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Mount Marty College Softball Adds to Roster


Published Date6\12\2014

Mount Marty College is pleased to announce the athletic signing of Bishop Machebeuf High School student athlete, Grace Eshelman, and Brandon Valley High School's Nicole Elster to the Lancer softball program for the 2014-15 softball season.

Eshelman is a 5'10" outfielder that was named All-Conference Honorable Mention her senior year and ended with a .455 batting average.

Elster is a 5'6" catcher/utility that was a four year letter winner for Brandon Valley High School and was named All-State in 2012. Her 2013 hitting statistics were: Avg .305, AB 141, H 43, 2B 7, 3B 2 and BB 13.

Head MMC softball coach, Albert Fernandez, is pleased with the signings, "I am excited to have both Nicole and Grace joining our softball program next fall. Nicole has the ability to not only catch but also play multiple positions and help us offensively while Grace will give us some added depth in the outfield. They are both great fits with our program and the Mount Marty College community and we look forward to having them as Lancers."

The daughter of Tom and Cathy Eshelman of Aurora, CO, Grace will be a nursing major at MMC. In addition to her softball award Eshelman will be receiving an academic achievement scholarship.

The daughter of Bruce and Angie Elster of Sioux Falls, SD, Nicole will be majoring in exercise wellness at MMC.

For more information on the Mount Marty College softball program, please visit www.mmclancers.com or email head coach, Albert Fernandez at afernandez@mtmc.edu.