Ladies Softball Announces Seven-Member Class for 2017 Season
Friday, August 5, 2016

Centenary Ladies softball and head coach Mark Suire announced the seven-member class for the spring 2017 season on Friday, August 5.

"I believe that this year's recruiting class has the potential to help our program build on the successes that we had last season,” explained Suire. “Each of the seven ladies in this recruiting class brings unique qualities that we feel addresses our needs in some way. There is no doubt that this is a talented group, and we are excited to see how quickly they can settle in at the college level and begin to contribute to the program.  

“It's definitely an exciting time for Centenary softball, and we will need our returners to help the newcomers assimilate quickly and establish this team's identity," added Suire.

 

Here is a closer look at all seven incoming players:

 

Ashley Albright

Freshman / Catcher

5-6 / Bats & Throws Right

Sugarland, Texas / William B. Travis HS

 

Albright caught for head coach Miranda Szink at William B. Travis High School. She helped the Tigers win a District 23-6A Co-Championship, winning a Silver Slugger award individually. Academically, she finished Academic All-District twice, made the Honor Roll all four years, and was an outstanding student in pre-calculus and history.

The daughter of Rhonda and Paul Albright, she has one brother, Chris. At Centenary, she intends to major in biology.

 

 

Kelsey Ancelot

Junior / Outfield

5-3 / Bats Left, Throws Right

Orange, Texas / Kilgore College

 

Ancelot transferred to Centenary after playing softball for two seasons at Kilgore College. She graduated in 2014 from Orangefield High School, playing in the outfield for head coach Amy McLaughlin. She helped the Bobcats capture a District Championship her senior season. Academically, Ancelot was named to the All-Academic Team all four years of high school.

The daughter of Larry and Phyllis Ancelot, she has two sisters, Shelby and Kaylee. At Centenary, she intends to major in communications.

 

 

Haley Campbell

Freshman / Shortstop

5-3 / Bats & Throws Right

Erath, La. / Erath HS

 

Campbell played shortstop for head coach Eric LeBlanc at Erath High School. She won All-District honors all four seasons for the Bobcats, being named Second Team the first three seasons and First Team her senior season. Also, her senior season, she was named All-State Louisiana as a utility player by the Louisiana Softball Coaches Association. Academically, she recorded a GPA better than 3.857 all four years of high school, including a 4.0 her senior year.

The daughter of Chad and Vicky Campbell, she has one brother, Logan. At Centenary, she intends to major in biology.

 

 

Madison Fremen

Freshman / Outfield

5-1 / Bats & Throws Right

Luling, La. / Hahnville HS

 

Freman played rightfield, leftfield, and both middle infield positions for head coach Kenneth Vial and Jerald Nugent at Hahnville High School. For the Tigers, she was named First Team All-District. She also made the Academic All-Composite Team for the LHSAA, the Superintendent’s and Beta awards all four years, and was also a member of the National Honor’s Society.

The daughter of Warren and Nancy Fremen, she has three brothers; Nathan, Austin and Cameron. At Centenary, she intends to major in pre-medicine.

 

 

Kristyn Peacock

Freshman / Utility

5-5 / Bats & Throws Right

Katy, Texas / International School of Bangkok

 

Peacock played centerfield, shortstop, and second base for head coach Laura Stewart at the International School of Bangkok. She helped the Panthers win an IASAS Championship in 2016. Individually, Peacock won the SEAYBST Golden Glove Award, was named IASAS All-Tournament in both 2015 and 2016, and garnered Varsity MVP honors in both 2013 and 2014. Academically, Peacock was named to the Honor Roll from 2014-2016.

The daughter of Karen and Kevin Peacock, she has two siblings, a sister Kaylee and a brother Kyle. At Centenary, she intends to major in biology.

 

 

Kaitlyn Price

Freshman / Second Base and Outfield

5-7 / Bats Left, Throws Right

League City, Texas / Clear Springs HS

 

Price played second base for head coach Jennifer Knight for the Clear Spring High School Chargers.

The daughter of Mike Price and Donna Ludden, she has one sister, Sarah Hall, and one brother, David Price. At Centenary, she intends to major in education.

 

 

Hallie Smith

Freshman / Catcher

5-7 / Bats & Throws Right

Aledo, Texas / Aledo HS

 

Smith primarily caught but also played on the left side of the infield for both Jeff Lemons and Heather Oakes at Aledo High School. In 2016, she helped the Ladycats win Texas 5A. Academically, she made the All-District team in 2015 and the All-State team in 2016. She was also a National Honor Society member and a class representative.

The daughter of Kim and Doug Smith, she has one sister, Alana, and one brother, Jason. At Centenary, she intends to major in political science.