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Softball - Mon, May 9, 2011
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ELGIN, Ill. - Adding another academic award to her career at Judson University, Nicole Dimiceli has been voted onto the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District First-Team. She is just one of 11 athletes on this team for the District 5 Region between NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA members.

Dimiceli is Judson's first-ever CoSIDA All-District player and now is eligible for the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American team. This CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of American) award is voted upon by the sports information directors in the District 5 with 37 players receiving first team, second team, or third team award. This highly competitive award is distributed to the NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA programs in District 5 which is Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana.

Dimiceli was one of seven NAIA players honored and only one of two on the first team with Olivet Nazarene's Jordan Reynolds. Dimiceli is a senior from Itasca, Ill., and has a 3.79 G.P.A. in physical education.

In her time at Judson, she has rewritten the Judson record books holding five career records and four single season records. She is a two-time NAIA and NCCAA scholar-athlete and CCAC All-Academic selection. In four years, she has helped her team break the single season record for wins and this year to their first-ever CCAC regular season championship. She has been a four-time All-CCAC first-team selection along with being a three-time NCCAA All-American and the CCAC Freshman of the Year. She has won numerous CCAC and NCCAA National Players of the Week and been on the NCCAA All-Tournament team.