Nine Florida State Seminoles receive NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete Honors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Nine Seminole softball players were named 2020-21 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Caylan Arnold, Cassidy Davis, Devyn Flaherty, Kiersten Landers, Elizabeth Mason, Dani Morgan, Kaley Mudge, D’Aun Riggs and Anna Shelnutt were all part of a class of over 8,800 student-athletes to earn this achievement. It is the highest total in the Association’s history and marks the second consecutive year achieving the 8,000-plus plateau.

The team rankings and individual honors are submitted by member head coaches and recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across the Association’s membership categories.

NCAA Division III led the way with 2,375 student-athletes earning a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for 2020-21. NCAA Division I and Division II followed with 1,982 and 1,727 honorees. High School weighted and High School unweighted earned 831 and 679 distinctions. NAIA and two-year programs each amassed 643 and 594 recipients, respectively.

Flaherty, Landers, Mudge and Riggs are all returning for the 2022 season.

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