St. Scholastica softball coach Rilee Dawson has been appointed to the NCAA Division III Softball Committee beginning in September and extending through the summer of 2024.

Dawson just concluded her fifth season as Saints coach and has guided the program to three UMAC regular-season titles and one NCAA regional tournament appearance in 2017.

Dawson spent eight years as an assistant coach at St. Scholastica under Jen Walter before being elevated in 2015. She played for the Saints from 2004-07, was a National Fastpitch Coaches Association second-team All-American in 2007 and became the third softball player inducted into the St. Scholastica Athletics Hall of Fame in 2018.