Islands softball star Newman signs with Converse College


SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Aaliyah Newman is ready to make the jump to the next level. During a ceremony Wednesday afternoon, the Islands catcher signed to play softball at Converse College.

“On a scale of 1-10, I’d say it’s a 20,” Newman said with a smile. “I’m blessed to get a scholarship with Converse and I couldn’t be more excited.”

A four-year standout at Islands, Newman posted an impressive .429 career batting average and knocked in 76 RBIs during her time with the program.

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