Recruited Players

 

Fall of 2017
Kyra Garcia, a hard hitting 2017 outfielder, has committed to San Jose State to continue her education and softball career. Kyra has shown tremendous work ethics with a strong desire to succeed and will be asset to the San Jose State program. We look forward to watching Kyra through her college career. Congratulations Kyra!
Fall of 2017
Batbusters-Fox is proud to announce the commitments of Sherriah Harrington, Keila Bosinger, and Sophia Real to UC San Diego. All three of these young ladies have proven themselves on the field and in the class room. Sherriah, a talented senior (Class of 2017) 2B, Keila a talented Junior (Class of 2018) 3B, and Sophia a talented sophomore (Class of 2019) 3B, 2B, or 1B will be representing Batbusters-Fox commits at UC San Diego for years. Congratulations to all three young ladies!
05/01/17
Mia Cunnings, a talented short stop, has verbally committed to UT Arlington. Mia has displayed her skills on field as well as in the class room and will be a great asset to UTA. Mia is part of the class of 2019 giving her two more seasons to prepare for a promising college career and education. Congratulations Mia!
02/18/16
We are excited to announce that Amber Wozniak has committed to continue her education and her softball career at Monmouth University. Amber is a hard worker and can play just about any position on the field. She's a team player that has always been committed to doing whatever it takes to help the team win. She has developed a very strong bat with a good combination of power and line drive ability. Amber will be a great addition and we look forward to seeing you play with the Hawks. Congratulations Amber!
02/13/16
We’d like to Congratulate Makayla Stromenger on her recent commitment to UMASS! Makayla has been a hard worker since she came to us in the Fall of 2014. She has excellent catching skills behind the plate and has learned to handle the pitching staff with precision. The development of Makayla’s patience and pitch selection have led to her success as a hitter. Her determination has directed her on her journey to this point and we know she’ll be a productive member of the UMASS Minutewomen softball team!
01/21/16
We are excited to announce that Krista Dalgarn has verbally committed to DePaul University! Krista we be joining 4 other Batbusters-Fox Alumni who play for the Blue Demons. Krista has been an excellent pitcher for us. Her command of the strike zone and her mastery of changing speeds will serve DePaul well just as it has for us. Not only is Krista an outstanding pitcher, she also hits for power which is a rare attribute for pitchers these days. Congratulations Krista and Good Luck at DePaul!
09/12/15
Anya Vandersip, a 2016 catcher and outfielder has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career at Georgia Gwinnet College. Anya will bring her game and her vibrant personality to Lawrenceville, Georgia where she will no doubt win their hearts and their respect. Anya is a very hard worker that we're sure Coach Ihlenburg will appreciate. Congratulations Anya!
09/08/15
Kalei Oliver has committed to continue her education and softball career at Wellesley College. Kalei chose Wellesley for the incredible education she'll receive along with the ability to play softball for the next 4 years. KO is a great team player who has leadership skills and she'll play a big role for Wellesley behind the plate and with her bat. Congratulations KO and GO BLUE!
03/03/15
Sabrina Moreno, a 2015 outfielder has committed to continue her education and softball career at Guilford College. Sabrina is a power hitting player with great speed and a great attitude. In addition to her outstanding softball skills Sabrina's fun loving personality and sense of humor will bring a positive light to her new team and teammates. Congratulations Sabrina - don't forget about us!
01/03/15
Riley Casper, has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career at Portland State. Riley is a 2016 2nd basement/outfielder that has shown tremendous work ethics and dedication on the field as well as in the class room. Riley brings not only talent to Portland State but a great attitude, a great love for the game, and team comes first approach that all coaches love. She will be a great addition to the Portland State team. Congratulations Riley!
01/03/15
Lani Graft, a 2017 infielder/outfielder has verbally committed to Portland State. Lani is one of those players with unlimited potential bringing great bat speed, a strong arm, great glove, and good speed to Portland State. It will be exciting to help and watch Lani grow over the next couple years. When 2017/2018 rolls around Lani has the skills and talent to be one of the all-time greats! Congratulations Lani!
