Columbia College softball player Maria Imhoff, a 2011 graduate of Boonville High School, was recently selected to the Academic All-American Midwest Conference.
The award requires a grade-point average of at least 3.0.
Players selected to the academic team for the Lady Cougars in softball were Chelsie Crain, Brittiany Tjarks, Whitni Howell, Taylor Richter, Kristin Eiken, Marli Hayes, Tiffany Urwiler, Kaylee Brueggeman, Kelsey Jacques, Hanna Taylor, Lauren Berkbuegler, Kristyn Caldwell, Jamie Holmes and Taylor Atwood.
Imhoff started in 29 out of the 33 games for the Lady Cougars and finished the season hitting .169 with 13 hits in 77 at-bats with 11 singles, one double, one triple and three RBIs. Imhoff also pitched seven innings for Columbia College and finished the season with an ERA of 9.00 while giving up 10 runs, nine earned, on nine hits and three walks while striking out five batters.