Eight softball players headline CAC All-Conference awards

FNU softball player Yleisha Perez.
FNU softball player Yleisha Perez.

HIALEAH, Fla. (May 05, 2023) – Florida National University’s softball team racked in eight All-Conference selections, as the Continental Athletic Conference announced its End of the Year Awards.

Notably, pitcher Dakota Kulis earned a First-Team nod after a stellar season from the circle for FNU. The Chicago native boasts a team-high 2.83 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 24 appearances this season. Yleisha Perez, Janessa Esquibel and senior shortstop Megen Johnson round out FNU’s First-Team selections. FNU tied for second most First-Team honorees in the CAC.

Pitcher Jona Goolsby, catcher Bailey Fernandez, infielder Tara McCaffery and outfielder Ana De Oliveira Obando were named Second-Team All-Conference.


Dakota Kulis

Megen Johnson

Yleisha Perez

Janessa Esquibel



Jona Goolsby

Bailey Fernandez

Tara McCaffery

Ana De Oliveira Obando


Champion of Character

Sydni Bigelli


For the full list of awards, click here.


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