Claire Voris Named to Capital One Softball Academic All-District Team
St. Louis, Mo., May 10, 2011 – Senior pitcher/infielder Claire Voris of the Washington University in St. Louis softball team earned first-team Capital One Academic All-District VII honors, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Voris is the seventh softball student-athlete in school history to earn first-team Academic All-District honors.
Voris is 15-4 this season on the mound with a 2.17 earned run average, and leads the conference with 184 strikeouts. At the plate, she is hitting a career-high .403 with five home runs and 33 RBIs. Voris is a two-time National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) all-Midwest Region and University Athletic Association (UAA) MVP. She is also a four-time all-UAA honoree and earned NFCA second-team All-America honors in 2009.
Voris ranks in the top two in six of seven pitching categories and in the top-10 in five hitting categories. She ranks first all-time in complete games (70), game pitched (116) and innings pitched (630.1), second in wins (70), shutouts (24) and strikeouts (803), and fourth in earned run average (1.77). At the plate, Voris is sixth all-time in triples (six), eighth in stolen bases (23), ninth in home runs (12) and RBIs (80).
A three-time Academic All-UAA selection, Voris has a 3.78 grade point average and will graduate in May with a degree in anthropology.
To be eligible for nomination to the Capital One Academic All-District Team, nominees must own a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or better. Voris is now eligible for selection to the Academic All-America Team, which will be announced on May 26.