Marissa Kresch of Pen Argyl High School was voted as the Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame Small School Sr. Female Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year for 2015. She will be among the honorees recognized on Saturday May 9 at the Northampton Community Center, 1601Laubach Ave. Northampton, PA 18067
To purchase tickets or to make a donation please make checks payable to LV Sports Hall of Fame, 311 Mulberry Street, Catasauqua, PA 18032
Kresch was a two year varsity defensive back starter and was Honorable Mention All Colonial League and won The Shining Knight Award for Field Hockey in 2015.
Marissa has been a four year starting catcher and a main cog for the Lady Green Knights. Marissa said “I have been a part of winning the 2012 Colonial League Title, and 2013 and 2014 District Titles”
Kresch has played softball on the National level with her Pocono Pride Travel Team placing second in 2014. She has been a part of the prestigious 2014 Lehigh Valley Carpenter Cup team.
“I have participated in many years of community service with my family helping the Plainfield Township Athletic Association. I’ve enjoyed helping coach many softball and field hockey clinics with Pen Argyl High school for local community children.
Marissa helped the Pen Argyl Mini-Thon helping raise over 416,000 for childhood cancer research.
Kresch is attending Bloomsburg University in the fall of where she attended clinics in the past. “I was asked to try out for the 2015 Bloomsburg University softball Team”
Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame has asked her one last favor to collect unused field hockey and softball equipment to be given to inner city youth who don’t have equipment to call their own.