Niles Earns D2CCA Softball All-Southeast Region Second Team Honors

Niles Earns D2CCA Softball All-Southeast Region Second Team Honors

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Anderson University softball player Cailah Niles has been named to the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Softball All-Southeast Region Second Team.

The junior catcher ranked first in the league in RBI (55), tied for first in home runs (14) and 10th in batting average (.390). Niles also was named the SAC Statistical Champion in Slugging % (.787), Home Runs per game (0.29) and RBI per game (1.14) earning her All-SAC Second Team accolades.

The Phenix City native started all 50 games behind the plate this past season pushing her consecutive start total to 155 games. As a junior, Niles has hit a career total of 47 home runs tying both the Anderson all-time career record and the SAC all-time career record.

The voting, nomination and calculations are all conducted by the school's sports information directors. The teams are voted on by the members of D2SIDA, NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors Association.

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2017 Daktronics Softball All-Southeast Region

DISTRICT 3 - Southeast Region

Pitcher of the Year: Lacie Rinus, Carson-Newman

Player of the Year: Sarah Kenley, Lenoir-Rhyne

First Team

C Sarah Kenley Lenoir-Rhyne

1B Sydney Landreth Lenoir-Rhyne

2B Abby Fiessinger Carson-Newman

3B Jamie Johnson UNC Pembroke

SS Sydney Sprague North Georgia

OF Erin Boone Lenoir-Rhyne[1]

OF Kelsey Vining Montevallo[1]%

OF Stephanie Hartness North Georgia[1]

DP Haley Simonds Newberry

UT Lacie Rinus Carson-Newman

UT non P Tayler Barcomb Coker

P Kylee Smith North Georgia

P Josie Weber Limestone

P Ally Marcano Flagler

Second Team

C Cailah Niles Anderson[2]%

1B Hannah Reppert Armstrong State[1]

2B Hannah Coursey Georgia College

2B Natalie Willis Newberry

3B Makenzie Pennell Pfeiffer

SS Whitney Woodard Flagler

OF Caroline Hill Limestone[2]

OF Naomi Sapp Wingate

OF Jeanie Perrucci Young Harris

DP Alishia Frierson North Georgia

UT Jane Trzaska Armstrong State[1]

UT non P Alex Watkins UNC Pembroke

P Amanda Coffrin North Greenville

P Sydney Poole Pfeiffer

P Devon Morrison Newberry

[1] first team in 2016

[2] second team in 2016

% first team in 2015

^ first team in 201

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