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Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
The Rock Valley College softball team welcomed 11 high school seniors to its 2014 recruiting class during a special signing ceremony on Saturday, January 18.
The following players signed NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) letters of intent: Sophie Booker (Winnebago High School), Mackenzie Brown (Huntley High School), Jenny Carpenter (Warren High School), Taylor Grenoble (Milledgeville High School), Kelly Hormig (Harlem High School), Abby Kissack (Marengo High School), Courtney Moss (Rockford Jefferson High School), Sadie Nelson (Deerfield High School), Alexis Scott (Rockford Jefferson High School), Jazmyne Sherwood (Harlem High School), Katie Starkey (Woodland High School).
These 11 student-athletes will begin classes and softball at RVC for the fall 2014 semester.
Meanwhile, the current Golden Eagles are getting set to start the 2014 season in March. The first RVC softball home game will be Friday, March 21 versus Highland Community College. RVC finished the 2013 season with a 32-13 record and an appearance at the NJCAA tournament where they finished sixth in the nation for NJCAA Division III.
For more information on RVC Softball please contact head coach Darin Monroe at (815) 921-3822.