01/03/15
KK Lopez-Liu, congratulations to KK a 2015 infielder. KK has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career at Howard JC. She will be following in the footsteps of some former players; Jordenne Taylor, Nicole Wilson, and Faith and Micherie Koria. KK is a tremendous talent with great work ethics, we expect her to lead the league in Home Runs, Slugging Percentage, Steals, Walks, RBIs, 12 meter diving, breast stroke and anything else she may set her mind to do! Congratulations KK!
10/03/14
Kellie White, one of the premier pitchers in San Diego, has verbally committed to UT Arlington Mavericks. Kellie has shown that she can perform on the field as well as in the class room and will be a great asset to UTA. Kellie will graduate high school in 2016 giving her two more seasons with Batbusters-Fox. She is the type of player and competitor that all coaches love with the potential to be one of the top pitchers in Southern California. She will bring a great work ethic, great attitude, and composure to UT Arlington. Congratulations Kellie!
10/03/14
Brittany Wyllie, a 2016 infielder has verbally committed to UT Arlington Mavericks to continue her education and softball career. Brittany joins Kellie White, Bri Burchianti, and Laura Currie that have also committed to continue their education and softball careers at UTA. Brittany brings a very strong arm, great glove, strong bat with great bat speed, great work ethics, and love for the game to UT Arlington. Congratulations Brittany!
10/03/14
Bryn Burrows, a 2015 outfielder has committed to continue her education and softball career at the University of San Diego. Bryn's desires and goals from day one of joining Batbusters-Fox was to attend USD and continue playing softball. We couldn't be happier for her in accomplishing her goals. Bryn will bring a strong bat, good speed, and good arm to the USD outfield. Congratulations Bryn!
06/03/14
Gabby Williams has signed a national letter of intent to continue her education and softball career at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Congratulations Gabby, we are excited and proud of you!
11/26/13
Livy Schiele has verbally committed to continue her softball career at Auburn University. Livy had several options to consider over the fall season with Auburn as her top choice. She looked at other schools and talked with several other coaches before she realized that her heart was set on Auburn. Livy shows a softball presence and maturity not seen in the typical high school freshman. She brings “a triple threat” ability to the plate with the skills to hit away, slap, and drag to get on base. Along with great speed, a strong arm, a great glove, and great attitude Livy possess all the characteristics and skills to be a great asset to Auburn. We are proud of you Livy, Congratulations!
10/08/13
Shelbianne Evans has verbally committed to continue her softball career at San Diego Christian College where she'll no doubt be a part of building new a local team and program into a highly successful one. Coach Cheryl Schaefer is getting a player that has the leadership and attitude that it takes to command a defense from the catcher position. Shelbi has shown us that she has the offensive and defensive skills to excel at the next level. Congratulations Shelbi!
10/04/13
Sydney James has verbally committed to continue her softball career at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, we couldn't be more proud! Sydney came to the team with a willingness and desire to improve her game and she lived the better stronger team philosophy. She work hard, she put in the extra time, she continued to improve all aspects of her game while excelling in the class room. Her efforts, commitment, attitude, skills, and school work earned her this opportunity. Congratulations Sydney!
09/17/13
Cassidy Santiago, congratulations to Cassidy, a 2013 middle infielder, has chosen to continue her education and softball career for Cal State University of Bakersfield (CSUB) Roadrunners. Cassidy joined our team in the summer of 2013 after her senior year of high school. With her talent added with the visibility she received playing on Batbusters she was able to land a scholarship very late in the process. Congratulations to Cassidy!
6/21/13
Tiana Miller, a 2014 infielder/outfielder, has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career for the University Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Flames. Tiana is one of the hardest working girls on the field and in the class room. Her hard work and constant dedication to improving her skills while excelling in school have paid off. Not only will UIC be getting a very good softball player they will be getting a quality student, and even more important, a quality kid with great character. We are all excited and proud of Tiana! Congratulations!
