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JC softball inks nine

The Georgia Military College JC softball program signed 9 players recently, and head coach Diana Baruffa expects the group to contribute immediately. “The incoming softball freshman should be a great addition to the returning team,” she said. “They bring a lot of speed, and they fill the gaps left by the graduating class.” The incoming players include: • Alex Johnson – Grovetown, Ga.: Brings speed and slapping from the left side. • Ashley Waites – Grovetown, Ga.: Strong catcher who blocks well. • Adrianna Johnson – Grovetown, Ga.: Brings speed and the potential to steal bases. • Kayla Cooper –McDonough, Ga.: Top recruit with a great attitude; very fast and competitive; will start in the outfield and hit toward the top of the line-up. • Mallory Long – Macon, Ga.: Will fill a hole in the infield, either short or a corner; Hits well. • Caroline Conn – Macon, Ga.: Great attitude; will help at third or first; power hitter. • Lizzie Edwards – Gray, Ga.: Smart infielder. • Olivia Sconyers – Macon, Ga.: Solid outfielder. • Sarah Ray, Macon, Ga.: Triple threat; solid pitcher/outfielder; great speed. “All of these players are unique and will help out in their own way,” Baruffa said. “I am looking forward to working with them all.” xxxxxxxxxx ------ Ross Couch Media Relations Georgia Military College (478) 387-4714 GMC ext: 24714 rcouch@gmc.cc.ga.us