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Nine RU Softball Athletes Named 2012-13 NFCA Division I All-America Scholar Athletes
Scarlet Knights record No. 12 Team GPA among NFCA Division I schools
  • Posted on October 09, 2013 1:14:27 PM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (October 9, 2013) – Nine members of the Rutgers softball were named National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I All-America (NFCA) Scholar Athletes, the organization announced Monday. With a 3.464 team GPA, the squad also posted the No. 12 GPA nationally.

    “I know that our team will be pleased with reaching such a lofty ranking in the national academic poll for softball teams,” said head coach Jay Nelson. “No.12 out of nearly 300 teams is very good, placing us in the top 4 percent of all Division I softball teams.  Our athletes have made academics a priority of the program and with the help of our academic advisor Kathleen Shank, and executive director Scott Walker they have reached such a distinguished level of academic excellence.”   

    Below is the list of RU softball’s nine NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes:

    ATHLETE                                                                                                                                          GPA

    Abbey Houston*

    3.900
    Senior Alexis Durando (Oakland, N.J.) 3.705
    Ashley Alden* 4.000
    Ashley Bragg* 3.563
    Freshman Dresden Maddox (Kennesaw, Ga.) 3.625
    Senior Emma Woo (Santa Monica, Calif.) 3.571
    Sophomore Jordan Whitley (Clayton, Del.) 3.673
    Kaci Madden* 3.860
    Senior Loren Williams (Los Angeles, Calif.) 3.500
    *denotes graduation or that the athlete is no longer with the team  


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