Softball Earns Academic Team Recognition

Louisville, Ky. (11/15/12) – For the sixth straight year, the Kean University softball team earned academic recognition from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for the team's efforts in the classroom.

Under Head Coach Margie Acker, the Cougars posted the 61st highest cumulative grade point average (3.256) of the more than 400 NCAA Division III schools that sponsored softball during the 2011-12 academic year.

Kean also had nine players named All-America Scholar-Athletes by the NFCA after posting a GPA of 3.5 or higher.   Alicia Banz, Megan Cegielski, Alexis D'Aloisio, Kelsey Hannan, Catherine Riechers, Katie Schuh, Cristina Seffrin, Courtney Yard, and Maria Scopellito all earned honors.