LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Lady Bisons softball team was recognized for the its work in the classroom last year by being named a 2016-17 Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Academic Team on Tuesday.
Ranked 17th in the nation, the team pulled a 3.515 cumulative GPA last year with eight athletes named individual NFCA Scholar Athletes.
Honorees for the Lady Bisons included Destinee Brewer, Mimi Cartwright, Abby Fenichel, Kasey Gibson, Sarah Higgins, Mandy Jordan, Taylor Neuhart, McCarley Thomas, Abigail White and Malorie Giere.
Lipscomb was the highest of five ASUN on the list of 149 teams. Other conference schools honored were USC Upstate (25), North Florida (64), Stetson (102) and Kennesaw St. (112).