Six players from OBU's 2012 softball team are National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar Athletes.
Abbey Basler, Audrey Branscum, Ashley Clifton, Amanda Harmon, Noelle McDowell and Jessie Richardson all met the qualifying standard of a 3.5 grade point average.
Basler was a senior exercise science major from Elgin and Clifton was a senior health and physical education major from Joshua, Texas. Richardson was a freshman business major from Cleburne, Texas.
Branscum is a senior pre-physical therapy major from Hurst, Texas, Harmon is a junior exercise science major from Rockwall, Texas, and McDowell is a junior graphic design major from Little Elm, Texas.