College signings

Haileigh Reed: W&J softball

Name: Haileigh Reed

High school: Claysburg-Kimmel

Hometown: Claysburg

Sport: Softball

Position: Infield

College choice: Washington & Jefferson

Other colleges considered: Saint Vincent, Penn Tech

Why I picked Washington & Jefferson: “Because they have a good softball program, and it was the best place for me to go for my education.”

Greatest high school achievement: “Winning District 6 (titles) two years in a row and leading the Inter-County Conference in home runs.”

Coach Mike Barbarini quote: “Haileigh is a strong hitter with great fielding skills that I am sure she will continue at Washington & Jefferson.”

How I got my start playing: “When I was a little girl, my parents put me in the local little league program and ever since my love has grown for the game.”

Favorite college growing up: Florida

Other interests: Volleyball, being with my friends and being around my family.

What getting to play in college means to me: “That all my work that I have done throughout my years of school have paid off, and I am going to a wonderful college, and I have worked hard enough to continue to play the sport I love at the collegiate level.”

Probable college major: Criminal justice

Parents: Deanna and Paul Hoenstine


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