Monday, December 10, 2012

UIS softball players earn academic honors

University of Illinois Springfield softball players Angie Augspols, Tina Buck, Brooke Carroll, Lauren Hollinshead and Shannon Mitchell have been named National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes.

Sixty-seven Great Lakes Valley Conference softball players made the list. Student-athletes achieved a 3.5 grade point average or higher during the 2011-12 academic year.

UIS also received team academic honors from the NFCA.

The Stars earned 55th place on the organization’s all-academic team with a 3.15 grade point average. UIS was among eight Great Lakes Valley Conference programs who received the honor.

The awards were featured by the State Journal-Register on December 10, 2012.

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