Corning Community College's Grace Vondracek named NJCAA Region III Female Student-Athlete of the Year
CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - Corning Community College infielder and Odessa-Montour grad, Grace Vondracek continues to earn postseason awards after a memorable season as she has been named the 2021-22 NJCAA Region III Female Student-Athlete of the Year.
Vondracek played a key role on the Red Barons softball team who won their second straight Region 3 Title and made it to the NJCAA Division III National Championship for the second year in a row. She led all of Division III with a .626 batting average, 97 hits, and 88 runs scored. Grace also added 46 stolen bases, 17 doubles, and 9 home runs. After the season, Vondracek was named NJCAA Division III Softball National Player of the Year.
Grace also excels in the classroom with a 3.82 GPA this spring, and a 3.77 cumulative GPA with 61 credits completed.
NJCAA Region III released a statement from CCC Athletic Director, Isaac Bushey saying "We are very happy for Grace and are also extremely proud of her. Not only did she have one of the best statical seasons in the history of SUNY Corning Red Baron softball but she did so while earning her high marks in the classroom. She was named to the Region III All Academic team as well as a NJCAA Academic 3rd team All American. She has represented SUNY CCC and the athletic department in the right way."
More information on Grace Vondracek earning this award can be found here.