NFCA honors 73 MIAC softball student-athletes

Abbie Annen

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) honored 73 student-athletes from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) on Tuesday as Easton / NFCA Scholar-Athletes for the 2016-17 academic year.

In order to qualify, a student-athlete must have achieved a 3.5 grade-point-average on a 4.0 scale during the 2016-17 academic school year.
 
A record 7,365 fastpitch softball players across seven membership divisions earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year. NCAA Division I led the way with 1,843 student-athletes, while 1,825 in Division III garnered recognition, followed by 1,267 in Division II.

The full list of MIAC honorees is below.

2016-17 Easton / NFCA MIAC Softball Scholar-Athletes
| Katie Eppart | Carleton |
| Anna Lauko | Carleton |
| Moira McConnell | Carleton |
| Sarah Ogle | Carleton |
| Arielle Zuaro | Carleton |
| Gabrielle Gardner | Concordia |
| Elizabeth Asp | Concordia |
| Madison Little | Concordia |
| Devonie Smith | Concordia |
| Taylor Rasmussen | Concordia |
| Casey Anderson | Hamline |
| Abbie Annen | Hamline |
| Mary Clare Couillard | Hamline |
| Sarah DeMars | Hamline |
| Aubree Douglas | Hamline |
| Kaylyn Fahrendorff | Hamline |
| Sydney Fransiscus | Hamline |
| Mackenzie Hallquist | Hamline |
| Kira Krueger | Hamline |
| Roxanne Reinfeld | Hamline |
| Madison Bygd | Hamline |
| Elena Youngdale | Macalester |
| Emma Hartmann | Macalester |
| Natalie Platt | Macalester |
| Kaela Jackson | Macalester |
| Julia Carpenter | Macalester |
| Sophie Migacz | Macalester |
| Kai Perket | Macalester |
| Morghan Bean | Macalester |
| Samantha Barkan | Macalester |
| G.G. Gunther | Macalester |
| Nikki Caicedo | Macalester |
| Claire Boatman | Saint Benedict |
| Maya Chuppe | Saint Benedict |
| Sarah McGoldrick | Saint Benedict |
| Hailey Monroe | Saint Benedict |
| Alexandra Smith | Saint Benedict |
| Kendra Swanson | Saint Benedict |
| Megan Toninato | Saint Benedict |
| Sara Wennerstrand | Saint Benedict |
| Karlee Pfaff | Saint Benedict |
| Brittney Birkhauser | Saint Mary's |
| Allison Borawski | Saint Mary's |
| Abigail Killian | Saint Mary's |
| Mia Lloyd | Saint Mary's |
| Haley Vanourney | Saint Mary's |
| Haley Williams | Saint Mary's |
| Quinncy Zupko | Saint Mary's |
| Krista Flugstad | St. Catherine |
| Anna Hinderaker | St. Catherine |
| Kylie Macziewski | St. Catherine |
| Megan Miller | St. Catherine |
| Amber Montero | St. Catherine |
| Autumn Mortenson | St. Catherine |
| Gabriella Nordman | St. Catherine |
| Ashley Sis | St. Catherine |
| Erin Nemetz | St. Olaf |
| Jessica Bentley | St. Olaf |
| Kate Arneson | St. Olaf |
| Carolyn Kinney | St. Olaf |
| Elise Barnes | St. Thomas |
| Melissa Barry | St. Thomas |
| Jenna Bromen | St. Thomas |
| Megan Bush | St. Thomas |
| Dana Connelly | St. Thomas |
| Hayley Dunning | St. Thomas |
| Alyssa Erdman | St. Thomas |
| Jaylen Heller | St. Thomas |
| Madeline Kilby | St. Thomas |
| Kristin McGonigal | St. Thomas |
| Carolyn Osdoba | St. Thomas |
| Chase Shortly | St. Thomas |
| Ellie Wachman | St. Thomas |

| 2016-17 Easton / NFCA NCAA Division III Scholar-Athletes |