The 2015-16 Holmes Community College softball team received national recognition this week after being ranked fifth in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association from Louisville, Ky. in the Top 10 Academic Team listing.
Holmes was one of 311 junior college teams recognized by the NFCA. Individually, 5,152 players earned Easton/NFCA Scholar Athlete honors.
Holmes' team GPA was 3.486. Ranked higher than Holmes included: Allen, 3.660; Barton, 3.631, Itawamba, 3.605 and Northwest, 3.560.
Fourteen players were recognized individually as Easton/NFCA Scholar Athletes which included: Reagan Aldridge, Rachel Bond, Anna Garza, Kayla Gilmore, Hayden Grantham, Tara Grantham, Shelby Hoover, Kaitlin Jones, Kaleia Lillis, Blair Little, Karley Poindexter, Micah Redd, Reagan Walker and Whitney Walker.