NEW BRAUNFELS, TX(July 9, 2017) — Texas Charge General Manager Scott Smith announced today the signing of former Scrap Yard players Alisa Goler. The infielder has signed through the 2019 season.
Alisa Goler, a Frankfort, IL native, was first drafted by the Chicago Bandits in the third round of the 2011 NPF Draft from the University of Georgia. In her rookie season, Goler was crowned the 2011 NPF Miken Rookie of the Year and captured the NPF’s Worth Home Run Award for most home runs in the league (11). During her 6 seasons in the NPF, Goler averaged a .294 batting average and compiled 209 hits, 136 RBIs, and 31 home runs. During her last season for the Rebellion, Goler led the team in hits (38), runs batted in (17), doubles (9), and total bases (53).
The former Georgia Bulldog completed her career at Georgia ranked first in SEC history and seventh in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) with 184 career walks. The three-time All-American finished her collegiate career holding nine UGA records: home runs (58), RBI (236), walks (183), sacrifice flies (tied for first with 12), slugging percentage (.686), walk-to-strikeout ratio (3.54), toughest to strikeout (0.076 strikeouts per-at-bat), multiple home run games (9) and grand slams (4). Goler was also a finalist for the 2011 Senior CLASS Award.
About Texas Charge
The Texas Charge are an affiliate professional fastpitch softball team competing in the National Pro Fastpitch league. The team, headquartered in New Braunfels, TX, began competition in the league in 2015. The Charge provides elite softball players the opportunity to pursue a professional career and inspire the next generation of professionals. Located in the Austin area, the Charge organization and its players are committed to demonstrating leadership in community involvement, entertainment, and professionalism. Follow the Texas Charge at www.texascharge.net
About National Pro Fastpitch
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2002, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in diamond sports beyond their collegiate success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.