Sun Devil Softball places four on Pac-12 All-Academic TeamsPosted: Updated:
As the Arizona State softball program makes a run in the Women's College World Series, the Pac-12 Conference announced that four Sun Devils were named to the All-Academic teams on Friday morning. First Team honors went to 2013 Academic All-Americans Sam Parlich and Bailey Wigness. Elizabeth Caporuscio and Amber Freeman earned Second Team honors.
To be eligible for selection to the academic teams, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA, be a significant contributor to the team and have a minimum of one year of enrollment at the institution.
This is the second time for both Wigness and Parlich to be on the First Team. Parlich earned Second Team in 2011 to finish her career with three of a possible three appearances on an Academic All-Conference list. Sophomores Caporuscio and Freeman both earned a spot on the Second Team in their first eligible year of the award.
Sam Parlich has a 3.63 GPA in family and human development
Bailey Wigness has a 4.0 GPA in political science and communication
Elizabeth Caporuscio has a 3.43 GPA in earth and environmental studies
Amber Freeman has a 3.44 GPA in health sciences
The Sun Devils are playing in the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City this week. ASU dropped a game on Thursday to Texas and will play again on Saturday against Michigan. ASU's game will be at 1:30 p.m. CT/11:30 a.m. PT on ESPN2. The complete schedule is posted on the NCAA website, here and will be updated on thesundevils.com.
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