4/4/13
Laura Curry, a 2015 speedy outfielder, has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career for the University Texas Arlington Mavericks. Laura's ability to get on base, steal 2nd and 3rd is an asset all teams are looking for. UT Arlington was impressed with her skills this last fall, love her speed, and her athleticism. Laura has a great work ethic with the skills and potential to be one of the best slappers in the nations by the time she is ready to attend UT Arlington. We are excited for her and look forward to 3 more years working with her before she begins her college career. Congratulations Laura!
2/25/13
Jordenne Taylor, congratulations to Jordenne a 2013 infielder. Jordenne has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career at Howard JC. She will be joining former players Nicole Wilson, who is currently at Howard, and Faith and Micherie Koria, who are now playing at a 4 year school.
Congratulations Jordenne!
2/20/13
Brianna Burchianti, Bri, a 2015 infielder/outfielder, has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career for the University Texas Arlington Mavericks. She will join teammate Kacey Everett and 2 former players in Britney Barilli and Nina Villanueva, at UT Arlington. Bri showcased her ability to hit the ball hard in clutch situations this fall impressing the Arlington coaching staff. Bri has shown great work ethics and a strong competitive nature which drives her to be the best. We look forward to 3 more years working with Bri before she begins her college career. Congratulations Brianna!
1/5/13
Kristy Washizaki, Congratulations to Kristy, a 2013 speedy outfielder, has verbally committed to play at Hawai'i Pacific University. Kristy was impressive this last summer and into the fall with her speed and ability to get on as a lead off hitter. Kristy was injured early in the fall season; the fact that HPU, and other colleges, still pursued Kristy is a testament of skills and abilities. The entire SD-Batbusters team is looking forward to getting Kristy back for one last summer. Congratulations Kristy!
12/14/12
Jackie Buechler, Jackie is a tall, lanky, and very intelligent 2013 left handed pitcher that will continue her education at Amherst College. She is a rare two sport athlete that will continue to play softball and volleyball in college. Congratulations Jackie!
12/12/12
Julie McDonald, Congratulations to Julie, a 2015 pitcher, 1B, and hitter has verbally committed to play at San Diego State. Julie was impressive during the fall, facing many of the top 18u programs and drawing the attention of some of the top softball schools around the country. Julie chose to stay close to home so that her fans (mainly her parents LOL) can watch her play. Julie has the build, the drive, and the presence on the mound to be one of the top pitchers in the nation. We look forward to her growth over the next 3 travel balls seasons and following her career at San Diego State; the sky is the limit. Congratulations Julie!
11/28/12
Megan Leyva, Megan, a multi-talented 2014 pitcher has committed to continue her education and softball career at DePaul University. Megan brings power on the mound, speed on the bases, and power at the plate. Her commanding personality, some would say ‘quiet as a mouse’ and her dedication to the game will be a true asset to the Blue Demons of DePaul. Congratulations Megan!
11/28/12
Kacey Everett, Kacey, a 2013 talented catcher, third basemen, and hitter has committed to UT Arlington Mavericks. Kacey will join two former team mates, Britney Barilli and Nina Villanueva, at Arlington. Kacey came to the team late in the 2011 fall season looking for bigger challenges and a chance to showcase her skills. She did not disappoint, working hard during the summer improving her skills and game impressing her teammates, coaches and the college coaches. Kacey will bring talent, a great work ethic, and a great attitude to
UT Arlington. Congratulations Kacey!
11/28/12
Kylie Steagall, Kylie, a 2013 pitcher, third basemen, and hitter has signed with the Lady Bucs of Christian Brothers University. Kylie joined the team in the fall of 2012 working hard to improve her physical and mental skills. Her work ethics and constant desire to improve were rewarded. Congratulations Kylie!
12/03/11
Dylan and Hayden Christensen, Dylan a gifted 2013 left handed outfielder along with her younger sister Hayden a very talented 2014 infielder have both committed to continue their education and softball careers at DePaul University. Dylan and Haydn we both key members of the 2011 team that took 3rd place in the 16u Premier National championship. Congratulations Ladies!
