4 Westmoreland softball players pick Saint Vincent
The Saint Vincent College women’s softball team, fresh off a Presidents’ Athletic Conference title, announced a six-player recruiting class for the 2020 season.
Four are from Westmoreland County. They are Hempfield’s Hanna Pavsek and Jessica Persin, Franklin Regional’s Mallory Halleck and Greensburg Salem’s Sydney Tressler.
Pavsek was part of four WPIAL championship teams and a team captain her senior season. She finished in the Top 10 at Hempfield for assists.
Persin was the starting infielder and a three-year letterman. She helped Hempfield win three consecutive WPIAL titles and two PIAA titles in 2017 and ‘18.
Halleck was a four-year starter and was named to the WPIAL Class 5A Section 1 first team.
Tressler was a catcher for the Golden Lions for four seasons. She also played tennis.
Also joining the team is Samantha Love of Damascus, Md. The all-conference catcher batted .592. The other is Justin Siroham of Louisville, Ohio. She homered, doubled, singled and drove in five runs in the Ohio Division 1 State Championship.
Paul Schofield is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Paul by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .