Concordia University Wisconsin has been picked to win the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference softball championship according to the preseason poll, voted on by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
Benedictine University's Holly Haberkorn has been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Woman of the Year for the 2016-17 academic year, as chosen by the league's Senior Woman Administrators Standing Committee.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced the 45 players chosen for the 2017 NFCA Division III All-America softball teams during the NCAA Division III Championship banquet Wednesday evening and a pair of players from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference were honored.
The 2017 Academic All-America Division III Softball Team has been announced, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), and three student-athletes from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference were honored.
The Benedictine University softball team ended the 2017 season with a 4-1 loss against NCAA regional host University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Earlier in the day, the Eagles defeated St. Norbert College 4-0.
Saturday, the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference crowned Benedictine University as the softball tournament champion which secured the Eagles an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Softball Championship Tournament. Monday, Benedictine learned its first-round matchup in the 62-team field.
Benedictine University's Holly Haberkorn has been named both the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athlete of the Week for events of May 1-7, as selected by the league's sports information directors.