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Softball

Hightlights

  • Cassie Kuizin earns Lea Plarski Award
  • 2009 NJCAA D-II National Champions!
  • 2008 NJCAA D-II 3rd Place!
  • 4 Straight Region 24 Tournament Championships (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)!
  • Seven out of Nine and four Straight M-WAC Regular Season Championships (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)!
  • 2016 NJCAA D-II Cassie Kuizin earned 3rd team All-American!

Future Hawks

2018 HCC Commits

  • Danielle Witzig - Normal, IL
  • Savannah Budd - Washington, IL
  • Payton Leverton  - East Peoria, IL
  • Laura Phillips - Tampico, IL
  • Grace LaFollett - Brimfield, IL
  • Alyssa Roll  - Peoria, IL
  • Nicole Van Dyke - Hopedale, IL
  • Chevy Wilkins - Atlanta, IL
  • Lea Eppley - LeRoy, IL
  • Morgan Muntz  - Bloomington, IL
  • Molly Walter - Sherman, IL
  • Sarah Crebo - Washinton, IL
  • Olivia Sonetz - Normal, IL

Athletes Moving On

  • Micaela Childress –  University of Illinois
  • Kendra Gorham – Methodist College
  • Hannah Smith –  Illinois St. University
  • Megan Spain – Illinois College
  • Katie Wilson – Illinois St. University
  • Jennifer Wood – College of Dupage
2016 Softball Media Guide

2016 Awards

Academic Student-Athlete Awards

  • Hannah Smith - Softball II Exemplary
  • Jennifer Wood - Softball II Exemplary
  • Katie Wilson - Softball II Exemplary
  • Kendra Gorham - Softball II Exemplary
  • Riley Phipps - Softball II Exemplary
  • Cassandra Kuizin - Softball II Pinnacle
  • Katie Wooldridge - Softball II Pinnacle
  • Jessica Weaver - Softball II Superior
  • Lauren Summer - Softball II Superior

All-Region 24 Team

  • Cassie Kuizin (Player of The Year)
  • Riley Phipps

Region 24 All-Tournament Team

  • Jessica Weaver
  • Marcy Serrano
  • Kelsy Cook

All-M-WAC

  • 1st Team
    • Cassie Kuizin (Player of The Year)
    • Riley Phipps
    • Jessica Brooks
  • 2nd Team
    • Jessica Weaver
    • Katie Wooldridge
    • Marcy Serrano

M-WAC Awards

  • Cassie Kuizin Female Athlete of The Year (All Sports)
  • Steve Leverton Coach of the Year

Contact Us

Steve Leverton

Head Coach
Phone: 309-264-7255
Email: Steve.Leverton@heartland.edu 

Megan Rich

Assistant Coach
Email: Megan.Rich@heartland.edu 

Joe Kingdon

Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: 309-661-0232
Email: jkingdon@ciosortho.com

Dr. John Zozzaro

Team Chiropractic and Rehab Specialist
Phone: 309-862-2225