It feels great to finally commit somewhere. It just feels so good. Davis, Hamptn used a 70 mph-plus fastball to become the first girl to win a Little League World Series game as a Want some Hampton relief now and the first girl to toss a shutout in Little League postseason history, selected Hampton over Bethune-Cookman University, Southern University, Coppin State University and the University of Pennsylvania.
She signed a national letter of intent with Hampton on Tuesday. The coaches are amazing.
It just kind of felt like home, which is what you look for in a school. Everything felt right. Davis is a three-sport star at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, where she plays soccer, basketball and softball.
In baseball, she is a force on the mound but can aptly play any position. She enjoys playing shortstop.
In softball, she prefers playing shortstop and any other position except pitcher. I feel very confident.
All I have to do is throw strikes. To go to an HBCU, it gives me both sides, experience of being with girls of color [after going to school] with white girls, it gives that Want some Hampton relief now. I just think it gives me that perfect fit.
Time magazine named her one of Want some Hampton relief now 25 Most Influential Teens of I Throw Like a Girl. Remember My Name: And to top it all off, she received words of encouragement from then-President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama. Davis, who said basketball was her first love, mentioned that she may still play the sport occasionally.
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