Bearcat Softball Ranked 8th Academically

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association ranked the Willamette softball team eighth in the NCAA DIII membership category, for their scholastic achievements in the 2003-2004 school year.

The NFCA acknowledged the Willamette softball team for their excellence and dedication to their academics. The team had an overall GPA of 3.456.

Six members of the 2004 softball team were announced NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes. Honorees include: Seniors Marci Hagen and Nicole Romero, Juniors April Greer, Tara Jackson, Amanda Lindquist, and Sophomore Brittany Dearing.

An athlete must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher to be eligible for an All-America Scholar-Athlete honor.