WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- She's only a high school freshman, but a 14-year-old Woodstock girl has already committed to play softball in college.
Breanna Roper attends Woodstock High School. After she graduates in 2017, she will head to Loyola Marymount University on a softball scholarship.
The proactive teen told 11Alive News she expressed her interest in a number of schools and wrote letters to their coaches. Several responded, including Seton Hall University, Temple University, the University of Oregon -- and, of course, Loyola Marymount.
Breanna committed to the California school before even taking an SAT or ACT.
"It's a D1 school, it's in Los Angeles, the coach has been there for 20 years which means it's a great program, and it's a great academic school," Breanna said of her decision to attend Loyola Marymount.
Playing ball is in her blood. Breanna's great-great-grandfather Sam Vick played professional baseball from 1917 to 1921 and was even a teammate of Babe Ruth.