IOWA CITY, Iowa — 10 softball standouts — Haley Downe, Devyn Greer, Anne Henderson, Emma Henderson, Britney Lewinski, Rylie Moss, Madelyn Rouse, Kat Serna, Madison Weaver, and Maggie Vasa — have signed national letters of intent to play softball at the University of Iowa, head coach Renee Gillispie announced Thursday.
Of Iowa’s 10 signees, two hail from Iowa, two from California, three from Indiana, one from Illinois and one from Nebraska.
Pitcher | Norwalk, Iowa | Norwalk High School
“I’ve been in a family full of Hawkeye fans my whole life. Iowa Softball gave me the opportunity to continue playing the sport I love while continuing to be a Hawk fan!”
Pitcher | Huntington Beach, California | Huntington Beach High School | Athletics Mercado
“I chose Iowa softball because not only will I develop as a softball player but a person. During my recruiting process, the Iowa staff made me feel comfortable and at home. All the coaches genuinely care about every player and make the effort to get to know everyone on a personal level off the field.”
Catcher | West Lafayette, Indiana | Harrison High School | Orland Park A’s
“I chose Iowa Softball because I loved the team, campus, and numerous academic opportunities at Iowa. Being a Hawkeye has been my dream since I was little and I’m excited to play in my family’s home state.”
Pitcher | West Lafayette, Indiana | Harrison High School | Orland Park A’s
“I chose Iowa Softball because of the family environment created by Coach Gillispie and her staff. When I visited, I immediately fell in love with the campus and the Iowa Softball mentality.”
Pitcher | Shorewood, Illinois | Joliet West High School | Iowa Premier
“I chose Iowa softball because I fell in love with the community and the coaches care and treat their players like family.”
Outfield | Muscatine, Iowa | Muscatine High School | Eastern Iowa Barracudas Gold
“I choose Iowa softball because I have grown up a Hawkeye and have always dreamed of going to Iowa.”
Pitcher| Saint Charles, Illinois | Saint Charles East High School | Wasco Diamonds
“I chose Iowa softball because it felt like home and I will be surrounded by many positive and motivated people.”
Pitcher | Santa Fe Springs, California | St. Paul High School | Corona Angles Slye
“I chose Iowa softball because right when I stepped on campus, I felt welcomed and knew the program will better my skills as a softball player.”
Catcher/Utility | Indianapolis, Indiana | Franklin Central High School |Indiana Magic Gold – LeMar
“From the start, it felt like a home away from home. I love the campus and the Hawkeye atmosphere, and wanted to be a part of that.”
Shortstop | Papillion, Nebraska | Papillion LaVista High School | Nebraska Premier Gold
“I chose Iowa softball because of all the opportunities this school and program provide. I get to play the game I love while studying in a well-respected criminology program. I also get the chance to be a part of something bigger than myself. I am proud to represent the University of Iowa and I’m excited to be a Hawkeyes on the field and in the classroom.”
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