May 22, 2000
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - University of Virginia fourth-year softball
players Corinne Good (Ephrata, Pa./Ephrata) and Amy Peay (Mechanicsville,
Va./Atlee) have been named to the 10-member 2000 GTE Academic All-District
III Softball team. By being named to the District III team, Good and Peay
are eligible for national GTE Academic All-America honors.
Good, a center fielder, was named to the Morning News
All-Tournament team in 2000. She holds the UVa school record for games
played with 223. The former record was 201 games played by Lori Reese
(1996-99). A four-year starter, she stands sixth in doubles with 23 and
seventh in stolen bases with 31. In the 2000 season, Good hit a career
best .264 with 48 hits in 182 at-bats and started and played in 64 of
Virginia's 65 games.
Good is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and
a three-time Academic ACC Honor Roll selection. The accounting major has
been named to Virginia's Dean's list twice. Good serves as a Student
Athlete Mentor in Charlottesville.
Peay also had an outstanding senior season for the Cavaliers and
was named to the 2000 ACC All-Tournament Team. She set single season and
career records for sacrifice hits in 2000. This past season, Peay recorded
30 sacrifice hits to set a single season record and her total of 54 in her
career set a record as well. She hit .258 this season with 47 hits in 182
at-bats and also scored 24 runs. In addition, she registered an impressive
.977 fielding percentage (eight errors in 344 total chances) while
splitting time between first and second base. Peay concludes her career
second on Virginia's games played list with 211. A four-year starter, Peay
also holds UVa's single season record for putouts with 492 in 1998.
Peay ranks fifth in a class of 93 at the University of Virginia's
Nursing School with a GPA of 3.85. She has been named to the Dean's list
seven semesters and has been on the ACC Honor Roll for three years. Peay
was awarded Intermediate Honors for having a 3.4 GPA or higher after two
years in 1997. She was a National Fastpitch Coaches' Association Academic
All-America selection in 1998 and 1999. Peay was recently presented with
the Jettie Hill Memorial Award, which is given to the fourth-year Virginia
female athlete with the highest scholastic average throughout her four
The Virginia softball team concluded the 2000 season with a 27-38
overall record and a 3-5 mark in the Atlantic Coast Conference. For the
third consecutive year, the Cavaliers advanced to the Championship Game of
the ACC Tournament.
To be nominated for the GTE Academic All-America honors, a
student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.20
cumulative grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) for his/her career. No
athlete is eligible until he/she reached sophomore athletic and academic
standing in his/her career. District III consists of schools from the
states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.