Halle Honored as Academic All-District

Briana Halle (CMC) was named Academic All-District. (photo credit: Alisha Alexander)
Briana Halle (CMC) was named Academic All-District. (photo credit: Alisha Alexander)

CLAREMONT, Calif. – CoSIDA announced the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball Team on Thursday, recognizing the nation's top student-athletes for their combined athletic and academic performances. Senior Briana Halle (CMC) earned the honor, being named Academic All-District for the first time in her career.

In the classroom, Halle boasts an impressive 3.98 GPA while majoring in Science and Management at Claremont McKenna College. She received the Best Overall Senior Award from the science department.

On the field, the first baseman is batting .339 with 40 hits. She has logged seven doubles so far this season with 19 RBI and 17 runs scored while swiping two bags. Halle currently holds a .422 on-base percentage and .398 slugging percentage. The anchor on the defense, she leads CMS with a .991 fielding percentage and has committed just three errors in 337 chances this season.

Academic All-District honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America ballot, with the First and Second Team Academic All-American honorees to be announced in June.

Halle and the rest of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team begin their journey through the NCAA Tournament this weekend in McMinnville, Ore. at the Regional Tournament hosted by Linfield College.