NCCSIA Announces 2012 North Carolina All-State University Division Softball Team

Durham, N.C. – Twelve student-athletes, representing eight different schools, comprise the 2012 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) University Division All-State Softball Team released Friday. The ninth-annual team consists of NCAA Division I student-athletes from North Carolina colleges and universities. North Carolina sports information professionals submitted the nominees and NCCSIA members voted for the all-state team, which consists of two pitchers, one catcher, four infielders, three outfielders, one designated player and one utility player. Four teams, Elon, Gardner-Webb, Campbell and UNCG, have a pair of honorees each. North Carolina A&T, Western Carolina, UNC Charlotte and East Carolina round out the 2012 all-state squad with one representative each.

Founded in 2002, NCCSIA is comprised of sports information professionals from North Carolina’s NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions for the purpose of promoting college athletics in the state. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina whose responsibilities include sports information.

NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the university (NCAA Division I) and college (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, softball and baseball.
2012 NCCSIA All-State Softball Team (University Division)
Pos.     Name                           School                      Class              Hometown
P          Cindy Boomhower         Gardner-Webb           Senior             Walhalla, S.C.
P          Erin O’Shea *                Elon                         Senior             Kennesaw, Ga.
C          Taylor McGee               Campbell                   Senior             Charlotte, N.C.
IF         Eileen Horsmon *          UNCG                      Junior             Dunkirk, Md.
IF         Juanita Jernigan              North Carolina A&T   Sophomore      Raleigh, N.C.
IF         Samantha Meenaghan #  Gardner-Webb           Sophomore      Atlantic Beach, Fla.
IF         Ericka Nesbitt                Campbell                   Freshman        Salisbury, N.C.
OF       Erin Foster                    Western Carolina        Senior             Salisbury, N.C.
OF       Briana Gwaltney             UNC Charlotte           Junior             Anaheim Hills, Calif.
OF       Tomeka Watson