outstanding performance on the field landed her a spot on the All-Southeast Region Second Team. She was one of 14 Peach Belt Conference players to make the team.

The Somerset, TX native started in all 55 games and led the Lady Hurricanes in multiple categories, including batting average (.343), doubles (11) and RBIs (41).

Kerr also led the team with 59 hits out of 172 at-bats while tallying 29 runs. She is currently fourth on the team with six home runs and ended the season with a 14-game hitting streak.

Kerr also got it done on the defensive side as well. She finished the season with a .952 fielding percentage with 62 total catches and 55 putouts, along with four assists. Kerr has been a part of one double play this season.

Kerr is also the third GSW player to earn All-Southeast Region honors for the Lady Hurricanes. This is the fourth consecutive year that GSW has had at least one player be named to the All-Southeast Region Team. Kerr joins her teammate, Hayley Tierce, who was named to the list for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons. GSW’s Joshlyn Martin was named to the All-Southeast Region Second Team in 2017.

The D2CCA All-America programs honor student-athletes in Division II athletic programs. The mission of the CCA is to encourage and promote Division II athletics and high standards of sportsmanship as important elements of higher education.