MELBOURNE, Fla. (Softball) – Head softball coach Ellie Hanover announced Friday the signing of Brooke Fisher, an infielder out of Mission
Viejo High School in Mission Viejo, Calif. to a National Letter of Intent. Fisher will join the Panthers in fall 2008.
“I’ve watched Brooke play over the summer and fall,” said Hanover. “I’ve gotten to know her as an individual and as a player and she will be a great
addition to the program both athletically and socially.”
Fisher is a four year varsity starter at Mission Viejo and has played an integral part in achieving its first winning season in 21 years last spring. The
Diablos were crowned the South Coast League Champions and advanced to the CIF playoffs. In addition, she led the team with a .458 batting average and was
named to the all-league second team during her junior year.
Fisher has also been playing for competitive travel teams since she was 12 years old. She currently plays for the American Athletics 18 Gold team and is
getting ready for the winter season.
“I’m very excited that Brooke has chosen to play for us,” said Hanover. “She comes from a very competitive travel team and will make an immediate impact
Fisher is the daughter of Glen Fisher and Beckie Fisher-Cohen, the step-daughter of Mike Cohen and the sister of Nicole Thompson, who is currently playing
professional softball for the Washington Glory. Fisher plans to study humanities.