Carter Named Softball America Third Team All-American

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa senior outfielder Nia Carter has earned third team All-America honors from Softball America, as it was announced on Thursday.

Carter started every game of the 2023 season in right field and led the team in batting average (.479), hits (101), runs scored (45) and total bases (115). She had a career-high 30 RBIs, third most on the team. Her 101 hits led the Big Ten and is a new single season record at Iowa. She was the second player in Big Ten history to eclipse 100 hits in a season. Her .479 batting average also paced the conference and is second in school history only behind her own freshman year season.

The Rancho Cucamonga, California, native, holds a .415 career average, which ranks first at Iowa. Carter earned first team All-Big Ten and NFCA All-Region recognition this season. She is the first Hawkeye to receive All-American honors since 2009.