The Georgia softball team’s Cortni Emanuel has been voted first-team All-SEC. Alyssa DiCarlo and Sydni Emanuel garnered second-team All-SEC honors. S. Emanuel was also named to the All-Defensive Team.
A trio of Georgia softball student-athletes earned All-SEC honors, as announced by the league on Tuesday, with Cortni Emanuel voted to the first-team list while Sydni Emanuel and Alyssa DiCarlo garnered second-team honors. S. Emanuel also earned a spot on the All-Defensive Team.
It’s the third time that both of the Emanuels collected postseason league honors, which is voted on by all 13 SEC coaches. It’s the second time for DiCarlo who earned a spot as a freshman last season.
C. Emanuel leads the league with a .410 average, 34 hits and 12 stolen bases in SEC play. The junior, who is a finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year for the second consecutive year, continues to have a tremendous season at the plate overall, as her .425 batting clip is 28th in the nation and her 74 hits is 11th. The Texas native is lethal on the basepaths too. C. Emanuel holds 43 stolen bases for the fifth-most in the NCAA this season while her 120 career stolen bases is fourth among active players and highest among all juniors.
S. Emanuel is consistent at the plate and in the field, as she is 19th in the nation and third in the league with a .437 batting average while fourth in the nation and first in the SEC with 80 total hits this season. Recently selected as the 16th pick in the NPF Draft, S. Emanuel has 307 hits in her four-year career, which ranks third among active players. Her 238 hits at Georgia is currently eighth in program history. S. Emanuel holds down right field for the Bulldogs with a perfect fielding percentage on the year.
In just her sophomore season, DiCarlo continues to be a threat at the plate. Her 60 RBI rank second in the league and 10th in the nation while she is just three RBI shy of matching her total from a year ago. The Arizona native holds 12 home runs for third in the SEC while it tops her 11 from 2016. DiCarlo is third on the team and 10th in the conference with 58 hits, as she has played and started in every game of her two-year career at third base.