Lady Jags Picked 2nd In Conference, Three Players Picked To All-SBC Team

February 5, 2013 · By · Filed Under Softball, Sun Belt Conference 

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The South Alabama Softball team was chosen to finish second in the regular season behind five-time defending regular-season champion Louisiana-Lafayette this season by a vote by conference head coaches. The Jags are the defending Sun Belt Tournament champions and earned eight of the nine second-place votes.

Also three Lady Jaguar student-athletes were named to the 2013 All-Sun Belt Conference Team on Monday.

Hannah Campbell a junior pitcher, Blair Johnson a sophomore outfielder and Britany Campbell a senior At-Large choice were selected to the 17 person team as voted by conference head coaches.

Hannah finished the season last year with a 2.03 ERA while winning 24 games and striking out 199 batters that she faced while pitching 28 complete games. She earned four consecutive wins in the Sun Belt Conference tournament, striking out 14 batters and had a 0.32 ERA on her way to earning the Most Outstanding Player in the Jags first-ever postseason conference title. In 2011, she was named Sun Belt Freshman of the Year then in 2012 she was named Sun Belt Conference Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Also, she is a two-time All-Conference and National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Regional selection. Hannah is from Satsuma, Alabama.

Johnson, coming off of an outstanding freshman season, earned All-Sun Belt Conference in the outfield. She started all 57 games for the Jaguars, was fourth on the team with a .315 batting average, had a slugging percentage of .414, and a .372 on base percentage. She was tied for first on the team with 57 hits and 14 doubles. She accumulated 33 runs, 27 RBI’s, 12 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games. Johnson is from Kimberly, Alabama and Mortimer Jordan HS.

Britany Campbell is a regular in center field for the Jaguars. She recorded a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 2012 while also leading the team in stolen bases with 24. She batted .237, while scoring 24 times and earning 13 RBI’s. She set a Jaguar single-game record for RBI’s in a game against Southeastern Louisiana with six. She had a five-game hit streak and a nine-game on-base streak last season. Britany is from Phoenix, Arizona and Thunderbird HS.

Congratulations and good luck in 2013!

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