Presbyterian College and head softball coach Britne Stubbs announced the signing of pitcher Kaylee Allen (St. Augustine, Fla.), infielder Presley Bissett (Wilson, N.C.), pitcher Alex Cook (Delta, British Columbia, Canada), and infielder Cassie Nichols (Clinton, S.C.) to play for the Blue Hose this coming season. They join catcher Lindsay Harris (Chapin, S.C.), second baseman Kelly Lucas (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), and outfielder Courtney White (Lexington, S.C.), who signed this fall.

“It's an exciting time here at Presbyterian College and I couldn't be more pleased with these young ladies and what they will bring to our program on and off the field,” said Coach Stubbs. “They have a spirit of determination and persistence which is going to be the key to continuing to build a championship program. They are an intelligent and bright group of young ladies that fit the mold of what it is to be a Blue Hose. I am very excited for the opportunity to coach them and I am thrilled to get started this fall.”

Kaylee Allen - R/R - P - 5-7 - Jr. - St. Augustine, Fla./St. Augustine (Daytona State)

High School: A four-year varsity softball player, her team was the district runner-up in 2014 and advanced to the tournament semifinals ... A St. John's River Athletic All-Conference Award winner in 2013-2014 and was on the St. Augustine Record first team and All-County Team in 2014 ... She earned a Top Jacket Award in 2014 and was a member of the FCSA All-Star Team in 2014 ... Had a combined 1.83 ERA in 2013 and 2014 with 25 wins, 275 innings pitched, 319 strikeouts, and a .181 opponents batting average ... In 2014 she posted a .318 batting average with 19 RBI ... A member of National Honor Society in 2013-2014, she graduated with Cum Laude honors and received The Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education Diploma ... Also a member of Key Club International, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honors Society, and the Young Republicans Club ...

Daytona State: Her team was the runner-up in the Mid-Florida Conference in 2016 ... She was on the FCSAA All-Academic Team in 2015 and '16 and was a NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete both years ... A Mid-Florida Conference Scholar Athlete, she was a member of the second Team Mid-Florida Conference and the Daytona State Pitcher of the Year in 2015 ... In 2016 she earned the Coach's Leadership Award ... Made 26 appearances in 2015 with 140.2 innings pitched, 2.39 ERA, and 99 strikeouts ... In 2016 she made 46 appearances with 178.2 innings pitched, 13 wins and three saves ... She had a 2.59 ERA, and 108 strikeouts on the season ...

Personal: Born Kaylee Michelle Allen Aug. 28, 1996, in St. Augustine, Fla. ... Parents are Freddie and Renee Allen ... She chose PC because she has always wanted to play Division I softball and from the moment she walked on to campus she knew PC was the right place for her, not just academically but athletically as well ... Intends to major in communications.

Presley Bissett - R/R - IF - 5-8 - Fr - Wilson, N.C./Wilson Christian

High School: Played for a HS softball team that won five State Championships ... Also a member of the basketball team that won three state championships, and a volleyball team that won two ... In softball she was the 2016 school's Defensive Player of the Year and was a member of the WCA Bulldog Classic 1st Team All Tournament ... Was a NCCSA All-State Team selection in 2013, '14, and '16 and was the 2013-2014 Co-Most Valuable Player ... Earned a 2012-2013 Varsity Softball Defense Award and a World Series Gold Glove Award ... Bissett was on the 2013 Babe Ruth World Series All-Defensive Team and the 16U Babe Ruth All World Series Team ... A 2011-2012 Varsity Softball Charger Award recipient as well ... She earned several honors in basketball, and was on the 2016 Wilson Times All-Area Basketball Team ... She was also a 2016 Wilson Times Student-Athlete of the Week and Basketball Co-MVP ... A 2016 NCCSA All-State Team selection Bissett was selected to the NCCSA All Star Team in 2013, '14, '15 and 2016 ... In 2015 she earned Basketball Outstanding Player of the Year honors and was ... On the volleyball team she earned the 2015 Varsity Volleyball Game Changer Award and was a 2012-2013 JV Volleyball Most Valuable Player ... Bissett was inducted into the National Honors Society and was on the Principles List her sophomore to senior year ... Into community service Bissett went on several mission trips and was involved with her youth group at Peace Church in Wilson, NC ... She also volunteered at the Miracle League of the Triangle ...

Personal: Born Breah Presley Bissett in Amory, Miss., Oct. 11, 1998 ... Parents are Ty and Stephanie Bissett ... She chose PC because when she first walked on campus she instantly fell in love with the school and the size of campus ... The people made her feel welcomed and she knew it's where she belonged ... Major is undecided.

Alex Cook - R/L - P - 5-10 - So. - Delta, British Columbia/Sands Secondary (Tallahassee)

High School: As well as softball Cook played basketball and volleyball in high school ... Her softball team was the 2014 Canadian national champs... Her team won the 2010 BC Summer Games ... Earned a Scholar and Merit award all four years ...

Tallahassee: While playing for the Tallahassee Eagles ... Her team finished fourth in states in 2015 and fourth in conference in 2015 and 2016 ... She was an All Panhandle Conference first team member and on the 2015 Panhandle Conference all academic team ... She was also a member of the 2015 FSCAA all academic team of the Week ... 2015 two-time NJCAA pitcher of the week ...

Personal: Born Alexandra Victoria Cook in Richmond, British Columbia, April 30, 1996 ... Parents are Rebecca and Gregory Cook ... Chose PC because it is strongly academic based and the coaches were great ... The team was amazing and the campus was super nice, and she missed living in a small town ... Intends to go to Pharmacy school.

Cassie Nichols - R/R - IF - 5-2 - Fr. - Clinton, S.C./Clinton

High School: Was shooting guard on the HS basketball team and was a setter and defensive specialist on the volleyball team ... On the basketball team she earned the Hustler Award in 2012-2013 ... Was the HS Athlete of the Year in 2013-2014 and was a member of the Softball All-Region team in 2014-2015 ... Compiled a career .415 batting average ... On the Student Council and a member of the Beta Club, the National Honors Society ... Was Yearbook Editor and attended Palmetto Girls State ... Earned the Academic Excellence award all four years in HS ...

Personal: Born Cassie Lynn Nichols in Clinton, S.C., June 23, 1998 ... Parents are Harold and Dee Nichols ... Father played football at PC and is the head football coach at his alma mater, while her mother is Associate AD for NCAA Compliance at PC and played volleyball at Georgia Southern ... Chose PC because of the athletics and academics ... Intends to major in Political Science.