Lowe’s Senior Class Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Names 30 NCAA® Student-Athletes to the 

2010 Softball Candidate Class 

February 10, 2010 (Overland Park, KS) – Thirty NCAA 

field were tabbed as candidates today for the 2010 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a 

student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of 

excellence – classroom, character, community and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this 

release. 

An acronym for 

focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive 

impact as leaders in their communities. 

This year’s candidate class includes 10 student-athletes on teams ranked in the USA Today/National Fastpitch 

Coaches Association (NFCA) preseason top 25 poll and 10 players who finished the 2009 season as Louisville 

Slugger/NFCA All-Americans. Five candidates were on the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America team in 

2009. Nineteen of the candidates carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. 

Lowe’s, an official Corporate Partner of the NCAA, will announce the Senior CLASS Award 

Women’s College World Series 

The 30 candidates will be narrowed to 10 finalists midway through the regular season, and those 10 names will 

be placed on the official ballot. Ballots will be distributed through a nationwide voting system to media, coaches 

and fans, who will select one finalist who best exemplifies excellence in the four Cs of classroom, character, 

community and competition. 

“These young women are committed to their studies and to their teams’ success on the diamond,” said Tom 

Lamb, Lowe’s senior vice president of marketing. “They also have consistently contributed to important service 

projects in their communities, making their collegiate experiences that much richer.” 

This marks the fourth year for the softball division of the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. University of Florida 

pitcher 

home the 2008 honor. In 2007, University of Arizona outfielder 

® softball student-athletes who excel both on and off theCelebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School™, the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Awardwinner at the NCAA® in June.Stacey Nelson received the award for the 2009 season and Virginia Tech pitcher Angela Tincher tookCaitlin Lowe won the inaugural softball award. 

NOMINEES 

2010 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award 

Softball Candidates 

Name Position School 

Becky Anderson Pitcher George Mason University 

Blair Bodenmiller Shortstop Florida Atlantic University 

Chelsea Bramlett Catcher Mississippi State University 

Mandy Correale Third Base College of the Holy Cross 

Lauren Delaney Pitcher Northwestern University 

Michele DePasquale First Base Hofstra University 

Francesca Enea Outfield University of Florida 

Christa Fullwood First Base Gardner-Webb University 

Ashley Griffith Outfield Pennsylvania State University 

Alissa Haber Outfield Stanford University 

Becca Heteniak Pitcher/Designated Player DePaul University 

Liane Horiuchi Shortstop Purdue University 

Tiffany Huff Catcher/First Base University of Tennessee, Knoxville 

Nina Iduate Infield Georgia Southern University 

Alyson Intihar Infield Cornell University 

Molly Johnson Shortstop University of Kentucky 

Megan Langenfeld Pitcher/First Base UCLA 

Alyson McWherter Outfield University of Washington 

Molly Meyer Outfield University of Dayton 

Elizabeth Milian Pitcher Ball State University 

Janay Mitchell Outfield Bradley University 

Charlotte Morgan Designated Player/Pitcher/First Base University of Alabama 

Nikki Nemitz Pitcher University of Michigan 

Marissa Nichols Outfield UNLV 

Tara Oltman Pitcher Creighton University 

Nicole Pauly Second Base Northwestern University 

Kellie Sirus First Base/Third Base Lipscomb University 

Brittany Stanley Pitcher/Designated Player Campbell University 

Stacie Townsend Pitcher/Utility University of Texas at El Paso 

Erin Tresselt Pitcher University of Texas 

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