CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Five members of the Virginia softball team were named to the ACC Softball All-Academic team on Friday (June 24) it was announced by the league office.
Virginia’s five honorees are senior pitcher Aly Rayle and designated player Tori Gilbert, sophomore catcher Leah Boggs and pitcher Mikayla Houge and freshman third baseman Sarah Coon. It is the first honor for all five players.
The five members of the team is the most for Virginia since 2013 and is the second most in a season in program history.
The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports.
Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career for undergraduate students. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.
The ACC Honor Roll, which recognizes all conference student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 for the current academic year, will be released in July.