GREENWOOD, Ind.– Sophomore pitcher Caroline Sagrera of Spring Hill College was named a 1st team member of the Capital One Academic All-America® Team in softball (College Division) as announced by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) on Monday afternoon.
A native of Baton Rouge, La., Sagrera majors in Pre-Heath and was also a member of the 2014 Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) All-Conference and All-Academic teams. She closed the 2014 season with a 1.01 ERA and a 38-11 record with 435 strikeouts in 339.0 innings pitched. Opponents hit just .153 against her in 51 appearances with 46 complete games and 17 shutouts.
Sagrera was an NAIA All-America performer in 2013 and holds numerous SHC career and single-season records including career strikeouts (917), wins (77), complete games (88) and shutouts (35). She has thrown five no-hitters in her two-year career at Spring Hill.
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 18,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports. The Capital One Academic All-America® College Division softball team is comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.