Softball Signs Seven for the 2018 Season

FHSU Sports Information Department

HAYS, Kan. – Fort Hays State head softball coach Adrian Pilkington announced the addition of seven new members to the 2018 squad. All seven of the early signees will be freshmen with six from Colorado, one from Arizona, and one from Kansas. The commitments include Megan Jamison, Grace Philop, Sara Breckbill, Terran Caldwell, Sydney Harsh, Jordan Flakus and Sierra Rodriguez.

Jamison is from Fort Collins, Colo., where she was a CHSAA Class 5A All-State Honorable Mention selection in 2016. During her senior season at Fossil Ridge High School, she batted .463 and had an on-base percentage of .478. As a pitcher, she tallied 18 of her team’s 19 wins on the year, while striking out 118 batters.

Philop is also from Fossil Ridge High School. She has been an all-conference selection the last three years and helped the Lobos to the Class 5A state semifinals this fall. Philip is projected to play outfield at FHSU.

From Parker, Colo., Breckbill is a catcher with an electrifying arm. While at Chaparral High School, she threw out 20 of 24 potential base stealers for an outstanding .833 percent. In her four years playing for the Wolverines, she posted a .374 batting average, totaling 89 hits, while knocking in 73 runs. She was a two-time CHSAA Class 5A All-State Honorable Mention selection earning the honors both her junior and senior seasons, as well as a four-time all-conference selection.

Caldwell is from Grandview High School in Aurora, Colo. In her four years playing for the Wolves, she has posted a batting average of .355, an on-base percentage of .401, and 77 hits while scoring 70 runs. This past season Caldwell hit .450, had an on-base percentage of .506, and scored 31 runs on 36 hits in her senior season. For her efforts, she was granted CHSAA Class 5A All-State Honorable Mention honors.

Harsh will join the Tigers from Arvada, Colo., where she was an outfielder for Ralston Valley High School. She had an outstanding defensive senior season in the field without committing an error all season. She is a two-time all-conference selection.

Flakus is from Eudora, Kan, where she attends Eudora High School. Flakus has been a three-time all-conference selection for the Cardinals and was selected to the KSHSAA Class 4A All-State First Team as an infielder in 2016.

From Phoenix, Ariz., Rodriguez played her club ball for the Lil’ Saints and the Hot Shotz, two of the top amateur programs in the state of Arizona. Rodriguez is projected to be a pitcher for the Tigers will chip in with her bat as well.

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