Aimee Minor Drafted Into NPF

Feb. 16, 2006

SEATTLE-- Washington senior Aimee Minor has been drafted by the Connecticut Brakettes in the third round of the 2006 College Player Selections. Minor was one of 30 athletes selected by the seven National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) teams over four rounds. Due to NCAA regulations, an active college senior-athlete may not sign with her respective franchise until their 2006 college season is finished. Senior selection rights expire August 31, 2006.

The NPF consists of seven team including the Akron Racers, Arizona Heat, Chicago Bandits, Connecticut Brakettes, New England Riptide, Philadelphia Force and Texas Thunder.

Joining Minor on the Brakettes' selection list were Texas pitcher Cat Osterman (first round), UCLA third baseman Andrea Duran (first round), Oregon State outfielder Adrienne Alo (second round) and LSU first baseman Stephanie Hill (fourth round).

Minor, a three-year starting outfielder for Washington, boasts a .274 career average with 25 home runs and 97 RBIs. She appears three times on the UW top-10 career list, including eighth in slugging percentage (.523) and home runs (25) and 10th in triples (6). Minor is also seven RBIs and two doubles away from the top-10. She is a three-time All-Regional Tournament honoree and a two-time Pac-10 All-Conference honorable mention selection.

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