INDIANAPOLIS, – Cleveland State, UIC and Wright State Women’s softball teams have been named to the 2017 Easton / NFCA Division I All-Academic teams by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
The Raiders ranked 35th among Division I programs by completing the 2017 season with a cumulative 3.471 GPA. UIC and Cleveland State also earned a spot on the list, posting GPAs of 3.340 and 2.911, respectively.
The rankings recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across seven membership divisions. Garnering the highest GPA in the other college divisions were Western Carolina University (NCAA DI - 3.673), Newberry College (NCAA DIII - 3.675), Siena Heights University (NAIA - 3.780) and College of Southern Idaho (Junior College – 3.686). It marked the second straight year for Newberry and Sienna Heights, while Southern Idaho returns to No. 1, a spot it held in 2014-15.