Hey Abbott! Thank You: Monica Abbott Retires from Softball

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In our newest version of In The Circle, Victor Anderson talks about Monica Abbott saying her retirement from softball and her impression on the sport. He displays on his first time seeing Abbott in school and her exceptional numbers whereas in Tennessee. We play again ideas on Monica from her school catcher, Syracuse Head Coach Shannon Doepking, and Ralph & Karen Weekly in Throwback Thursday.  

Afterward, we head to Montgomery, Alabama, to speak with Alabama State Head Coach Todd Bradley. Coach previews this 12 months’s HBCU Celebration Softball Match and shares information about subsequent 12 months’s occasion, which can excite HBCU Softball followers. He talks about his program and the modifications made to the SWAC schedule and paying with a chip on their shoulder after falling to Prairie View in final 12 months’s SWAC Championship.  

We then head to Division III and welcome Belhaven Head Coach Kevin Griffin to the present. The Blazers enter 2023 with excessive expectations after making it to Tremendous Regionals final 12 months. Coach Griffin talks about transferring to a brand new convention, their brutal schedule, the explanation behind it, and the keys to organising a profitable tradition on the D3 stage.