Shawnee Braves 2023 Softball Preview


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Shawnee Braves

Head Coach: Devin Spitzer
Years Head Coach (current school): 2nd
Record (current school): 19-8
Years Head Coach (overall): 2nd
Record (overall): 19-8

Assistant Coaches:
Gary Baugh
James Wills
Shane Hannan

Record last season: 9-7, 19-8
League Affiliation: Central Buckeye Conference
Last year's playoff results: Div. 2 District Champs... Lost the regional Semi to Alder 5-3

Top players returning:
Iris Pierson - Sr. Catcher Tiffin commit, .454, 7 HRs, 35 RBI
Ali Trimmer - so. Pitcher ALL CBC P, 3.03 ERA 120 Ks
Maura Simpson - so. IF/OF All CBC OF, .389 3 HRs, 28 RBI
Lydia Spitzer - Sr. IF .349 ave.
Ava Wills - Sr. OF .329 ave.

Top players lost:
Dani Ross - All State IF, .552, 5 HRs, 18 SB, Canisius
Megan Kelly - all SW District IF, .471 and no errors

New impact players:
Marah Day Sr. IF
Caleigh Blanton Sr. OF/IF
Kenzie Mann Sr. IF


Final Comments:
Return Pitcher and catcher from last year's district championship team, including 3 other starters... Great work ethic and attitude among the players... Do have some inexperience and need a few new faces to step up.