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Monday, May 23, 2011

Abby Carpenter Signs With Siena


Abby Carpenter of Bristow, VA has signed a National Letter Of Intent to play softball at Siena College beginning with the 2012 season.

Abby is an infielder and outfielder at Brentsville District High School. She plays travel ball with the Vienna Stars Gold.

“Siena is just a good fit for her,” said Abby’s mother Pam. “We walked around the campus and she had a good feeling about it.”

Siena Saints head coach Bill Lajeunesse first noticed Carpenter while she was playing in New Jersey with her travel team, the Vienna Stars 18U Gold team. Cathy Rollins, college coordinator for the team, said that Siena’s interest in Carpenter increased late last year, but it was still early for her to make any kind of decisions.

“They started watching her in the summer, but they really started to pay attention to her in the fall. They were hot on her, but it took her a while to get hot on them,” she said...

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