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Hemphill headlines Academic All-America teams

78 days ago
SEC Staff
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Alabama junior designated player Bailey Hemphill has been named the 2019 recipient of the Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year award for Division I softball and headlines the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I Softball Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

A human development and family studies major with a 3.99 GPA, Hemphill was a finalist for the 2019 USA Softball Collegiate National Player of the Year award. She also garnered First Team All-SEC, Second Team NFCA All-America and NFCA Second Team All-South Region accolades this season. In addition, she was a Second Team NFCA All-South Region honoree last season. Hemphill ranked second in NCAA Division I softball in RBI with 83 and third in home runs with 26 entering the Women's College World Series, which were both Alabama single-season records. She was a Google Cloud Academic All-America® Second Team selection last season.

Hemphill is one of eight SEC student-athletes named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I Softball Teams.

FIRST TEAM
Position Name School Year GPA Major
DP Bailey Hemphill Alabama Junior 3.99 Human Development Family Studies
IF Katie Reed Kentucky Senior 4.00 Health Human Science
C Jenny Shaper Kentucky Senior 3.97 Communication/Psychology
IF Mackenzie Boesel South Carolina Senior 4.00 Sport & Entertainment Management
SECOND TEAM
Position Name School Year GPA Major
P Kelly Barnhill Florida Senior 3.86 Public Relations
OF Kylan Becker Ole Miss Senior 3.54 Exercise Science
THIRD TEAM
Position Name School Year GPA Major
IF Kaylee Tow Alabama Sophomore 4.00 Marketing
DP Kara Decker Missouri Sophomore 4.00 Health Professions