LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hardin-Simmons' softball team had seven players named Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes for the 2018-19 school year.
Qualifying student-athletes must have finished the school year with a GPA above 3.5. The seven Cowgirls honored were Shelby Bassamore, Sidney Cox, Karis Hessert, Alaina Marquez, Katie Marshall, Abby Pounds, and Rhyan Voss.
The rankings and honors recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across the Association's membership categories. NCAA Division III led the way with 1,928 student-athletes earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for 2018-19. NCAA Division I and Division II followed with 1,769 and 1,306 honorees. High School weighted and High School unweighted earned 1,225 and 793 distinctions. NAIA and two-year programs each amassed 570 recipients.
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