With the recent completion of the 2007 Softball Season, an eleven member team was selected as nominated and voted on by league sports information directors.
"Conference Members are excited to honor the best athletes of an era when competition was intense," stated Commissioner Alan Patterson. Certainly the level of competition will only increase in the Conference Carolinas. The single change is that the name better reflects the location of members based in a geographical area that is highly regarded throughout the country."
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2005 CVAC Player of the Year and first-team shortstop. She finished the year with a league-leading .418 batting average which was 36th nationally. She amassed a career .354 batting average.
Somer Bigham was Freshman of the Year, 4-time All-CVAC, 3-time All-Tournament Team. She ranks second all-time in strikeouts in a season at Coker with 220 in 2006.
Missy Patterson Hernandez
3-time All-American, 4-time CVAC Softball Player of the Year, 3-time CVAC Female Athlete of the Year, 4-time First Team All-CVAC and All-Region, 4-time CVAC Softball Tournament MVP. She holds 17 Coker pitching records and holds the NCAA record (all divisions) for strikeouts per seven innings with 12.5, is second all-time in Division II in strikeouts (1,474), third in winning percentage (.882), fifth in shutouts (65), and seventh in earned run average (0.52). Her 26-0 record and 14.2 strikeouts per game as a freshman are both NCAA single-season marks, and her ERA of 0.13 that season is third best all-time.
Erica Holstein was a 2-time CVAC Player of the Year, 4-time All-CVAC selection and 2-time All-Region selection. She led the Cobras to the Regional Tournament three times and twice to the CVAC championship.
Kelly Norris was a 3-time 1st Team All-Conference, 3-time All-region and an All-American player. She led the Cobras to three consecutive CVAC Championships, was the team leader in hitting two out of the three years she played in the CVAC.
Angela Williams was a 3-time first Team All-CVAC selection and a 3-time All-Region selection. She is third all-time for career batting average at Coker with a .427 BA, and she holds the record for most hits in a season at Coker with 99 hits. Williams also is second in RBIs in a season at Coker with 45 and runs scored in a season with 69.
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Amy Yates had and outstanding four year career at
Potts was the 2003 CVAC Female Athlete of the Year and 2002 CVAC Tournament MVP. She was a member of the 2001-02 CVAC Tournament All-Tournament Team, 2002-03 CVAC All-Academic Team, and 2003 CoSIDA/GTE Academic All-America 1st-Team.
Michelle Matthews Mount Olive College
2000 All-America Second Team, 2000 All-South Atlantic Region First Team, 2000 CVAC Player of the Year, 2000 CVAC Tournament MVP, 4-time All-CVAC (2 first team, 2 second team). She was ranked in top 30 in nation in batting average and earned run average in 1998 and was tied for seventh in nation in saves. She led Mount Olive 2000 CVAC Tournament Championship and the 1997 regular season co-champions. Her team set school record with 35 wins in 1998 and again in 2000.
Heather Parker was named to the 1998 CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team. She was a 2-time All-CVAC first team selection and was named to All-Tournament Team at 1998 CVAC Tournament. She was tied for 13th in nation in slugging percentage, ranked nationally in top 30 in batting average, home runs and runs batted in, while tossing 14 complete games and 2 shutouts in 1996 She had 5 complete games and 3 shutouts in 1998.