Van Nuys, Calif. (PRWEB) July 22, 2010
Easton Sports, the industry leader in bat technology, announced today the signing of pitcher/first baseman Megan Langenfeld and outfielder Francesca Enea. Lagenfeld and Enea become the newest players to don Easton gear from head to toe on the diamond.
Langenfeld lead the UCLA Bruins to the 2010 National Championship while being named the tournament’s most outstanding player. For the series she went 12-for-17 at the plate with four homers, eight runs and nine RBI’s. Langenfeld was the winning pitcher in UCLA's first three wins at the World Series and hit the winning home run in UCLA's victory in Game 1 of the finals. Wrapping up her collegiate career, Langenfeld was named a finalist for USA Softball’s 2010 Collegiate Player of the Year Award along with a Best Female College Athlete ESPY Award nomination.
Enea, a 3-time All America, led the Gators to their third consecutive WCWS in 2010 while also breaking the SEC all-time home run record with her 61st career bomb in the last game of the regular season. She earned All-SEC First-Team honors, was a Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award nominee, and a USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top-10 Finalist.
“With Megan and Francesca we are adding two dynamic, young players who will be exciting additions to our roster of fastpitch athletes,” said Easton Fastpitch sports marketing manager Karen Weisman. “Both bring big game experience to the table and will be outstanding reps of Easton Sports.”
Langenfeld is a member of the USA Softball Women's National Team, which recently competed in the Canadian Open, and she will be representing Team USA at the World Cup and Japan Cup.She also plays for the U.S. Professional All-Stars and Dynasty 6, a pair of traveling professional women’s fastpitch teams. Enea is currently playing with the USSSA Pride of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League.
To receive more information or schedule an interview with an Easton Sports representative, contact (310) 578-7050 or e-mail kovacs(at)formulapr(dot)com.
About Easton Sports
Easton Sports is a developer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of baseball, softball, hockey and cycling equipment for both sports professionals and enthusiasts. Easton Sports focuses on its ability to innovate and create products of unmatched quality and performance including the #1 bat in the College World Series®, Women’s College World Series®, Little League World Series®, and Slow-Pitch Softball, as well as the #1 stick and #1 glove in the National Hockey League. Headquartered in Van Nuys, Calif., Easton Sports employs over 1,200 people worldwide and maintains facilities in Utah, California, Mexico, Canada and Asia. For further information, please visit the company online at http://www.eastonsports.com. Prior to the combination with Riddell Bell, Easton Sports was a subsidiary of Jas. D. Easton Inc. Other subsidiary companies of Jas. D. Easton, including Easton Technical Products and Hoyt, both based in Utah, are not impacted by this combination.
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