Wednesday, the Lackawanna College Softball team announced that Ashley Rzeszewski has officially committed to play for the Lady Falcons during the forthcoming 2017 spring season. Rzeszewski, a resident of Eynon, Pennsylvania and graduate of Valley View High School, is transferring to Lackawanna after playing her freshman year at the University of Saint Joseph located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Last season, at USJ, Rzeszewski played in 33 games during which she hit .254 with 15 hits in 59 at bats. She had 4 doubles, a homer and 7 RBIs, while scoring 12 times. Defensively, Rzeszewski was a catcher, a position that she will also play with the Falcons.
In High School she played softball for four years and basketball for two and was a member of the Valley View team that was the Pennsylvania Class AAA state runner-up in 2012; and state champion in 2013. Rzeszewski led the Lackawanna League Division I in triples with 3 and home runs with 2 during her senior season and was named 2015 Second Team All-Lackawanna. Academically she was a member of the National Honor Society, High honor roll.