Charleston senior Ashlynn McPeak signed to play softball for Danville Area Community College on Wednesday.
The senior played five positions during her first two high school seasons before the pandemic wiped out her junior year, mostly patrolling the outfield. McPeak has played left field in 14 of her 31 games, right field in seven games and center field twice. She also played seven times at third base and caught a game for a .931 overall fielding percentage.
“Ashlynn has been a fantastic player for our program for the past six years,” said Charleston softball coach Blain Mayhall. “She is a superb athlete who can play multiple infield and outfield positions. She can even throw the gear on an catch, if needed, much like she did in middle school.”
In 65 at-bats, McPeak batted .333, posting a .433 slugging percentage and a .385 on-base percentage for an .818 OPS.
“She is wonderful teammate who leads by example,” Mayhall added. “Her unique combination of speed and power allows for her to hit anywhere in the lineup. We are looking forward to her having a great senior year for us. We can’t wait to see what she does this year and at the next level. DACC is getting a good one.”