Kelly Dyer Earns Academic All-District Honors
May 7, 2009
Corvallis, Ore. – Junior Kelly Dyer (Eugene, Ore.) earned second team CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 honors, announced Thursday, for softball. Dyer is the first player since 2007 to earn All-District honors for the Beavers.
Dyer, a Human Development and Family Sciences major, is a returning All-Pac-10 selection at pitcher. She currently is sixth all-time for career saves with six and is seventh all-time for career strikeouts with 317. Dyer currently has 10 wins on the season, four complete game shutouts and five saves, which ranks her third in the nation.
She earned the Beavers’ only Pac-10 All-Academic First Team honors last season as a sophomore and is the Oregon State athletic department Everyday Champion for the week of May 5-10.
In order to be nominated for Academic All-District and All-America honors, a player must be a starter or significant reserve, must have a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average and must have completed at least one full academic year at her institution. Voting is done by member of CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America).