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Paige Jones: UPJ softball

Name: Paige Jones

High school: Cambria Heights High School

Hometown: Patton

Sport: Softball

Position: Pitcher, CF

College choice: University Of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Other colleges considered: Saint Francis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Penn State, West Virginia University

Why I picked UPJ: “I chose UPJ because I believe that it is the perfect fit for me to excel in academics while being able to continue my softball career.”

Greatest high school achievement: “My greatest high school achievement would have to be earning high honors every marking period of high school and making it into The National Honor Society.”

Coach’ Drew Thomas’ quote: “Paige has shown that hard work and dedication has paid off. She has been a big reason for our program’s success.”

How I got my start playing softball: “I started playing T-ball when I was 5 years old, and have had a love for the game ever since.”

Favorite college growing up: Penn State

Other interests: “I also play basketball and love to spend time with my friends and family.”

What getting to play in college means to me: “Getting to play in college is very important to me because it’s something I’ve always wanted to accomplish and I am extremely excited that I have this opportunity.”

Probable college major: Nursing

Parents: Sherry and James Jones

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