Pretty in pink

One stereotypically thinks of a girl’s pink shoes as dainty. A child’s tea party and frilly dresses with matching pink bows in their hair come to mind as do teddy bears and Easy Bake Ovens.

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 300. Exposure: 1/1000th sec. @ f/6.3. ISO: 200)

During a Delta College softball game against Reedley College last week, Delta pitcher Alaina Shull wore pink cleats, but her play was anything but dainty. With a fierce and determined look on her face, she scorched the ball over the plate and Delta dominated, 15-5.

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 300. Exposure: 1/1000th sec. @ f/8. ISO: 200)

Any girly-girl preconceptions that may go along with pink shoes were dispelled with Shull’s performance even though she did wear a matching pink bow in her hair.

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