|The Daily Courier|
Six players on the 2013 Yavapai College softball team have inked letters of intent to compete for four-year programs next spring, the YC Athletic Department announced on Wednesday.
Four of them are currently sophomores, including:
Outfielder Brandi Heimburg of Phoenix, who signed with NCAA Division 1 University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M., where she will study nursing.
Second baseman Kasey Oliver of Chatham, Ill., who signed with NCAA D-1 Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., where she will study psychology.
Outfielder Mita Cortez of Whittier, Calif., and first baseman Sam Wilson of Hesperia, Calif., who signed with NAIA Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn., where they will study criminal justice and special education, respectively.
Two of them are presently freshmen, including:
Third baseman/outfielder Alexa Redman of Mesa, who will remain in Prescott after signing with NAIA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which will begin fielding a softball team in the spring of 2014. Redman will study air traffic control.
Catcher/outfielder Maria Micheli of Sedona, who signed with NCAA D-2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii in Laie, Hawaii, where she will study psychology.
These players and the rest of the NJCAA D-1 Roughriders close out the 2013 regular season with a doubleheader versus Phoenix College at noon and 2 p.m. on Saturday at Bill Vallely Field.