GW Names Trena Peel Assistant Softball Coach
Sept. 9, 2003
WASHINGTON, DC - Trena Peel has been named assistant coach for softball at The George Washington University, Senior Associate Director of Athletics Mary Jo Warner has announced. Peel will aid head coach Shaunte' Fremin in all aspects of the Colonials softball program as it enters its second season of competition.
A 2003 graduate of Louisiana State University, Peel is currently a member of the USA Elite team as an outfielder and was named the 2002 SEC Player of the Year. During her senior season at LSU, Peel helped the Tigers to a 56-11 record by leading the team with a .361 batting average.
Peel has been a national team member since 2001 and was a member of the gold medal winning Canada Cup team in 2003. She was also a member of the 1999 Junior Olympic team that won silver in Taiwan.
Prior to joining GW's staff, Peel was a student coach for the 2003 LSU Tigers, where she worked mainly with the outfielders. She has also spent the last three summers as an assistant coach for the American Softball Association, working with an 18-and-under team, the Colorado Pony Express, instructing the outfielders.
The Colonials have 12 incoming recruits for the 2004 season as the team looks to improve on its 3-36 record from its inaugural season. GW plays its home games at the GW-Mount Vernon campus located at 2100 Foxhall Road in northwest Washington.