SANFORD, Florida - Freshman catcher, Alyssa Oakes, also known as "Bear," was recently name the Softball Excellence Award Recipient. The award comes with a $1,500 scholarship to help offset the cost of eduction.
Oakes was also named the Mack Blythe award this spring as the outstanding Raider Freshman student-athlete. "Bear" joined three other Seminole State Softball teammates (Jordan Davis, Melanie Murphy and Whitney Foyer) on the FCSAA All-State Team.
About the Seminole State Raiders:
The Raider Athletics Department of Seminole State College was established in 1965 and initially led by Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach Joe Sterling. Seminole State currently sponsors three sports all members of the NJCAA. Both Baseball and Softball facilities are located on College Drive on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus.
For more about Raider Athletics, visit SeminoleStateRaiders.com, follow us on Twitter: @buildingRaiders and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/buildingRaiders/. Fans can follow the Raider Softball team on twitter (@SeminoleStateSB) and facebook (https://www.facebook.com/seminolestatesoftball).
Media contact: Kurt Esser, Director of Athletics, 407.708.2092, firstname.lastname@example.org