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TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
Softball Adds Six

FAIRMONT, W.Va. -- Fairmont State head coach Rick Wade announced the addition of six players to the roster for the 2013 season.

Signing with the Falcons are Ryne Hill (Cottageville, W.Va.), Courtney Iacboacci (Stow, Ohio), Kelci Jones (Beckley, W.Va.), Danielle Parks (Martinsburg, W.Va.), Sissy Stubbs (Berlin Center, Ohio) and Joni Tyree (Summersville, W.Va.).

Hill played four seasons at Ripley helping the Vikings to a state title in 2009. She batted .313 and belted 24 doubles for her her career. She was a two-time all-conference honorable mention selection. She also lettered in basketball and volleyball.

Iacobacci was a standout player at Walsh Jesuit in Cuyahoga Falls in Ohio. As a senior she was selected as MVP of the North Coast League and was a second team All-Tri County pick. She led the team in home runs, slugged nearly .600, and scored 23 runs and drove in 11. During her junior campaign she led the team in RBI and slugging while helping her team to a district title that season. She also lettered in basketball.

Jones was a three-time all-state honoree as a pitcher at Independence High. She was also named All-Coalfield Conference during three of her seasons. As a senior, she struck out 131 batters in 112 innings of action and posted a 1.35 ERA. As a junior, she helped the team to a school record in wins while posting a 1.14 ERA while striking out 96 strikeouts. She also played club for a WV Impact team that won a state championship in 2010 and finished seventh at the World Series.

Parks was a three-year letterman at Hedgesville High. She also was a three-time first team Martinsburg Journal All-Area team honoree.She was a second team all-state selection as a senior after batting .346 and driving in 26 for the Eagles. As a junior, she earned all-state honorable mention honors after batting .351 with 10 RBI. She played club for the Tri-State Thunder.

Stubbs was a three-time All-Inter Tri County selection at Western Reserve High where she helped the Blue Devils to three league championships. As a senior she batted .536 with eight home runs and 43 RBI. She was also a standout volleyball player earning all-conference and all-district honors.

Tyree was a two-time first team all-state selection as an infielder at Nicholas County High. As a senior she batted over .581 with more than 30 runs scored and 23 RBI. As a junior she was among the state leaders in RBI driving in 29. She helped lead the Grizzlies to four-straight district titles. She also lettered in volleyball.