Softball Candidates Announced for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award
February 28, 2017Download in PDF format
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Feb. 28, 2017) – Thirty of the top NCAA® softball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as candidates today for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate softball.
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this release.
An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
The 30 candidates will be narrowed to 10 finalists later in the season, and those 10 names will be placed on the official ballot. Ballots will be distributed through a nationwide voting system to media, coaches and fans, who will select one candidate who best exemplifies excellence in the four Cs of community, classroom, character and competition.
The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the 2017 Women’s College World Series®.
For more information on all the candidates, visit seniorCLASSaward.com.
Softball 2017 Candidates
|Ali Aguilar||Infielder||University of Washington|
|Maryssa Becker||Pitcher||University of Louisville|
|Dylan Christensen||First Base/Outfielder||DePaul University|
|Christina Clermont||Pitcher||Long Beach State|
|Kasey Cooper||Infielder||Auburn University|
|Savannah Jo Dorsey||Pitcher||Ohio|
|Hannah Flippen||Second Base||Utah|
|Delanie Gourley||Pitcher||University of Florida|
|Sara Groenewegen||Pitcher/Utility||University of Minnesota|
|Kylee Hanson||Pitcher||Florida Atlantic|
|Shaye Harre||First Base||Southern Illinois|
|MJ Knighten||Third Base||Nebraska|
|Vicky Lattanzio||First Base/Utility||Lehigh University|
|Brittany Lewis||Infielder||Stephen F. Austin|
|Sydney Littlejohn||Pitcher||University of Alabama|
|Sam Macken||Utility||University of Minnesota|
|Madyson Moran||Second Base||James Madison|
|Taylor Nowlin||Pitcher||Grand Canyon|
|Chandra Parr||Second Base||University of Evansville|
|Alex Powers||First Base||Florida State University|
|Kristen Turner||First Base||Iona College|
|Brittney Vansway||Infielder||Utah Valley|
|Camree Wartman||Second Base||Grand Canyon|
|Morgan Zerkle||Utility||Marshall University|