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Heartland Community College Softball Awards

Over it's seven year history, Heartland Community College softball has produced: 12 All-Americans, eight First Team All-Americans, 21 All-Region 24 players, 46 All-Conference Players, 17 Academic All-Conference selections, four Academic All-Americans, and two straight Region 24 Tournament Most Valuable Players (2008 and 2009).

Hawks' softball players have also accumulated numerous Player of the Year accolades, including: six of the last seven and five straight Mid-West Athletic Conference Players of the Year (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014), six of the last seven and four straight Region 24 Players of the Year (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014), four straight and five overall M-WAC Freshman of the Year (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014), and have had four of the last five Mid-West Athletic Conference Pitchers of the Year (2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014). Additionally, HCC players have left a huge imprint in the conference as they have swept the M-WAC Player, Pitcher, and Freshman of the Year awards in three of the last four years, in 2011, 2013, and 2014.

Led by NJCAA Coach of the Year Shae Wesley, Heartland softball won the NJCAA D-II National Championship in 2009 after posting a 50-8 overall record. Heartland has gone 305-109 while reaching the NJCAA National Tournament four times. Lastly, Hawks softballball has captured six out of seven and four straight M-WAC regular season championships.

2014

Overall Record: 35-21
Conference Record: (22-6)
M-WAC Tri-Champions!  (sixth time; fourth straight)
Head Coach: Steve Leverton - first season (35-21 overall)

All-Americans

Alexis Tarver – All-American First Team

Region 24 Award Winners

Alexis Tarver - Region 24 Player of the Year
Ashli King – All-Region 24 Team
Alexis Tarver – All-Region 24 Team
Breanna Wonderly – All-Region 24 Team

M-WAC Award Winners

Alexis Tarver - M-WAC Player of the Year
Alexis Tarver - M-WAC Freshman of the Year
Breanna Wonderly - M-WAC Pitcher of the Year
Ashli King - All-Conference First Team
Canella Ontiveros - All-Conference First Team
Alexis Tarver - All-Conference First Team
Breanna Wonderly - All-Conference First Team
Katie Dickey - All-Conference Second Team
Morphyn Neal - All-Conference Second Team
Kelsey Bessler - All-Conference Honorable Mention
Lindsay Williams - All-Conference Honorable Mention

Academic All-Americans

Ashli King - Exemplary

Academic All-Conference

Bridget Bankes
Kelsey Bessler
Emily Bush
Ashli King
Briley Spencer
Breanna Wonderly

2013

Overall Record: 48-12
Conference Record: (21-1)
M-WAC Champions! (fifth time; third straight)
Head Coach: John Bassett - third season (144-48 overall)

All-Americans

Kate Mayes – All-American First Team
Beth Wilson – All-American Second Team

Region 24 Award Winners

Kate Mayes - Region 24 Player of the Year
Christina Beam – All-Region 24 Team
Beka Ferguson – All-Region 24 Team
Kate Mayes – All-Region 24 Team (second time)
Beth Wilson – All-Region 24 Team (second time)

M-WAC Award Winners

Beth Wilson - M-WAC Player of the Year
Beth Wilson - M-WAC Pitcher of the Year
Beka Ferguson - M-WAC Freshman of the Year
John Bassett - M-WAC Coach of the Year
Christina Beam – All-Conference First Team
Beka Ferguson – All-Conference First Team
Kate Mayes – All-Conference First Team (second time)
Beth Wilson – All-Conference First Team (second time)
Chelsea Anderson – All-Conference Second Team (second time)
Ashli King – All-Conference Second Team
Kelsie Kuhlmann – All-Conference Second Team
Katie Dickey – All-Conference Honorable Mention

Academic All-Conference

Melissa Jagodinski

2012

Overall Record: 57-15
Conference Record: (24-4)
M-WAC Champions! (fourth time; second straight)
Head Coach: John Bassett - second season (96-36 overall)

All-Americans

Danielle Burge – All-American First Team

Region 24 Award Winners

Danielle Burge - Region 24 Player of the Year
Danielle Burge – All-Region 24 Team
Kate Mayes – All-Region 24 Team
Beth Wilson – All-Region 24 Team
Danielle Burge - Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Lyndsay Stevens - Region 24 All-Tournament Team

M-WAC Award Winners

Danielle Burge - M-WAC Player of the Year
Kate Mayes - M-WAC Freshman of the Year
Danielle Burge – All-Conference First Team
Kate Mayes – All-Conference First Team
Beth Wilson – All-Conference First Team
Chelsea Anderson – All-Conference Second Team
Lyndsay Stevens – All-Conference Second Team

Academic All-Americans

Kathryn Brown - Pinnacle

Academic All-Conference

Kathryn Brown
Audrey Butler

2011

Overall Record: 39-21
Conference Record: (24-2)
M-WAC Champions! (third time)
Region 24 Champions!! (fourth straight)
Tied 7th at Nationals!!
Head Coach: John Bassett - first season (39-21 overall)

