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.READ MORE: 4 People Injured In West Philadelphia Quadruple Shooting, Police Say
She appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and was named AP Female Athlete of the Year.Philadelphia School District Postpones Plans To Push Back School Start Times
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.MORE NEWS: Robert Atkins Charged In 1991 Cold Case Murder Of Joy Hibbs In Bucks County
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