06/24/12
Britnea Barilli, a 2012 left handed outfielder has signed to play with the UT Arlington Mavericks. Britnea is a talented player that was injured her entire junior softball season missing much of the recruiting process. Britnea will be playing for Coaches Mike Fox’s daughter, Kristie, who took the head softball coaching position in 2012. Congratulations Britnea!
01/24/11
Danielle Cowan, a junior pitcher/1B from Carlsbad High School, has verbally committed to play at the University of Buffalo. It will be a reunion, as she joins former teammate Sammi Gallardo and catcher Alexis Curtis at Buffalo. Defensively, Dani has great command in the pitchers circle, where her tight spin and good movement make it difficult for opposing hitters. Dani shows very little emotion in the circle and is aggressive in the zone. She also plays a solid 1st base and can hit with power. Her intensity and love for the game will serve her well in Buffalo. Well done, Dani!
08/28/11
Gretchen Aucoin, a RHP/1B/3B, Ocean Springs, MS (Ocean Springs HS), has signed with the Texas Tech Red Raiders of the Big-12 conference. Gretchen was invited to play with coach Fox’s team through Coach Mike Fox's daughter Texas Tech's Assistant Coach Kristie Fox. Gretchen is considered one of the top pitching prospects in the country...a hard throwing right-hander who has been clocked in the upper 60's...bats left-handed with power to all fields...athletic with smooth and graceful defensive skills...played as a guest player for the 18U team...helped the 16U team achieve Premier Qualifying Champion status and finish third at the 2011 16U Premier Nationals in Huntington Beach, California...Gretchen is expected to help the Red Raiders boost their pitching staff with another power pitcher to keep pace with the Big-12 conference softball powers...Gretchen is methodical, mentally tough, and country strong...Gretchen shows a quiet command of her pitching and hitting emotions as well.
6/01/12
Nicole Wilson, congratulations to Nicole a 2012 pitcher/outfielder. She will continue her education and softball career at Howard JC. She is following to former players that played out Howard and that have moved on to a 4 year college in Faith and Micherie Koria. Congratulations Nicole!
10/03/11
Sashel Palacios, a 2013 right handed catcher/3rd basemen, who hits from the left side, has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career at Arizona State University. Sashel will join Alix Johnson on the 2011 National Champions. Sashel joined the team in 2011 and was quickly recognized as a top recruit receiving attention and offers from several Division 1 top softball programs. Her ability to control the game behind the plate with her quickness, blocking abilities, and strong arm were recognized by all that watched her. Sashel helped the 16u team this last summer to one of there best finishes in history. She helped lead the team to a 4th place finish in Colorado, 3rd place in the 16u Champions Cup, a 1rst place finish in the adidas Futures National tournament, and a 3rd place finish in the 16u Premier Nationals. Congratulations Sashel!
09/16/11
Hannah Flippen, a 2013 SS/2B has verbally committed to continue her education and softball career at the University of Utah. The Utes will open up their inaugural season in the PAC12 this year under head coach Amy Hogue. Hannah is a gifted athlete who displayed her skills this summer drawing attention from many of the top schools. Hannah's leadership on the field was a key to the success of the 16u Tea, this last summer leading them to a 4th place finish in Colorado, 3rd place in the 16u Champions Cup, a 1st place finish in the Adidas Futures National Tournament, and a 3rd place finish in the 16u Premier Nationals. Hannah plays the game with heart, has great hands, a strong arm, and the ability to get on base by hitting with power and playing small ball and using her speed. These attributes and skills will be a great fit for the Utes. Congratulations Hannah! GO Utes!
05/16/11
Nina Villanueva, a senior first baseman/outfielder has signed with Cal State Monterey Bay to continue her education and softball career. Playing in the California Collegiate League, Nina will be competing against several current and former teammates; Monique Portugal (UC San Diego), Vanessa Currie (Sonoma State), Lauren Harper (Dominguez Hills), and Jessica McDermott (Chico State). Congratulations Nina!
