LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The National Fastpitch Coaches Association, along with Easton announced early Wednesday afternoon its 2017-18 Scholar Athlete and Team honorees.
The rankings and honors recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across the Association’s membership categories. NCAA Division III led the way with 1,600 student-athletes earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for 2017-18. NCAA Division I and Division II followed with 1,311 and 1,026 honorees.
31 Landmark softball student-athletes earned scholar-athlete honors, while three programs were ranked on the academic team. Juniata College led the way in the rankings at No. 46 with a team GPA of 3.43, followed by Moravian College in 51st, posting a team GPA of 3.42. Elizabethtown College rounded out the Landmark teams in 66th with a team GPA of 3.35.