Seven GW Softball Players Named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes

Amanda Zakeri was one of seven Colonials named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Dec. 7, 2012

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Seven members of the George Washington softball team were recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) as All-America Scholar-Athletes, the organization announced on Thursday.

The award is bestowed upon any player who achieved a 3.50 grade-point average or higher during the 2011-12 academic year.

Seniors Kristi Saporito and Amanda Zakeri, as well as 2012 graduates Kara Clauss, Sandi Moynihan, Jordyn O'Donnell, Jillian Stanley and Lauren Wilson were all honored by the NFCA as All-America Scholar-Athletes.

GW enjoyed its most successful season in program history in 2012, reaching the Atlantic 10 championship game for the first time and producing a nine-win improvement from the previous season for a school-record 25 victories.