AU Press Releases

Three members of AU softball team earn academic honors

ALFRED, NY — Three members of the Alfred University softball team have earned honors for their work in the classroom during the 2007-08 academic year.

Junior shortstop Karen Folts (Penn Yan, NY/Penn Yan), junior outfielder Shannon Mather (Endicott, NY/Union-Endicott) and junior infielder/utility player Caitlin Bangs (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) earned All-American Scholar-Athlete honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. They were cited for the 2007-08 academic year.

Folts and Mather are also listed on the Presidents’ List by the Empire 8 Conference. The Presidents’ List recognizes student-athletes from Empire 8 schools who earn a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher. The pair was honored for the Spring 2008 semester.