Kassidy Krupit, the 2018 Extra Inning Softball High School All-American from Georgia and a member of the USA Softball JR. National Team, announced tonight that she is transferring to South Carolina.
Kassidy, who started every game for Baylor this spring, put her name in the transfer portal several weeks ago and had over 60 teams pursuing her.
She also considered Florida State and Auburn, but picked the Gamecocks, telling Extra Inning Softball tonight: "I chose South Carolina because of the growing success of the program, the coaches, the school, and the opportunity of fulfilling my dream of competing in the SEC."
She posted on her Twitter, Facebook and Instagram the news about her move to the SEC:
I am excited to announce that I am transferring to the University of South Carolina! I can’t wait to fulfill my childhood dream of playing softball in the SEC at such a great school! GO GAMECOCKS! SPURS UP! 🐔🤙🏼
I am excited to announce that I am transferring to the University of South Carolina! I can’t wait to fulfill my childhood dream of playing softball in the SEC at such a great school! GO GAMECOCKS! SPURS UP! 🐔🤙🏼— Kassidy Krupit (@kkrupit) June 7, 2019
Krupit was a PGF All-American after a stellar high school career at Lambert (Suwanee, Georgia) High in which she was named 1st Team All-State, All-Region and All-County all four years of high school.
Kassidy, who was ranked #17 in the Extra Inning Softball Elite 100 (2018), led Lambert High to two Class 7A Georgia State and Region Championships.
On the club side, the infielder helped the East Cobb Bullets take 1st at Boulder IDT and 3rd at Triple Crown Nationals and 2nd at PGF 14U Nationals with Georgia Impact.