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Peck welcomes two graduate assistant coaches for 2007

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Jan. 23, 2007

Lady Bisons softball coach Kristin Peck has welcomed two new graduate assistant coaches to the program.

Lexi Myers, from Campbell University, and Amber Wood, from Iowa State, each have been working with the team during preseason preparations.

Myers, a native of Hanover, Pa., majored in physical education at Campbell. She excelled both on the field and in the classroom. She will primarily work with the pitching staff.

She lettered four years at Campbell as a pitcher. She was an NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete for 2004-2005 and 2005-2006. She was also a member of the Atlantic Sun All-Academic team in 2005 and 2006.

Wood, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will work with hitting and position players. She brings coaching experience on several different levels to the position. She was an instructor in hitting, infield and pitching at Perfect Game Softball in Iowa for one year. She also spent a year as a student assistant at Iowa State where she worked with instruction at practice and camps. She spent two years as an assistant coach at Marion High School in Iowa.

As a player she spent two years at Kirkwood Community College, playing the infield for the team that finished fifth in the NJCAA National Championships in 2002. At Kirkwood she was First Team All-Conference and All-Region in 2002. She was also an Academic All-America selection. In 2003 she was the Defensive Player of the Year in the conference. She was also named to Academic All-America team.

Wood also played two seasons at Iowa State. She was a member of the Academic All-Big 12 Team.