Senior outfielder Cassidy Bell was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America first team after a record-breaking season that left her name etched in Penn State softball history. She is the first Penn State player to earn first-team honors.
After a tremendous record-breaking senior campaign, outfielder Cassidy Bell earned first-team All-Big Ten honors, the conference announced Wednesday (May 8) morning. Bell also found her way on the All-Defensive list while picking up the team’s sportsmanship award.
Cassidy Bell crushed a leadoff home run to open the second game of a doubleheader with Purdue Wednesday (April 17), taking the top spot on the Penn State all-time career leaderboard in the process with her 35th blast.
Senior Cassidy Bell has slugged her way onto the Top 25 Finalist list for the 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year award, the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced.
Senior outfielder Cassidy Bell earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors after a standout weekend at the Troy Cox Classic in Las Cruces, N.M., the conference office announced Monday (Feb. 18) afternoon.
Senior outfielder Cassidy Bell of the Penn State softball team has been named to the Top 50 "Watch List" for the 2013 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award, the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced Friday afternoon (Feb. 1). Bell is the first Nittany Lion to make the preseason list.
Penn State kicks off its 2013 campaign Feb. 15 at the Troy Cox Classic, hosted by New Mexico State in Las Cruces, N.M. The Nittany Lions' home opener is set for March 29 for a three-game series against Michigan at Beard Field at Nittany Lion Softball Park.
Junior centerfielder Cassidy Bell (Bakersfield, Calif.) was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Great Lakes First Team on Thursday (May 17). Bell receives her first All-Region honor, while capturing Penn State's first NFCA All-Region First Team honor since 2007 (Danielle Kinley). Bell now is eligible to earn All-America Honors.
Penn State softball standouts Cassidy Bell (Bakersfield, Calif.) and Kasie Hatfield (Tampa, Fla.) were named to the All-Big Ten First Team and Second Team, respectively on Wednesday by league coaches. Bell was a unanimous selection becoming the first Penn State student-athlete on the All-Big Ten First Team since 2006 (Jenn Reynolds).
Penn State softball placed four student-athletes on All-Big Ten teams on Wednesday, the most Nittany Lions recognized by the conference's season-end awards since 2006. Lisa Akamine (Escondido, Calif.) garnered her third consecutive All-Big Ten honor when she was named to the second team. Jackie Hill (San Jose, Calif.) and Cassidy Bell (Bakersfield, Calif.) joined Akamine on the All-Big Ten Second Team, while Alyssa Sovereign (La Canada, Calif.) earned All-Big Ten Third Team recognition.
Penn State softball student-athletes Lisa Akamine (Escondido, Calif.) and Cassidy Bell (Bakersfield, Calif.) were recognized by the Big Ten Conference for their efforts in the Nittany Lion sweep of Wisconsin this past weekend. Akamine was named the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, while Bell took home Co-Player of the Week honors with Liz Watkins of Iowa.