Top LRHS softball player commits to UF

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LRHS junior Cassidy McLellan is one of America’s top softball players

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS junior Cassidy McLellan has verbally committed to continue her academic and softball career at the University of Florida (UF).  

McLellan committed on Friday, Oct. 8 after going on her unofficial visit in September.  

During her visit, the staff and athletes at UF provided a welcoming environment that brought McLellan in. 

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McLellan stated, “UF has such a cool campus. My favorite part was getting to tour the softball facilities on my visit,” said McLellan.  

McLellan continued, “I’ve known the coaches for a while mostly through attending UF camps. All the coaches are very easy to talk to and fun to be around. This past Friday, I facetimed coach (Tim) Walton as he was standing in centerfield welcoming me to gator nation.”  

McLellan’s goals for her time at UF are to find a major/career she is passionate about, graduate, and win a Womens College World Series.