Eight WMU softball players named to Academic All-MAC team

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Photo of the 2016 WMU softball team.

The 2016 WMU softball team

KALAMAZOO, Mich.--The Mid-American Conference named eight Western Michigan University players to its 2016 Softball Academic All-MAC team. The group from WMU is part of a total of 78 student athletes recognized for having at least a 3.2 grade point average and participating in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport.

WMU All-MAC softball players

  • Erin Binkowski, a senior from Eaton Rapids, and majoring in sport management, 3.36 GPA.
  • Kelsea Cichocki, a senior from McHenry, Illinois, majoring in physical education, 3.71 GPA.
  • Geordin Craun, a junior from Shelby Township, studying paper engineering, 3.34 GPA.
  • Allyson Kus, a senior from West Bloomfield, studying early childhood education, 3.26 GPA.
  • Melissa Palmer, a senior from Troy, majoring in biomedical sciences, 3.81 GPA.
  • Caity Pixley, a senior from Middlebury, Indiana, studying early childhood education, 3.69 GPA.
  • Anissa Sanchez, a junior from Pico Rivera, California majoring in accountancy, 3.61 GPA.
  • Ivy Schaaf, a senior from Tawas, studying marketing, 3.52 GPA.

Members will also be considered for the conference’s Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Award, which will be voted on by faculty athletic representatives and was new to the MAC beginning the past year.

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