UCA SPORTS INFORMATION
University of Central Arkansas junior Sarah Garcia was
named to the Southland Conference All-Academic Softball Team on Monday.
Garcia, a second team selection, was selected to the All-SLC third team
for hitting .276 with six doubles and 15 runs batted in while playing
center field for the Bears. The Sylmar, Calif., native recorded a 3.97
cumulative grade point average with a major in Family and Consumer
Garcia is the second UCA player to be named to the SLC All-Academic
Team. Janae Owens was named to the second team in 2008.
The all-academic teams are voted on by the head coaches, sports
information directors and academic/compliance administrators from each
Southland university. Student-athletes must possess a 3.0 cumulative
GPA, have completed one full academic year at the nominating institution
and participated in at least 50 percent of the team's competition to
qualify for the all-academic squad.