Under Armour All-American Softball Game
The second annual Under Armour All-America Softball Game, held July 21 at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., features 30 of the nation's top high school softball players. The players were selected by a group of high school softball experts from ESPN RISE.
|2009 Under Armour All-America Softball Game roster|
|Name||Position||High School (Location)||Class|
|Alix Cook||2B/3B/OF||Marlborough (Los Angeles)||2011|
|Amy Knapp||IF/OF||Lake Shore (St. Clair Shores, Mich.)||2009|
|Brigette Del Ponte||SS/UT||Sunrise Mountain (Peoria, Ariz.)||2009|
|Brittany Walker||OF||Klein Oak (Spring, Texas)||2009|
|Brittany Sanchez||OF||Niles North (Skokie, Ill.)||2011|
|Brittany O'Donnell||P||Red Bank Catholic (N.J.)||2009|
|Corrin Genovese||SS||North High School (Williamsville, N.Y.)||2011|
|Courtney Conley||3B/IF/OF||Eureka (Mo.)||2009|
|Dallas Escobedo||P/1B||St. Mary's (Phoenix)||2010|
|Emily Allard||OF||Deer Valley (Antioch, Calif.)||2009|
|Hayley Davis||2B/UT||East Lake (Tarpon Springs, Fla.)||2011|
|Jenna Rich||SS||El Segundo (Calif.)||2009|
|Jessica Shults||C||Hart (Newhall, Calif.)||2009|
|Jessica Damico||2B/SS/OF||Pacific (Mo.)||2011|
|Jolene Henderson||P/1B||Sheldon (Sacramento, Calif.)||2009|
|Kayla Braud||2B/OF||Marist (Eugene, Ore.)||2009|
|Keilani Ricketts||P/1B||Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.)||2009|
|Kelsey Cartwright||SS||Goodpasture Christian (Madison, Tenn.)||2009|
|Lindsey Ziegenhirt||C||Sheldon High School (Sacramento, Calif.)||2009|
|Meagan May||C/3B||Klein Oak (Spring, Texas)||2009|
|Nicole Yancey||3B||Central (Carrollton, Ga.)||2009|
|Olivia Galati||P/2B||West Babylon (N.Y.)||2009|
|Rachel Gillen||P/OF||Archmere Academy (Claymont, Del.)||2011|
|Rachele Fico||P||Masuk (Monroe, Conn.)||2009|
|Ryan Iamurri||2B/OF||Naples (Fla.)||2010|
|Samantha Pappas||OF||Tesoro (Las Flores, Calif.)||2009|
|Shelby Babcock||P||Legacy (Broomfield, Colo.)||2010|
|Taylor Edwards||C||Vista Murrieta (Calif.)||2010|
|Teagan Gerhart||P||Norco (Calif.)||2009|
|Wykeima Davis||OF||American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.)||2009|
A former softball and basketball player at Adrian College, Eaton now coaches at the Fastpitch Learning Academy. The former Eastern Michigan coach specializes in hitting instruction.
Melissa "Skeeter" Gentile
After her All-American career at Michigan ended in 2000, Gentile got into coaching. The former Jacksonville University coach is now director and head instructor at the Fastpitch Learning Academy. She coached at last year's inaugural Under Armour All-America Softball Game.
O'Brien-Amico won three national championships with Arizona and three Olympics gold medals with the USA Softball team. Now she conducts clinics for coaches and players across the country.
Patton played softball at Michigan before embarking on her career as a softball instructor seven years ago. Patton, who coaches in Michigan and at the Fastpitch Learning Academy in Florida, specializes in pitching.
RewindSt. Mary's (Phoenix) pitcher Dallas Escobedo was named MVP of the inaugural Under Armour All-America Softball Game last year. She pitched two scoreless innings and hit a two-run home run to lead her Boom Boom Tap squad to a 2-1 win over The New Prototype. Canyon del Ore (Oro Valley, Ariz.) ace Kenzie Fowler, the nation's No. 1 recruit from the Class of 2009 in the ESPNU player rankings, started in the circle for The New Prototype and threw two shutout innings.
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