SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (October 11, 2017) – Seven members of the 2017 Western New England University softball team have earned All-America Scholar-Athlete honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), the organization announced on Tuesday.
The seven Golden Bears are among 1,825 Division III student-athletes to be recognized for earning a 3.5 or higher grade point average during the 2016-17 academic year.
Western New England's seven honorees are below:
Gabby Lavinio (Senior • Shortstop • Dalton, Mass.)
Samantha DiGiovanni (Senior • Pitcher • Shirley, N.Y.)
Samantha Emmert (Senior • Outfield • Hyde Park, N.Y.)
Lindsay Williams (Junior • Second Base • Coventry, Conn.)
Jenn Luba (Junior • Catcher/Outfield • Plymouth, Conn.)
Aimee Kistner (Freshman • Pitcher/Designated Players • Taunton, Mass.)
Tori Fisher (Freshman • Outfield • Poestenkill, N.Y.)