Harman Named PCSC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
LMU junior third baseman Meghan Harman was named the 2013 Pacific Coast Softball Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Friday.
June 28, 2013
LOS ANGELES - Loyola Marymount University junior third baseman Meghan Harman was named the 2013 Pacific Coast Softball Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the conference office announced Friday. The award was voted on by members of the PCSC Executive Committee. Nominees were judged on academic and athletic accomplishments and community service involvement.
Harman, from Trabuco Canyon, Calif., has a 3.70 cumulative GPA while majoring in Health and Human Science. She has been named to the Dean's List and Honor Roll at LMU all six semesters at the school. In addition, Harman has been named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll all three years, and earned 2013 CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District honors this spring.
On the diamond, Harman was a first-team All-PCSC selection this spring, after leading the conference with nine home runs and hitting .338 with 34 RBI. She also led the PCSC with a .597 slugging pct., and ranked in the top 10 in the conference in nine offensive categories. In addition to earning All-PCSC honors, Harman was named LMU's Softball Athlete of the Year. She earned honorable mention All-PCSC Coastal Division honors as a freshman in 2011.
For her career, Harman is hitting .276 with 20 home runs and 67 RBI. She ranks ninth on the school's career list for home runs and career slugging percentage, at .480.
In the community, Harman has worked on numerous projects, including beach clean-up projects; making food and deliveries to Skid Row; and participating in a 48-hour walk for SAGE Child Care Center. She has also helped raise money and awareness for CASA (court-appointed special advocates) through her sorority's philanthropy "Kat at Bat." Additionally, Harman has volunteered at the NEGU Foundation, for pediatric cancer, and has been a LMU Student-Athlete Mentor.