LC’s Melanie Tenney Earns All-State Softball Honors

For immediate release – 6/24/2013 - #435
LC's Melanie Tenney Earns All-State Softball Honors

LYNCHBURG, VA – Lynchburg College's Melanie Tenney earned 2013 second-team All-State College Division Softball honors Monday, as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).

Earlier this season, Tenney was named to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference and All-Region third-teams. She led the squad with a .367 batting average and was second on the team with seven doubles and ten walks, while finishing third with 25 RBI. She added a smooth glove in the field, only committing four errors in 161 total chances.

The Hornets finished their season with a record of 32-13 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2009 campaign.

Here is a list of the complete all-state team:

2013 VaSID College Division All-State Softball Teams


VaSID Player of the Year – Tori Higginbotham, Jr., Virginia Wesleyan
VaSID Pitcher of the Year – MacKenzie Creech, Jr., Virginia Wesleyan
VaSID Coach of the Year – Brandon Elliott, Virginia Wesleyan
VaSID Rookie of the Year – Hannah McCloud, Fr., Virginia Intermont


1st Team
P –
MacKenzie Creech, Jr., Virginia Wesleyan
P –
Micalah Sacre, So., Virginia Intermont
C –
Madison Gilman, Fr., Randolph-Macon
1B –
Sabrina Hill, So., Chistopher Newport
2B –
Kelly Keys, Jr., Virginia Wesleyan
3B –
Hannah McCloud, Fr., Virginia Intermont
SS –
Sharese Jarvis, So., Randolph-Macon
OF –
Tori Higginbotham, Jr., Virginia Wesleyan
OF –
Kelley Foate, Jr., Christopher Newport
OF –
Leona Rainey, Sr., Roanoke
DP/UT –
Courtney Allman, Sr., Eastern Mennonite


2nd Team
P –
Kaitlyn Culler, Sr., Ferrum
P –
Heather Lewis, Sr., Randolph-Macon
C –
Ashley Ebersole, Sr., Emory & Henry
1B –
Alea Bier, Sr., Roanoke
2B –
Melanie Tenney, Jr., Lynchburg
3B –
Hannah Bays, Fr., Emory & Henry
SS –
Taylor Dix, Fr., Averett
OF –
Kimberly Brady, Fr., Shenandoah
OF –
Krystle Brenneman, Sr., Virginia Intermont
OF –
Kristina McLaughlin, Jr., Christopher Newport
DP/UT –
Lindsey Inzana, Jr., Virginia Wesleyan