Webster University Softball Earns NFCA Team Academic Award; Eight Named All-America Scholar Athletes

Nov. 2, 2015

Softball Team Earns NFCA Academic Scholar Award
The Gorloks had the 19th-highest GPA of the NCAA III members receiving the NFCA award.

The Webster University 2015 softball team has been honored by the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) with a Team Academic Award. Eight individuals from that 2015 squad were recognized as NFCA All-America Academic Scholar Athletes.

The Gorloks had the 19th-highest grade point average (GPA) of the NCAA III members receiving the NFCA award, with a 3.483 team GPA.  In 2014 Webster had the 20th highest GPA at 3.434. 

Three teams from the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC)  received the award, out of the 97 schools that qualified for the award. There are approximately 400 softball programs in the NCAA III. 
 
To be recognized by the NFCA as an All-America Scholar Athlete, players must have attained a 3.5 or higher GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the school year in which they played.

Webster's honorees for 2015 were:

  • Chloe Costa
  • Kaylyn DeCock
  • Tessa Johanning
  • Emily Kolisch
  • Alexis Spriggs
  • Alison Stabenow
  • Chelsea Thornley
  • Kate Wylie

Keep up with all the news and results from Webster University sports teams at the Webster Athletics site.

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