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Madison Armstrong

School

Western Carolina University

Position
Catcher
Major
Health and PE

Classroom

Madison Armstrong carries a 3.99 GPA. She is a two-time first-team CoSIDA Academic All-District III member. She has been on the Chancellor’s List every semester of her Catamount career and is a three-time SoCon All-Academic and honor roll honoree.

Character

Armstrong was named captain of the team for the third straight year. A true leader on and off the court, she garners the respect of all her teammates. She is always the first one on the field and the last one off. She has no equal in the SoCon as a catcher, but she is willing to move anywhere on the field she is needed.

Community

Armstrong walked children to school on National Walk to School Day, participated in a canned food drive, served Thanksgiving lunches to the homeless, volunteered at Christmas Connection by collecting toys for children in need and volunteered at a local school’s field day.

Competition

Armstrong was named to the Southern Conference All-Conference Second Team in 2017 and 2018, the Southern Conference All-Tournament Team in 2017 and the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team in 2016. She has played and started in every game of her career as of nomination time (156 games) and is tied for 11th in the WCU record books with 15 homers and second in the WCU record books with 36 caught stealing. She has a career batting average of .290 with 68 runs, 122 hits, 27 doubles and 15 home runs.

*All stats as of nomination time.