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Softball’s Schattin Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

HOBOKEN, N.J. (July 15, 2021) – Stevens Institute of Technology softball alumna Samantha Schattin was nominated for the once-a-year Lady of the Calendar year Award, the NCAA introduced Thursday. 

Schattin, the 2021 MAC Freedom Participant of the 12 months, posted an impressive 1.293 OPS and a .597 OBP with 13 doubles, 20 RBIs and 54 complete hits in just 32 online games on the yr though foremost the group in at-bats, runs scored, hits, doubles, triples, RBI, slugging percentage, and walks. Holder of a .529 batting normal for the 2021 year, Schattin hit safely and securely in 28 of 32 game titles, while racking up 20 multi-strike game titles in the method.

Schattin concluded her distinguished profession on Castle Place as the program’s history holder for job steals and career walks as she closes with 43 swiped luggage and 56 walks in her five a long time on Castle Level. The program’s to start with Nationwide Fastpitch Coaches Affiliation All-American, Schattin broke the school document for single-period batting ordinary, on-foundation percentage this period and is also the program’s file holder in profession steals.

The Ducks acquired a pair of meeting regular-time titles before declaring their very first-at any time meeting championship with a 6-1 victory more than Misericordia in the MAC Liberty title match. For her efforts in piloting the Ducks to the MAC Freedom crown, the Princeton Junction, New Jersey native was named the meeting tournament’s Most Valuable Player. 

In the classroom, the Middle Atlantic Meeting Softball Senior Scholar-Athlete, Schattin posted a 3.95 quality-position average with an even extra amazing 3.97 GPA in graduate courses this spring when earning her master’s degree in mechanical engineering. 

Schattin’s nomination was submitted to the Center Atlantic Convention (MAC), who will then find its convention nominees from among the eligible college student-athletes submitted by just about every of the league’s 18 member establishments. The league office environment will decide on up to 6 college student-athletes: up to two from just about every of the 3 conferences (MAC Freedom, MAC Commonwealth and the MAC), that will depict the MAC in the upcoming spherical of the course of action. The meeting selections will then be forwarded on to the NCAA Lady of the Year choice committee to choose every division’s top-10.

The NCAA also regarded the college nominees Thursday. In whole, 535 feminine student-athletes have been nominated for the 2021 NCAA Woman of the Yr Award, 171 of which ended up from Division III. A overall of 24 athletics had been represented, with 141 scholar-athletes counting as multi-activity athletes and 86 symbolizing softball. 

Rooted in Title IX, the NCAA Woman of the Year Award was established in 1991 to realize graduating woman scholar-athletes who have fatigued their eligibility and distinguished by themselves in lecturers, athletics, support and leadership throughout their collegiate professions. The 4 pillars of the Woman of the Yr award are teachers, athletics, support and leadership.

The NCAA encourages member educational facilities to honor their major graduating woman college student-athletes each and every year by submitting their names for thing to consider for the Woman of the Yr award.

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