12/10/10
Taylor Hallahan and Haley Croce, have both announced they signed with Vanguard University. Set on a beautiful campus in nearby Orange County, Vanguard is a competitive NAIA school in the Golden State Athletic Conference. Taylor, a 2010 speedy outfielder from West Hills High School, will give the team a lefty slapper as well as an aggressive outfielder. Haley, a 2010 shortstop from Clairemont High School, has the versatility to play nearly every infield position, as well as the outfield. The Vanguard coaches loved the positive attitude and athletic ability of both girls. Congratulations on your achievements!
11/01/10
Stephanie Higgins, a versatile corner infielder and corner outfielder from Mission Hills High School, has committed to Western New Mexico University. Located in historic Silver City, adjacent to the Gila National Forest, WNMU competes in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The coaches loved her athleticism playing both 1st and 3rd as well as OF, and were impressed with her solid hitting. After her recent official visit, Steph knew that the campus and the players would make this the perfect fit for her. Always smiling, her wonderful attitude and tremendous work ethic will lead her to great success. Congratulations on all your accomplishments, Steph!
10/21/10
Vanessa Kellems, a speedy outfielder from Steele Canyon High School, has verbally committed to South Dakota State University (the “other” SDSU) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. South Dakata State plays in the Summit League Conference along with North Dakota State, where Vanessa's former teammates Amanda Grable and Whitney Johnson will be attending. This is a great accomplishment that Vanessa has worked very hard for. She loved the Sioux Falls area and the current players welcomed her with open arms. It should be a great experience and we congratulate you and your family. Great job, Vanessa!
10/21/10
Monique Portugal, a versatile 2010 2nd baseman/outfielder from Westview High School, has agreed to continue her softball career at UC San Diego. Monique's athletic ability, coupled with her excellence in the classroom, has allowed her to be able to play locally while attending one of the most prestigious schools in the state of California. Mo is a sure-handed fielder with excellent fundamentals, and the UCSD coaching staff loved her consistency at the plate. Her work ethic, both academically and athletically, will help her succeed in all that she does. Congratulations, Mo!
10/08/10
Nikki Barba, a senior shortstop/catcher from Mt. Carmel High School has verbally committed to Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. Quinnipiac is an NCAA D-I school that plays in the Northeast Conference. She'll join the same conference as former teammate Kaitie Schmacher (Monmouth) and Lauren Morizi (Long Island University). Nikki has tremendous athletic ability and quickness allowing her to excel at multiple positions. She's a knowledgeable ballplayer and fierce competitor who calls a great game behind the plate. Offensively, she possesses the rare combination of hitting for both power and average. Congratulations, Nikki!
02/22/10
Kaitie Schumacher, a 2010 senior from Scripps Ranch High School, has committed to play her college ball at Monmouth University. Kaitie displayed her versatility as a defensive player, with the ability to play either corner position and outfield if necessary. She has delivered many times as a clutch hitter. At 2009 18U Nationals Kaitie hit a walk off home run in the bottom of the seventh to beat the Texas Royals. Congratulations, Kaitie!!
02/01/10
Alexis Curtiss, a junior catcher/3B from University City High School, has verbally committed to play at the University of Buffalo. She will join current teammate Sammi Gallardo at Buffalo and former teammates Amanda Carpenter, Lauren Gellerman, and Shannon Tillett in the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Alexis joined the (Tillett/Fox) team, in the Fall of 2008. Defensively, her blocking and intelligence behind the plate drew the attention of many colleges. While offensively, she is a consistent hitter that will put the ball in play and make things happen. Her great work ethic and passion will bring her great success at Buffalo. Congratulations, Lex!
01/14/10
Gabrielle Sciuto, a senior pitcher from Poway High School, will be attending University of Redlands. Gal joined the Renegades in 2007 and showed her talent in the circle by leading the team to 16U ASA Nationals. Gal has great command of her pitches and is a leader in the circle. Redlands was among several colleges following Gal over the last year. Gal visited the school and fell in love with the coaching staff, campus and facilities. Congratulations, Gal. Your determination and hard work have served you well.
01/14/10
Faith and Micherie Koria, congratulations to Faith and Micherie. These two great athletes will continue their education and softball career at Howard JC. This is the first step in completing their education while continuing to play the game they love. There are not many girls that play the game as hard as these two.
