Yount Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team
TOWSON, MD -- Central Methodist senior infielder Kayla Yount has been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Softball first team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Yount becomes the second conswins the award after former Eagle standout Stephanie Sullivant was named to the same
squad in 2011.
The College Division Academic All-America® softball teams are comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.
In the classroom, the Olathe, Kan., native sported a perfect 4.00 GPA in Business. On the field, Yount led the Eagles this season with a .400 batting average, eight homeruns and 47 RBI and helped guide the Heart of America Athletic Conference regular-season and conference tournament champions to its first NAIA Softball Championship in 31 years and second in school history.
The 11 members of the Capital One Academic All-America® College Division softball first team have an average G.P.A. of 3.84.