LEXINGTON, Ky. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) released the 2016-17 All-America Scholar-Athlete honors Tuesday afternoon and four Keene State softball student-athletes were recognized for their efforts in the classroom. The NFCA announced a record of 7,351 softball players across seven membership divisions who earned NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year, with 1,825 coming from Division III institutions.
Student-athletes qualified for All-American Scholar-Athlete honors by earning a cumulative 3.5 grade-point average or higher during the school year, as senior Kayla Votto, junior Olivia Indorf and sophomores Courtney Votto and Julie Elwell were recognized. K. Votto graduated in the spring of 2017 with a degree in Safety Studies, while Indorf is working towards a degree in Health Science. C. Votto and Elwell are Psychology and Geography majors, respectively.
A complete list of Division III honorees can be found here.