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Grand Canyon Earns Easton/NFCA Team Academic Award, 39 WAC Players Named NFCA Scholar-Athletes

Grand Canyon Earns Easton/NFCA Team Academic Award, 39 WAC Players Named NFCA Scholar-Athletes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Grand Canyon led all Division I softball teams with a 3.790 team grade-point average in the Easton/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Top 10 Academic Team rankings for the 2017-18 school year. Utah Valley (3.50) and NM State (3.136) were also honored as NFCA Academic Teams.

Individually, the WAC had 39 Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes among the 1,311 NCAA Division I honorees. Grand Canyon led the way with 21, while Utah Valley had 14, Seattle U U had five and NM State had four.

The list of WAC Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes is listed below. To view the complete list of NFCA Scholar-Athletes and Academic Teams, click here.


WAC NFCA Scholar-Athletes

Katelyn Acton Grand Canyon  3.800
Brianna Aguilar-Beaucage Grand Canyon  3.680
Kirsten Andersen Utah Valley  3.890
Peyton Angulo Utah Valley  3.650
Christine Bellavia Grand Canyon  4.000
Bianca Boling Grand Canyon  3.960
Kaylee Bott Utah Valley  3.660
Victoria Castro NM State 3.582
Ally Choate Seattle U  3.662
Skylar Cook Utah Valley  3.590
Alexa Coons Grand Canyon  3.820
Tayler Dawes Seattle U  3.925
Kaylee Dietrich Grand Canyon  3.550
Sara Dominguez Seattle U  3.573
Madelyn Dowdle Grand Canyon  3.580
Stefani Duran NM State 3.706
Haylee Eskelson Utah Valley  3.810
Kierstyn Foley Utah Valley  3.850
Lauren Frailey Spendlove Utah Valley  4.000
Hailey Freeman Grand Canyon  4.000
Malayna Gomez Grand Canyon  4.000
Nikki Gonzalez Grand Canyon  3.990
Kendsey Hill Grand Canyon  4.000
Kaileigh Holland Grand Canyon  3.550
Logan Johnston Grand Canyon  3.910
Taylor Kaye Grand Canyon  3.720
Jordon Keeton Grand Canyon  3.630
Kiara Kennedy Utah Valley  3.500
Brianna Moeller Utah Valley  3.850
Susanne Morris Seattle U  3.966
Yessenia Morrison Grand Canyon  3.800
Carley Nance Seattle U  3.555
Loriann Olson Grand Canyon  3.720
Basia Query Utah Valley  3.850
Rachel Rodriguez NM State 3.592
Shea Smith Grand Canyon  3.740
Sierra Smith Grand Canyon  3.800
Lexi Sorensen Utah Valley  3.620
Eryn Sustayta Utah Valley  3.650
Caity Szczesny NM State 3.783
Taylor Tetone Grand Canyon  4.000
Alex Valencia Utah Valley  3.900
Mariah Valencia Grand Canyon  3.810