University of Northern Iowa softball pitcher Jamie Fisher (Conrad, Iowa/BCLUW HS) has been named to the 2013 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team.
The award is presented to those student athletes who have excelled both on the field, as well as in the classroom. Fisher is a Leisure, Youth, and Human Services major at UNI posting a 3.67 GPA based on 4.0 scale. It marks the second straight season Fisher has earned first-team MVC Scholar-Athlete Team honors.
Fisher (22-15) was a Missouri Valley Conference first-team selection this past season. Following the NCAA Tournament, Fisher had a combined 253.1 innings pitched, a 1.99 ERA, and 213 strikeouts on the season.
Fisher also led the Panthers to the program's first-ever NCAA Softball Tournament victory this season after defeating the No. 24-ranked Tulsa Golden Hurricane, 2-1.
Fisher stands as the Panthers' winningest pitcher in school history with 62 victories.
UNI's MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorees
1993 Karen Vandevoort (1st Team)
1994 Karen Vandevoort (1st Team)
1994 Dana Happel (1st Team)
1996 Kari McLaughlin (1st Team)
1998 Jackie Paulus (1st Team)
1998 Kylie Sloan (1st Team)
1999 Jackie Paulus (1st Team)
1999 Kylie Sloan (1st Team)
2000 Kylie Sloan (1st Team)
2000 Jeannine Soncini (1st Team)
2001 Kristi Johnson (Honorable Mention)
2002 Stacey Sampson (1st Team)
2003 Erin Strellner (Honorable Mention)
2004 Erin Strellner (Honorable Mention)
2005 Erin Strellner (1st Team)
2007 Jen Larsen (1st Team)
2008 Steph Aguero (1st Team)
2008 Jen Larsen (1st Team)
2009 Jen Larsen (1st Team)
2010 Jen Larsen (1st Team)
2010 Eranne Daugharthy (1st Team)
2011 Eranne Daugharthy (1st Team)
2012 Jamie Fisher (1st Team)
2012 Whitney Plein (Honorable Mention)
2013 Jamie Fisher (1st Team)