Cleveland, OH – The Cleveland Comets have reached a two-year deal with Wisconsin great, Chloe Miller, team officials announced on Monday.
Miller, was drafted 13th overall in the 2017 NPF Draft by the Akron Racers and will be entering her rookie year this summer. “After taking a year to prepare off the field I’m ready to take on the adventure this summer has in store” said Miller. “I’m excited to be back playing the game with not only some of the best players from the United States but also from overseas as well.”
In four years at Wisconsin, Miller played in more than 200 games and has a career batting average of .358. She has tallied 29 home runs and 176 RBIs with an on base percentage of .476 and a .628 slugging percentage. In her senior season, Miller started all 52 games for Wisconsin, primarily behind home plate. During that span Miller lead the team and conference in batting average (.426), the best single-season average in UW history, she also led the team in hits (66), runs (53), home runs (11), slugging percentage (.794), on base percentage (.545) and doubles (18).
“We’re very excited to be bringing Chloe to Cleveland this year” said Comets General Manager, Stephen Dunn. “Chloe brings us a combination of power and consistency from the left side of the plate that will bring great balance to our lineup.”
A native of Moline Illinois, Miller is the daughter of Ardie and Kate Miller. Chloe has two brothers; Cam and Corey.
Miller, along with the new crop of talent are ready to turn heads for the Comets this 2018 season.
About the Cleveland Comets
The Cleveland Comets, headquartered in Cleveland, OH, became a new franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League in 2018. The Team became the most recent addition to the NPF and is owned by the former owner of the Akron Racers, a team that existed since the NPF began in 2004. The Cleveland Comets will embrace the Racers’ fanbase, while also introducing the attractive and popular product of fastpitch softball to the greater Cleveland area. For more information on the Cleveland Comets, contact General Manager Stephen Dunn -firstname.lastname@example.org.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004 provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Aussie Spirit, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2018 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.