Houston Student-Athletes Recognized in Classroom by NFCA

Oct. 11, 2017

2016-17 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes Get Acrobat Reader
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Fifteen University of Houston Softball players garnered Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year, announced the NFCA.

Cougars Jaylin Baldridge, Presley Bell, Kaylin Crumpton, Savannah Heebner, Rachel Hill, Elise LeBeouf, Trystan Melancon, Shelby Miller, Kelli Montgomery, Sarah Queen, De'Zha Scott, Breelyn Thames, Maya Thomas, Brooke Vannoy and Hannah Wolfe were recognized for earning a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Houston's 15 player honors tied for the fifth most among NCAA Division I programs and leads the American Athletic Conference as well as all programs in the State of Texas.

1. Arkansas, 18
2. Harvard, 17
     Kent State, 17
     Grand Canyon, 17
5. Houston, 15
     Illinois State, 15
     UNC-Wilmington, 15

The individual laurels come one week after the Cougars were tabbed a 2016-17 Easton/NFCA All-Academic Team. For the academic year, Houston posted the No. 14 overall team GPA in the nation with 3.534 mark.

The Houston Athletics Ticket Office is once again proud to offer the Shasta Pass for the 2017-18 season. For just $80, Cougar fans can purchase one Shasta Pass, which allows season-long general admission entrance to all Houston Volleyball, Soccer, Women's Basketball and Softball home games.

The Shasta Pass offers Houston fans a substantial saving as single-game tickets start at $5 for all four sports. To purchase a Shasta Pass, call 713-GO-COOGS or CLICK HERE.

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Fans can help support the Houston Softball program by joining the Diamond Club. To find out more information about the Diamond Club, visit UHCougars.com or call Cougar Pride at (713) 743-GOUH. For more information, CLICK HERE.



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