NCAA.com: Softball

Feature on California sophomores Lindsey Ziegenhirt and Jolene Henderson, who have been playing together for over a decade.

Not many collegiate student-athletes can say that they’ve been playing with each other for more than a decade. But for Lindsey Ziegenhirt and Jolene Henderson, they’ve been playing together for so long that they first crossed paths in tee ball.

“We started on the Teal Tigers doing tee ball and rookie league and (Henderson) wasn’t even a pitcher at that time,” Ziegenhirt said. “We wound up reuniting later on a 12-and-under team and that’s when she was a pitcher and I was a catcher. We went to the same high school and obviously we’re at the same college. It’s been really fun.” Read more…

About Amy Symons Hughes

I spent 14 years working in professional and (mostly) collegiate Sports Information/Media Relations offices. Now I am a freelance writer, primarily covering softball, women's basketball and mens & women's swimming and diving for NCAA.com. I have worked full-time in five NCAA Division I Conferences (4 BCS Conferences) and with National Coaching Associations, and I am the media coordinator for the Cathedral City Classic softball tournament.
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