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Darlington Voted Academic All-District

Senior carries perfect 4.0 GPA

May 9, 2008 · Jo Jo Freeman
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee senior Whitney Darlington was voted to the ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-District IV, as announced this week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) this week.

Darlington batted .244 in 52 games this season with 48 starts, , collecting four doubles, three triples and a pair of home runs as well as 12 RBIs and 18 runs scored. She also drew 12 walks and had a pair of stolen bases.

The Tullahoma, Tenn., native has a perfect 4.0 grade-point-average in Physical Education at Middle Tennessee. She started 18 games at first base this season, seven at third base, two at shortstop and 21 as the designated player, collecting eight multi-hit contests and four multi-RBI outings in 2008.

ESPN The Magazine
Academic All-District IV
First Team

C, Laura Matthews, Dayton, SR, Nashville, Tenn., 3.8, Sports Management
IF, Beth Boden, Tennessee Tech, SR, Plover, Wis., 3.75, Civil Engineering
IF, Jessica Toocheck, Kent State, SR, Medina, Ohio, 3.90, Special Education
IF, Allison Vallas, Bowling Green, SR, Perrysburg, Ohio, 3.95, Exercise Science
IF, Stephanie Fischer, Tennessee Tech, SR, Steven Point, Wis., 3.50, Business
IF, Charlotte Morgan, Alabama, SO, Moreno Valley, Calif., 3.75, Exercise Sports Science
IF, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Kent State, SR, Cartersville, Ga., 3.91, Math Education
OF, Lillian Hammond, Tennessee, JR, Chattanooga, 4.00, Criminal Justice
OF, Suzie Giroux, Central Michigan, SR, Clarkston, Mich., 3.91, Business Administration and Logistics
OF, Alessandro Giampaolo, Michigan, SR, Pasadena, Calif., 3.50, Psychology
P, Megan Rhodes, Tennessee, SR, Nashville, Tenn., 3.86, Psychology
P, Hayley Wiemer, Bowling Green, JR, Sylvania, Ohio, 4.0, Secondary Education
DP, Jessica LeFevre, Michigan State, SR, 3.30, Zoology

Second Team
C, Ashley Holcombe, Alabama, JR, Fayetteville, Ga., 3.57, Marketing
IF, Kellie Sirus, Lipscomb, SO, Sarasota, Fla., 3.87, Nursing
IF, Whitney Darlington, Middle Tennessee, SR, Tullahoma, Tenn., 4.00, Physical Education
OF, Jordan Praytor, Alabama, SR, Vancouver, Wash., 3.75, Biology and Spanish
OF, Lindsay Kelso, Memphis, SR, Phoenix, Ariz., 3.8, Accounting
OF, Kristi Cunningham, Louisville, JR, Gallatin, Tenn., 3.806, Exercise Science/Pre-Nursing
P, Chrissy Owens, Alabama, SR, Miami, Fla., 3.29, Marketing
P, Kalyn Fox, Eastern Kentucky, JR, Murray, Ky., Business Management
DP, Shannon Smith, Western Kentucky, SO, Portage, Mich., 4.00, Accounting

Third Team
C, Rachelle Boucher, Western Kentucky, SO, Tampa, Fla., 4.00, Exercise Science
C, Kristyn Castonzo, Tennessee Tech, SR, Hawthorn Woods, Ill., 3.82, Biology
IF, Dawnjene DeLong, Bowling Green, SR, Hamilton, Ohio, 3.81, Physical Education
IF, Ashley Dimkich, Kentucky, SR, San Marino, Calif., 3.67, Elementary Education
IF, Victoria Gross, Memphis, JR, San Diego, Calif., 3.39, International Business
IF, Sarah Totten, Louisville, SR, Louisville, Ky., 3.30, Sport Administration
IF, Brandy Bucher, Morehead State, SR, Encinitas, Calif., 3.55, Criminology
IF, Kylie Harmon, Samford, JR, Matthew, Ala., 3.90, Biology/Pre-Veterinary
IF, McKenzie Bedra, Youngstown State, SR, Bowling Green, Ohio, 3.36, Exercise Science
OF, Angela Findlay, Michigan, SO, Lockport, Ill., 3.81, Undeclared
OF, Tracy Kaatz, Central Michigan, JR, Richmond, Mich., 3.66, Finance
OF, Lindsay Antone, Western Kentucky, SO, Mt. Juliet, Tenn., 3.29, Biology
P, Ali Pettit, Central Michigan, JR, Kentwood, Mich., 3.93, Communication Disorders
P, Anna Thompson, Auburn, SO, Huntsville, Ala., 3.39, Finance
P, Brooke Loudermilk, Chattanooga, SO, Locust Grove, Ga., 3.77, Art Education
P, Erin LaFayette, Dayton, SR, Zionsville, Ind., 3.8, Finance
DP, Bianca Cardenas, Morehead State, SO, Santa Ana, Calif., 3.48, Early Elementary Education

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