August 28, 2014

Softball Announces 2015 Recruiting Class

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Four incoming freshmen will be added to MIT's softball team this spring, as announced by head coach Jennifer Williams.

"We're pleased to welcome the incoming class of 2018," said Williams, who will be entering her fifth season with the Engineers. "This group is a very talented recruiting class and we're excited to get them on the field and begin to integrate into the team culture. We expect them to have an immediate impact and look forward to seeing what they can contribute to the softball program, the classroom, and the MIT community."

MIT Softball 2015 Freshman Class

Deanna Delgado (Miami, Fla., Saint Brendan High School): Lettered once in basketball, cross country and softball … MVP … 2014 All-Dade second team … 2013 most valuable runner … 2011 best offensive player … captain … competed for Diamond Dusters … National Honor Society … English Honor Society … student government (treasurer) … Respect Life (co-vice president) … pre-med club (co-founder and co-president) … Principal's Award … Independent Schools of South Florida Stars Award … Principal Honor Roll … Sabre Honor Roll.  

Zoe Hinton (Aurora, Colo., Cherokee Trail High School): Lettered four times in softball … 2013 All-Centennial League first team … 2013 Colorado Coaches of Girls' Sports 5A all-state … 2013 Colorado High School Coaches Association all-state … MVP … two-time Colorado High School Activities Association all-academic first team … 2012 All-Centennial League honorable mention … competed for Colorado Bullets, Colorado Pony Express and DC Jets … 2010 Colorado ASA state champions … IB visual arts … speech and debate national forensics league member … Valedictorian … International Baccalaureate Diploma …  2011 Aurora Scholars Award …  four-year academic letter award winner … math department senior award … science department senior award … exceptional quality senior award … liberal arts baccalaureate cord.

Jasmin Joseph (Woodland Hills, Calif., El Camino Real Charter School): Lettered three times in softball and once in cross country … co-captain of softball team … 2014 all-league first team … 2014 all-area first team … 2014 all-city second team  …  2013 all-league second team … four-time West Valley League champions … 2012 LA City Section Div. 1 CIF champions … competed for SoCal Pumas and Bownet … National Honor Society … Salutatorian … National Achievement Scholarship recipient … CSF lifetime member …  scholar-athlete of the year … AP Scholar with Distinction … departmental award for excellence in science.

Amanda Lee (Saratoga, Calif., Saratoga High School): Lettered four times in softball … captain … 2014 all-league second team … 2013 junior of the year, offensive player of the year and Mercury News second team … competed for SJ Sting … National Honor Society (vice president) … four-time honor roll student … 2013 MIT Leadership Award.