Cooper named to Dixie Softball Hall of Fame

Published 10:09 pm Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Kaitlyn Matthews Cooper was recently named to the Dixie Softball Hall of Fame.

She played Dixie Softball for Lunenburg Girls’ Softball (LGS) from its inception to the point in which she aged out.

She has taken up the torch of coaching in the years since. She also serves Dixie Softball in the role of assistant district director for District One.

Cooper was a standout player for Central High School and was named Female Athlete of the Year in 2013. She continued her softball career by playing club softball for Longwood University, working her way to the position of player/coach by her senior year.

Cooper is the first player from Lunenburg to be named to the Dixie Softball Hall of Fame. Pictured are, from left, Dixie Softball Virginia National Director Terry Averett; Cooper, holding the Hall of Fame award; and Dixie Softball Virginia State Director Dale Wooding.