Eden Henry-East Central Softball
3/20/2017 9:51:46 AM
By John Covington
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Softball Player Eden Henry from East Central College in Union.
Eden was 3 for 4 in a 9-1 victory over Culver Stockton.
Eden came to East Central from Marionville High School, a class 2 school, located in Marionville, about a 30 minute drive southwest of Springfield.
As a pitcher, Eden's record is 5-0 with an impressive 1.84 ERA. At the plate, Eden is hitting .409 with six home runs, 16 runs scored and 21 rbi's in 44 at bats.
Seaon highlight-Two home runs against Central Methodist Friday. Down 5-0 in the 5th inning, Henry hit a 2 run homer to cut the deficit to 3, then she smashed a grand slam in the 7th to give the Falcons the lead and eventual 7-5 victory. Eden finished the game 3 for 4 with two home runs and 6 rbi's.
Coursework: General Studies
Eden plans to continue her academic career after graduating from East Central, but hasn't decided if she will continue to play softball.
She is considering nursing or the education field and would like to coach someday.