Bruce Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Softball Team

Bruce Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Softball Team

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan's Morgan Bruce has been named to the NCAA Division II 2016-17 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Softball Team.

She is one of two MEC players represented among 11 honorees in District 2 (Central Intercollegiate, Mountain East, Pennsylvania State).

The CoSIDA Academic All-District teams, which are divided into eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada, recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

Bruce, a junior right fielder from Lynchburg, Va., leads the softball team in home runs and runs-batted-in with eight and 50 respectively. During the 46-game regular season, she has compiled a .367 batting average.

Bruce is a majoring in secondary education with a 3.78 cumulative grade-point-average.

First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America® honorees will be selected later this month. 

2017 NCAA Division II Academic All-District II Team

 

Catcher

Margo Jackson

Urbana

 

Jr.

Rossford, Ohio

3.74

History & Social Studies Education

Infield

Sara Ercolani

West Chester

 

Jr.

Downingtown, Pa.

3.92

Mathematics

Infield

Emily Price

California (Pa.)

 

Jr.

Warren, Ohio

3.95

Business Administration

Infield

Hannah Mercer

Indiana (Pa.)

 

Sr.

Hollidaysburg, Pa.

3.91

Economics & Marketing

Infield

Brittney Smith

Millersville

 

Sr.

Wyomissing, Pa.

3.73

Elementary & Special Education

Outfield

Laura Lawson

Mansfield

 

Sr.

Morgantown, Pa.

3.97

Biology

Outfield

Morgan Bruce

W. Va. Wesleyan

 

Jr.

Lynchburg, Va.

3.78

Secondary Education

Outfield

Sarah Walasavage

West Chester

 

Sr.

Minersville, Pa.

3.52

Kinesiology & Exercise Science

Pitcher

Olivia Gumbita

Gannon

 

Sr.

Latrobe, Pa.

3.99

Risk Management & Insurance

Pitcher

Mallory Tomaschik

Bloomsburg

 

Sr.

Catawissa, Pa.

3.87

Pre-Physician Assistant

Designated Player

Megan Jahoda

California (Pa.)

 

Sr.

Buchanan, N.Y.

3.34

Pre K-4 Education & Special Education