Klamath Falls, Ore. – Head softball coach, Greg Stewart, has announced the signing of regional standout and base-runner, Olivia Lethlean, for the 2017 recruiting class.
Lethlean, a senior at North Medford High School, in Medford, Oregon, has had a tremendous high school career. As a sophomore, Olivia held a batting average of .471 and a slugging % of .574. She had 38 runs, 23 hits, 16 RBI’s, 3 triples and 16 stolen bases. At the end of the season she garnered 1st Team All-Conference Outfielder recognition.
In her junior season, Lethlean repeated her 1st Team All-Conference Outfielder recognition, while also adding 1st Team All-State accolades. During this campaign, she held a batting average of .419, while earning 35 runs, on 44 hits and driving in 19 RBI’s. She hit 3 triples and collected 29 stolen bases. She has been clocked running from home-to-first in 2.62 seconds and home-to-home at 10.62 seconds.
Coach Stewart comments, “I am excited we were able to sign Olivia to our team next year. She will make an immediate impact as a very good defensive outfielder that can really run. Olivia is a proven hitter in one of the toughest conferences in the state of Oregon. She will definitely add another fast lefty to our lineup for the future. I am pleased to add another outstanding student-athlete to our program."
Olivia is the daughter of Greg and Rebecca Luce. She will be majoring in Biology-Health Sciences while at Oregon Tech.