Gustavus Adolphus senior softball player Emily Wendorff (Lakeville, Minn.) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Softball Team, earning a spot on District Five’s Third team. Wendorff is a senior first baseman with a 3.65 GPA as a psychology and history double major. She is one of just four players from the MIAC to be named Academic All-District this season.
Wendorff started in 41 games this season, helping the Gusties to a 27-14-1 overall record and a second place MIAC finish with a mark of 20-3-1. The Lakeville, Minn. native led the team in at bats (119), hitting .361 with 43 hits. She recorded four doubles, a triple and four home runs, while notching 21 RBI. Wendorff finished the year with a team-high .990 fielding percentage with a league-high 294 putouts and just three errors. The senior was also named to the MIAC All-Tournament Team following the MIAC Playoffs. Wendorff is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Wellness Advisory Board, and is a volunteer for Pound Pals through Gustavus.
The 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Softball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performance on the floor and in the classroom.