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June 23rd, 2010
Three Bobcats named to Southland academic team

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Texas State’s Jenna Emery, McKenzie Baack and Leah Boatright all were named the Southland Conference all-academic softball team. Texas State sports information director.

STAFF REPORT

Three Texas State softball players were all named to the Southland Conference all-academic team, released this week by the league office.

Leah Boatright, a three-time honoree and a native of Baytown, was named to the first team. She picked up CoSIDA All-Academic District VI honors after being named to the all-conference and all-region teams. The senior outfielder graduated in May with grade point average (GPA) of 3.40 and a degree in marketing.

Jenna Emery, a two-time academic selection, was placed on the second team. The junior third baseman from Sugar Land is an all-conference and Southland Conference all-tournament team member. Emery is majoring in respiratory care with a 3.15 GPA.

McKenzie Baack, a native of Round Rock, is a repeat selection named to the second team. The junior designated player for the Bobcats is pursuing a degree in marketing with a 3.14 GPA. She was also named to the 2010 Southland Conference all-tournament team.

The all-academic teams are voted on by the head coaches, sports information directors and academic/compliance administrators from each Southland Conference university. To make the team, a student-athletes must possess at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, having completed one full academic year at the nominating institution and participating in at least 50 percent of the team’s competition.

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