Sashel Palacios – Spark

Jenna is joined by longtime Team Mexico catcher, future Olympian, NPF player, pro athlete for Athletes Unlimited, and All Pac-12 catcher at Arizona State, Sashel Palacios! She talks Latina... See More

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Jenna is joined by longtime Team Mexico catcher, future Olympian, NPF player, pro athlete for Athletes Unlimited, and All Pac-12 catcher at Arizona State, Sashel Palacios! She talks Latina representation, the Olympic qualifier, pro softball’s impact, growing at ASU, embracing U of A for her sister (!), being the “chispa” her dad taught her to be, her future coaching aspirations, and how everything comes full circle.

Jenna is joined by longtime Team Mexico catcher, future Olympian, NPF player, pro athlete for Athletes Unlimited, and All Pac-12 catcher at Arizona State, Sashel Palacios! She talks Latina representation, the Olympic qualifier, pro softball’s impact, growing at ASU, embracing U of A for her sister (!), being the “chispa” her dad taught her to be, her future coaching aspirations, and how everything comes full circle.

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Jenna Becerra

Jenna Becerra is a sports broadcaster, content creator, and former softball player at Stanford University. Jenna was a Pac-12 All-Conference honoree, 3x NFCA Scholar-Athlete, 3x Pac-12 All-Academic award recipient, and the first and only Stanford player to hit grand slams in back to back games. She was the definition of versatility, playing infield, outfield, and pitcher, as well as hitting both right and left-handed. Jenna earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a Master’s in Media Studies from Stanford. She was previously a sideline reporter, host, and radio broadcaster covering Stanford Athletics and spent time in the tech world in Silicon Valley. Jenna currently does color commentary and play-by-play for the Pac-12. Born in Camarillo, CA, she started playing softball at the age of 4 and now strives to use her voice as a broadcaster and writer to give back to the game. Jenna hopes to bring her experience as a player and her background in media together to share deep insight into the world of softball.