Softball team eyes successful 2018 season

2018 Hesston College softball team

After what was arguably the best season in Hesston College softball history, setting an all-time wins record with 26, the Larks are reloaded and plan to build on last year’s success. Head Coach Andrew Sharp see no reason they cannot keep moving forward this year.

“Our sophomores will have a great deal of influence on our success this spring.” It will be hard to replace those who have graduated with the Larks losing Hesston College all-time home run and RBI leader in Jerrica Brown and career hits and stolen bases leader Ally Steiner.

The spine of the team is what Sharp sees as their strength. Sophomores Sierrah Long and Kendall Richardson will play major roles in the infield while Taylor Martin will lead the outfield. Freshman catcher Sam Amarante will also be someone to keep an eye on.

“We have good kids with great leadership potential, and we are excited to meet the challenges of our schedule,” says Sharp.

This schedule will start with a trip to Texas for the Cowtown Classic on Friday and Saturday February 2-3. They will continue to be on the road for their first 7 games, finally hosting Central Community College on Wednesday, February 14, at 3 p.m.