All-Americans

Hailley Haning – All-American First Team
Hanna Mennenga – All-American Second Team

Region 24 Award Winners

Hanna Mennenga - Region 24 Player of the Year
John Bassett - Region 24 Coach of the Year
Hailley Haning – All-Region 24 Team
Ariel Frantz – All-Region 24 Team
Hanna Mennenga – All-Region 24 Team

M-WAC Award Winners

Hanna Mennenga - M-WAC Player of the Year
Hanna Mennenga - M-WAC Pitcher of the Year
Hanna Mennenga - M-WAC Freshman of the Year
Rachel Anello – All-Conference First Team
Mackenzie Foiles – All-Conference First Team
Ariel Frantz – All-Conference First Team
Hailey Haning – All-Conference First Team
Hanna Mennenga – All-Conference First Team
Lindsey Crawford – All-Conference Second Team
Heather Luth – All-Conference Second Team

2010

Overall Record: 38-20
Conference Record: 26-4
Region 24 Champions!! (third straight)
9th at Nationals!!
Head Coach: Daryn Miller - first season (38-20 overall)

All-Americans

Lizzie Andrews – All-American Second Team
Nikki Laubecher – All-American Second Team

Region 24 Award Winners

Lizzie Andrews – All-Region 24 Team (second time)
Nikki Laubecher – All-Region 24 Team
Hailley Haning - Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Julie Jouglard - Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Nikki Laubecher - Region 24 All-Tournament Team

M-WAC Award Winners

Lizzie Andrews - M-WAC Player of the Year
Julie Jouglard - M-WAC Pitcher of the Year
Lizzie Andrews – All-Conference First Team (second time)
Julie Jouglard – All-Conference First Team
Nikki Laubecher – All-Conference First Team
Abby Smith – All-Conference First Team
Elizabeth Buchanon – All-Conference Second Team
Mackenzie Foiles – All-Conference Second Team

Academic All-Conference

Rachel Fink

2009

Overall Record: 50-8
Conference Record: (27-1)
M-WAC Champions! (second straight)
Region 24 Champions!! (second straight)
2009 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!!
Head Coach: Shae Wesley - second season (88-20 overall)

All-Americans

Lizzie Andrews – All-American First Team
Hanna Dow – All-American First Team

National Tournament Award Winners

Hannah Dow - Tournament Most Valuable Player
Hannah Huebbe – Tournament Most Outstanding Pitcher
Shae Wesley – NJCAA Coach of the Year
NFCA Coaching Staff of the Year
Lizzie Andrews – All-National Tournament Team
McKenzie Phillips – All-National Tournament Team

Region 24 Award Winners

Lizzie Andrews - Region 24 Player of the Year
Lizzie Andrews – All-Region 24 Team
Hanna Dow – All-Region 24 Team
Hannah Huebbe – All-Region 24 Team
McKenzie Phillips – All-Region 24 Team
Kate Singler – All-Region 24 Team
Lizzie Andrews - Region 24 Tournament Most Valuable Player
Lizzie Andrews – Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Hannah Dow – Region 24 All-Tournament Team (second time)
Amanda Sartoris – Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Kate Singler – Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Sarah Waylock – Region 24 All-Tournament Team (second time)

M-WAC Award Winners

Lizzie Andrews - All-Conference First Team
Hanna Dow - All-Conference First Team
Hannah Huebbe - All-Conference First Team
McKenzie Phillips - All-Conference First Team
Kate Singler - All-Conference Second Team (second time)
Kaitlyn Ralph - All-Conference Honorable Mention
Sarah Waylock - All-Conference Honorable Mention

Academic All-Americans

Kate Singler - Distinguished
Kaitlyn Ralph

Academic All-Conference

Hannah Dow (second time)
Shayla Hoenes
Kaitlyn Ralph (second time)
Kate Singler (second time)

2008

Overall Record: 38-12
Conference Record: (19-2)
M-WAC Champions!
Region 24 Champions!!
3rd Place at Nationals!!!
Head Coach: Shae Wesley - first season (38-12 overall)

All-Americans

Amber May – All-American First Team
Amanda Sartorsis – All-American First Team

Region 24 Award Winners

Amber May - Region 24 Player of the Year
Shae Wesley - Region 24 Coach of the Year
Amber May – All-Region 24 Team
Amanda Sartoris – All-Region 24 Team
Callie Schmidt - Region 24 Tournament Most Valuable Player
Hannah Dow - Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Amber May - Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Jessica Schaefer - Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Callie Schmidt - Region 24 All-Tournament Team
Sarah Waylock - Region 24 All-Tournament Team

M-WAC Award Winners

Amber May - M-WAC Player of the Year
Amanda Sartoris - M-WAC Freshman of the Year
Amber May - All-Conference First Team
Amanda Sartorsis - All-Conference First Team
McKenzie Phillips - All-Conference Second Team
Callie Schmidt - All-Conference Second Team
Kate Singler - All-Conference Second Team

Academic All-Conference

Hannah Dow
Kaitlyn Ralph
Kate Singler