May 19, 2011
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Georgia Tech junior shortstop Kelsi Weseman was named a first-team All-Southeast Region pick it was announced today by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Weseman is now eligible to be an All-American when that is announced next month at the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Weseman, the 2011 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, is batting .439 (first in ACC, 15th in nation) with a 1.020 slugging percentage (first, first), .556 on-base percentage (first, 11th), 51 runs scored (first, 43rd), 65 hits (third), 64 RBI (first, 10th), 17 doubles (first, 22nd), three triples (tied for fourth), 21 home runs (first, fourth), 151 total bases (first) and 14 hit by pitches (first).
Weseman currently ranks third in Georgia Tech’s single-season record books with 21 home runs, while her 64 RBI are good for fourth. Her career numbers of 42 home runs and 164 RBI rank fifth and fourth, respectively, in school history. This is her second career all-region honor as she was on the second team in 2010.
No. 19/18 Georgia Tech is currently preparing for its first-round NCAA Tournament game against No. 22/25 Oklahoma State in the Knoxville Regional. First pitch from Tennessee’s Lee Stadium is set for 4 p.m. on Friday. Live audio will be available at RamblinWreck.com while video will be provided by ESPN3.com.