STARKVILLE – Mississippi State junior softball catcher Chelsea Bramlett has again been named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s All-America first team. The Cordova, Tenn., native is the first MSU player to win the first-team honor for thee straight years.
Bramlett stole a school-record 54 bases and led the SEC with a .486 batting average. She has stolen a school-record 146 bases while a Lady Bulldog.
Also, Bramlett and sneior Sammie Jo Bailey won places on college sports information directors’ academic All-America team; Bramlett (3.63 GPA, physical education) was a second-team pick, Bailey (3.97, business information) on the third team.
Bailey (Lithonia, Ga.) is MSU’s female nominee for the SEC;s Boyd-McWhorter Post-Graduate Scholarship.
In other spring sports news:
– Ole Miss golfer Sara Grantham qualified for the U.S. Public Links Championship on Wednesday, shooting an even par 71 to earn co-medalist honors at The Oaks Course in Covington, Ga. The 33rd annual U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship will be held at Red Tail Golf Club in Devens, Mass., June 22-27.
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