Four Tiger Softball Players Named To The NFCA All-America Scholar List
Starkville, Miss. – Over 4,000 student-athletes representing 707 different academic institutions from High School to Division I were named as a 2011 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar Athlete, the Association announced on Thursday, October 6. Representing the Tigers were Megan Allen, Nikki Armagost, Gabby McDaniel and Kelsey Rodriguez. Additionally, the Tigers earned team academic honors for their cumulative performance in the classroom.
The award is given to any player submitted by a member coach who achieved a 3.50 grade point average or higher during the 2010-11 academic year. The award is the second component of the Association's academic award program. Last week, the teams with the highest GPAs in each membership category were recognized as a 2011 NFCA Top Ten All-Academic team.
This year's total of 4,331 honorees bested last year's total by over 30 student-athletes. For a full list of team and individual honors go to NFCA.org.