Holly signs Aldridge to play softball for Buffs

from staff reports

   Megan Aldridge, a senior standout from Science Hill High School, has signed a letter-of-intent to play softball next season for Milligan College.
   Head Coach Wes Holly makes the announcement.
   Aldridge, who is an all-conference athlete in three different sports, has chosen softball over both soccer and basketball.
   "This was one of my toughest decisions whether to focus on softball or play the others," she said. "I enjoy playing all three, but I think I made the right choice will softball."
   "We are very pleased and excited that Megan chooses Milligan. She will get a quality education and a great opportunity to play college athletics," states Holly.
   "I look for Megan to make an immediate impact next season. I will be losing seven seniors this year, so she will have to play right away."
   Aldridge has played a couple of positions in high school, but she will probably play third base at the collegiate level.
   Aldridge made the all-conference, all-district and the All-Upper East Tennessee last season as a junior in softball. She is also coming off, an All-Conference and All-District season as a soccer player, where she the Lady Hilltoppers into playoffs.
   Megan is the daughter of Jeff and Tembra Aldridge of Johnson City. Both Jeff and Tembra is alumnus of Milligan College. Megan's sister Nyela is currently a sophomore at Milligan.