NFCA Recognizes Softball All-America Scholar-Athletes
Oct. 12, 2017


LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar-Athlete list was announced on Wednesday and 93 softball players from the Big Ten earned the distinction.

To qualify for the honor, students must have achieved a 3.5 grade-point average for the 2016-17 academic year.

Students who participate in softball at Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue, Rutgers, and Wisconsin were each represented on the list. What’s more, the programs at Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Rutgers and Wisconsin each were chosen as 2016-17 Easton/NFCA Division I All-Academic Teams, with all nine schools registering team GPA of 3.1 or higher last year.

For a complete list of this year’s Easton/NFCA Division I Scholar-Athletes, click here.

The full list of Easton/NFCA Division I All-Academic Teams can be seen here.

Illinois
Stephanie Abello
Allison Bauch
Emily Brodner
Nicole Evans
Annie Fleming
Katie Gallagher
Alyssa Gunther
Akilah Mouzon
Siena Sandoval
Erin Walker

Indiana
Sarah Galovich
Gabbi Jenkins
Emily Kirk
Nicole Lawvere
Erin Lehman
Kayla Mathewson
Aimilia McDonough
Bella Norton
Tara Trainor
CaraMia Tsirigos
Taylor Uden

Iowa
Allison Doocy
Sarah Kurtz
Kaitlyn Mullarkey
Angela Schmiederer
Shayla Starkenburg

Michigan
Abby Ramirez
Alex Sobczak
Nikki Wald

Michigan State
Kaitlyn Eveland
Lea Foerster
Sarah Gutknecht
Bridgette Rainey
Kelly Zackrison
Kristina Zalewski


 

 

Minnesota
Carlie Brandt
Elizabeth Cowger
Sydney Dwyer
Tori Finucane
Maddie Houlihan
Katelyn Kemmetmueller
Kaylen Krueger
Kendyl Lindaman
Sam Macken
Danielle Parlich
Erika Rozell

Nebraska
Caitlin Bartsch
Bree Boruff
Haley Donaldson
Tristen Edwards
Taylor Kadavy
Lexey Kneib
Cassie McClure
Gina Metzler
Lotte Sjulin
Madi Unzicker
Austen Urness

Northwestern
Renee Ariola
Nicole Bond
Brooke Marquez
Sammy Nettling
Anna Petersen

Ohio State
Alexandra Bayne
Katya Duvall
Andrea Farrah
Carley Gaskill
Rebecca Gavin
Shelby McCombs
Morgan Ray
Spencer Sansom

Purdue
Alexa Binckes
Morgan Cavinder
Kaylah Hampton
Maya Hughes
Katie Johnson
Samantha Peltz
Stephanie Ramsey

Rutgers
Nicolette Anico
Bridget Carr
Dana Hendry
Whitney Jones
Jacqueline Kott
Aubrie Levine
Sierra Maddox
Carly Todd
Meaghan Wells

Wisconsin
Melanie Cross
Brianna Flugaur
Kelsey Jenkins
Sydney Lawson
Chloe Miller
Sara Novak
Heather Rudnicki