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Weber State softball coach Mary Kay Amicone (center) cheers on her team during a game in 2016. Amicone announced the signing of five freshmen to an NLI on Monday.

The Wildcat softball family is getting bigger.

Weber State University softball coach Mary Kay Amicone announced the signing of five new players to a National Letter of Intent.

Joining the Wildcats for the 2018-19 season are infielder McKell McCuistion, infielder Faith Hoe, infielder Lauren Hoe, utility/infielder Katelyn Whiting and utility Brooke Moea'i.

McCuistion comes to Weber State from Sprague High School in Salem, Oregon, and played her club softball for NW Bullets. She earned all-league honors as a freshman, sophomore and junior, and she was the team captain and MVP last season.

"McKell is a great competitor. She has an outstanding attitude and work ethic," Amicone said. "I'm really happy to have her join us."

Faith Hoe comes to Weber State from Walla Walla High School in Walla Walla, Washington, and joins the Wildcats with her twin sister, Lauren. Faith helped lead her high school team to regional championships as a freshman and junior. She earned all-conference honors all three years and is a three-sport letter winner in volleyball, basketball and softball. She played her club softball for USA Explosion.

"Faith has plus softball IQ and loves to compete," Amicone said. "She will work hard and will contribute at the plate, as well as to our infield."

Lauren Hoe comes to Weber State from Walla Walla High School in Walla Walla, Washington, and joins the Wildcats with her twin sister, Faith. Lauren helped lead her high school team to regional titles in softball in 2015 and 2017, and she is a three-sport letter winner in volleyball, basketball and softball. She also played her club softball for USA Explosion.

"Lauren has competed in three sports throughout her high school career," Amicone said. "She loves to play, and I know that Lauren will do great things as a Wildcat."

Whiting comes to Weber State from Riverton High School in Riverton, Utah, and played her club softball for Utah Firecrackers. Whiting helped lead the Silverwolves to a state 5A championship in 2016. Her club team earned ASA state championships in 2015, 2016 and 2017, and Whiting earned High School All-State honorable mention in 2017.

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"KC is very athletic and can play just about any position," Amicone said. "I love her team-first mentality and look forward to working with her."

Moea'i comes to Weber State from Paramount High School in Paramount, California, and played her club softball for USA Athletics Rogers 18 Gold. She earned High School First-Team All-League as a sophomore and junior, and she was named to the All-CIF Southern Section Team Division 4 as a junior.

"Brooke has competed at a very high club softball level with the USA Athletics Rogers," Amicone said. "I really like her potential for power at the plate."

Justin Johnson is an Athletic Communications Assistant at Weber State University. For more information about Weber State University athletics, please visit: http://www.weberstatesports.com.