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Herd Softball adds Lee to Coaching Staff

Sable Lee played at Jacksonville University from 2013-2016.
Jan. 23, 2018

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall softball head coach Jen Steele announced the hiring of Sable Lee as an assistant coach Tuesday. Lee played at Jacksonville from 2013-16, including her junior and senior seasons under Coach Steele.
“I feel very fortunate that we had the opportunity to add Sable to our staff,” coach Steele said. “She is familiar with me and my expectations, and will relate well with our student athletes. Her energy is infectious and the team, University and community will love her. She is passionate, driven, and possesses great leadership abilities.
“She takes pride in her efforts and will work tirelessly to help our program continue to climb to new heights. Above all, I feel confident that we are putting a quality person in front of our student athletes who will serve as a great mentor.”
Lee has a history of working with softball players and the community. She worked as the volunteer assistant coach at Daytona State College in Daytona, Fla., and spent five seasons working with the Hatters Gold travel ball team from 2012-16. The former outfielder worked softball camps at Jacksonville, with ProSwings Softball and at BodyTech Sports Performance both in Orlando. She has worked with Hope for Stanley Alliance Natural Disaster Relief, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, the Atlantic Sun Conference Blanket Drive and the founder of Flex to Feed.
“I would like to thank coach Steele and the leadership here at Marshall for this amazing opportunity to join the family this spring,” Lee said. “I have been fortunate to play under coach Steele and I am looking forward to adding value to our student-athletes’ experience on and off the field.
“I am incredibly blessed to join the Thundering Herd family and this community has already shown me why Huntington is so special. I look forward to growing the game and creating a lifetime of memories with our staff and talented group of young women.”
The Oviedo, Fla., native appeared in 161 games with 58 hits and scored 30 runs during her time in uniform in Jacksonville.