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Harley Gribben
Harley Gribben

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Elyria, OH

High School:
Midview H.S.

Height:
5-8

Position:
1B/OF

High School/Club: A lettermen in softball ... Earned the 2012 Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award For Academic Excellence ... In 2012, played for the North Coast Spirit 16U in Brook Park, Ohio ... In 2012, was the Freemont Frenzy Tournament Champions while attending the Class A Eastern Nationals during the same season... In 2011, received the Moutaineer Showdown Tournament Most Valuable Player (MVP) award ... In 2010, guided Midview H.S. to the Ohio Division I "Sweet 16" ... For two seasons (2010-11), played for the Lake Erie Diamond Chix Fastpitch Travel Organization, located in Medina, Ohio ... Played for the Wildcat's Pride (formerly Parma Wildcats) in the Junior Olympic Organization, located in Parma, Ohio ... In 2009, played for the Elyria Softball Travel Organization, located in Elyria, Ohio and won two tournament MVP awards ... For five seasons (2004-08), part of the Ohio Girls Softball Organization (OGSO) in Midview North Softball, located in Grafton, Ohio ... Contributed in the team making OGSO State Tournament Final Four three times (2004, 2006-07) ... In 2007, the team finished runner-up in the OGSO State Tournament ... Made the 2012 Lorain County Joint Vocational School Honor Roll ... In 2012, nominated for the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) ... Involved in the Big Brother/Big Sister program and a student volunteer coach at Elyria Catholic High School for softball.

Personal: Nickname is Davidson ... Born February 23, 1995 in Elyria, OH ... Daughter of Doug and Shelly Gribben ... Harley is the only child ... Major is Marine Biology ... Pre-game routine/superstition is listening to music and praying ... Plans to attend doctoral school to earn a doctorates degree in marine biology ... Best advice/favorite saying received is, "Never lose hope on your dreams cause nothing is impossible." ... Hobbies outside of sports are camping, mudding, fishing, farming, reading, and listening to music ... Favorite book/author is Michelle Read ... Favorite movie is Scooby-Doo and the Boo Brothers ... Personal best sports moment is 2004 where Harley hit her first grand slam ... Most influential person is her junior varsity (JV) coach because her coach demonstrated the real value of playing softball ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is getting into National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) ... Personal athletic goals for the season are continuing to learn and improve in softball ... Personal athletic goals before graduation is become a better softball player.