Athletic News

April 29, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Bree Giordana Picks Up GSAC Pitcher of the Year Honors Prior to the Tournament

MACON, Ga. --- Junior Bree Giordana took home the Great South Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year award following twelve wins and 100 total strike outs on Thursday. Huntingdon College's softball team will play third-seeded Maryville College on Friday, Apr. 29, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Eastern on Wesleyan's campus.

The Lady Hawks (24-14, 10-2 GSAC) enter the GSAC tournament with 153 total stolen bases which tops NCAA Division III, while Huntingdon is ranked-third in stolen bases per game with a 4.03 average.

Huntingdon will try to win their first GSAC tournament championship since 2006 with the help Giordana and sophomore Melissa McClure inside the circle. Giordana and McClure have combined for 91 total strike outs during conference competition.

Fans will be able to receive updates through Wesleyan's blog and twitter account. The 2011 GSAC softball tournament bracket is available at http://www.greatsouth.org/documents/2011/4/24/2011_Softball_Bracket.pdf?id=112.

For more information on the 2011 GSAC softball tournament, visit http://www.greatsouth.org/sports/2010/6/29/SB_0629103533.aspx?path=softball.

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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