2018 16U Gold Division Sparkler Champs
2018 ASA Western Nationals
|Player No||Player||Grad Yr||Pos||Hometown||High School||College Commitment|
|4||Kirsten Greenwalt||2020||OF||Aurora, CO||Eaglecrest||North Platte Community College|
|5||Sarah Geislinger||2019||1B||Elizabeth, CO||Elizabeth||will attend Universiy of Northern CO|
|7||Peyton Balbin||2020||C/3B/2B||Littleton, CO||D'Evelyn||Oklahoma Christian University|
|8||Kate Rourke||2019||C/OF||Highlands Ranch, CO||Mountain Vista||will attend Baylor University|
|9||Cheyenne Prieto||2022||RHP||Bailey, CO||Conifer|
|11||Faith Lawson||2020||1B||Littleton, CO||Dakota Ridge|
|12||Jordyn Johnson||2021||RHP||Lakewood, CO||Bear Creek|
|15||Lena Cunningham||2019||OF||Highlands Ranch, CO||ThunderRidge||will attend CU Denver|
|17||Marissa Zheng||2019||3B/SS||Greenwood Village, CO||Cherry Creek||will attend Harvard|
|20||Kira van Ravensberg||2020||RHP||Highlands Ranch, CO||Mountain Vista|
|21||Elizabeth Betsch||2019||SS/2B||Conifer, CO||Conifer||Otero Junior College|
|24||Ramsey Kilgore||2019||C||Conifer, CO||Conifer||Colorado Christian University|
|27||Drew Sims||2019||OF||Conifer, CO||Conifer||Colorado Mesa University|
|31||Taylor Schleisman||2019||SS/2B||Elizabeth, CO||Elizabeth||Arizona Christian University|
|42||Annie Rourke||2019||OF||Highlands Ranch, CO||Mountain Vista||Cedarville University|
|Head Coach||Scott Balbin||(303) 618-8919|
|Asst Coach||Jordyn McDonald||(702) 604-9490|
|April 6-7||ASA||USA Junior Olympic Scholarship||Boulder|
|April 13-14||ASA||High Plains||Golden|
|April 27-28||ASA||The Foothills Challenge||Boulder|
|May 3-5||ASA||Pony Express (USA Territory Qualifier)||Aurora|
|May 10-12||ASA||USA Junior Olympic Classic (Nat'l Qualifier)||Brighton|
|May 31||RMGFA Metrics Camp ($60) 1:30 - 3:30 pm||Loveland|
|May 31||RMGFA Skills Camp ($95) 4 pm - 8 pm||Loveland|
|June 1-2||USSSA||USSSA Rocky Mountain College Showcase||Loveland|
|June 13-16||Pennsbury Invitational||Lower Makefield Township, PA|
|June 29 - July 7||Triple Crown||Fireworks||Aurora Sports Park - Aurora, CO|
|July 11-14||Tulsa Elite||Tulsa Elite/Wilson Invite||Tulsa, OK|
|July 22-28||ASA||ASA USA Nationals||Montgomery, AL|
American Freedom 18A - Balbin is looking for talented outfielders and short-stops who have a competitive edge and passion for the game.
We will be having tryouts on Monday, July 8 at 6pm at D'Evelyn High School, 10359 W Nassau Avenue, Denver, CO 80235.
All short-stops and outfielders, please fill out the survey below to register for tryouts:
Head Coach: Scott Balbin
Assistant Coaches: Shawn Holt, Jordyn McDonald, Regina Splane
Please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303 618-8919 for any further questions.
American Freedom Balbin's (Colorado) Annie Rourke has committed to Cedarville University's Coach Wes Rowe and the Yellowjackets.
Wes Rowe has been the head softball coach at Cedarville University since 2008. Rowe’s methodical rebuilding campaign has produced an average of 28 victories per year. The Lady Jackets have registered school-record 35-win efforts in 2012, 2014, and 2015 and six 30-win seasons in all.
Cedarville garnered back-to-back Great Midwest Athletic Conference regular season titles in both 2017 and 2018 thus earning the league’s top seed in the post-season. The Jackets are a three-time runner-up of the G-MAC Tournament in 2013, 2015, and 2016.
Rowe guided Cedarville to NCCAA Midwest Region championships in 2011, 2012, and 2017. His team has made five national tournament appearances in all.
Cedarville University is a DII University that competes in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. CU is located in Cedarville, Ohio.
American Freedom Balbin's (Colorado) Taylor Schleisman has committed to Arizona Christian University's Coach Anna Welsh and the Firestorm.
Coach Welsh is in her first season leading the Firestorm. Welsh comes to ACU with an impressive 16 years of coaching that includes 596 wins and a 71.5 winning percentage.
The last six years, Welsh was the head coach at Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL. After beginning the SEU softball program in 2013, Coach Welsh guided the Fire to four straight NAIA National tournament appearances including the NAIA World Series in 2016. The Fire produced 24 All-Sun Conference First Team players, 4 NAIA All-Americans, and 16 Academic All-Sun Conference members under the watchful eye of Welsh.
Arizona Christian University is an NAIA four year institution that competes in the Golden State Athletic Conference. ACU is located in Phoenix, AZ.