Softball Signee Named an ESPNU Top 25 Recruit

April 2, 2010


ESPNU released its top 25 softball recruit class Friday and coming in at No. 18 was Kansas softball signee Laura Vickers.

A native of Olathe, Kan., Vickers played shortstop at Olathe East High School and is a member of the KC Peppers Gold club team. At Olathe East, Vickers was named All-State First Team and NFCA All-American Honorable Mention in 2009. In 2008, she was the Kansas Sunflower League Player of the Year, KC Star Player of the Year and NFCA All-America Second Team. She was also the Sunflower League’s Newcomer of the Year her freshman season.

Vickers will join fellow signees Kendra Cullum, Colleen Hohman, Elsa Moyer, Ashley Newman and Ashley Spencer for the 2010-11 academic year when they begin their careers at Kansas.