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Danielle Massengill makes college softball all-conference list

Danielle Massengill, a freshman softball player with Thiel College in Wexford, Penn., was named to the All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference team on Tuesday, May 8.

Massengill, the first-team selection at catcher, posted a .429 batting average, placing her fourth in the PAC. She also ranked second in the conference with hits at 54 and earned the top spot in the Tomcat record books in hits in a season, surpassing the mark set by Laura Davin (Bethel Park, Pa.) of 52 in 2009. Danielle set the record for triples in a season with eight, set by Testa in 1994 with seven. She also ranked first on the team in slugging percentage (.627), stolen bases (9) and posted 241 putouts.

Massengill, who graduated from Mount Si High School in 2011, also earned a 4.0 grade point average at Thiel in her first year.

Massengill is the daughter of Scott and Jill Massengill of North Bend.

 

 

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