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VSU's Littlefield is GSC East freshman of the year

By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Valdosta State shortstop Marti Littlefield has been named the Gulf South Conference's eastern division freshman of the year.

The former Berrien High star smashed the GSC season record for rbis this season.

Littlefield finished the regular season with 99 rbis and the old record was 70.

She also tied for the league lead with 22 homeruns.

Littlefield is one of six Lady Blazers who made the all-conference team.

Catcher Becca Aszman, outfielder Melessa Jackson and utility player Alyssa Shirey were first team selections.

Third baseman Andi Braswell and pitcher Holly Satterfield were second team selections.

Valdosta State won 51 games during the season and are the top seed in the conference tournament that starts Friday in Southaven, Mississippi.

The Lady Blazers open with Ouachita Baptist Friday at three.

Pitcher Brianna Collis was also named GSC pitcher of the week.

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