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Seven Softball Players Honored for Academic Success

Seven Softball Players Honored for Academic Success

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara softball had seven players honored by the West Coast Conference on Wednesday for their academic success.

Kelsie Barnard, Geenamarie Bonilla, Amanda Delfino, and McCall James were named WCC All-Academic and Taylor Bojorquez, Ciara Gonzales, and Anne Yates were honorable mention. It is the third honor for Delfino, the second for James, and the second for Bojorquez.

Barnard has a 3.64 GPA as a chemistry major. She appeared in all 49 games in 2017 and made 48 starts while finishing second on the team with 18 RBIs.

Bonilla has a 3.71 GPA as a communication major and is scheduled to graduate in June. She was the only Bronco to start all 49 games and led the team with 13 doubles, three home runs, and 21 RBIs.

Delfino has a 3.4 GPA as a communication and Spanish Studies double major and is scheduled to graduate in June. She appeared in 45 games with 40 starts and added a home run, eight RBIs, and 11 runs scored.

James has a 3.36 GPA as an economics major. She appeared in 22 games and made 11 starts with four complete games and one shutout. She tossed 76 2/3 innings for the Broncos.

Bojorquez has a 3.48 GPA as a finance major and is scheduled to graduate in June. She came off the bench and appeared in 26 games while collecting 41 at-bats.

Ciara Gonzales has a 3.49 GPA as a bioengineering major and is scheduled to graduate in June. She pitched 64 2.3 innings and led the team with three saves.

Yates has a 3.26 GPA as a communication major. She appeared in 25 games off the bench and scored five runs.

2017 WEST COAST CONFERENCE SOFTBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

Name

School

Class

GPA

Major

Kelsie Barnard

Santa Clara Soph. 3.64 Chemistry

Lauren Bell

BYU Sr. 3.43 Exercise Science

Geenamarie Bonilla

Santa clara Sr. 3.71 Communication

Molly Bourne

Pacific Jr. 3.50 Economics

Brooke Christensen

Loyola Marymount Jr. 3.35 Psychology

Amanda Delfino

Santa Clara Sr. 3.40 Communication and Spanish Studies

McCall James

Santa Clara Jr. 3.36 Economics

Lindsey Matoi

Loyola Marymount Jr. 3.63 Civil Engineering

Shannon McKeon

San Diego Soph. 3.62 Undeclared

Katie Moss

Saint Mary's Sr. 3.30 Kinesiology: Health Promotion

Caitlin Reynolds

Pacific Soph. 3.89 Psychology

Olivia Sandusky

San Diego Sr. 3.80 English

Taylor Spence

San Diego Soph. 3.45 Psychology

Ashley Thompson

BYU Sr. 3.46 Exercise Science

Andy Wellins

Loyola Marymount Sr. 3.45 Communication Studies

Kaitlyn Whitt

Saint Mary's Jr 3.37 Justice, Community and Leadership - Teachers For Tomorrow

2017 WCC SOFTBALL ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION
Taylor Bojorquez, Santa Clara; Ciara Gonzales, Santa Clara; Caitlin Harman, Loyola Marymount; Kenya Lindstrom, Pacific; Bailey Lotz, Saint Mary's; McKenzie St. Clair, Brigham Young; Sarah Stone, San Diego; Anne Yates, Santa Clara

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