Softball Inks Two Future Sun Devils
Nov. 12, 2009
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Sun Devil Softball family is proud to announce the signing of two future Sun Devils to represent the Maroon & Gold in the coming years. Dallas Escobedo of Phoenix, Ariz. and St. Mary's High School and Bailey Wigness of Casa Grande Union in Casa Grande, Ariz. are the first two of this season's signing class to commit to the Sun Devil Softball family.
A little more information on both signees:
Dallas Escobedo – Saint Mary’s High School – Phoenix, AZ
Dallas is a right handed pitcher/1B from. She plays for The Arizona Hotshots club team. In just her sophomore season, Escobedo has been regarded as one of the nation’s top pitchers for the past several years. The St. Mary’s hurler has led her team to the Class 5A, Division I state championship and semifinals. She posted a 0.52 ERA, struck out 479 batters and even hit eight home runs as a sophomore. Her freshmen numbers include a 0.73 ERA and 501 strikeouts in 260 innings. She pitched a perfect game, four no-hitters, and nine one-hitters. She also hit .357 with eight home runs and 33 RBIs. Escobedo was also named the 2007 All-Arizona Player of the Year by The Arizona Republic and has been named to multiple all-state teams.
Bailey Wigness – Casa Grande Union – Casa Grande, AZ
Bailey is a left handed hitting infielder. Her strength is the slap game but is very athletic and will develop additional power. Three words to describe Bailey. Speed, speed, and speed. She puts tremendous pressure on opposing defenses and hits for a high average. In addition to her fleet feet, Bailey is an exceptional student. She currently plays in the infield for the Arizona Storm club team. Last high school season, Bailey was among the state leaders in batting average and stolen bases.
The Sun Devil Softball family is proud to announce the addition of these two tremendous athletes and what they will mean to the extraordinary legacy that is Arizona State Softball, as it continues to build its place in collegiate softball history.
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