CARROLLON, Ga. – UWG head softball coach AL Thomas has announced the signing of three junior college transfers for the 2017-2018 bringing the total to 14 newcomers in addition to the 8 returners from the 2016-17 season. The recent signees are Madison Chambers-3B from Shelton State CC, Tuscaloosa, AL. Raya Moncus- P from Tallahassee CC, Tallahassee, FL and Malory Walker-C from Snead State CC, Boaz, AL.

We are excited to bring these young ladies into the UWG softball program as they work extremely hard in the class room and on the diamond. They will bring much needed collegiate level experience and success to the 2017-18 team.

Madison Chambers is from Birmingham, AL and prepped at Briarwood Christian HS. During her sophomore season at Shelton State Madison was chosen as an NJCAA Div-1 All American and the ACCC Player of the Year.  Madison was also chosen as the ACCC/NJCAA Region XXII Player of the Year.

Chambers led the Lady Bucs to a 40-11 record while hitting .425, placing third in the ACCC. She also finished 2nd in slugging (.749%), 4th in RBI's with 50, 6th in home runs with 12, and 6th in total bases with 125.

Raya Moncus is from McDonough, GA. and prepped at Ola HS. While at Tallahassee CC (FL). Raya was a work horse for the Eagles as she had 44 starts in her career with 32 complete games while pitching 174 innings. She completed her time in Tallahassee with an ERA of 3.03 with 19 wins. Raya is a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete (3.5 GPA or higher), FCSAA All-Academic Team (3.3 GPA or higher), Panhandle Conference All-Academic Team (3.0 GPA or higher) and an Honor’s List and Dean’s List recipient.

At Ola High, Moncus had stellar as she pitched Ola to a third place finish at the state tournament and two trips to the Sweet 16.  Moncus was selected to pitch in the Georgia Dugout Club All-State game and was on the 4-AAAAA Softball All-Region Team.

Mallory Walker is from Cullman, AL and prepped at West Point High where she was a terrific 2 sport athlete. At Snead State, (Boaz, AL) Mallory led the Parsons to their very best finish in school history as they finished 2nd at the ACCC state tournament and then earned their spot for the first time at the NJCAA 2017 World Series in St. George, UT.

In her sophomore season at Snead, Mallory batted .331 with 13-2B, 10-HR and 39-RBI with a .529 slugging percentage. She was named to the ACCC All-Tournament Team. Walker was also selected to the First Team All-Region XXII and First Team ACCC North Division.