Coaches in New Places: Ball State’s Helen PeñaTop Stories
Helen Peña was introduced to softball at an early age by her father. Her family had a slow-pitch team and Peña would accompany her dad to the field to watch.
A construction worker since age 17, Larry Peña raised his daughter in Hemet, Calif. He noticed her interest in softball and did everything possible to help nurture her ability. He signed her up for travel ball and accompanied her to pitching and hitting lessons.