July 1, 2019:
Baton Rouge, LA
The NJCAA announced their 2018-2019 Academic Teams of the year and the Baton Rouge Community College Lady Bears Softball team garned recognition. To be eligible for this honor, a team has to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. There were 738 programs that earned a 3.0 or higher and a record number 135 NJCAA softball programs that received this recognition. Colby Community College was named Softball Academic Team of the Year with a GPA of 3.67. Our BRCC softball team finished the year with a 3.25 GPA. BRCC ranked 79th out of 135 softball programs. The Lady Bears also had 5 student athletes named to the All-Academic teams. Those student athlete include: Lacey Bonvillain (first team), Cori Breaux (third team), Shelby Breaux (third team), Payge Hebert (third team) and Courtney Ortgeo (third team).
Congrats to Coach Bolton and her team for their hard work on and off the field.