Hudson senior Olivia Stefanoni signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday to continue her academic and softball careers at the University of Akron.

Stefanoni earned Suburban League National Conference first-team honors in 2019. She also was named to the Northeast Ohio Division I all-district team.

The left-handed pitcher/first baseman finished 9-2 in the pitcher’s circle with a 1.93 earned run average. She struck out 73 batters while issuing 29 walks in 79 ? innings during the spring.

At the plate, Stefanoni batted .325 with seven doubles, one home run and 19 RBIs for the Explorers, who reached a Division I district title game and were the co-National Conference champions in 2019.