TOWSON, Md. - Three Landmark softball student-athletes earned a spot on the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Division III Softball Team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Susquehanna University softball outfielder Kasey Bost earned the honor for the second straight year. The 5-7 centerfielder boasts a 3.93 cumulative grade point average as a biomedical sciences major and double minor in chemistry and health care. Bost has made the Dean's List every semester, which recognizes students who earn a GPA of 3.40 or better in a particular semester, and has been named to the Landmark Spring Academic Honor Roll in 2018 and 2019. An NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete in 2018 and 2019, she was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that recognizes first-year students with outstanding records. Bost serves as the chair of the community service sub-committee within the Student Athletic Advisory Committee.
On the diamond, she is a two-time All-Landmark honoree after garnering a First Team nod this season and collecting Second Team honors last season. Bost is currently tied for third in the conference with 14 doubles and three triples while ranking fourth with 11 stolen bases. She is also tied for sixth with 16 walks and ninth with 29 RBI. Bost ranks in the Top 20 as well with 30 runs (11th), a .566 slugging percentage (12th), a .442 on-base percentage, 41 hits (tied for 16th), and a .363 batting average (tied for 18th). A team captain in 2019, she is currently seventh with 30 career stolen bases and tied for ninth with 39 walks and 25 doubles at Susquehanna.
Moravian College sophomore designated player Shannon Brogan. Brogan is majoring in psychology at Moravian, and she has a 3.44 GPA. This spring, Brogan was selected to the Landmark All-Conference First Team as s designated player after making the All-Conference Second Team a year ago as a second baseman. She hit .413 in 2019 to go with 50 hits, 31 runs, 10 doubles, four triples, a homer, three stolen bases and 26 RBIs. After just two seasons with the Greyhounds, Brogan has a .389 career batting average to go with 93 hits, 63 runs, 17 doubles, four triples, three homers, seven stolen bases and 54 RBIs.
Off of the course, Brogan has named to the 2019 Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll while being on Moravian's Dean's List twice.
Junior outfielder Megan Zinn of The University of Scranton softball team is enjoying a record-breaking season on the field while continuing to excel in the classroom this spring. A First Team All-Landmark Conference selection this season, Zinn is batting .473 this spring with 71 hits including 21 doubles, one triple, and one home run. She has also scored 51 runs while racking up 43 RBI while walking 11 times and going 10-for-11 in stolen base attempts. Zinn, who has struck out just five times in 161 plate appearances on the year, sports a .500 on-base percentage and a .647 slugging percentage.
Zinn, who has smashed both the Landmark Conference and Scranton single-season hits record, has also set a program record for doubles in a season while ranking third in all of NCAA Division III in that category. She also ranks fifth in the country in hits, 31st in runs per game, and 32nd in RBIs.
Defensively, Zinn holds a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage with 63 putouts and one outfield assists. An early childhood and primary education major, Zinn boast a stellar, 3.96 cumulative grade point average to standout in the classroom as well as on the diamond.
Zinn and the Royals, who won their first-ever Landmark Conference championships last weekend take a 32-13 overall record into a matchup at No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan in the first round of the NCAA Regional Tournament today. First pitch between the Royals and the two-time defending national champion Marlins is set for 4:30 p.m. in Virginia Beach, Va.