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Haley Fagan Inks Professional Contract with Akron Racers
May 31, 2017

AKRON, Ohio – After capping a stellar career at Auburn, infielder Haley Fagan has signed a professional contract with the Akron Racers of National Pro Fastpitch (NPF).

Fagan becomes the fourth Tiger currently in the professional softball league, joining Angel Bunner (USSSA Pride), Emily Carosone (Chicago Bandits) and Jade Rhodes (Scrap Yard Dawgs).

In three years on the field at Auburn, Fagan produced a .323 batting average to go along with a .414 on-base percentage and a .556 slugging clip – which both rank in the top 10 in the program record books.

Fagan racked up 131 hits while on The Plains, including 23 home runs, 21 doubles and two triples. She also tallied 96 career RBI in the orange and blue.

The Dunnellon, Fla. native was part of the winningest senior class in program history that amassed 205 wins over the past four seasons. Fagan and her fellow seniors produced four of Auburn’s seven all-time 40-plus-win seasons, including two campaigns with at least 50 wins.

Fagan and the Racers kick off the NPF season Thursday, June 1 at 7:05 p.m. CT against Carosone and the Bandits.

About the Akron Racers
The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers will celebrate their 16th season of play in 2017. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play.

About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2002, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in diamond sports beyond their collegiate success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, and Canada, among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.
 

 

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