Simonds named first team all-ECAC

Simonds named first team all-ECAC
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | by Randall Stewart, Director of Athletic Communications

DANBURY, Conn. – Newberry designated player Haley Simonds has been named a first team performer by the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

The Maryland native continues to pile up major awards after a breakout freshman season. She had previously been named first team all-South Atlantic Conference, first team all-Southeast Region by two different publications, and a SAC all-tournament team member.

Simonds was a .397 hitter that finished third in the SAC with 12 home runs and a .743 slugging percentage, while her .478 on-base percentage ranked fifth in the league. She had 13 games with multiple hits, 16 with multiple RBI, and ended the game on an 18-game reached base streak.

Click here to read the full release from the ECAC.