11/02/2017 2:00 PM -
The Woodlands, TX - November 3, 2017
Congratulations to Scrap Yard Internationals sophomore Abby McKeown on her verbal commitment to the University of Texas at Arlington! On her verbal commitment to UTA, McKeown said, "Dreams really do come true. Once I got on campus I knew it was the place for me. Can't wait to chase my dreams both on and off the field at The University of Texas at Arlington." McKeown is a pitcher on the 16U Scrap Yard Internationals and a sophomore at Bellville High School in Bellville, TX. Abby has received the following awards at Bellville High School; First Team All-District, Team MVP, Team Offensive MVP, Academic All-District and Academic Excellence.
UTA’s 2017 season was recorded as its highest finish in the Sun Belt Conference and on its way to its most wins since 2011. The Mavericks finished its season 32-28, with memorable first-ever wins over South Alabama and Texas State for the first time since 2011. Offensively the Mavericks had an outstanding year with impressive numbers to add to program history. Coming in second with 264 runs scored and 455 hits. UTA’s future is looking bright with the freshmen hitting 19 out of 29 home runs last season.
About Scrap Yard Dawgs Fastpitch:
Scrap Yard Dawgs Fastpitch is an elite softball organization based in the greater Houston, Texas area. It was founded on November 28, 2011. Dawgs Fastpitch is affiliated with: Triple Crown, ASA, and PGF. The Dawgs provide youth athletes the opportunity to pursue their goals of becoming collegiate athletes. Dawgs Fastpitch organization and its players are committed to demonstrating leadership both on and off the softball field. Follow the Dawgs Fastpitch at www.dawgsfastpitch.org or on Facebook and Twitter.