JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Following a breakout freshman season, ETSU softball player Cassi Pickett (Chattanooga, Tenn.) was named to the College Sport Madness All-SoCon Second Team. Pickett is the third Buc over the past two seasons to be named a College Sport Madness All-SoCon selection after Kelsey Chernak (Ooltewah, Tenn.) and Taylor Carter (Brazil, Ind.) were named to the team last season.
Pickett, who was named to the All-SoCon freshman team in 2015, hit .322 with six home runs and 25 RBI last season. The sophomore from Chattanooga, Tenn. also led the team with 17 walks and an on-base percentage of .413.
The Bucs will open the 2016 regular season in two days when they travel to compete in the Kickoff Classic at Kennesaw State. ETSU will take on Murray State at 1:30 p.m. and Kennesaw State at 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
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