OKLAHOMA CITY — USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, announced the list of 26 finalists for the 2019 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. The USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award recognizes the outstanding athletic achievement by Division I female players across the country.
The finalists include 10 seniors, nine juniors and four sophomores and three freshmen representing 18 NCAA Division I universities and nine athletic conferences. Among the universities, Arizona has three student-athletes among the list of finalists, followed by Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Oklahoma, UCLA and Washington with two student-athletes. Drake, Georgia, James Madison, Kentucky, Louisiana, LSU, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Northwestern, USF and Wisconsin also are represented by one student-athlete.
The list of 26 will be narrowed to the ten on May 8 before the top-three finalists will be announced on May 22. The 2019 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year will be revealed May 28.
-- Courtesy of USA Softball