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    April 3, 2013
    Liddle named a finalist for Senior CLASS Award
    Senior one of 10 nationally to make the cut for softball

    OVERLAND PARK, KS (seniorCLASSaward.com) – Virginia Tech’s Courtney Liddle was named one of 10 finalists Tuesday for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate softball. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of finalists follows this release.

    An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

    The finalists were chosen by a media committee from the list of 30 candidates announced in February. Nationwide fan voting begins immediately to help select the winner. Fans are encouraged to vote on the Senior CLASS Award website or on the Senior CLASS Award Facebook fan page through May 13. Fan votes will be combined with media and Division I head coaches’ votes to determine the winner. Fans can vote daily through the Senior CLASS Facebook page or the Senior CLASS home page.

    The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the 2013 NCAA Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City May 30 through June 5.

    You can see Liddle’s Senior CLASS bio here.

    For more information on all the finalists, visit seniorCLASSaward.com.

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    Softball Finalists
    Kayla Braud, Alabama
    Raven Chavanne, Tennessee
    Kelly Coker, Rhode Island
    Rachele Fico, LSU
    Jolene Henderson, California
    Kelsey Horton, Florida
    Courtney Liddle, Virginia Tech
    Jenna Rich, Stanford
    Keilani Ricketts, Oklahoma
    Jessica Shults, Oklahoma

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