The softball team's 15 honorees led the way for the Tide, followed by the 12 members of the rowing team and the 12 members of the women's track and field team. The Alabama baseball team placed 11 members on the honor roll; women's golf, men's tennis and men's track and field each landed six student-athletes on the honor roll, followed by the four members of the women's tennis team
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CAREER AWARDS 2013 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
JUNIOR (2013) Played 12 games with four starts at designated hitter ... finished the season batting .174 (4-for-23) with a RBI and four runs scored ... hit .250 (3-for-12) in SEC play ... had a hit and scored three runs as the designated hitter in the series against No. 15 Mississippi State ... was 1-for-3 with a run scored in game two of the series, and 1-for-5 with two runs scored in the series finale ... appeared as a pinch hitter versus UAB (4.16) ... pinch hit and played second base versus Alcorn State (4.10) ... was hit by a pitch as a pinch hitter in game three of the series at Georgia (3.24) ... had an at-bat and got playing time at second base in the win over Samford (3.19) ... had a base hit in the final game of the series versus Tennessee (3.17) ... got an at-bat versus Memphis (3.13) as a pinch hitter ... appeared as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning versus Auburn (3.5) ... came in for two at bats as designated hitter versus Tulane (3.2) ... made his Alabama debut as the starting designated hitter in game two of the VMI (2.16) series, went 1-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored.
JUNIOR COLLEGE(Pensacola JC - 2011-12) Was named to the All-Panhandle Conference team ... as a sophomore, batted .338 with 17 stolen bases and a .500 on-base percentage ... junior college coach is Keith Little.
HIGH SCHOOL Named to the 6A all-state team in 2009 ... served as team captain of Huntsville High School in 2009 and 2010 ... helped Huntsville HS win area championships in 2008 and 2009 ... high school coach was Mark Mincher ... played club baseball for Excel Blue Wave in Oxford, Ala. ... club team coach was Steve Gendren ... also competed in football.
PERSONAL Born Steven Richard Cole on Feb. 24, 1991 ... son of Richard and Lydia Cole ... has two brothers, AJ and Jordan ... his brother AJ was a freshman on the 2012 Alabama baseball team ... father Richard competed in track and field collegiately at Auburn ... was an honor roll student in high school ... majoring in political science.