10/19/09
Alex Miller, a senior outfielder from West Hills High School, will be staying local to play softball for Cal State University San Marcos. Alex will join former teammate Brenna Sandberg. Alex joined the team in 2008 and showed her athleticism and talent in both center field and shortstop with a very strong arm and great range. At the plate, she brings both power and speed with the ability to steal bases. Congratulations, Alex. Your hard work and dedication have paid off.
09/13/09
Sammi Gallardo, a versatile senior infielder from Otay Ranch High School, will be crossing the country to play softball for the University at Buffalo. In her 3 years for playing for Coach Fox, Sammi's athletic ability has allowed her to play all infield positions except pitcher/catcher. At the plate, she's a solid contributor who can hit with power. On her recent visit to Buffalo, she loved the campus, and she felt the team has a great family atmosphere. The Buffalo coaches are impressed with Sammi's versatility and terrific attitude and are thrilled to have her join the squad in 2010. Congratulations, Sammi!
05/01/09
Natalie Camarda, a senior standout pitcher from The Bishops School, will make the cross-country move to New York to play softball at Adelphi University. Natalie has great command of her pitches and always shows tremendous poise in the circle. Adelphi was among several colleges following Natalie at the fall Showcases. She had wanted to move to the East Coast for school, enjoyed her recent campus visit, and loves the proximity to New York City. More importantly, Natalie currently studies Chinese language, and Adelphi has an excellent Asian studies program. We are very proud of you, Nat. Well done!
11/23/08
Kellie Fox, a gifted junior shortstop from Mt. Carmel High School, has verbally agreed to play softball at UCLA, a perennial softball power in the prestigious Pac-10. She's been on numerous visits to the campus and was impressed by the state-of-the-art facilities and top-notch coaching staff. Kellie is one of the inaugural members of the 14U (Tillett/Fox) team. She's a consistent hitter, who is always among the team leaders in slugging. Her range and agility at the shortstop position allow her to take away would-be hits from opposing teams and her quickness helps to turn double plays. Kellie was recently selected to the 2008 All-American Under Armor team, honoring the top high school softball players in the country. UCLA was among the first to notice her in 2006 at 16U Nationals in Seattle. They followed her next summer where they were impressed with not only her athletic ability but also her love of the game. Congratulations, Kellie!

Megan Belio, a speedy senior outfielder from Granite Hills High School, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play at Murray State, in western Kentucky. Megan will have the unique experience of being part of the very first Women's Softball program ever offered at Murray State. As a lefty-slapper with lightning quick speed, Megan is the prototypical leadoff hitter. She can hit, slap, or bunt to get on base, and is always a serious base-stealing threat. She's got a great glove and covers tremendous ground in centerfield. Murray's first-ever head coach, Jay Pyron, began watching Megan this past fall at the Batbusters showcase events. He loves her hustle and her uncanny ability to get on base. She'll help get Murray State softball off to a great start. Way to go, Megan!

Vanessa Currie, a senior outfielder from Mt. Carmel High School, has committed to play softball at beautiful Sonoma State, in northern California. Vanessa is one of the inaugural members of the Tillett/Fox team having been with the team since its inception at 14U. She takes pride in her outfield defense demonstrating good speed and solid fundamentals. At the plate, she has the power to hit the long ball while also having great bat control to lay down a bunt. The Sonoma coaching staff loved her ability and her attitude when she participated in a personal workout with the team on campus this past fall. Her hard work and hustle is always impressive. Congratulations Vanessa!

Lauren Harper, a hard-throwing senior pitcher from Patrick Henry High School, will continue playing softball at Cal State Dominguez Hills, in southern California. Lauren is a perfectionist when she's on the mound. She has terrific command of all her pitches, rarely giving up walks. When she's pitching, she always give her team an opportunity to get a win. In addition, she handles herself very well at the plate, batting for average and with power.The Dominguez Hills coaching staff, led by head coach Jim Maier, could be found at all our fall showcases, and they were continually impressed with her attitude and mound presence. Well done, Lauren!

