Mount Ida College Athletics

Four Mustangs Earn NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete

Four Mustangs Earn NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Four members of the Mount Ida College softball team were recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) with All-America Scholar-Athlete awards for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Sophomores Nicole Handzel (Palmer, Mass.), Samantha Laferriere (Tewksbury, Mass.), Shannon McArthur (Coventry,R.I.), and freshman Lexi Minicucci (Westfield, Mass.) were all honored by the NFCA by earning a 3.5 GPA or higher during this past school year.

This is the second straight season that Handzel, McArthur and Laferriere have received this award, which recognizes over 4,000 softball players across the country each year.