Softball – Virtual Senior Day
In honor of our senior student-athletes, the North Allegheny Athletic Department presents “Virtual Senior Day” for the North Allegheny softball team. Thanks to the outstanding effort of the North Allegheny softball boosters, here is a compilation of biographies and player photos (courtesy of GameON Photography) for the seniors on the 2020 roster. You may click on each player’s photo to view an even larger image of her senior picture. Additionally, below is a Senior Tribute Video. Thank you to everyone who assisted on this project and congratulations to the Senior Class of 2020.
Lauren Harris – #5 Catcher
Lauren is the daughter of Mike and MaryBeth Harris. She is a three-year varsity letter winner and four-year scholar athlete. She will attend Grove City College to play D-III softball and study Mathematics.
Message to Parents: I haven’t said how grateful I am for both of you. Thank you, mom, for coming to my games and supporting me. Thank you, dad, for coaching me for as long as I have played. Thank you both for pushing me to not only be the player I am, but also the person I am today. I would not be who I am without both of you by my side every step of the way. I’ve enjoyed the journey of softball with you both and I can’t wait to continue it in college. You have always been my biggest supporters, and I can’t wait to show you what I accomplish in life.
Bella Janowiak – #12 Outfielder
Bella is the daughter of Tim and Adrienne Janowiak. She is a three-year varsity letter winner in Softball and two-years in Cross Country and a four-year scholar athlete in both North Allegheny sports. Bella has been a two-year member of the National Honor Society, Strolling strings four years, a two-year member of the Key Club, French Club, Project Water and the Ski Club and a one-year member of Students Against Destructive Decisions. She will attend Penn State University Main Campus and study TBD.
Message to Parents: Thank you to my parents for everything that you have done for me. I would not be the person or player that I am today without your support. Thank you for sitting through all of my games and cheering me on. It was always so encouraging seeing your smiling faces waving at me from the stands. Thank you for teaching me so much and being amazing role models for me, I couldn’t have asked for better parents. I love you guys.
Addison Mangieri – #25 Pitcher/Infielder
Addison is the daughter of Rich and Christine Mangieri. She is a three-year varsity letter winner, a ten-year member of the North Allegheny Orchestra, Strolling Strings 4 years and Senior year line leader and one-year member of SADD. Addison will attend Chatham University to play D-III softball and study Exercise Science/Pre-Physical Therapy.
Message to Parents: Words cannot describe how thankful I am for the support you have given me and continue to give me during my softball career. From tee ball, to coach pitch, to my first tournament team, to all of the traveling, to my first perfect game, to the endless practices, to high school ball, and now to college ball, you guys have been with me and supported me through it all. I honestly would not be the person or athlete I am today if it wasn’t for you guys. I love you both so much and thank you for being my number one fans on and off the field! P.S. I hope you guys are ready for four more years of it! #rollcougs
Bri McDonough – #21 Infielder
Bri is the daughter of Pat and Amy McDonough. She is a four-year varsity letter winner and four-year Scholar Athlete. Bri is a two-year member of the National Honor Society, two-year committee member of TigerThon and a member of the North Allegheny Orchestra 3rd grade through Senior year. She will attend Slippery Rock University and study Education.
Message to Parents: Thank you for being my No. 1 fans and always believing I me. To my dad, thanks for putting in endless hours of practice with me and never missing a game. To my mom, thanks for braiding my hair at 5am before every tournament and keeping me alive. You guys are the real MVP’s.
Audra Sapp – #30 Pitcher/Infielder
Audra is the daughter of Robert and Melissa Sapp. She is a three-year varsity letter winner and three-year scholar athlete. As a Senior, Audra was the Director of Media for TigerThon as well as the Project Water Publicity Director. She will attend Indiana University Bloomington to study Sports Media and Marketing in the Fall.
Message to Parents: To my parents: I don’t think I could ever truly put into words how grateful I am for you both. Thank you for all the long drives to tournaments and the hours of playing catch in the yard. Dad, you are the best coach and Mom is forever my favorite cheerleader. I love you both tremendously and would redo every second of the last 18 years if I could. You will always be my best friends and the greatest parents in the world. I love you and cannot wait to make you proud.
Megan Smith – #03 Pitcher/Infielder
Megan is the daughter of Chris and Heather Smith. She is a one-year varsity letter winner and three-year scholar athlete. Megan is a two-year member of the National Honor Society, NA Girl Up Secretary Senior year and regular member Junior year, Westinghouse Science Honors Institute completion Junior year, two-year Grandview Mentor, AIU Architecture Apprenticeship and French Club two-year member. She will attend Kent State to study Architecture.
Message to Parents: Thank you to my parents who have given everything to provide me with the best opportunities, not just in softball, but in life as well. Everything I am today is because they have pushed me to become my best self. Also, a thank you to my siblings who supported me even though it meant substituting normal family vacations for weekend trips to numerous softball complexes.