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Wilkinson signs with Lady Eagles
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The question was never if Lauren Wilkinson would play a college sport. The only thing to decide was which one and where.Wilkinson answered both questions Wednesday when she committed to attend Carson Newman University on a softball scholarship.The two-sport athlete, who dominated on the diamond as well the basketball court, made the decision to stick with softball after receiving numerous offers from several schools in both sports.The comfort with Carson Newman’s coaching staff and campus, along with the desire to become a nurse, played a big part in Wilkinson’s decision.“I really liked the small campus and loved the coaching staff,” said Wilkinson. “They have a great nursing program as well.