Ashlyn Zimmer indicators letter of intent to affix Anderson College softball

By Drew Terhall

GREENVILLE — Greenville senior Ashlyn Zimmer is heading to Anderson College subsequent 12 months to be part of their softball program. She signed her Nationwide Letter of Intent on April 12 at Stebbins Area.

Zimmer mentioned as soon as she visited the campus, it didn’t take lengthy to know that that is the place she wished to be.

“I there for a go to in August and it felt like dwelling. I knew precisely after I was on campus, all people knew my identify and what I used to be going for. The surroundings felt good. I went again on that Saturday and made the verbal dedication to my coach as a result of I simply knew after I received there, that’s the place I wished to go,” Zimmer mentioned.

Greenville softball head coach Jerrod Newland mentioned he’s pleased with Zimmer and all the work she put in. Final season, Zimmer was named to the All-MVL First Staff.

Zimmer at the moment performs shortstop for the staff, however is primarily a 3rd baseman. Zimmer mentioned she shall be enjoying third base at Anderson.

Newland mentioned Zimmer volunteered to play shortstop for the staff to get one of the best staff out on the sphere. That simply exhibits the good management abilities she possesses.

“She’s a fantastic third baseman and an superior shortstop. She’s enjoying out of place to make us higher and she or he volunteered to do it. I needed to do it the final two years, change positions. She checked out me and mentioned, ‘Little question’. I settle for that management,” Newland mentioned.

Zimmer mentioned there’s a good likelihood she may get enjoying time early in her profession there. Newland mentioned he believes Zimmer will blossom at Anderson and compete for taking part in time immediately.

There shall be some acquainted faces at Anderson ready for her. Bri and Saige Fellers, 2022 Woman Wave softball graduates, are at the moment enjoying for Anderson.

Zimmer is grateful for her household, Greenville coaches and coaches from her previous groups for serving to her attain this purpose. Newland mentioned he’s excited for Zimmer as she goes on to begin her new journey.

Whereas at Anderson, Zimmer plans on learning early childhood training and grow to be a instructor.

Contact Day by day Advocate sports activities editor Drew Terhall at [email protected]

Originally posted 2023-04-13 15:09:42.