Reynolds repeats as Golden Shoe Award winner
Author: Wendy Reid
Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 11:48 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jordan Reynolds (’12, Metamora, Ill.) continues to be recognized for her impressive career as a member of the Olivet Nazarene University softball team. For the second straight year, Reynolds was named the 2012 NAIA Golden Shoe Award Recipient by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
Reynolds, one of two repeat recipients for 2012, finished the season with 55 stolen bases in 59 attempts. She was named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year for the third consecutive year while amassing a .455 batting average with 29 doubles, seven triples and six home runs. She lead the NAIA in total hits (101), steal attempts (59), runs scored (90), stolen bases (55) and assists (178). She also ranked in the top ten nationally in nine other categories.
The NFCA recognizes 10 student-athletes for the award annually. The Golden Shoe award is presented to the top base stealer from an NFCA member institution in each of the following divisions: NCAA (Division I, II and III), NAIA, NJCAA,(Divisions I, II and III), Cal JC, NWAACC and high school. A committee comprised of head coaches in each of the divisions determines the winner of their respective award.
Reynolds graduated in May 2012 with a degree in Business Administration. She now serves as the Tiger’s graduate assistant coach while working towards her MBA.