YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Former Champion and Kent State softball standout Megan Turner has signed a grant-in-aid to join the Youngstown State Softball program for the 2022 season.
Turner is a former Gatorade Ohio Player of the Year and USA Today All-American and has two years of eligibility left with the Penguins.
“We are extremely excited to add a player of Megan Turner’s caliber to our program,” said YSU Head Coach Brian Campbell. “She brings a wealth of experience to our team and has been a part of a championship-winning high school program from our area.”
For her efforts with the Golden Flashes in the 2021 season, Turner was named All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) Second-Team after batting .336 with team bests eight home runs and 41 runs batted in.
During her senior year in the high school ranks, Turner was named All-Ohio First Team, All-Region First-Team, All-District First-Team, All-American Conference Player of the Year, All-American Conference First-Team, NFCA Northeast All-Region First-Team.
She ended her career at Champion ranked sixth in state history in career runs scored (188) and career home runs (38).