Softball team, individuals earn academic recognition

Softball team, individuals earn academic recognition

INDIANOLA, Iowa – The Simpson softball team and 11 individuals recently took home accolades for academic excellence from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).

As a team, the Storm were named an NFCA All-Academic Team after achieving a cumulative 3.31 grade point average in 2012-13. Simpson owned the second-best GPA in the Iowa Conference, trailing only Luther (3.532).

Simpson also had a league-high 11 individuals earn All-America Scholar-Athlete honors. To earn the award, players must achieve a 3.50 GPA during the year.

NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes

Name GPA
Alex Curley 3.633
Courtney Custard 3.600
Leslie Downing 3.963
Tori Haag 3.822
Katy Lazenby 4.000
Emily Macki 3.667
Jessica Toyne 3.578
Kat Vampola 3.964
Kinsey Van Houten 3.711
Kylie Van Houten 3.867
Chelsea Winegard 3.900
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