Eight University of Evansville softball student-athletes were recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes in an announcement by the NFCA.
The Purple Aces also earned Easton/NFCA Academic Team accolades. As a whole, UE finished with a 3.442 GPA, which was 45th in the country.
“We are extremely proud of our ladies effort in the classroom. Our team really takes pride in their academics and strive for excellence,” Aces head coach Mat Mundell said. “The University of Evansville has a long tradition of being one of the top academic universities and our team loves that about UE.”
Individuals recognized as All-America Scholar-Athletes were: Kristin Koepke, Jaime Nurrenbern, Olivia Cheatham, Bailee Bostic, Bailee Porter, Allison Daggett, Toni Galas and Alex Latoria.
Koepke led the way with a perfect 4.0 GPA while Nurrenbern was close behind, finishing the 2017-18 academic year with a 3.97 GPA. Cheatham and Bostic completed last year with GPA’s of 3.90 and 3.81, respectively.