GREENWOOD – Lander catcher Chandler Carey has been named to the preseason All-Peach Belt Conference team, the league office announced Tuesday. Carey is the first Bearcat to earn a preseason all-PBC nod since Brittany Sheriff in 2013.
Carey was Lander's most productive hitter last season, as the Hull, Ga., native led the Bearcats in batting average, doubles, home runs, RBI, total bases and slugging percentage in 2017. Carey also started 44 games and recorded a .980 fielding percentage. She threw out 12 runners from behind the plate.
The Bearcat open the 2018 season on Thursday, Feb. 1, with a home doubleheader against Mars Hill at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. at Doug Spears Field.