AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team has signed junior transfer Marni Greenstein from Florida State College at Jacksonville to a National Letter of Intent (NLI), head coach Melissa Brocato announced. Greenstein will join the Jaguars for the 2017 season.
|Name||Year||Pos.||Ht.||B/T||Hometown / Previous School|
|Marni Greenstein||Jr.||UTI||5-3||R/R||Lake Worth, Fla. / Florida State College at Jacksonville|
Marni Greenstein comes to Augusta from Jacksonville, Fla., where she attended FSCJ for two seasons. Last year as a sophomore the outfielder/pitcher batted .351 in her 35 games played with 77 at bats. Greenstein drove in 28 runs on 27 hits including seven home runs. On the mound in 2016, she recorded a 2.80 ERA in 18 appearances and posted a 2-2 record in her 45 innings pitched.
Greenstein graduated with honors in 2016 and was named first-team All-Conference and the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) Co-Female Scholar Athlete during her tenure. She plans to study kinesiology and sports psychology in Augusta.
AT FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE: Attended from 2014-16 in Jacksonville, Fla … Competed under Coach Jami Lind … Jean Williams Scholar Athlete Award … 2016 FCSAA Co-Female Scholar Athlete … 2016 first-team All-Conference … 2015 honorable mention … Graduated with a 4.0 GPA.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Park Vista Community High School in Lake Worth, Fla., in 2014 … Attended for all four years and lettered in three years of softball under Coach Donna Burnett … 2014 MVP and 2014 first-team All-County … Batted .481 as a senior and received the Bucky Dent Scholarship Award and the Roseann Capitano Scholar Athlete Award … Outstanding Citizenship FBLA and Web Design District first place winner 2013 and 2014 … National English Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Born in Boynton Beach, Fla., on Dec. 6, 1995 … Daughter to Larry and Cyndi Greenstein and sister to Ben Greenstein and Andrew Tasker … Plans on studying kinesiology and sports psychology.
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