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Athlete's Moving On

Heartland Community College softball has had 33 student-athletes move on to play at four-year programs, with 24 going on to the NCAA level, and 13 going NCAA Division-1

The Hawks have sent players to 25 different four-year schools, including 18 NCAA affiliated institutions, with nine NCAA Division-1 schools adding a former HCC softball player.

Hawk Softball Alumni 2013
Athlete College/University Transferred To
Chelsea Anderson Texas Wesleyan University (NAIA) - Forth Worth, TX
Amanda Cain Marian University-Wisconsin (D-3) - Fond du Lac, WI
Hayden Filson Texan Wesleyan University (NAIA) - Fort Worth, TX
Mackenzie Fox Quincy University (D-2) - Normal, IL
Christina Beam Austin Peay State University (D-1) - Clarksville, TN
Kate Mayes McKendree University (D-2) - Lebanon, IL
Beth Wilson University of Kansas (D-1) - Lawrence, KS
Katie Stapleton Benedictine University-Springfield (NAIA) - Springfield, IL
Kelsie Kuhlmann St. Louis University (D-1) - St. Louis, MO
Hawk Softball Alumni 2012
Athlete Position College/University Transferred To
Kathryn Brown P St. Ambrose University (NAIA) - Davenport, IA
Danielle Burge C Illinois Wesleyan University (D-3) - Normal, IL
Susan Goetze P McKendree University (D-2) - Lebanon, IL
Amanda Hainlen 1B St. Xavier University (NAIA) - Chicago, IL
Brittiany Tjarks C University of Central Missouri (D-2) - Warrensburg, MO
Hawk Softball Alumni 2011
Athlete Position College/University Transferred To
Rachel Anello 1B Upper Iowa University (D-2) - Fayette, IA
Lindsey Crawford C Lindenwood University-Belleville (NAIA) - Belleville, IL
McKenzie Foiles 2B Lindenwood University-Belleville (NAIA) - Belleville, IL
Hailey Haning OF Upper Iowa University (D-2) - Fayette, IA
Hanna Mennenga P Eastern Illinois University (D-1) - Charleston, IL
Hawk Softball Alumni 2010
Athlete Position High School College/University Transferred To
Lizzie Andrews OF HD Jacobs Illinois State University (D-1) - Normal, IL
Nikki Laubecher IF/P McCordsville (IN) Indiana University Southeast (NAIA) - New Albany, IN
Kati O'Reilly C/UTL Moroa-Forsyth Univeristy of Southern Indiana (D-2) - Evansville, IN
Erin Tjornhom OF Concordia University-St. Paul (D-2) - St. Paul, MN
Hawk Softball Alumni 2009
Athlete Position High School College/University Transferring To
Hannah Dow RHP Mattoon Appalachian State University (D-1) - Boone, NC
Michelle Gorzelle IF William Fremd Appalachian State University (D-1) - Boone, NC
Hannah Huebbe RHP LaSalle-Peru Township St. Louis University (D-1) - St. Louis, MO
Lindsey Jarrett IF Illini Bluff Olivet Nazarene University (NAIA) - Bourbonnais, IL
McKenzie Phillips IF Newton Appalachian State University (D-1) - Boone, NC
Amanda Sartoris OF Pontiac University of Louisiana-Monroe (D-1) - Monroe, LA
Kate Singler C Nokomis Bradley University (D-1) - Peoria, IL
Sarah Waylock IF Cary-Grove Pfeiffer University (D-2) - Misenheimer, NC
Hawk Softball Alumni 2008
Athlete Position High School College/University Transferring To
Amber May RHP Normal Community Eastern Illinois University (D-1) - Charleston, IL
Callie Schmidt C LaSalle-Peru Tennessee Technological University (Tennessee Tech) (D-1) - Cookeville, TN

Four-Year Programs with the most Heartland Community College Alumni
Programs with multiple HCC recruits # of Hawks Signed With
Appalachian State Universtiy (D-1) - Boone, NC 3
Eastern Illinois Universtiy (D-1) - Charlestion, IL 2
St. Louis University (D-1) - St. Louis, MO 2
McKendree University (D-2) - Lebanon, IL 2
Upper Iowan University (D-2) - Fayette, IA 2
Lindenwood University-Belleville (NAIA) - Belleville, IL 2
Texas Wesleyan University (NAIA) - Forth Worth, TX 2

# of Schools with a Hawk Alumni
NCAA Division/Athletic Association # of Programs
NCAA Division 1 13
NCAA Division 2 9
NCAA Division 3 2
NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) 9