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May 28, 2013 3:58 PM by Ole Miss Sports Information

Eunice's Stuart Turner Earns All-SEC Honors

Stuart Turner was tabbed for All-SEC honors by a vote of the league's coaches, the Southeastern Conference announced its annual postseason awards on Tuesday.

Turner was named an All-SEC First Team and Defensive Team selection, while Mistone and Wahl were named All-SEC Second Team selections. Senior right-hander Tanner Bailey was also honored recently with selection to the SEC Community Service Team.

The top hitter on the Rebels team and one of the tops in the Southeastern Conference this season, Turner is hitting at a .381 clip this season to lead the Rebels and has posted a team-leading 50 RBI and has scored 44 runs this season. He also tallied 15 doubles and five home runs on the way to snagging the first team honors. His .381 average is second in the SEC behind Player of the Year selection Tony Kemp from Vanderbilt.

Defensively, Turner has thrown out 21-of-41 runners on steal attempts, gunning them down at a 51 percent clip to earn a spot on the All-SEC Defensive Team.

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