MHU’s Wood named RMAC Softball Summit Award Winner.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The RMAC is recognizing Jacquelyn Wood of New Mexico Highlands as the 2015 Summit Award winner for softball.
The RMAC Summit Award is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals sites for each of the RMAC’s championships.
All GPAs are based on a straight grading scale to ensure consistency among institutions. Any tie is broken by the number of credits completed.
Eligible student-athletes are sophomores or above who have participated in their sport for at least two years with their school. They must be an active member of the team, traveling and competing at the championship.
Wood is a senior from Anchorage, Alaska who is a starter and left-handed pitcher for the Cowgirls. As a pitcher, she has a 3-5 record this season, including 3 complete games. She has appeared in a total of 11 games with 12 strikeouts and a 5.83 ERA. As a designated hitter, Wood led the team with 3 triples. She is also second on the team with 56 hits and her batting average (.337) is ranked third on the team. Wood had at least one hit in 21-of-24 games this season. She was named to this season’s RMAC All-Academic First Team. Wood has a 3.94 GPA and is majoring in Criminal Justice/Psychology.
Wood will be recognized prior to New Mexico Highlands’ first round game at the RMAC Softball Championships, Thursday, April 30. The Cowgirls face MSU Denver at 11:15 a.m. on the campus of MSU Denver.