July 15, 2013

Grove City appoints Slater head softball coach

GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City College has appointed Christine Slater as its head softball coach and assistant women’s basketball coach for the 2013-14 academic year. She will also hold the rank of instructor of physical education.

Slater, a 2011 Grove City graduate, returns to the College after spending two years as a graduate assistant coach at fellow Presidents’ Athletic Conference member Waynesburg University.

During her two seasons with Waynesburg’s women’s basketball program, she helped the Yellow Jackets to a 34-21 overall record, including a 20-win season in 2011-12. Slater assisted in nearly every aspect of the Waynesburg program in those two seasons.

Slater also served as a graduate assistant for the Waynesburg softball team in 2013.

Slater earned eight total letters as a two-sport athlete at Grove City from 2007 to 2011. She started all four years for the Grove City women’s basketball team and graduated as the program’s second all-time leading scorer with 1,634 points.

She led the conference in scoring as a junior and again as a senior. Slater earned First Team All-PAC in each of her final three seasons.

Slater also started four seasons in the infield for the Grove City softball team and earned All-PAC recognition in each of those years.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Grove City in 2011 and recently earned her master’s of business administration from Waynesburg.

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