NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Redshirt senior Megan Good became the third player in James Madison softball’s program history to be drafted as she was selected in the first round as the 10th overall pick by the USSSA Pride in the 2019 National Pro Fastpitch College Draft on Monday night.
"It's an honor to be picked among so many talented players across the country and it's a great feeling to have the opportunity to play at the next level," Good said. "I'm excited about the opportunity to play with Jailyn again. She took me under her wing when I was a freshman and it's exciting to think we could play on the same team again."
“I couldn’t be prouder of Megan and all that she’s accomplished during her five years at JMU to get to this point in her career,” Head Coach Loren LaPorte said. “It’s great that she’s being recognized for her hard work and I can’t wait to see all that she accomplishes the rest of this season and down the road.”
In the circle, Good is the NCAA career active leader in ERA (0.97) and wins (111) while being second in shutouts (36) and innings pitched (763.2). Among JMU career records, Good is the all-time leader in wins, shutouts, innings pitched and complete games (77). She is currently tied with Jailyn Ford for the JMU strikeout record with 815. At the plate, Good is second on the Dukes’ record list with 41 home runs and 174 RBIs while being four in hits with 229.
As a senior, Good leads the team in RBIs (44) and is tied for the most home runs (12). Good holds a 12-5 record in the circle this season with a 1.65 ERA while totaling 123 strikeouts.
Ford and Erica field were the first Dukes selected in the draft, going No. 3 and No. 18 in 2016, respectively. THE NPF is made up of six teams: Aussie Peppers, Beijing Eagles, Canadian Wild, Chicago Bandits, Cleveland Comets and USSSA Pride.