May 11, 2006

Kansas City, Mo. - UMKC Softball has received a National Letter of Intent from Carli Slagle. Slagle, from Macon, Mo., will continue her education and play softball for the Kangaroos in the upcoming 2007 season.

A four-year letterwinner at Macon High, Slagle was honored as a second-team all-conference selection as a freshman and sophomore. She then earned first-team all-conference honors as a junior and senior, as well as a spot on the all-district team in both years. She was also a co-captain of the Tigerette softball team as a senior, while earning a Gold Glove Award.

Slagle is the fourth student-athlete to sign with UMKC. She joins Christina Lemon, Robyn Sadowski and Sunceray Titus, all of which signed during the early period.

UMKC Signees
Christina Lemon, C, Ankeny, Iowa, Ankeny HS
Robyn Sadowski, Util., Emporia, Kan., Butler County CC/Emporia HS
Sunceray Titus, Util., Salem, Ore., McNary HS
Carli Slagle, Util., Macon, Mo., Macon HS