AMERICUS, Ga. -- Head coach Nicki Levering and the Georgia Southwestern State softball program signed six to its 2018 class during the November early signing period.
The Lady Canes signees include a variety of positions featuring 6A All-Region Pitcher of the Year Hayley Dickerson (Clyo, Ga.).
"I'm very excited about the early signees for our 2018-19 class," head coach Nicki Levering said. "We put a special emphasis on pitching, catching and speed. This class will help add more athleticism to our program and build a stronger foundation for us to compete in the Peach Belt Conference."
P | Clyo, Ga. | Effingham High School | 6A All-Region Pitcher of the Year
Levering - "Hayley is a solid pitcher with speed and movement along with a powerful bat. She will make us more versatile in the circle and give us the edge we need to be more competitive in the conference."
C | Brunswick, Ga. | Brunswick High School | 6A All-Region First Team
Levering - "Kayla is a power hitting catcher with a solid arm and excellent communication skills behind the plate. She and Hayley played together when they were younger so I look forward to watching them work as one of the main batteries at GSW."
OF | Debary, Fla. | University High School | All-Area Volusia/Flagler Counties
Levering - "Allyson is an outstanding athlete with speed, instinct and the ability to make game-changing plays in the outfield. She's a versatile hitter that can work all areas of the field along with hitting the long ball and is a standout athlete that will throw a huge punch in our lineup."
IF | Winder, Ga. | Apalachee High School | 6A All-Region First Team
Levering - "Brianna is an athletic and gritty player with the ability to simply make plays. She's an excellent leader and communicator on defense while being a scrappy power hitter that aggressively runs the bases. Her intensity and mindset will help our infield succeed."
IF | Leesburg, Ga. | Lee County High School | 6A All-Region First Team
Levering - "Jenna is a fearless corner player who plays with grit and instinct. She's a power hitter with a great eye at the plate and shows true leadership skills on and off the field."
OF | Hogansville, Ga. | LaGrange High School
Levering - "Shaq is a fast and athletic outfielder that is able to make plays who will bring a great energy to our lineup."