A talented group of Greenwood High School lady athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the next level today at H.B. Stewart arena on #NationalSigningDay.
Senior point guard Kinley Fisher will continue her basketball career under Coach Susie Gardner at Mercer University next year. In her junior season, Fisher averaged 18.3 points per game along with 5 assists. The talented guard finished the season shooting 41% from the field and 80% from the free throw line. Fisher helped carry the Bulldogs to the State Championship game where they were crowned co-champions for the 2020 season.
Senior point guard Shea Goodwin has signed her letter of intent to play basketball for Coach Markell Cox at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Goodwin’s recruiting profile shows her averaging 8.2 points and 4.4 assists per game. Goodwin’s field goal percentage is 43% while her free throw percentage is an impressive 86%.
Fisher and Goodwin are part of a class that has amassed a 67-24 record in three seasons with the Greenwood Bulldogs.
Senior Ally Sockey has signed her letter of intent to play softball at the University of Arkansas. During her Freshman and Sophomore seasons, Sockey held a .507 batting average with 76 hits and 55 R.B.I.’s over 56 games. The two-time all state selection is ranked 27th by Extra Inning Softball. Arkansas coach Courtney Diefel released a statement regarding Sockey through the University of Arkansas social media account saying “Ally is one of the top athletes in the state of Arkansas. She is a smooth and skilled defender that has the ability to make highlight reel plays. Ally’s athleticism will provide spark to our program. We love that we get to keep her home in Arkansas”
Senior infielder Chelsi Possage has also signed with the University of Arkansas softball team. Possage joined Greenwood last year after spending the majority of her high school career at Muldrow, OK. Last season was unable to be played due to Covid-19. As a member of the Tulsa Elite travel team Possage tallied 33 runs, 23 RBI’s and stole 22 bases. The right hander held a .405 batting average with the Elite. Arkansas coach Courtney Diefel released a statement on the Razorbacks social media account saying this about Possage; “Chelsi is one of the most gritty and competitive athletes that I have seen. She is quick and incredibly versatile. Chelsi is just flat tough and has the skill to see time at multiple positions. She has an immense pride in the Razorbacks, and we are thrilled that she gets to live out her dream at Arkansas.”
Senior middle blocker for the Greenwood Volleyball team Hannah Watkins has signed a letter of intent to continue her career with the University of Central Arkansas. The 6’6″ senior is measured at having a 10’3″ approach jump, 9’9″in block jump and a 8’4″ standing reach. Watkins shared a personal statement on Next College Student Athlete, stating she is excited to commit to Central Arkansas where her brother and father both attended.