11/05/08
Alix Johnson, a speedy junior outfielder from Mt. Carmel High School, has verbally committed to play softball at Arizona State University, where she coincidentally will remain a “Sundevil”. On an unofficial visit earlier this fall, she felt a special sisterhood bond with the players, as the girls instantly made her feel as if she were already part of the team. As one of the inaugural members of the (Tillett/Fox) team, she's been a mainstay in centerfield since the team formed as a 14U ballclub. Her amazing speed allows her to cover vast ground in the outfield. At the plate, she has the rare ability to slap or hit for power. And with her speed, she's always a threat to steal a base. Arizona State first had the pleasure of watching her two summers ago at the Aurora Fireworks and Champions Cup showcases. Her speed, power, and overall athleticism will allow her to excel in the competitive Pac-10. Congratulations, Alix!
07/14/08
Christina Datko, a senior OF from Scripps Ranch High School, has signed with Eastern Kentucky University to continue her softball career. While there, she will be roaming the outfield grass with former teammate Cassie Gibson. Congratulations, Christina!
02/27/08
Shannon Tillett, a junior 1B/catcher from Mira Mesa High School has verbally committed to play at Miami University of Ohio. Shannon is one of the inaugural members of the Tillett/Fox team and has been the team's first baseman and cleanup hitter ever since it was formed at 14U. While her primary position is 1B, she is also an accomplished catcher and can play 3B as well. As a pure hitter, Shannon drew the attention of many scouts, including the Miami of Ohio coaching staff, at the 2007 Colorado Fireworks with her consistency and power to all fields. Miami followed her as she continued to hit for average and display power at Gold Nationals, the fall Team New Jersey showcase, and at the final Batbusters Surf City fall showcase. Miami was impressed by her work ethic, sportsmanship, and knowledge of the game. She also takes pride in her studies which will help her excel at Miami. Congratulations, Shannon!
11/28/07
Lauren Gellerman, a junior catcher/1B from Westview High School, has verbally committed to play at Ohio University. She loved the coaches, the players, the campus and the college-town atmosphere when she visited this past fall. As one of the inaugural members of the (Tillett/Fox) team, she's been the team's catcher since it originally formed as a 14U squad. She began getting noticed at the 2007 Colorado Fireworks and at Gold Nationals. Ohio first saw her at the 2007 Team New Jersey showcase, watching her hit with power to all fields, including a home run over the fence. Ohio was among the schools in attendance the following weekend at the Surf City showcase, when she hit a walkoff double and two home runs. She's also active behind the plate: blocking balls in the dirt and throwing out would-be base-stealers. Her great work ethic and positive attitude will help her succeed when she gets to Ohio University. Congratulations, Lauren!
11/26/07
Amanda Ziegler, a versatile senior from Westview High School, has signed a national letter of intent to play for UC Santa Barbara. She plays a solid 3B, has great range at 2B, and has the speed to play outfield. She is also a good contact hitter with power from the right side. Amanda has impressed many scouts since she joined the (Tillett/Fox) team in the fall of 2006. As a 2B on her previous teams, she easily made the transition to 3B filling a need for her new team. UCSB had always been her dream school: both her parents are alumni and her older sister plays softball there as a Shortstop. Santa Barbara had been following Amanda at Colorado Fireworks and again at Gold Nationals this past year. Congratulates Amanda!
11/14/07
Amanda Carpenter, a junior outfielder from Santana High School, has impressed many scouts since she joined the team in the fall of 2006. After visiting the beautiful Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, she is excited to announce that she verbally committed to play there for head coach Craig Nicholson. Ball State first noticed her at the 2007 Colorado Fireworks, saw her compete at 2007 Gold Nationals, and saw her hit a home run over the fence at the 2007 Team New Jersey showcase. As a natural lefty, her speed and her ability to both slap and hit for power had also drawn the attention of many schools. Her hard work and great attitude will help her succeed at Ball State and in the future. Congratulations, Amanda!

We are pleased to announce that all team’s 2007 graduates are playing softball at the college level. Congratulations to the seniors!