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Thursday, May 14, 2009
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Crystal Greer named to All Region softball team
Greer, the SGC Lady Tigers’ leading hitter and centerfielder, has been named
to the Region XVII All Region Second Team for the second season in a row.
Despite a difficult season, Crystal played well all year long and improved
her offensive production over the 2008 campaign. Batting in the lead-off
spot, Crystal hit .395 with one home run and eight RBI. She stole 15 bases –
over half of the Lady Tigers’ 28 stolen bases on the season. Crystal also
had six doubles, a triple and scored 17 runs. She struck out just six times
in 81 at-bats.
a pre-allied health major who would like to be a registered nurse, is from
Perry. She came to SGC to play soccer and softball. In the 2007 soccer
season, she played in all 18 games and tallied 15 points (four of which were
goals). This soccer season, Crystal had another solid year, scoring five
goals for the Lady Tigers. She was an integral part of SGC’s 2008 state
championship softball team, batting .330 with four doubles, two triples and
“Crystal is a hard worker who plays the game the right way. She’s been an
important part of our team since she arrived, and she’s very deserving of
this honor. We hate to see her leave but we know she will be successful in
the future,” says SGC softball coach and athletic director Rob Brunel.
Crystal has not decided where she will attend college after graduating from
SGC. She plans to continue her athletic career and is considering offers
from several schools.
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