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Samantha Einwagner from PGS is the leading female hitter in the ESSL with an .455 batting average. In the all league hitting stats she is ranked on 49th place so far.

 

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In the new issue of Softball Magazine you can read her player story:

 

Samantha Einwagner plays first base for team PGS in the ESSL in Austria, but where she grew up and learned the game of softball is another whole…well, country.
A school and club softball player from the time she was seven through 18 years old in Arizona, the now 25-year-old is an English teacher who resides in Linz, Austria. She gets her softball fix these days playing slowpitch in the rising league in Europe, the European Slowpitch Softball League.

Samantha recollects her early years in the sport. “My career in softball started at the age of seven when I played in a league called Arizona Girls Softball (AGS) for girls aged 6-18 years old,” says Samantha. “I went on to play Senior League for the Arrowhead All-Stars and ASA club ball for the Vipers, Lil’ Saints and Desert Kaos. I also played competitively for Mountain Ridge High School. I ate, slept, and breathed only softball for my entire adolescent life; no other sport interested me more! “I began playing competitive ASA fastpitch at the age of 11. Club ball was expensive due to all of the traveling, but I had the opportunity to play against the best in the country. While playing high school ball at Mountain Ridge High, we made the state finals each year I was there. In these years, I played more games than I can count, all filled with amazing memories and friendships…”

 

Read the whole story:
Softball Magazine player profile Samantha (permission granted by Softball Magazine)

 

You can buy the magazine online: Softball Magazine Store

 

ESSL Stats Women 2015

 

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Link: Stats Women

 

Source: SoftballEurope.com

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