National Fastpitch Coaches Recognize Bowdoin Softball For Academics

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BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College softball team has been awarded All-Academic honors by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for its work in the classroom last year.

In fact, across all of Division III softball last year, Bowdoin ranked 16th with a cumulative team GPA of 3.482. As a result, the Polar Bears achieved All-Academic Team status from the organization.

Additionally, eight players were recognized as NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes for surpassing a 3.5 GPA for the 2012-13 academic year. The following players achieved recognition for the feat: Cielle Collins, Toni Dacampo, Melissa Dellatore, Julia Geaumont, Siena Mitman, Tracy Shirey, Dimitria Spathakis and Tricia Thibodeau.

Bowdoin finished the 2013 season with a 30-14 record, earning a runner-up finish at the NESCAC Championship.