Student-Athletes Join Estimated 25,000 Graduates, Families and Friends on the National Mall
Colonials Reach A-10 Title Game for First Time in Program History
Colonials Defeated Saint Joseph's, 1-0, in First Game of Day
Minutewomen Win on Walk-Off Home Run in Seventh
Colonials Will Face No. 6 Saint Joseph's in Friday Elimination Game
2011: Started 22 games in 29 appearances ... pitched 120.1 innings, for 4.30 ERA with a 3-12 record ... struck out career-high nine Dayton batters ... picked up saves against St. Bonaventure and George Mason ... got wins over Army, Cornell, and Dayton.
2010: Got nine starts, but mainly saw action as a relief pitcher ... twice struck out a season-high six batters against Mount St. Mary's and George Mason ... went 1-5 in the season tossing four complete games, tossing 83.1 innings for a 6.38 ERA .. got two hits and two RBIs against George Mason.
2009: Made 15 appearances with 11 starts in the circle for the Colonials, with one other start as the designated hitter ... pitched a seven-inning complete game for first collegiate win in a 5-4 victory over Mount St. Mary's (3/31).
High School: Named All-State second team in her junior season under head coach Maria Alvarez ... also named all-county first team back-to-back seasons in the circle for the Eagles ... helped her team win three district championships and named Most Valuable Player by her team in 2008 ... played school and traveling ball with GW teammate Jamie Yaniga on the Miami Waves ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated with a weighted 4.7 GPA and No. 33 in her class.
Personal:Born Heidi Lyn Penna on January 11, 1990, in Miami, FL ... daughter of Lori and Robert Penna ... has five older siblings: Robert, Anita, Joseph, Melissa and Leanne, and four younger siblings: Hannah, Matthew, Edward and Bethanie ... Melissa plays softball at Stanford University ... enjoys biking, paint ball, ultimate Frisbee and ceramics ...majoring in marketing.
Penna's Career Pitching Statistics
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Softball Alumna Meyers Taylor Named to 2018 U.S. Olympic Team
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Softball Unveils 2018 Schedule
George Washington softball announced its 2018 schedule Thursday, highlighted by eight games against teams that competed in the NCAA Tournament last spring.
Softball Announces Winter Clinic
George Washington softball has announced plans to host an elite youth clinic on Feb. 4, 2018.
Softball Signs Four Recruits
George Washington softball head coach James DeFeo has announced that four student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to compete for the Colonials.
Softball Lands Six on NFCA Scholar-Athlete List
Six George Washington softball student-athletes have been honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as Easton/NFCA Scholar Athletes for 2016-2017.