Youngdeer receives softball honors at Maryville College
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MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Hannah Youngdeer, an EBCI tribal member and 2011 Cherokee High School graduate, is making quite a name for herself at Maryville College. The freshman member of the Maryville Scots softball team has been named to the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) All-Conference team as an outfielder and named to the GSAC All-Freshman team.
In addition, Youngdeer received the Most Valuable Offensive Player award for the Scots.
According to GSAC statistics, Youngdeer finished the season with a .391 batting average and scored eight runs, had 43 hits, nine doubles, two triples and 23 RBIs. Her slugging percentage was .509.
For the 2012 season, Maryville went 10-6 in the conference and 16-23 overall. They finished third in the regular season conference standings and were the runner-up in the conference tournament losing in the championship game to Huntingdon 7-2.