Joining Lily Newhall for the NLI signing ceremony were, front, her parents, Jason and Lysa, and back, from left, assistant principal Jim Ridley, softball coach Frank Pagliuca, Athletic Director Jeff Newhall and Associate Head of School David Angeramo. (Courtesy Photo)

St. Mary’s Lily Newhall signs National Letter of Intent with Saint Anselm softball

St. Mary's softball standout Lily Newhall had plenty of options when it came to choosing where to continue her academic and athletic career. She landed on Saint Anselm and made it official Tuesday when she signed her National Letter of Intent in a brief ceremony at St. Mary's attended by her family, coaches, teachers and teammates.

"It felt like home," Newhall said about becoming a Hawk. "It’s a small school, like St. Mary's, and they have a very competitive program."

Saint Anselm is getting a good one in Newhall, a varsity player at St. Mary’s since the eighth grade. Her career record as a pitcher is 40-5 with a 1.46 ERA and 388 strikeouts. As a junior last year, she hit .387 …

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