AUSTINTOWN OH- Austintown Fitch standout catcher McKenna Hogan has been a staple for the Falcons during her career, and a big name in the local softball community. She has worked harder than anyone to achieve her goal of getting to play softball at the next level. Now, her dream is becoming a reality. She has made the decision to commit to Notre Dame College to continue her academic and athletic career.
in her statement on social media McKenna had this to say. “I want to thank my Mom, Dad and my brother Garrett for always being there to support me and always being there for me whenever I needed them. I
want to thank Coach Kim, Coach Nikki and Coach Ed for providing an environment where my love of softball started. You have always believed in my abilities even when I didn’t. I would not be
here without your love and coaching. You will always be my family. Thank you Coach Ward, Coach Becky and Coach Bob for allowing me to grow at Fitch and
always believing in me. Thank you for always raising the bar and holding us accountable. To Dan tor helping me believe in myself in the weight room and
on the field. You are missed by all of us. I want to thank all of my friends and teammates for always having my back and being there for me. With that
being said, I am extremely proud and excited to announce that | will be continuing my Academic and Athletic career at Notre Dame College. I cannot thank Coach Stopp and Coach Coleman enough for having faith and confidence in me and allowing me to continue my dream of playing collegiate softball. I am so proud to be a part of your Falcon family. I
guess it’s true, once a Falcon.”
McKenna also came on to YSN’s Running Point to talk with Anthony Hartwig and Scottie Mincher about her decision, what went into it, and how excited she is for the future.