Four Cougars named to CSC Academic All-District team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Four BYU softball student-athletes were named to the College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District team, the organization announced today.
Pitcher Chloe Temples, outfielder Lauren Flanders, second baseman Alyssa Podhurcak-Foss and outfielder Taryn Lennon all received the honor that recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances both on the field and in the classroom.
To qualify for nomination, student-athletes must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher and be a starter or significant reserve in at least half of their team’s games during the 2023 season.
Academic All-District honorees advance to the CSC Academic All-America ballot. Those who are selected for first-, second- and third-team honorees will be announced on Tuesday, June 6.
Temples, a microbiology major with a 3.99 GPA, has posted a 3.80 ERA with seven victories in 101.1 innings pitched this season. The senior from Marianna, Fla. has also tallied 106 strikeouts.
Hailing from Peachtree City, Ga., Flanders has posted a 3.85 GPA as a pre-computer science: animation program and games major. She has tallied four runs and four hits, with two RBI and a stolen base on the year.
Podhurcak-Foss is a global supply chain management graduate with a 3.71 GPA. Batting .232 on the season, the Torrance, Calif. product has played in 32 games and recorded 10 RBI, including two home runs.
A native of Beuna Park, Calif., Lennon has earned a 3.52 GPA as a communications major studying journalism and public relations. The junior has played in 31 games for the year, scoring 10 runs and tallying three RBI.
View the full list of CSC Academic All-District honorees at the Academic All-America website.
BYU softball will hold walk-on tryouts at Gail Miller Field on Friday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. MDT.