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Joiner named 2015 CLASS First-Team All-American

 Lexington, KY- Recent Racer draftee Griffin Joiner (Kentucky) has been named a 2015 Senior CLASS Award First-Team All-American. Joiner is one of five players nationally to be honored.

An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the CLASS award recognizes student-athletes who have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.
Joiner has dedicated countless hours to the service of the community, especially with the Ronald McDonald House and Salvation Army. Her hard work on and off the field did not go unnoticed by her teammates, coaches and instructors.
Joiner was selected by the Racers with the 19th pick in the 2015 NPF Draft. Joiner ended her career at Kentucky having started all 245 games she played in and batted .303 with 42 doubles, 35 home runs and 143 RBI during her tenure with the Wildcats.
"I was excited to learn of Griffin's recent honor. To be named as one of the 2015 Senior CLASS Award First-Team All-Americans is amazing," commented Joey Arrietta, Racers GM. "Our program in Akron has always valued the involvement of players in community projects. Griffin exemplifies the tradition of our organization of giving back and working to improve the lives of our neighbors."
Tickets for the Racers Opening Weekend, June 11-14 are on sale now in person; at the Firestone Stadium Box Office, 1575 Firestone Parkway, Akron, OH; by phone at 330.376.8188 or; online at
For more information about the Akron Racers visit or call 330-376-8188
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, is the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play. The Racers kick-off their 14th season of play in 2015.
About National Pro Fastpitch: National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fast pitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women's Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women's  Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women's fast pitch softball since 2002.

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