SALEM, Va. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), Softball Coaches and the Sport Information Directors Association announced the 2018 All-Conference Teams Monday afternoon and Shaw University senior Brittany Kline (Choctaw Beach, FL) was selected Second Team All-CIAA.
The 5-foot-3 second baseman earned the honor after leading the Lady Bears majority of the season with a batting average of .384. She also led the team in doubles with a total of six while also producing 28 hits, 17 RBI, 13 runs scored, three triples and one grand slam.
Kline's efforts and leadership was instrumental in the Lady Bears making its first appearance to the 2018 CIAA Softball Championships for the first time in seven years. Shaw finished the regular season 10-18, 8-8 CIAA and 4-6 in the Southern Division.
Shaw enters the tournament as the No. 4 seed of the South and will face off with the No. 1 seed Chowan Monday, Apr. 30 at Moyer Park in Salem, Va. First pitch is slated for 2:30 p.m. Live updates will be available on www.shawbears.com or via Twitter @ShawBears.
For a complete list of the 2018 CIAA Softball All-Conference Team, please see below:
Pitcher: Shannon Buchannan, CU
Catcher: Lindsey Stigler, CU
First Base: Beth Walker, CU
Second Base: Haley Cooper, CU
Third Base: Brittany Parson, CU
Short Stop: Jacqueline Pickering, BSU
Outfielder: Kris Neal, CU
Outfielder: Tamiera Sanchez, SAU
Outfielder: Maggie Smith, FSU
Designated Player: Samantha Gibbs, WSSU
Utility: Marley Parker, SAU
Pitcher: MaKayla August, SAU
Catcher: Shi-Cara Goins, FSU
First Base: Jasmine Rios, SAU
Second Base: Brittany Kline, Shaw
Third Base: Akera McPhaul, SAU
Short Stop: Haley Sessoms, SAU
Outfielder: Jasmine Holloman, WSSU
Outfielder: Donya Salman, CU
Outfielder: Shenice Harrison, JCSU
Utility: Erica Davis, WSSU
Rookie of the Year: Beth Walker, CU
Beth Walker, CU
Nyla Howard, WSSU
Mechelle Moss, SAU
Mackenzie Taggart, CU
Audrenik Howard, VUU
Annie Brenner, VUU
Dejjaa Williams, JCSU
Tatyana Mars, JCSU
Destiny Middleton, WSSU
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw softball field and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.