SOFTBALL PLACES 11 PLAYERS ON THE PCSC COMMISSIONERâ€™S HONOR ROLL
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento State softball team placed 11 student-athletes on the Pacific Coast Softball Conference (PCSC) Commissioner’s Honor Roll, it was announced by the league office.
The award, in its eighth year of existence, is given to student-athletes who earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better during the 2010-11 academic year. Over 60 percent of the student-athletes on Sacramento State’s 18-player roster received the honor.
The Hornets have now placed at least five student-athletes on the honor roll every year of the award’s existence. The 11 student-athletes on this year’s team are the most for Sacramento State since 12 in 2007.
Among the Hornets to receive the honor were seniors Ashlee Adkins, Jillian Canete and Megan Schaefer, juniors Jessica Abelia, Alyssa Nakken and Marissa Navarro, sophomores Lauren Blair, Kelli Frye and Molly Smith, and freshmen Devin Caldwell and Taylor Stroud.
Schaefer (first team), Caldwell (first team; PCSC Freshman of the Year), Nakken (second team) and Stroud (honorable mention) had already been named all-conference when the awards were handed out at the conclusion of the season.
A complete list of each of the 11 Sacramento State student-athletes (name, year, major) is listed below.
Jessica Abelia, Jr., Business
Ashlee Adkins, Sr., Business
*Lauren Blair, So., Liberal Studies
Devin Caldwell, Fr., Undeclared
*Jillian Canete, Sr., Business
Kelli Frye, So., Communications
**Alyssa Nakken, Jr., Psychology
Marissa Navarro, Jr., Criminal Justice
**Megan Schaefer, Sr., Criminal Justice
Molly Smith, So., Family and Consumer Sciences
Taylor Stroud, Fr., Psychology
* - Two-time recipient of the award
** - Three-time recipient of the award