HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) —University of Hawai‘i softball players Kelly Majam and Stephanie Ricketts have been voted to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII team. The two now advance to the national ballot for Academic All-American consideration.
Majam, a junior centerfielder from Pine Valley, Calif., has started all 45 games this season for the Rainbow Wahine. She leads the team with 11 home runs, 35 walks and 40 runs scored. She has the highest GPA on the 2012 Rainbow Wahine team.
Ricketts, a senior pitcher from San Jose, Calif., Ricketts has held opposing hitters to a career-low .164 batting average with 78 walks and 202 strike outs en route to a 25-3 record. Ricketts currently has the best win percentage of her career (.892) with a career-best 1.02 ERA in 184.2 innings pitched.
In order to be eligible for Academic All-District and All-America honors, a player must have completed at least one academic year, must be a starter or significant reserve, must have a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average and must have completed at least one full academic year at her institution. Voting is done by members of CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).