Ferris State University's Alexis Kozlowski has been named a finalist for the 2024 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division II Freshman of the Year Award. Kozlowski, a standout first baseman, is among eight national finalists, representing the Midwest Region. Her remarkable freshman season includes leading the Bulldogs with a .361 batting average, 61 hits, and 48 RBIs. The award recognizes exceptional athletic achievement among Division II freshman softball players, with the winner announced on May 21.

By the Numbers
  • Kozlowski hit .361 with 61 hits and 48 RBIs.
  • She recorded 19 doubles, six triples, and six home runs in 52 games.
  • Kozlowski led the conference with 19 doubles and six triples.
State of Play
  • Kozlowski's performance earned her GLIAC Freshman of the Year and All-Midwest Region First Team honors.
  • Ferris State Bulldogs finished the season with 25 victories and a top-four finish in the GLIAC.
What's Next

The 2024 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division II Freshman of the Year will be announced on May 21. Ferris State's young roster, with Kozlowski as a key player, is set to return next season, potentially building on this year's successes.

Bottom Line

Alexis Kozlowski's outstanding freshman season has positioned her as a top contender for national recognition, spotlighting Ferris State's promising future in softball.