Over 8,000 student-athletes (8,161), a first in National Fastpitch Coaches Association history, were named 2019 Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes, the Association announced on Wednesday afternoon.
The rankings and honors recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across the Association's membership categories. NCAA Division III led the way with 1,928 student-athletes earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for 2018-19. NCAA Division I and Division II followed with 1,769 and 1,306 honorees. High School weighted and High School unweighted earned 1,225 and 793 distinctions. NAIA and two-year programs each amassed 570 recipients.