Twelve softball players named NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes

Nicole Gremillion
The Northern Illinois University softball team had 12 players named 2014 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes, the organization announced Thursday. Kaitlyn Barrett, Kristyn Barrett, Jordyn Bowen, Kayti Grable, Nicole Gremillion, Allyson Hecht, Ashley Kopp, Kali Kossakowski, Shelby Miller, Emily Naegele, Bryanna Phelan and Delani Vest were all honored for their work in the classroom. “It’s…

Softball’s Shelby Miller earns Academic All-MAC honors

Shelby Miller
Northern Illinois University softball player Shelby Miller was named to the Mid-American Conference’s 2014 Softball Academic All-MAC Team, the league announced today. “Shelby is a class character for our program so it’s nice to see her continue to be recognized for all she’s done,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “She’s received some really prestigious awards…

Softball’s Emily Naegele garners national recognition

Emily Naegele
Northern Illinois University softball sophomore Emily Naegele earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Great Lakes Region second team honors, the association announced. “Emily’s all region honor speaks to her success at NIU,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “She works hard, leads on and off the field, and is a student of the game. I couldn’t be…

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