Twelve Softball Players Earn NFCA Division I All-America Scholar Athlete Status

Twelve Softball Players Earn NFCA Division I All-America Scholar Athlete Status

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- The Harvard softball team showed the embodiment of the term student-athlete, as 12 players from last season's squad earned NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete status, leading the Crimson to post the 12th-highest GPA in all of NCAA Division I Softball.

To be selected as an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete, a student-athlete must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher for that academic year. Below is the complete list of all 12 Crimson that received the honor.
Katherine Appelbe '15
Taylor Cabe '17
Catherine Callaway '17
Andrea Del Conte '15
Emily Gusse  '15
Kasey Lange '14
Katherine Lantz '15
Shelbi Olson '14
Jessica Perillo '15
Laura Ricciardone  '15
Gabrielle Ruiz '15
Allison Scott '14

As a team, Harvard softball posted a cumulative GPA for the 2013-14 academic year of 3.534, just narrowly missing the top 10.  Among its Ancient Eight brethren, the Crimson's mark was tops, as Brown finished 34th overall with the second-highest conference GPA of 3.401. Tennessee-Martin (3.551) and Lipscomb (3.559) finished in the two spots ahead of the Crimson, while Nebraska-Omaha posted the highest GPA in the nation at 3.67.

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