Alex Chang-Graham, Amherst College
Alex Chang-Graham wrapped up a fabulous career as a dominant pitcher for the Amherst College softball team in 2010, while completing an even more impressive four years as one of the college's top students.
A two-time NESCAC All-Academic honoree, Chang-Graham was the NESCAC's only First Team selection in softball for the 2010 ESPN the Magazine CoSIDA Academic All-District squads.
2010 was her third consecutive year appearing on an All-District list, as she was named to the Third Team as a sophomore and to the First Team a year ago. As a chemistry major with a GPA above 3.90, Chang-Graham is one of the most successful student-athletes in Amherst softball history.
A two-time NESCAC All-Academic and All-Conference First Team selection, she was named the NESCAC's Pitcher of the Week three times in her career. Chang-Graham won nine games with a 2.42 earned run average in her final season, giving her 39 career victories and a four-year ERA of 2.28. She finished her collegiate career with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of nearly 6-to-1, with 44 complete games and 10 shutouts to her credit.