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Softball Inks Three for 2010
BALTIMORE—UMBC head softball coach Joe French announced today that three players have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Retrievers for the 2010 season.
“All three of these recruits will help replace the pitching and power that we will lose with Krista Kearns, Alison Duff and Randi Willey,” the eighth-year coach said. “We also feel that we added versatility with this class. All three have played for great travel ball organizations at the highest level. We were also looking for the right student-athletes that would be successful here both on the field and in the classroom.
Headlining the group is Heather Brown, a pitcher/outfielder from
“Heather will be an impact pitcher right away, and she could also see time in the outfield or at designated player because she also carries a lethal bat,” French said.
Katie Trotter, a second baseman/utility player from
“Katie is one of the best hitters in the region,” French said. “She has power to all fields and is also a great base runner. She will provide great softball skills at whatever position she plays. We are expecting her to contribute right away.”
Finally, Ashley Scroggin is a versatile player from
“Ashley is extremely strong with tremendous power,” French said. “She can hit the ball as far as anyone when she really gets it on the sweet part of the bat. She also has an outstanding throwing arm from both third base and catcher. She is a