Tennessee Softball Signs Three To Class of 2023

Tennessee Softball

Tennessee softball head coach Karen Weekly has announced the addition of three signees for the program’s 2023 recruiting class. The newest Lady Vol trio includes top-rated shortstop Bella Faw and twin outfielders Alannah Leach and Gabby Leach.

“We are very excited to welcome these three young ladies to the Lady Vol Softball family,” Weekly said. “They are all outstanding people, students and players who embody everything our program represents. Alannah, Gabby and Bella each possess a strong fundamental skill set and high softball IQ. They have prepared and played at a level which will allow them to be ready to compete when they arrive on campus in the fall of 2023.”

Bella Faw
Sugar Hill, Ga.
North Gwinnett HS / Atlanta Vipers 18U Gold (Tamborra)
Shortstop / 5-7 / R/R
Faw: “I love the environment of Tennessee; the people are great. I also love the campus and the town of Knoxville in general, and can’t wait to get going on Rocky Top!”

Alannah Leach
The Woodlands, Texas
The Woodlands HS / Texas Sudden Impact
Outfield / 5-6 / L/L
Leach: “I chose to attend the University of Tennessee because I really like and respect the way the softball program is run and how the athletic department supports female athletes. I have followed the program over the years and attended many games since I was 10 and enjoyed the way the team plays. Along with an amazing coaching staff that truly cares about each and every player. Knoxville has always felt welcoming and I can’t wait to truly call it home.”

Gabby Leach
The Woodlands, Texas
The Woodlands HS / Texas Sudden Impact
Outfield / 5-6 / L/L
Leach: “I chose The University of Tennessee because the atmosphere of Tennessee is incredible in all aspects and truly feels like home. They treat student-athletes with respect and support. The softball coaching staff is amazing and genuinely cares about their players. It’s always been a dream of mine to compete at the highest level and committing to Tennessee checked all those boxes.”

(Thanks to University of Tennessee Athletics)

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