Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Krystal Lewallen

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Sat, 01/24/2009




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1 hour, 11 minutes. Krystal, now 25 years old, pitched fast-pitch softball all through high school beginning when she was an eighth grader carried the team to State her freshman, sophomore and junior years. As a sophomore at Northern Kentucky University, Krystal won her first All-American Award and the Softball Player of the Year Award. As a junior, she won All-American and the Honda Broderick Award as one of the three top athletes in the Nation. won a full scholarship to Northern Kentucky University and her team won 54 straight games her junior year. She played for University of Louisiana her senior year. She played professionally for The Texas Thunder in Sugarland, Texas, then for the Louisville Lady Sluggers for five years. She is now pitching coach for the team. She was featured in the "Faces in the Crowd" section of Sports Illustrated magazine in her junior year at NKU.

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