GREENWOOD, Ind.– Sophomore catcher Jade Bourgeois of Spring Hill College was selected as a member of the Capital One Academic All-District® Team in softball for District 2 (College Division) as announced by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) on Thursday afternoon.
A native of Geismer, La., Bourgeois majors in Mathematics and was also named to the 2013 Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) All-Academic Team.
During the 2013 season, Bourgeois led the Badgers with a .410 batting average, 21 doubles and 31 RBI. She also hit two home runs, was successful in all eight of her stolen base attempts and cut down eight attempted base-stealers from behind the plate. She committed just two errors in 420 fielding chances and allowed only six passed balls in 51 games started.
The Capital One Academic All-District Award® recognizes athletes holding a career GPA of 3.3 or higher while at the same time making significant on-field contributions to their team.
With selection to the All-District Team, Bourgeois is automatically moved into nomination for the Capital One Academic All-America Award® as voted upon by the CoSIDA membership.