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Softball 2014-2015 Roster

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No.   Name        HT   Class   Pos   Home Town   High School B/T
2   Theresa DeCosty 5'8"   SO   OF   St. Charles MO   Francis Howell L/R
4   Bailey Benefiel 5'5"   FR   P/1B   Pendleton, IN   Pendleton Heights R/R
5   Ashley Davis 5'2"   SO   2B   Festus, MO   Festus L/R 
6   Lindsey Rendleman 5'2"   SO   OF   Scott City, MO   Scott City L/R
10   Amanda Davis 5'2"   SO   OF   Festus, MO   Festus L/R
11   Katie Brown 5'0"   FR   P   Barnhart, MO   Herculaneum R/R
12   Alex Linck 5'6"   FR   3B   St. Louis, MO   Hazelwood West R/R
13   Tara Cannella 5'7"   FR   1B   Joliet, IL   Plainfield Central L/L
16   Morgan Brown 5'8"   SO   2B   St. Peters, MO   Francis Howell R/R
19   Alexandra Heard 5'3"   SO   UTL   BC Canada   Fleetwood Park Secondary R/R
20    Mackenzie Hoelting 5'5"   SO   P/1B   Winfield, MO   Winfield L/L
22   Karli Leeper 5'6"   FR   2B/C   Mokane, MO   South Callaway R/R
25    Kara Montgomery 5'5"    SO   OF   Creve Coeur, MO   Parkway North L/R 
28   Erica Burney 5'7"   SO   1B   Festus, MO   Ste. Genevieve R/R
30   Allie Craft 5'6"   FR   OF   Eureka, MO   Eureka L/R
55   Morgan Oliver 5'7"   SO   C   Troy, MO   Troy Buchanan R/R

Head Coach: Tony Cook
Assistant Coaches: Trisha Thompson, Jeris Moonier

Player Biographies:

Theresa DeCosty

Major: Business Management

Parents: Joseph & Kelley DeCosty

H.S. Achievements: 3 times 1st team All-Conference and All-District, 2 times 1st team  All-State, 1st team All- Metro, tied Missouri state record for most hits in a single season.

College Achievements: NFCA All- American, 1st team All-Region, NFCA Golden Shoe award, broke Jefferson College stolen base record. Academic All-Conference and Dean's List.

Bailey Benefiel

Major: Nursing

Parents: Bruce & Renee Benefiel

H.S. Achievements: 2013 and 2014 1st team All-State, All-Conference and All- County. 2014 South All Star team.

Ashley Davis

Major: Physical Therapy

Parents: Timothy & Tamara Davis

H.S. Achievements: 2012 State final 4 championship, "Miss Softball" award, scholar athlete, Academic All-State.

College Achievements:  Dean's list

Lindsey Rendleman

Major: Animal Behavior

Parents: George & Joann Rendleman

H.S. Achievements: 2009 & 2010 MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, 2011 All-District, All-Conference, 2012 All- District, All-Conference, Offensive Player of the Year.

Amanda Davis

Major: Physical Therapy

Parents: Timothy & Tamara Davis

H.S. Achievements: "Miss Softball" Award, 2012 State Final 4 Championship, scholars athlete, Academic all-State, top 3% of graduating class.

Katie Brown

Major: Nursing

Parents: Larry & Lisa Brown

H.S. Achievements: 3 years, 1st team All-Conference, All-District, 4 years, MVP. Offensive Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year.

Alex Linck

Major: Nursing

Parents: Mike & Sue Linck

H.S. Achievements: 2010-2013, All-Conference, All-District.  2013 All- Metro and MVP.

Tara Cannella

Major: Criminal Justice

Parents: Tracy Stedry

H.S. Achievements: 2012 Conference Champions and 2013 Regional Champions.

Morgan Brown

Major: Accounting/Finance

Parents: Pat & Janet Brown

H.S. Achievements: 4.0 GPA all 4 years.

College Achievements:  NFCA 1st team All-American, All-Region (infield), All-Conference, Dean's list Fall 2013 and Spring 2014, Academic All-Conference.

Alexandra Heard

Major: Pre-Med

Parents: David & Natalie Heard

H.S. Achievements: Adidas futures Canada player, 5th at Nationals with Abbotsford Outlaws, 3rd in Provincials with Richmond Islanders, 7th in Triple Crown World Series with Abbotsford Outlaws.

College Achievements: Fall 2013 Dean's List

Mackenzie Hoelting

Major: Sports Medicine

Parents: Corey & Carrie Hoelting

H.S. Achievements: 2010-2012 All-Conference, All-District. 2012 All-Region and All-State.  2009-2012 Academic All-Conference.

College Achievements:  2014 All-Region, All-Conference and All-American, Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Dean's List.

Karli Leeper

Major: Undecided

Parents: Richard & Debbie Leeper

H.S. Achievements: 2010-2013 All-District, All-Conference. 2011-2013 All-Region. 2012-2013 All-State, MVP, 2012 Most stolen bases, 2013 Highest batting average.

Kara Montgomery

Major: Business

Parents: Claude & Donna Montgomery

H.S. Achievements: 2010 Rookie of the Year,  2011 Honorable Mention, 2012 Team MVP, 2012-2013 Offensive/Defensive Player of the Year, 1st team Honorable Mention.

Erica Burney

Major: Occupational Therapy

Parents: Cecil & Lucretia Burney

H.S. Achievements: 2009 Most valuable hitter, 1st team All-Conference and All-District. 2010-2012 MVP, 1st team All-Conference and All-District.

College Achievements: 2nd team All-Region (utility player). 2013 Dean's List, MCCA Student leadership award.

Allie Craft

Major: Occupational Therapy

Parents: Ron & Laura Craft

H.S. Achievements: 2011-2013 All-Conference, All-District and All-Region. 2013 1st team All-Metro, Offensive Player of the Year. 2013 All-State academic team.

Morgan Oliver

Major: Undecided

Parents: Jeff & Jody Adams

College Achievements: 2014, 2nd team infield and utility, Conference, District and Regional champions.