Softball Ranked Sixth on NFCA Top 10 All-Academic Teams List

2011 YSU Softball
2011 YSU Softball

Starkville, Miss. -- The Youngstown State softball team posted the sixth-highest team grade-point average in Division I during the 2010-11 school year with a 3.523 GPA, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced its Top 10 All-Academic Teams on Thursday afternoon.

The NFCA Academic Awards program honors both collegiate and high school teams for their submitted GPAs for the 2010-2011 academic year. As a second component of the program, all submitted student-athletes who achieved a 3.50 GPA during last academic year are named as a NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete. The individual honorees will be announced on Wednesday, October 5 on NFCA.org.

Below is a listing of the top 10 Division I schools:

NCAA Division I
1. Tennessee Technological University – 3.619, 2. Southern Illinois University – 3.611, 3. Robert Morris University – 3.553, 4. Houston Baptist University – 3.551, 5. Bowling Green State University – 3.534, 6. Youngstown State University – 3.523, 7. Troy University – 3.512, 8. University of Alabama – 3.510, 9. East Tennessee State University – 3.495, 10 (tie). Eastern Michigan University – 3.477, 10 (tie). Stetson University – 3.477.