Oxford, AL – Outfielders Bailey Shorter and Kelsey Gray were named to the Ohio Valley Conference All-Tournament Team from Austin Peay State University (APSU), Saturday in Oxford, Alabama, for their outstanding play in the three-day event.
For Shorter, it is the second time the center fielder from Evansville, Indiana has been selected to the OVC All-Tournament team, also being named following the 2019 tournament and also becomes the first Austin Peay State University softball player to be named to the all-tournament team twice in a career.
In the APSU Govs two games at the tournament, Shorter led the Govs with four hits, in batting .500 for the tournament, while driving in a run and stealing a base.
Gray, from Dover, Tennessee, and the Govs left fielder, was named after also batting .500 overall in the two games, while leading the team with a .667 on-base percentage in getting on in four of her six plate appearances and scoring a run during the tournament.
Their selections to this year’s All-OVC Tournament Team brings the Governors’ total of tournament selections to eight all time.
2021 OVC Softball All-Tournament Team
Bailey Shorter, Austin Peay State University
Kelsey Gray, Austin Peay State University
Alexus Jimmerson, Jacksonville State
Shelby Newsome, Jacksonville State
Kaylee Anderson, Southeast Missouri
Rachel Anderson, Southeast Missouri
Ashley Ellis, Southeast Missouri
Vianna Barron, Eastern Kentucky
Carly Robinson, Eastern Kentucky
Zoe Mihalicz, Eastern Kentucky
Mollie Paulick, Eastern Kentucky
Samantha Reynoso, Eastern Kentucky (MVP)