North Pole's Norton announces college choice

FAIRBANKS, AK-Allison Norton signed her national letter of intent to play softball for Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato Minnesota awhile ago but made it official this week.

Norton, a North Pole infielder signed the letter in early April during a campus visit. She liked it so much she chose Bethany over several other schools including a division two program in South Carolina.

Bethany is a solid program finishing 13-8 in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and 20-18 overall this season.

Norton is a four year starter for the Patriots and has been the team captain the last two seasons. Norton has also won two state titles in the Amateur Softball Association.