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November 29, 2006

Benedict College Softball Team Leads NCAA in Doubles Category

[Columbia, SC] The Benedict College Softball team was awarded the National Collegiate Athletic Association Title for doubles during their 2006 softball season.

During the 2006 Softball season the Benedict Tigerettes led NCAA Division II softball by hitting 96 doubles and capturing the national statistical title. The Tigerettes also captured the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conferences’ Eastern Division Title with a 20-19 record overall.

Junior infielder, Cylenia Norris led the way hitting 18 doubles while Chanika Brathwaite wasn’t far behind with 17. Senior outfielder, Lynia Liburd added 15 doubles to help secure the NCAA Title. The Tigerettes recorded a team batting average of .351 and a slugging percentage of .516 during their 2006 season.

For more information regarding the Benedict College softball team, call the Office of Sports Information at (803) 705-4535 or contact Head Coach Gwen Rouse at (803) 705-4668.

Source: Office of Sports Information.