WNY Athletics

2023 ECIC IV Softball Preview

Photo by Heidi Guenther

Alden Bulldogs

Head Coach: Jeffrey J. Kryszczuk
Assistant Coaches: Rachel Hiller
2022 Varsity Record: 15-4 (10-2 League)
Key Players Returning: Syvia White, Lilly Bromstead, Emily Eberth, Taylor Lorenc, Kendall Shadle
New Players to watch out for: Taylor Reardon, Ashley Eberth, Claire Shadle
Key Losses due to Graduation: Abby Uhrich 1st base 2nd team ECIC Div 4 allstar
Any Additional Information: Individual Highlighted Information includes 4 all-stars returning to team in 2023. Led by 2022 Small School All-Western New York Athlete Sylvia White 671 OB% and 694 Batting Average, 7 Doubles and 7 Triples and 33 RBI’s; next is Lilly Bromstead who was a 2022 All-Western New York Small School Honorable Mention, she had an OB% of 535, 10 Doubles, 20 stolen bases, 30 RBI’s and was 6 – 1 on the mound with 4 saves. The next major player Junior Emily Eberth was an ECIC Division 4 1st team all-star, Emily Batted 484 and had an OB% 573. ECIC Division 4 2nd team Allstars Kendall Shadle Batted 411 and Taylor Lorenc Batted 406 with 21 stolen bases and no errors in Centerfield in 22. Another Senior Desi Zielinski also had a strong season batting 418 and stealing 20 bases. The Alden Lady Bulldogs were ranked in the Small Schools Top 10 for most of the 2022 season. The Lady Bulldog Softball program had its best year in 2022 with our overall program of Modified Junior Varsity and Varsity winning 38 games and losing only 5.
Players committed to Playing in College: Desi Zielinski basketball and maybe softball (div3) Kendall Shadle Softball.
Cleveland Hill Golden Eagles

Head Coach: Kelly Metzger
2022 Varsity Record: 6-11 overall 5-7 in the league
Key Players Returning: Madison Harrington, Kamara Shelton, Olivia Grant
Eden Raiders

Head Coach: Alexis Nasca
Assistant Coaches: Mike Bellagamba
2022 Varsity Record: Undefeated in league
Key Players Returning: Alyssa Johnson, Maeve Musielek, Grace Canfield, Lizzie Kauzala, Catherine Kauzala, Abby LaVerdi
New Players to watch out for: Leanna Sergeant
Key Losses due to Graduation: Jordan Lauer and Lydia Kobie
Holland Dutchmen

Head Coach: Brigitte Gauthier
Key Players Returning: Gracie Gilcrist, Morgan Perry, Dealya Mest, Jessica Hymers, Celia Rummenie
New Players to watch out for: Brianna Shavers, Rachel Lewandowski
JFK Bears

Head Coach: Casey Snyder/P.J. Odrobina
2022 Varsity Record: 12-5
Key Players Returning: Ashley Wilkowski, Olivia Rhoat, Autumn Lopez, Tori Firkins
New Players to watch out for: Allison Coronado, Lacie Macauley
Key Losses due to Graduation: Caitlyn Zaranek, Rylee Vitez, Maddie McElroy
Springville Griffith Institute Griffins

Head Coach: Robert Cain
Assistant Coaches: Bob Rogers
2022 Varsity Record: 7-11
Key Players Returning: Ella Wittman
New Players to watch out for: Grace Ricci, Mia Rogers
Key Losses due to Graduation: Kailea Sullivan
Tonawanda Warriors

Head Coach: Tim Frappa
Assistant Coaches: Rick Oates, Randy Heim
2022 Varsity Record: 5-10
Key Players Returning: Samantha Heim, Rebecca Oates
New Players to watch out for: Aubrey Sevinski

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