Lake Land softball player Frankie Izard was named to the inaugural National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators’ Scholar-Athlete team, which was announced Monday.
Izard, an undecided major, compiled a 3.71 grade-point average. She finished her two-year softball career with school records for batting average (.510) and on-base percentage (.551), along with 76 RBIs. Izard stole 42 bases and had 12 triples, finishing fourth nationally in that category in 2019.
Lake Land volleyball sophomore Ashlyn MacDonald was an honorable mention selection. The Mattoon High grad earned a 3.69 GPA as a physical education major. As a right-side hitter last fall, MacDonald was named first team to the Region 24 All-Region Volleyball Team after leading the Lakers with 299 kills, a 4.51 average. She also hit .251 and blocked 34 shots.
The Scholar-Athlete Awards Program recognizes up to nine male and nine female honorees from across the nation’s junior colleges for excellence in the classroom, on the field and in the community.