BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University Head Softball Coach Joan Joyce has announced the signing of eight student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, who will join the team in 2019. Additionally, the Owls added Missouri transfer Jolie Duffner, who will be eligible for the upcoming 2018 season.
Angela Agurkis is expected to see time behind the plate, who helped Oakleaf High School in Orange Park, Florida, to a 2017 Class 8A state title as a junior. Maya Amm plays at Belle Isle-Cornerstone Charter, and will play infield for the Owls. She is a two-time All-State selection and a member of the National Honor Society.
Ashleigh Jennings hit .475 and stole 30 bases as a junior at Keystone Heights High School in Keystone Heights, Florida. Jennings has earned All-County recognition all three years of her high school career. Abigail Morgan plays at Aucilla Christian Academy in Monticello, Florida, for former FAU outfielder Becky Brandies. She is a three-time All-State selection who will pitch and play infield for the Owls.
Myah Murray is a three-time All-Conference selection at Winter Springs High School in Winter Springs, Florida, and she will play the infield for FAU. Danielle Pasquariello will make the longest trip of any of FAU's signees, coming from Pacific Grove, California to play first base for the Owls.
Skylar Whitty is a pitcher who went 11-4 with 144 strikeouts as a junior for Callahan, Florida's West Nassau High School. Jolie Duffner redshirted her freshman year at Mizzou before appearing in 26 games for the Tigers in 2017. Duffner will be able to play immediately for the Owls.
Rounding out the class is Tyler Colby, who attends Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, Florida.
The Owls will announce their 2018 schedule in the near future. For more updates, stay tuned to fausports.com.