The Simpson softball team placed 16 student-athletes on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete list for the 2019 campaign. As a unit, the Storm had a collective grade-point average of 3.68.
Sophomore Emily Bell was recently named the Simpson softball team’s Most Valuable Player for her efforts on the diamond in 2019.
Simpson senior softball player Kayla Reusche has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District 8 Softball First Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Simpson softball’s Megan Crockett has earned American Rivers All-Conference First Team honors for her impressive sophomore season, while Ashley Allen, Emily Bell and Sara Trent were tabbed to the second team.
In the American Rivers Conference semifinals, the sixth-seeded Simpson softball team came short of an upset bid and lost 3-1 to second-seeded Coe on Saturday.
Camrey Leo smoked a two out, two-run homer in the seventh inning to extend Simpson softball’s season on Friday as the Storm won 7-6 over Wartburg to advance in the American Rivers Conference Tournament.