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Cougars Earn Easton/NFCA Academic All-America Awards

Softball vs. MGSU

Columbia, Mo. – The Columbia College softball team earned multiple awards from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). The rankings and honors recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across the Association’s membership categories. NCAA Division I led the way with 2,515 student-athletes earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for 2022-23. NCAA Division III followed with 2,369 and NCAA Division II with 1,790. Junior Colleges and NAIA came in with 944 and 666 student-athletes respectively. 

The Cougars earned a top-15 ranking as they took the #14 spot with a 3.57 team GPA. The team had 11 earn individual recognition of being named an Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete. 

  • Sophia Angel
  • Cassidy Avery
  • Skyler Kauble
  • Emily King
  • Kylie Kinsler
  • Chesney Luebbering
  • Jodi Polly
  • Abigail Pringer
  • Ella Schouten
  • Suzanna Shanks
  • Athena Wheeler

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