White Earns All-State Softball Honor
RALEIGH, N.C. – For the second consecutive year, Meredith College softball sophomore Amanda White garnered All-State honors as announced Thursday by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA). White earned placement on the second team among a total of 23 student-athletes representing 13 different universities and colleges across the state.
Starting in all 29 games this spring, White helped her team to a 15-14 record and a fourth-place regular season finish in the USA South Athletic Conference. She played most of the season at second base and led Meredith with 58 assists on the year. White elevated Meredith's offense all season and led the Avenging Angels with a .368 hitting percentage, including 15 RBI, eight doubles and four home runs on the season.
White earned All-Conference third team honors for her infield play this year. She ranked 5th with a .579 on-base-percentage and 14th for her hitting percentage among USA South players.
Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by the NCCSIA members.
Founded in 2002, the NCCSIA is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.
NCCSSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.