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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Where Are They Now: Megan Gibson

Who is she? Megan Gibson, a former NCAA All-American pitcher at Texas A&M, as well as the #2 overall National Pro Fastpitch draft pick in 2008 and a standout hurler in the league.

What is she known for? Gibson is one of the best pitchers and most well-known names to come out of college in the past decade. She was part of a stellar senior class at Texas A&M in 2008 that also included Jami Lobpries and Amanda Scarborough. As I mentioned, she was the #2 overall draft pick to the NPF in 2008, behind only Katie Burkhart and ahead of other pitchers such as Angela Tincher & Taryne Mowatt.

You might not know... that Megan shares a birthday with Elton John and Sarah Jessica Parker. Also, she was a three-time All-American, including two first team nods in 2007 and 2008.

What's she up to now? Following a two-year stint as assistant coach at UTSA, Gibson followed head coach Amanda Lehotak to Penn State, where she is in her first season as an assistant in State College.

Contact information: Megan is on Facebook and Twitter @mgib11

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