Sam Hartman has become the first Ball Hawk to be accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point. Sam also made the West Point Softball Team. Sam has been a Ball Hawk since the organization’s inception in 2007. She has received multiple honors during her softball career, including being named as an all-county and 2nd team all-state catcher. On the academic side, Sam has maintained a perfect unweighted 4.0 GPA (6.2 weighted) throughout her scholastic career, obtained a 1960 on her SATs, and is currently rank 6th out of 402 students in her class at Dallastown. Sam’s dedication to year round softball, excellent athleticism, and outstanding academic achievements, made her standout to the West Point recruiters. Hence, they provided her with an advanced LOA (Letter Of Assurance), months before the normal cadet appointment announcements.
Kayla Merriman signed the National Letter of Intent on 11/20/13. She is going to Texas A&M International on an athletic scholarship! During her career she has won mulitple MVP awards. She currently has over 550 hits, over 200 doubles, over 60 triples, over 60 homeruns (bh record). Kayla said during her signing “Texas A&M Internatinal has made an investment in me and it is my job to make sure that investment pays off. My goal is to help TAMIU win softball games and ultimately win the Heartland Conference!”
Deanna Laughman will be joining her teammate Kelsey Clever at Eastern University on an academic scholarship. Deanna will be majoring in Athletic Training and continueing her softball career there as well. Deanna had an outstanding career for both her Travel ball and school ball teams earning Offensive Player of the Year two years and having an outstanding fielding percentage for the Ball hawks and earning Evening Sun Co Player of the Year, Evening Sun and Gettysburg Times First team, and All State 3rd baseman for the Delone Catholic Squirettes. Congrats Dee!!!
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Gold Glove Sports Academy (Gold Glove) is the exclusive indoor training facility for the PA Ball Hawks. Each player in the Ball Hawks organization receives a complimentary 6 month individual membership to Gold Glove which allows them to schedule time at their convenience for hitting, pitching, or fielding practice by reserving a tunnel at Gold Glove during normal business hours. Additionally, Ball Hawk players are eligible for a 50% discount on one Gold Glove clinic and 10% off Gold Glove apparel during their membership period. This membership opportunity is part of the dynamic partnership the PA Ball Hawks have developed with Gold Glove.