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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 5:00pm


Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. – August 20, 2013- Eight Mavericks, members of the Mercy College women’s softball team, have been named National Fastpitch Coaches Association Academic All-Americans. To be eligible for the award, players are required to maintain a minimum 3.50 GPA. Congratulations to the following students who received this prestigious award for the 2012-13 season:

  • Seniors
    • Courtney Butler, Islip, N.Y.
    • Ashley Johnstone, Bellmore, N.Y.
    • Natalie Wabshinak, New Fairfield, C.T.
  • Juniors
    • Brittany Serrao, Lake Hiawatha, N.J.
    • Mary Sieber, Massapequa Park, N.Y.
  • Sophomores
    • Jessica Doria, Franklin Square, N.Y.
    • Brette Therriault, Trumbull, C.T.
  • Freshman
    • Amanda Gardiner, Stratford, N.J.

Mercy college Athletic Director Pat Kennedy says, "Here at Mercy College we focus on the complete student. The student athletes who received this award are a shining example of how one can excel academically and athletically. Athletics is an avenue to help a student along, to help the student be well-rounded and learn how to be a leader. However, the most important thing it sot be strong academically. Mercy College always puts academics first."

About Mercy College


Founded in 1950, Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit higher education institution that offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five prestigious schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy College offers an engaging and personalized learning experience that includes the College’s revolutionary Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program. The Mercy College PACT is the first program of its kind and now serves as a nationally recognized model for mentoring. 877-MERCY-GO.