Keith gets her wish with West Georgia offer
Brooklyn Keith, the lone senior on the Ringgold High School softball roster this past season, will be part of a number of incoming freshmen on the University of West Georgia softball team starting next fall.
Keith recently signed with the Wolves during a ceremony at Ringgold High, attended by family and friends.
“I’m super excited,” Keith said of signing with West Georgia. “I’ve been waiting a really long time for this. I just fell in love with the school and I was crossing my fingers, hoping to get an offer from them.”
Keith played in the outfield this past season for the Lady Tigers and had three doubles, a pair of homeruns, a .358 slugging percentage and plenty of leadership as she helped a young Ringgold squad get back to the Class AAA state playoffs.
“Their coach knows I can play the infield and the outfield,” she explained. “Hopefully, I can be a standout for them and show them what I can do. I’ll just see where they need me and I’ll play wherever they put me.”
“Their field and (athletic) facilities are nice and all right there together,” she added. “The campus is really nice and the dorms are really safe. I’ve already met my (future) roommate and she’s really cool.”
Ringgold head coach Daniel Hackett said he was thrilled for his former player to get a chance to play at the next level.
Kevin and Cassie Keith were among those on hand to watch their daughter, Brooklyn, sign on to continue her softball career at the University of West Georgia.