April 15, 2009
ATLANTA – Georgia Tech Softball Head Coach Sharon Perkins has announced the signing of Kelly Delashmit and Rachel Glazebrook to national letters of intent today. Delashmit, a Marietta, Ga., native and Glazebrook, who hails from Greenville, S.C., join early signees Caitlin Jordan and Hope Rush to make up next year’s freshman class.
“With the addition of Kelly and Rachel we have added depth to our 2009 signing class,” Perkins said. “These four student-athletes should be able to help fill the void left by our graduating seniors and compete for playing time next spring”
Delashmit is an outfielder who played for head coach Deanna Stewart at Harrison High School, (Ga.). She is a speedy left-handed slap hitter who played summer ball for the Atlanta Vipers. As a senior, Delashmit was Harrison’s batting champion and Most Valuable Offensive Player as she hit .444 with 14 stolen bases. She was first team all-region, Georgia Dugout Club All-State Tournament and honorable mention all-state. In addition, she was a second team all-county by the Marietta Daily Journal. In 2007, she helped lead Harrison to the sectionals.
Delashmit played for the 2008 ASA Gold Region 4 Champion Atlanta Vipors and competed in the Gold National Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. In 2009, she is playing with the South Effingham Angels. She also ran track for Harrison competing in the 100-meter and 4×100 relay team. Her father, Preston, graduated from Georgia Tech in 1986 with a degree in Industrial Management and went on to law school at Emory.
Glazebrook is a pitcher and first baseman who played for head coach Erin Keen at Travelers Rest High School (S.C.). She played her summer ball for the Carolina Crush and head coach Vicki Corn. She is a three-time All-Region, All-State and Offensive Player of the Year as well as four-time team captain. She is in her senior season now.
As a junior in 2008, Glazebrook batted .660 and had a slugging percentage of 1.167. Her father, Bob, was a defensive back for the Atlanta Falcons from 1978-83, while her older sister, Norie, played softball at Kennesaw State and Georgia.