Friday, April 15, 2016

Three softball players sign with UIS

Pitcher and utility player Ali Haesele, infielder Katie Wooldridge and infielder Erin Stroup have signed to play softball for the University of Illinois Springfield.

Haesele and Wooldridge are transfers.

Haesle, a left-handed hitter with a .328 average, plays for Illinois Central College. As a pitcher she has 32 strikeouts in 41 2/3 innings and a 4.87 earned run average. She was an all-region and all-tournament pick last season. She was an all-state player at Stanford Olympia High School.

Wooldridge is hitting .410 and has 16 RBIs for Heartland Community College. She graduated from Piasa Southwestern High School.

Stroup is a two-time all-state player at Sterling High School. She was the team’s defensive, offensive and overall most valuable player last season.

The transfers were reported by The State Journal-Register on April 15, 2016.

Read the article online.