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APSU Lady Govs Softball signs Golden State slugger Danielle Liermann

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Despite the new school year just around the corner, Austin Peay State University’s softball team was able to discover a late-summer gem from the Golden State for the 2015-16 season with the signing of third baseman Danielle Liermann.

Austin Peay Softball National Signing Day 2015. (APSU Sports Information)

Liermann is from Simi Valley, CA, and prepped at Simi Valley High School (17-8) where she helped the Pioneers to the Coastal Canyon League title this past season.

As a senior, Liermann led Simi Valley with a .442 batting average and a .597 slugging percentage as well as runs scored (18) and hits (34). She also recorded five doubles, two triples and a home run, while driving in 15.

For her efforts, Liermann was named First-Team All-Coastal Canyon League, an All- California Interscholastic Federation Division 2 selection, Ventura County Star All-County First-Team and Cal-Hi Sports Third-Team All-State infield pick.

“The first thing that jumped out for me when I saw her was her offensive abilities,” APSU coach Shane Showalter said. “She is a huge offensive threat, who I believe will be a big slugging percentage kid—an RBI kid—someone who will be in the middle of the (batting) lineup.

“I’ll be honest when Arkansas jumped in the (recruiting her) mix I was a little nervous.. But luckily having a lot of coaching connections in California and talking to her coach and him knowing some of the same people that I do and the way we run a program he helped in her deciding to come to Austin Peay.”

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