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Five Bobcats Named to Academic All-SLC Softball Teams

Weinheimer garners Academic All-SLC First Team selection

FRISCO – Junior outfielder Jetta Weinheimer earned Capital One Academic All-Southland Conference Softball First Team Honors as Texas State placed a league-high five players on the first and second teams, league offices announced Wednesday.

In addition to Weinheimer, the regular season SLC champion Bobcats also placed first baseman Leah Boatright and outfielders Jill Kloesel, Kelsey Cammarata and Kristina Tello on the Academic All-SLC Second Team.

Weinheimer hit .300 on the season with four homeruns and 21 RBIs while maintaining a 3.70 GPA in Recreational Administration. Kloesel received the F.L. McDonald Post-Graduate Scholarship after finishing her undergraduate studies with a perfect 4.0 GPA while Cammarata had a 3.94 GPA in Psychology. Tello currently has a 3.44 GPA in Management and was an All-SLC Second Team pick after leading the Bobcats in runs scored and ranking second on the team in hits.

Northwestern State’s Cari Bruno was named the Student-Athlete of the Year and was one of three Lady Demons on the two teams. Texas-Arlington had the second most selections with four, placing Cara Hulme and Laura Jones on the first team while Amanda Swofford and Katie Jones earned second team honors.

2008 Capital One Academic ALL-Southland Conference softball First TEAM

Student-Athlete – School – Cl. – Hometown – GPA – Major

Cary Bruno – Northwestern State – Jr. – Pearland, Texas – 3.57 – Business Administration

Brooke Lockhart – Southeastern La. – Sr. – Christchurch, N.Z. – 4.0 – Mathematics

Kari Hugie – Stephen F. Austin – Jr. – Greenville, Miss. – 3.95 – Biology

Cara Hulme – UT Arlington – So. – Van, Texas – 3.62 – Kinesiology

Amanda Jameson – Northwestern State – So. – Burleson, Texas – 3.67 – Exercise Science

Laura Jones – UT Arlington – So. – Rouge River, Oregon – 3.70 – Architecture

Rachel King – McNeese State – Jr. – Willis, Texas – 3.50 – Mathematics

Kendra Spivey – Sam Houston State – Jr. – Colleyville, Texas – 3.86 – Biology

Andrea Simancas – A&M-Corpus Christi – Jr. – Pasadena, Texas – 3.848 – History

Jetta Weinheimer – Texas State – Jr. – Stonewall, Texas – 3.70 – Recreational Administration

Jenny Clay – McNeese State – Sr. – Arnaudville, La. – 3.08 – Health Performance

2008 Capital One Academic ALL-Southland Conference softball SECOND TEAM

Student-Athlete – School – Cl. – Hometown – GPA – Major

Brittany Card – Northwestern State – Jr. – Fort Worth, Texas – 3.59 – Biology

Leah Boatright – Texas State – So. – Baytown, Texas – 3.53 – Marketing

Rachel Ray – Southeastern La. – Sr. – Payson, Ariz. – 3.30 – Nursing

Briana Bishop – Stephen F. Austin – So. – College Station, Texas – 3.41 – Psychology

Kelsey Cammarata – Texas State – Sr. – Katy, Texas – 3.94 – Psychology

Jill Kloesel – Texas State – Sr. – Weimar, Texas – 4.0 – Athletic Training

Janae Owens – Central Arkansas – Sr. – Yukon, Okla. – 3.55 – Health Education

Amanda Swofford – UT Arlington – Sr. – Buda, Texas – 3.34 – Interdisciplinary Studies

Kristina Tello – Texas State – So. – Houston, Texas – 3.44 – Management

Audrey Wood – Nicholls State – So. – Lawton, Okla. – 4.0 – Nursing

Katie Jones – UT Arlington – Sr. – Cedar Hill, Texas – 3.09 – Criminal Justice

By CHRIS RILEY
Assistant Sports Information Director