Forest City, Iowa – Head Waldorf Softball Coach Lexy Determan was able to watch North Butler’s Alex Mathers in action during an 11-0 rout of Forest City on June 26th. Now, the Warriors have announced they signed Mathers for the upcoming season. In that game Mathers was on-point, she allowed 0 runs, 2 hits, and only walked 1.
Mathers was a key part of North Butlers season, the Bearcats finished 21-8 overall and 14-3 in the conference. In 15 starts she was 11-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 175 1/3 IP. Mathers could also help the Warriors with her bat, she had 28 hits and 16 RIBs in 92 at-bats this summer.
Mathers racked up plenty of accolades while starting since her Sophomore year. As a junior and senior, she was named to the TIC All-Conference 1st Team and All-State Honorable Mention. This summer she was also selected as an All-District player.
In her decision, Mathers said, “I like that Waldorf is close to my hometown and I will be able to continue to play the sport that I love.” Determan said, “It is always great to get local talent to add to the roster.”
Mike Stetson, Waldorf University SID contributed to this story.
Do you have story ideas? Contact KIOW Sports Director Zarren Egesdal: firstname.lastname@example.org 641-585-1073