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Mallory Young signs to play softball for Murray State University

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Mallory Young is all smiles as she signs her National Letter of Intent to play softball at Murray State, surrounded by her parents Ginger and Todd.DRAFFENVILLE - Mallory Young, a five year letterman on the Marshall County High School Softball team, signed her National Letter of Intent to play softball for Murray State University Friday surrounded by many family members, coaches and friends for the occasion.


"I'm very excited to be playing for Murray State", Young said. "I always knew that's where I wanted to go and when they asked me to come for a visit, I knew that's where I wanted to be". Young said she sent a text to new MSU Head Coach Kara Amundson during school to tell her of her decision toYoung's batting average heading into her senior year is .461. become a Lady Racer Softball player.
"I love the new Head Coach", Young said. "She makes me feel like I'm already a part of the team".
Young will also be on the first team to play at the new softball venue which began construction in October behind Roy Stewart Stadium on the old football practice field.
Young's impressive resume' includes a selection to the 2012 All-Region team and First-Team All-State Academic for softball. She has a career batting average of .461 with an on-base percentage of .500. She had 18 doubles in just her junior season last year and will be back one more season for the Lady Marshals this spring playing for new Head Coach Kara Hamby.
Young maintains a 3.6 grade point average and is currently ranked 54th in her class of 315 students.
"Mallory has been such a leader on the team for so many years", former Lady Marshal Head Coach Patricia Greer said. "She is a great representative not only for softball but for Marshall County HIgh School and the girls playing with her can be proud to have played on the same team with Mallory".
Scott Green, Mallory's strength and conditioning coach from the Sports Plex in Paducah said, "I have known Mallory since she was 12 and she has proven the fact that if you're willing to work for it, you can get there".
Young joined teammate Breanne Ray as the second Lady Marshal softball player to sign this week with a Division 1 college program.
Mallory was joined in the special occasion by many of her former and current coaches. Standing left to right; Kala Cary, John Howard, Trent Lovett, Kara Hamby, Patricia Greer and David Davis. Seated left to right; Ricky Denfip, Ginger Young, Mallory Young, Todd Young and Michael Cross. 

 
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