Thomas Dale alum and current Florida State softball pitcher Lacey Waldrop is a finalist for the 2014 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. The announcement was made May 27, after press deadline.
One of Thomas Dale’s senior leaders, left back Hunter Gonzalez committed to play soccer at Southern Virginia University in Buena Vista. According to head coach Mark Fowler he’s a “team man” and brings a “steely resolve” to the team in the form of senior leadership.
Holness, the lone Skyhawk currently at the next level in her sport, had a successful first season at Ferrum last fall. She appeared in 18 games, of which she started 17, scoring two goals on 17 shots and passing out two assists.
Last year for Matoaca it was Austin Powers and Brandon Harper leading the way as the Warriors shared the Central District Championship with Thomas Dale. Powers graduated and now attends Christopher Newport.
Piner’s first year at the college level was a great success as the defender appeared in 15 games, starting one for the Bulldogs. As the season wore on, she played significant minutes, playing a season-high 87 minutes against Queens (NC).