Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Tigers Softball Signs Final Prospect for 06-07 NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee State University softball program has added Greensboro College transfer Katie Anderson to the 2006-2007 signing class, announced Head Softball Coach, Joyce Maudie. Anderson spent two seasons as a corner player (third base and first base) for the Greensboro Pride, batting .341 with a .415 slugging percentage. A native of Raleigh, NC, Anderson played at Wakefield High School. As a pitcher and infielder, she was voted all conference and academic all conference as a four-year varsity letterman. Anderson was selected as the team MVP and the Conference Player of the Year for her efforts in the 2004 season. She also participated for two seasons in her high school volleyball program, garnering all conference honors in 2002. "Katie is a valuable addition to the Tiger's softball program" said Coach Joyce Maudie. "She brings character, experience, leadership and a relentless work ethic to our team. We are very fortunate to add her to the roster at this point in the recruiting process." The signing of Anderson is the eighth addition to the softball program for 2006-2007. She joins transfers Jennifer Gregory (Murfreesboro, TN) and Amanda Vaught (Murfreesboro, TN) from Columbia State CC, and first-year players Chelsea Brown (Franklin TN), Christie Hill (Antioch, TN), Bridget Metzger (Rochelle, IL), Tamara Perkins (Lawrenceville, GA), and Amanda Spaziani (Nashville, TN).