Seventeen Crusaders Named to NFCA Scholar-Athlete Team

Photo credit: Joe Maiorana, Impact Action Sports Photography
Photo credit: Joe Maiorana, Impact Action Sports Photography

By: Ryan Gasser, sports information director

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced those named to the Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete list for the 2018-19 academic year. Seventeen members of the Capital University softball team earned their way onto the list.

A total of 8,161 student-athletes were named scholar-athletes by the NFCA on Wednesday, October 2. The rankings and honors recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across the Association's membership categories. NCAA Division III led the way with 1,928 student-athletes earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for 2018-19.

To qualify, a student-athlete must achieve a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

The following Capital Crusaders were named Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete:

Lexi Anderson
Mariah Gossett
Haley Grau
Chevonne Hayslett **
Madrienne Herdlick
Lauren Kachure
Barrett Littman
Cory Mangen
Hannah Martin
Kristen Mellott ****
Erica Ogden
Kim Rega
Allison Saulnier
Vanessa Sharp
Alyx Slusher
Alyx Wulff
Veronica Zack **

* indicates number of awards previously won