Wood and Frossard receive MVC Scholar-Athlete recognition


Wood named to 2nd Team, Frossard earns Honorable Mention

 LOUIS – Marah Wood and Zoe Frossard represented the University of Evansville softball team as the Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its 2024 Softball Scholar-Athlete awards on Tuesday.  Wood earned a spot on the Second Team while Frossard garnered Honorable Mention accolades.

Wood enjoyed a strong career on and off the field for the Purple Aces.  The Exercise Science major recorded a 3.65 GPA. She left her mark on the UE record book, finishing in the top four in both career home runs and runs batted in.  Her 30 home runs is tied for 2nd-most in program history while her 106 RBI puts her third.

On March 12, 2024, Wood was named the MVC Player of the Week.  She posted seven home runs on the year, tying her for 8th in the league.  Wood started 51 games and finished the year with 22 RBI and 26 runs scored while going 12-of-13 in stolen bases.

Frossard was one of Evansville’s most dependable performers, excelling in all facets of the game while getting the job done on the academic side.  Majoring in Elementary Education, Frossard holds a 3.91 GPA.

She led the way for the Aces with a 3.01 batting average, 28 walks and a .418 on-base percentage.  Her 28 walks tied her for 7th in the conference.  Starting all 52 games, Frossard added 26 runs, seven doubles, two triples and 13 RBI in 2024.