PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — Mo’ne Davis, the first girl to pitch a victory in the Little League World Series, will attend Hampton University and play softball. At 13, Davis delivered 70-mph fastballs for Philadelphia’s Taney Youth Baseball Association during the 2014 LLWS and became a national celebrity.
She appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and was named AP Female Athlete of the Year.
Davis is a 3-sport athlete at Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia and team captain in soccer, basketball and softball.
Hampton coach Angela Nicholson says the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Dean B. DaVida Plummer played a key role in Davis’ decision. Davis is looking into the journalism major.
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