Four Carlow University Student-Athletes Earn All-American Softball Honors

Carlow University Celtics softball team has four All-Americans for 2016.

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One First-Team, One Second-Team, and Two Honorable Mentions Lead 2016 Celtics

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Four Carlow University student-athletes were named United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) All-Americans at the 2016 USCAA Softball National Championship Banquet held in Akron, Ohio.  The awards banquet preceded the opening of the 2016 Small College World Series at Firestone Stadium in Akron.

The four Carlow University Celtics All-Americans are:

First Team
Kelsey Geyer, a sophomore majoring in biology, played shortstop and outfield for the Celtics in 2016.  She is a Woodland Hills High School graduate.

Second Team
Allison Hryadil, a junior majoring in nursing, played third base for the Celtics this season.  She is a graduate of Montour High School.

Honorable Mention
Jenna Grogan, a senior majoring in forensic accounting and accounting, pitched and played the outfield for the Celtics in 2016.  She is a graduate of Shaler High School.

Nicole George, a senior majoring in nursing, was the catcher and played outfield for the Celtics this season.  She is a graduate of Ambridge High School.

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About Carlow University
Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Tech, Ed, and Med” district. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curriculum, and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in three major areas: Health and Wellness, Leadership and Social Change, and Innovation and Learning. Carlow graduates are in demand for their professional expertise, in fields ranging from nursing, the sciences, and perfusion technology to counseling, education, and forensic accounting; their entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; and their ability to manage change.  Carlow’s eleven athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of the university’s Irish heritage and roots.

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