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Softball Spotlight On: Sami Torongeau

This Shelby AAA Impact ace threw a no-hitter at Farmington Hils Memorial Day Tournament on May 28.

  • Name: Sami Torongeau
  • Team: Shelby AAA Impact
  • Position: Pitcher
  • Pitch Arsenal: Fastball, Changeup
  • Throws: Right
  • Bats: Right
  • Favorite Baseball Player: Miguel Cabrera
  • Favorite Baseball Team: Detroit Tigers

Torongeau threw her first career no-hitter on May 28 in a Memorial Day Tournament in Farmington Hills.  

"I had no idea I was pitching a no-hitter," said Torongeau.  "I found out at the very end of the game and I was really surprised. I felt like I was doing well and I only threw six balls all game, the rest were strikes. The whole team celebrated by going out for ice cream." 

Last weekend, the AAA Impact won the St. Clair Shores Sharks Classic in the 12U division and Torongeau was named the MVP by the Wild, their opponents in the championship game.

"The best thing about playing softball is my team," said Torongeau. "They are like a family to me." 

Torongeau is an eighth-grader at Shelby Junior High School and also plays volleyball and basketball.

"Three words that best describe me are fun, athletic and friendly," added Torongeau.

Coach Greg June 28, 2011 at 05:32 PM
Sami did great and is a wonderful all-around player, pitching, fielding and batting she is the entire package!
Bill Chambers June 28, 2011 at 08:21 PM
Congratulations Sami! I'm very proud of you! Next goal...a PERFECT game! You can do it! Coach Bill

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