Lee star picks up academic honors
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TOWSON, Md. — Lee’s Hollie German continues to rack up the honors as she closes out a brilliant four-year career. This week she earned a spot on the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-America Division II basketball team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Only five players, including German, were listed on the first team.

Over the past four seasons German has helped direct coach Marty Rowe’s club to 106 wins against only 18 defeats. She has scored 2,098 career points, leaving her third on the all-time Lee scoring list.

The Lady Flames are currently 17-4 heading into their first final regular games, and then into NCCAA tournament play. After wins over Delta State and Christian Brothers last week, Lee is in first place in the Gulf South Conference with a 13-2 league mark.

German, who was named the Capital One Academic All-America College Division Academic All-American of the Year in 2012-13, and her Flames’ teammates are in first place in the Gulf South Conference. German is Lee’s scorer with her 24.0 points per game. Away from the basketball arenas, she is a mathematics and secondary education major with a 3.95 GPA.

Seniors Lauren Battista of top-ranked Bentley College was selected as the Academic All-America of the Year for Division II Women’s Basketball. Battista is concluding an outstanding career while leading Bentley to a 112-11 record during her four seasons.

Twelve of the 15 members of the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America NCAA Division II women’s basketball teams have at least a 3.90 GPA, with four student-athletes sporting a perfect 4.00 GPA. The five members of the first team have an average GPA of 3.95.

Pruett, Uherek receive

NCCAA weekly awards

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Lee University softball player Annabeth Pruett and baseball player Nikolay Uherek have been named National Christian College Athletic Association Student-Athletes of the Week.

Pruett pitched in both games of a doubleheader split with Union University last Sunday afternoon for the Lee softball team. In game one she worked 3 2/3 innings of relief and surrendered just one run on one hit while striking out five as the Lady Flames fell to the Bulldogs, 7-5.

Pruett (2-1) would start in the circle in game two for Lee and pitched a complete game (seven innings) allowing just one earned run on four hits to lead the Lady Flames to a 7-2 victory over Union.

Pruett is a pre-med major from Colbert, Ga.

Uherek was dominant in his only appearance last weekend. The junior transfer from Georgia Perimeter College gave up just five hits and one unearned run over seven innings of work in Lee's 4-1 victory over Union. Uherek struck out 13 batters in the contest and has now fanned 24 batters in just 17 innings of work. The righty has yet to give up an earned run this season.

Uherek is a native of Huntingtown, Md., and is studying healthcare administration at Lee.