AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Austintown Fitch standout Lydia Spalding has signed her National Letter of Intent to play college softball at Penn State University in the Big Ten.
Spalding, a pitcher and outfielder, helped the Falcons to back-to-back sectional championships in 2018 and 2019 and an AAC championship in 2019.
As a freshman in 2018, Spalding was named the AAC Player of the Year while earning First Team AAC and second team all-district honors.
She broke the freshman and sophomore strikeout records and was named team MVP both years. Spalding earned First Team AAC honors and a All-Northeast Ohio honorable mention as a sophomore in 2019. She is ranked No. 75 by Extra Inning softball.
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