Academy at the Lakes sophomore pitcher/infielder Alexis Kilfoyl has been selected to the 2017 USA Softball Junior Women’s National Training (JWNT) team. Kilfoyl, a University of Alabama commit, was one of 24 athletes chosen after a two-day nationwide selection process by the Women’s National Team Selection Committee. Kilfoyl and her new teammates will compete in a training camp and exhibition games in Oklahoma City at the World Cup of Softball XII. From there, the final roster for the 2017 USA Softball JWNT will be narrowed down to 17 players. The 17-player roster will then compete at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Junior Women’s World Championship from July 24 to July 30 in Clearwater.
In her freshman season, Kilfoyl won 11 games, compiling a 1.36 ERA and striking out 163 batters in 103 innings. At the plate, Kilfoyl batted .561, hitting three home runs, along with six doubles and 20 RBIs.