NFCA Honors Catamount Softball Team and Players for Academic Performance

Oct. 7, 2013

CULLOWHEE, N.C. -Western Carolina University softball was named to the 2012-13 National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Academic Team and six members of the team were named 2012-13 NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes as announced by the NFCA on Monday.

The Catamounts are the only Southern Conference member on the list and are ranked 43rd overall with a team GPA of 3.341.

Haley Pace, who completed her eligibility and graduated in May from Western Carolina University, had a 4.0 GPA leading the six honored. Incoming sophomore Taylor Sigmon logged in a 3.964 with senior Makenzi McAteer (3.703), junior Heather Chastain (3.656), Sarah Perrine (3.626), Amelia Griffin (3.515) and former Catamount Shemekia Scotton (3.727) following.

Western Carolina just completed the fall portion of its season on Oct. 5 with the team going 7-0-1 overall.



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