ST. LEO, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers placed four members on the 2012 Daktronics, Inc. All-South Region Softball Team, led by First-Team selections Grace Collins in the outfield and designated player Jessica Tabor who both garnered their second straight season on the first team.
Collins, who split time in right and center, led the team hitting .363 with 31 runs and 29 stolen bases. She finished her career, ranked second in school history in hits (229), tied for fourth in stolen bases (77) and sixth in runs scored (127). She hit .363 for her career, ranking sixth, and had a .410 on-base percentage which ranks eighth.
Tabor earned her second straight spot on the First-Team after making it as a first baseman in 2011. She hit .309 with four doubles, a homer and 22 RBI. For her career, she is tied for fourth in hits (206), fourth in RBI (120), fifth in home runs (16), and sixth in doubles (41). She had 301 total bases, good for third all-time and a .509 slugging percentage, which ranks fourth.
Joining Collins and Tabor, third baseman Sarah Broeseker and utility player Brianna Smith made the second team. Broeseker was second on the team hitting .329 with 28 RBI and lead the team with 14 doubles and four homers. Smith was the Bucs’ ace in the circle, going 22-7 with a 1.19 ERA. She completed 26 of 17 starts, including 15 shutouts, which ranks third nationally. She also hit .294 with six doubles, two triples and three homers, driving in 25 runs.