June 13, 2008
Mallory Winters, a talented catcher from Pomona High School in Arvada, Colorado, will continue her softball career at Butler University this fall. She joins seven other promising softball prospects in Butler's class of incoming freshmen.
Winters was an honorable mention All-State performer at Pomona, where she batted .431 with seven doubles, three home runs and 24 runs batted in. She earned first team all-league and first team all-region recognition, while being named her high school team's Most Valuable Player. A first team Academic All-State performer, Winters was named Pomona Sportswoman of the Year for 2007-08.
As a member of the Arvada Blue Jays travel team, Winters posted a .444 batting average with 16 doubles, three triples, one home run and 38 RBI's. She had 52 hits in 117 trips to the plate.
The newest Bulldog is a sister of Kyle Winters, a righthanded pitcher in the Florida Marlins Minor League system.
Winters joins a Butler freshman class that includes Erin Falkenberry of Pendleton Heights (Ind.) High School, Lauren McNulty of Downers Grove (Ill.) High School, Kayla Gray of Columbus (Ind.) North High School, Rachel Brummer of Thomas Jefferson High School (Minn.), Alyssa Coleman of Wayzata High School (Minn.), Paige Ashton of Eagen High School (Minn.) and Breanna Fisher of Northmont High School (Ohio).