May 31, 2006
University of San Diego senior Sara Mason of the softball team has been honored nationally by ESPN The Magazine being named to the third-team Academic All-America list as voted on by Sports Information Directors from around the United States.
Mason, a catcher for the softball team, graduated in May with a degree in Sociology, and a minor in Spanish and philosophy. Mason held a 3.75 cumulative GPA entering the spring season. She finished the season hitting 44-for-129 (.341) with ten doubles, four triples, one homerun, 22 RBI, and 30 runs scored.
She finishes her career making 182 starts for the Toreros. Mason hit 159-for-503 (.302) with 33 doubles, 12 triples 12 homeruns, 81 RBI, and 79 runs scored.