UNCP’s Walters tabbed second team all-state in softball

GREENSBORO –Abbey Walters, a 2013 West Bladen grad, was named to the North Carolina Sports Information Association’s College Division All-State Softball’s second team after a stellar junior season at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Walters, a three-sport star for the Lady Knights in high school, started all 54 games this season for the Lady Braves and had a team-best .396 batting average with 16 doubles, four triples, eight home runs and 42 RBI. She also went 8-5 in the circle with a 2.71 ERA.

Walters played for Southeastern Community College in Whiteville during her freshman and sophomore seasons, and garners numerous conference and state accolades.

Walters was a conference Player of the Year, all-state performer and was the Mountaire Farms-Civitas Media Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2013.

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