MacBeth Earns First Team Academic All-America® Honors
May 26, 2011
May 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Rachel MacBeth, a junior softball outfielder from Indianapolis, has been selected to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Softball First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
A biochemistry major and religious studies minor, MacBeth has a 3.96 cumulative grade point average through her first five semesters. She is DePauw's 43rd Academic All-America® selection and its first in softball.
The starting left fielder for the Tigers in all 44 games, MacBeth led the team with a .443 batting average and set DePauw single-season records for at-bats (167) and hits (74).
MacBeth helped the Tigers to a 32-11-1 record, an NCAA Division III regional title and a tie for fifth place at the NCAA Division III Championship. In her three seasons, she's been part of DePauw teams with a 104-29-1 record including two fifth-place national finishes, two regional titles and one runner-up finish as well as two SCAC championships.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average 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 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
For more information about the Academic All-America Teams program, please visit the CoSIDA site.
|DePauw's Academic All-America® Honorees|
|1970||Men’s Basketball||Richard Tharp||â€?â€?â€?|
|1972||Men’s Basketball||Charles Bowers||2|
|1972||Men’s Basketball||Gary Pittenger||2|
|1973||Men’s Basketball||Gordon Pittenger||1|
|1976||Men’s Basketball||Rick Huser||3|
|1985||Women's Atâ€?Large (Swimming)||Jean Chamness||3|
|1986||Women's Atâ€?Large (Swimming)||Nancy Gritter||1|
|1987||Men’s Basketball||David Galle||1|
|1987||Women's Atâ€?Large (Swimming)||Nancy Gritter||1|
|1988||Women's Atâ€?Large (Swimming)||Nancy Gritter||1|
|1990||Women's Atâ€?Large (Tennis)||Jennifer Burns||3|
|1998||Women's Atâ€?Large (Swimming)||Charee Campbell||2|
|2001||Men's Atâ€?Large||Dan Garrison||3|
|2002||Men’s Basketball||Joe Nixon||2|
|2003||Men's Atâ€?Large (Swimming)||Nate Moch||1|
|2003||Women's Atâ€?Large (Swimming)||Katie Reis||2|
|2006||Men's Soccer||Nick Noel||1|
|2008||Women's Atâ€?Large (Tennis)||Erin Andrade||3|
|2010||Women's at-large (Swimming)||Catie Baker||2|