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Softball Staff

  • Cammi Prantl ( Director of Softball )

    4 year starter at THE Ohio State University

    Started every game of her collegiate career

    NFCA Division 1 All-American (2016)

    Four time all Big Ten selection

    7 years of experience in private and group instruction

    Ability to instruct slapping, hitting, catching and defense

  • Candace Shofar ( Slap Hitting and Catching/Defense )

    2008-2012 Notre Dame College student athlete

    2011 Honorable Mention NAIA

    2011-2013 coached Explosive Travel softball

    2013- outfield coach for Notre Dame College 

    2016 inducted into Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 

    2016- coached John Sells Middle School 7th grade team

  • Haley Widner ( Slapping/Hitting and Outfield )

    Ability to instruct Power slapping, Hitting, and the short game.

    James Madison University Varsity Softball Student Athlete  2011-2015 

    2013, 2014, 2015 NCAA Regional Tournament 

    CAA Conference Champion 2014 

    Assistant Softball coach at Bishop Ready High School 2016-Present 

    Instructing private lessons since 2012

     

  • Keelia Nester ( Slap Hitting/Defense )

    University of Akron Varsity Athlete 2011-2013

    Ohio State University Varsity Athlete 2014-2015

    All MAC Freshman Team 2012

    Academic All Big Ten 2014

    Ohio State Varsity Softball’s Rookie of the Year and Most Improved Player 2014

    Ability to instruct power slapping, middle infield footwork, base running and defense.

  • Stefanie Rossman ( Pitching and Catching )

    Northwood University (MI) Assistant Coach, 2011-2014

    University of Charleston (WV) Varisty Student Athlete, 2007-2011

    UC Senior Sports Person of the Year, 2011  

    NCAA Division II Leader in Career Appearances (200) and Games Started (197)

    Ranked in top 6 of NCAA Division II Career Innings (1217.3), Complete Games (137) and Strikeouts (1275). 

    Private Lessons Pitching Coach, 2007 – Present

  • Lena Springer ( Pitching and Hitting )

    Student-athlete at the University of Central Florida 2013-2014; Student-Athlete at The Ohio State University from 2014-2017

    Pitched in three NCAA Division 1 Regionals and two conference championships

    Played for the Puerto Rico National Softball team 2013-2015

    Pitched in The World Cup of Softball, Canadian Cup, Pan-American Games, and also the Junior World Championships.

    5 years of lesson experience

  • Meghan Rowlands Zuercher ( Hitting and Defense )

    Ohio State University Varsity Softball Team Captain, 2004-2005

    Ohio State University Varsity Softball Coaches’ Award, 2004

    Ohio State University Student- Athlete Advisory Board, 2003-05

    The Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award, 2005

    Grimes-Davidge Character Graduate Scholarship, 2005

    3x Academic All- Big Ten Award, 2003- 05

    N.F.C.A. All-America Scholar- Athlete Award, 2004

    Four- time O.S.U. Scholar- Athlete Award, 2002- 05

    Bishop Hartley High School Head Softball Coach

    -2008-2016

  • Nicole Gragson Bodnar ( Pitching/Catching and Hitting )

    The Ohio State University Varsity Student Athlete 2003-2005

    2003 NCAA Regional Tournament

    Bishop Hartley High School Assistant Coach 2012-2016

  • Bethaney Murphey ( Hitting/Catching/Infield )

    Saginaw Valley State University (2015-16)

    Kalamazoo Valley CC (2012-14)

    Freshman Player of the Year

    Western Conference Player of the Year

    2012 All-American

    Big League World Champion Team 2011

    D1 State Champions; 2010, 2012 (Hudsonville High School)

    MHSAA certified coach