Five Highlanders Recognized at the GCAA Banquet

2019 All Region Players (Hunter Lee, Breanna Lee, Taylor Dykes and Lauren Hawkins.  Not pictured, Natalie Hardy).
2019 All Region Players (Hunter Lee, Breanna Lee, Taylor Dykes and Lauren Hawkins. Not pictured, Natalie Hardy).

DEMOREST, GA- The Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) has announced its 2019 Softball All-Region and All-Academic Teams with five Highlanders receiving recognition.

Sophomore Hunter Lee (Pike County HS/Concord, GA) was named to the All-Conference Second Team after her solid season at catcher and first base. In 27 conference games, Lee closed her Gordon State career with a .405 batting average, and led her team with 21 RBI's. She tallied 14 runs, 8 doubles, and 4 home runs. For her career in the Highlander uniform, she batted .347, with 21 doubles, 1 triple, had 9 home runs and 51 RBI's. 

Redshirt Freshman Breanna Lee (Pick County HS/Concord, GA) was name to the All-Conference Second Team after her unwavering season at second base.  In 28 conference games, Lee hit .357 with 17 RBI's.  She scored 18 runs, had 7 doubles and 2 homeruns and did not strike out once.  Overall, she led the Highlanders on the full season with a .364 batting average and tied her sister Hunter with a team high 30 RBI's. 

Three other Highlanders were named to the GCAA All-Academic Team for the strong academic performance in the classroom for 3 or more semesters.  Sophomores Taylor Dykes, Natalie Hardy and Lauren Hawkins were honored for their achievements at the GCAA banquet held at Gordon State College on May 2, 2019.