ATLANTA, Ga. -- Agnes Scott infielder Ashley Monsrud was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team following voting by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Monsrud is not only an outstanding player at the plate and at first base but also an outstanding student. The junior has a 3.95 GPA as a physics major, is a member of the American Physical Society, presented research on massive star formation at a major regional conference, is a physics tutor, and is a SAAC committee member. In addition, she has over 100 volunteer hours at a nursing home and won first place in the SE NAGA Grappling tournament.
On the field, Monsrud has only two errors and leads the Scotties with a .992 fielding percentage. She also has a .423 batting average, 44 hits, 12 doubles and a team high of five triples. She leads the team in on-base percentage with .508 and has a slugging percentage of .663.
Monsrud was named to the 2014 GSAC All-Conference Team and All-Academic Team.
In her career, Monsrud has 95 hits, a .364 batting average, 19 doubles, eight triples and two home runs. She also has 62 RBIs and 16 stolen bases and was a member of the 2012 GSAC All-Freshman Team.
As a Capital One Academic All-District team member, Monsrud will be placed on the ballot for the Academic All-America Team. The first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America honorees will be announced on Wednesday, May 28th.
Agnes Scott softball wrapped-up its 2014 regular season with a record of 23-20 and a win at the Great South Athletic Conference Championship. With the win, the Scotties advance to the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The site will be announced on May 5.
Voting for the Academic All-District team is conducted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
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