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    By: Alyssa Chambers/Athletics Communications

    Former Bulldog All-American pitcher Jamie Southern is in her fifth year in the National Pro Fastpitch league. She was drafted by the Chicago Bandits as the No. 5 overall pick in 2005 and is currently a member of the Akron Racers. Follow Southern here: http://akronracers.org/index.php.

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    By Alyssa Chambers / Fresno State Athletics Communications

    For the second consecutive season, Danielle Lawrie of the University of Washington has been named the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America presented the senior pitcher/hitter from Langley, B.C., with the award earlier this evening at the Opening Ceremony of the NCAA Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla.

    By Alyssa Chambers / Fresno State Athletics Communications

    The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today the Top 3 Finalists for the 9th Annual USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year Award. This award, which is considered the most prestigious honors in Division I women's collegiate softball, is designed to recognize outstanding athletic achievement by female collegiate softball players across the country. Past winners of this award include UCLA's Stacey Nuveman, Florida State's Jessica Van der Linden, three-time winner Texas pitcher Cat Osterman, Tennessee's Monica Abbott, Virginia Tech's Angela Tincher and 2009 winner Washington pitcher/hitter Danielle Lawrie.

    The three finalists are UCLA's Megan Langenfeld, Washington's Danielle Lawrie and Georgia Tech's Jen Yee. The winner of the 2010 USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year will be named on Tue., June 1 at the Opening Ceremonies of the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, Okla.