By Thomas Sellers Jr.
Munford senior and pitching ace Alex “The Assassin” Stanford signed her national letter of intent to play softball at Southwest Tennessee yesterday in the Munford High School Library.Last season, Stanford made her comeback from a rotator cuff injury in a big with leading the team in wins with 15. She was a key part with her arm and bat in helping the Lady Cougars reached the Class 3A State Softball Tournament for a second straight season.She batted .304 with 26 RBIs. From the pitching circle, Stanford struck out 106 batters in 110 innings. She limited opponents to a .215 batting average.
Stanford will be one of three Lady Cougars to sign with Head Coach Keith Gentry at Southwest. Her teammates Tara Comer and Alex Turner are also expected to join her on the campus of Southwest in the fall of 2013.