Maddi Guillen Verbally Commits to UIW
Conroe, TX – August 12th, 2019 - Congratulations to Scrap Yard Internationals 18U athlete Maddison Guillen for verbally committing University of Incarnate Word (UIW) in San Antonio, Texas! Maddi is a 2020 middle infielder who currently attends Pearland High School. She holds a 3.94 GPA and is involved with National Honor Society, as well as playing on the softball team. Her high school softball accomplishments include Rookie of the Year and 2nd Team All-District as a second baseman.
When asked about committing to UIW, Maddi said, “From the first day I visited the campus, I fell in love with the school, softball program, and everything it has to offer its students, including an A+ education. I feel extremely blessed for this opportunity to play softball at the DI level for UIW! I am grateful to all my coaches, parents, family and friends for all the support they have given me through this softball journey.”
Khadija Neely, head coach of the SI 16U team, was eager to share her thoughts on the big news. When asked about Maddison’s decision to attend UIW, Khadija said, “Maddi is one of those young ladies that will change your day with her smile and always has a positive attitude! I couldn’t be prouder of her verbally committing to the school that she’s always wanted to attend! I am so happy to have her in our program and I look forward to seeing the success as her career continues.”
Maddison’s parents, Steven and Esthela Guillen, were thrilled to announce the verbal commitment. Her parents said, “We are extremely excited and blessed that Maddi has been given the opportunity to continue to play softball at UIW and receive an amazing education. We are so proud of her for her perseverance and dedication on and off of the field. This is a great opportunity for Maddi and we look forward to watching her play at the next level! Go Cardinals!”
Congratulations Maddison and the Guillen family!
Find out more about the Incarnate Word softball program here.
About Scrap Yard Internationals
The Scrap Yard Internationals experience is team focused. The 16U and 18U squads travel as a team on private buses and vans, and by air as needed. At home, all teams practice at the Scrap Yard Sports Complex in a safe and secure environment that includes 14 batting cages and 10 all-turf ballfields. This includes the Scrap Yard Stadium, home to the professional softball team, Scrap Yard Fast Pitch. In August of 2018, SI took their 18U an 16U squads to Tokyo, Japan for a week-long once-in-a-lifetime experience. The athletes played Tokyo Women’s College of Physical Education in a total of four games, experienced Japanese culture, and watched Team USA compete at World Championships in Chiba, Japan.