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Top Flames Moment: Fletcher Named CoSIDA Academic All-American


Jacki Fletcher hit .362 at the plate with 28 RBI during the 2014 season

Jacki Fletcher hit .362 at the plate with 28 RBI during the 2014 season
Aug. 7, 2014

The 2013-14 academic year featured exceptional accomplishments for UIC student-athletes. Over the summer months (June 2 - August 8), UICFlames.com will rewind and look back on the Top 40 Flames' Moments from 2013-14. Each sport will be featured over ten weeks as we recap the year that was in UIC Athletics.

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Team: Softball
Moment: Jacki Fletcher Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team
Date: May 21, 2014
Location: Towson, Md.

QUICK RECAP
UIC softball's Jacki Fletcher capped off her career by being named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced in late May. Fletcher holds place as one of four infielders on the roster and was selected out of 93 Division I All-District finalists.

LARGER PICTURE
- Fletcher received a collection of accolades throughout her career due to her commitment to academics.
- She was a three-time UIC Female Student-Athlete of the Year, a Horizon League Honor Roll and All-Academic team member, the February 2014 Scholar-Athlete of the Month and a NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete.
- Fletcher additionally garnered the Department of Kinesiology Achievement Award and was a member of the Golden Key International Society.
- On the field during her senior campaign in 2014, Fletcher was named to the All-Horizon League First Team and NFCA All-Great Lakes Region Second Team after having the best offensive season of her career.
- She consistently held one of the top three batting averages for UIC and concluded the season with a .362 average after going 50-for-138 at the plate with 28 RBI.

PREVIOUS TOP MOMENTS:
June 2 - Men's Soccer Posts 1-0 Shutout Against #19 Gonzaga
June 3 - Women's Basketball Defeats Wisconsin for Eighth Straight Win
June 5 - Granderson Opens New Stadium at UIC
June 6 - Ehrhardt Wins HL Women's Athlete of the Year
June 9 - Dion Named NCAA Regional Gymnast of the Year
June 10 - Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships
June 12 - Volleyball's Five-Set Win over Marshall
June 13 - Barlow's 38 Points Clinches Third Place for Flames at Showcase
June 16 - Women's Tennis Defeats Oakland 6-1
June 17 - Smollen Wins Individual Title at Green Bay Dual
June 19 - Ishimaru Wins 200 Butterfly at HL Championship
June 20 - UIC Upsets Michigan State and Indiana in Hoosier Classic
June 23 - Women's Soccer Completes Roster for Inaugural Season
June 24 - UIC to Host 2018 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships
June 26 - Men's Tennis Extends Win Streak to Three
June 27 - Women's Swimming and Diving's Strong Showing at HL Championships
June 30 - Flames Collect Eighth Straight with 3-1 Win Over Drake
July 1 - Flames Tie Program Record With 11th Straight Win
July 2 - Flames Power Their Way to an 18-5 Romp Against Purdue
July 3 - Ehrhardt Earns All-Region Honors
July 7 - Women's Gymnastics Tops Illinois State in Final Home Meet
July 8 - Mwale Wins High Jump at HL Championships
July 10 - Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller at Cleveland State
July 11- UIC Defeats March Madness Participant Milwaukee, 80-58
July 14 - Knoppe Ties UIC Career Singles Victories Record
July 15 - Ishimaru and Ciesielski Win HL Weekly Awards
July 17 - Hernandez Earns HL Tournament Batting Champion Award
July 18 - Mangal's 76 Highlights Round Two of Horizon League Championship
July 21 - UIC Dance Takes Third at NDA Collegiate Championships
July 22 - Gaides Sixth in All-Around at NCAA Qualifier
July 24 - Men's Tennis Wins Senior Day against Youngstown State
July 25 - Johnson Dives at NCAA Zone C Championships
July 28 - Men's Soccer Earns No. 23 National Ranking
July 29 - Flames Break Program Record with 73-65 Win at Youngstown State
July 31 - Andersen Shines as UIC Baseball Wins Eighth Straight
August 1 - Men's Track & Field Wins Twice at HL Indoor Championships
August 4 - Men's Soccer Headlines Horizon League Awards
August 5 - Women's Basketball Wins 2014 WBI Title

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