GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Emily August, Korie Hague and Morgan Zane have been named to the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Softball Team, selected by CoSIDA, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
The three Profs now advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot with first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America® honorees to be announced in late July.
August (Mahwah, NJ), graduated with a degree in elementary education and math, and is a three-time NJAC All-Academic Honorable Mention selection and a three-time Rowan Scholar-Athlete. She was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society in 2020.
The NJAC Pitcher of the Year, August went 14-3 with three saves and a 0.74 ERA for the NJAC regular-season champion Profs, while recording 108 strikeouts and holding opponents to a .158 batting average. August was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region First Team and received All-Conference First Team honors this season.
Hague (Vineland, NJ), a junior, is majoring in health and physical education and was named to the 2020-21 NJAC All-Academic Second Team. A Rowan Scholar-Athlete and 2020 recipient of NJAC All-Academic Honorable Mention, Hague was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society this year.
The catcher batted .327 this season, the fifth best on the team, while compiling 33 hits, which included nine doubles, one triple and two home runs. Chosen to both the NFCA All-Region First Team and the NJAC All-Conference First Team, Hague added 26 RBI and 15 runs scored.
Zane (Pittsgrove, NJ) is a junior elementary education and writing arts major, who has earned Rowan Scholar-Athlete and NJAC All-Academic honorable mention recognition twice. She was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society in 2020.
The left fielder was chosen to the NFCA All-Region Second Team for the second time in 2021 and was an NJAC All-Conference First-Team selection this season. Zane batted .392 with four home runs and 30 runs scored, while leading the Profs with 33 RBI and tying for the team lead in doubles with 12.
The CoSIDA Academic All-America® program separately recognizes softball honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.