• Schedule
  • Roster
    Name
    Uniform #
    Year
    Position
    Height
    Hometown
    Kylie Simmons
    Name: Kylie Simmons
    Uniform#: 0
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Util.
    Height:
    Hometown: Payson, IL
    Brooke Hampton
    Name: Brooke Hampton
    Uniform#: 1
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Pitcher
    Height:
    Hometown: Lewistown, IL
    ​Audrey Short
    Name: ​Audrey Short
    Uniform#: 2
    Year: Soph
    Position: Outfield
    Height:
    Hometown: ​Alton, IL
    Kylee Hadsall
    Name: Kylee Hadsall
    Uniform#: 4
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Outfield
    Height:
    Hometown: Pekin, IL
    ​Lynna Fischer
    Name: ​Lynna Fischer
    Uniform#: 7
    Year: Soph
    Position: ​Catcher/ 3rd Base
    Height:
    Hometown: Alton, IL
    Tatum Van-Ryswyk
    Name: Tatum Van-Ryswyk
    Uniform#: 8
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Shortstop
    Height:
    Hometown: Edwardsville, IL
    ​Leeann VandeVoorde
    Name: ​Leeann VandeVoorde
    Uniform#: 9
    Year: ​Soph
    Position: Pitcher/ 2nd Base
    Height:
    Hometown: Moline, IL
    Kylie Morton
    Name: Kylie Morton
    Uniform#: 10
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Middle Infield
    Height:
    Hometown: Jasper, IN
    Malia Bender
    Name: Malia Bender
    Uniform#: 11
    Year: Soph
    Position: Middle Infield
    Height:
    Hometown: Springfield, IL
    Brynna Seitz
    Name: Brynna Seitz
    Uniform#: 12
    Year: Fresh
    Position: 2nd Base
    Height:
    Hometown: Stronghurst, IL
    Manuela Cianfriglia
    Name: Manuela Cianfriglia
    Uniform#: 14
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Outfield
    Height:
    Hometown: Verona, Italy
    Raivyn Millions
    Name: Raivyn Millions
    Uniform#: 15
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Outfield
    Height:
    Hometown: Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Allyson Harrold
    Name: Allyson Harrold
    Uniform#: 16
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Pitcher
    Height:
    Hometown: Cuba, IL
    Lauren Sinks
    Name: Lauren Sinks
    Uniform#: 18
    Year: Soph
    Position: Pitcher
    Height:
    Hometown: Sherman, IL
    Laryn Kephart
    Name: Laryn Kephart
    Uniform#: 20
    Year: Soph
    Position: Catcher
    Height:
    Hometown: ​Farmington, IL
    ​Tela Meech
    Name: ​Tela Meech
    Uniform#: 25
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Pitcher
    Height:
    Hometown: Naperville, IL
    Emily Meloche
    Name: Emily Meloche
    Uniform#: 44
    Year: Fresh
    Position: Catcher
    Height:
    Hometown: Kahnawake, Quebec, Canada
  • Advantages

    Fall Season

    • Workout daily
    • 8 week fall program August 20 – October 12
    • NCAA Division 1 level workout program
    • First Fall game – 1st week of September
    • 10 dates totaling over 20 games, many against NCAA D1 opponents
    • Intra-squad World Series
    • Signing date November 1
    • Team building trip to Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, camping trips, and more!!!

    Spring Season

    • Begin January 17
    • First game can be February 1
    • Spring trip to Cocoa Beach, FL
    • Multiple trips to Louisiana and Mississippi for tournaments
    • 30 dates with more than 65 games

    Coaching/Instruction

    • Individual instruction
    • Instruction staff of 4
    • Right View Pro Advantage – Video taping
    • Professional and NCAA D1 experience

    Equipment/Facilities

    • Access to indoor facilities, two batting cages and pitching machines
    • Access to weight room and fitness room

    Coaches’ Philosophy

    • Professional atmosphere
    • Development of the individual within the team concept
    • Emphasize strong work ethic and character
    • Strong placement opportunities to play beyond Spoon River College

    Financial Aid

    • Academic scholarships
    • Athletic scholarships
    • Low cost housing
    • Work-study program
    • Foundation scholarships

    Academics

    • Fully accredited, transferable classes
    • Quarter terms, semester hours
    • Small teacher/student ratios – family-type atmosphere
    • Academic support center w/ free tutoring and study tables
    • Outstanding instruction staff – professional and available

    Exposure

    • Participate in PGF showcase event in the fall
    • Contacts with numerous coaches at the 4 year collegiate level

    Town of Canton

    • Small, rural, farm community – few distractions
    • Strong Booster Club and local business support
    • Outstanding instructional staff and administration support
    • Community with family values
    • Small town atmosphere with big city amenities nearby
  • Moving On

    Student-Athletes that have played for or were recruited by Coach Bassett that have moved on:

    Breanna Wonderly  –  University of Illinois (D1), Chicago Bandits  –   NPF
    Miranda Kramer –  Scrap Yard Dogs– Summit League Pitcher of the Year  –  NPF
    Beth Wilson  –  Kansas  –  D1
    Hanna Mennenga –  Eastern Illinois University – Ohio Valley Pitcher of the Year – D1
    Beka Ferguson – Purdue University Fort Wayne   –   D1
    Riley Phipps  –  Illinois State    –    D1
    Christina Beam – Austin Peay State University    –   D1
    Morghyn Neal  –  Purdue University Fort Wayne   –   D1
    Caitlyn DeLong – Purdue University Fort Wayne   –   D1
    Kelsie Kuhlmann – St. Louis University   –   D1
    Danielle Turner – Southeast Missouri State University   –   D1
    Marcela Mejia – West Texas A&M University   –   D2
    Miranda Aguilar – Southwest Baptist University  –  D2
    Kate Mayes  – McKendree University    –   D2
    Hailey Haning – Upper Iowa University   –   D2
    Rachel Anello – Upper Iowa University   –   D2
    Ashli King – University of Illinois Springfield  –  D2
    Mackenzie Fox – Quincy University   –   D2
    Susan Goetze – McKendree University    –   D2
    Kelsey Bessler – Purdue University Northwest    –   D2
    D’Asisa Davenport – Rogers State University – D2
    Brittany Tjarks – Columbia College of Missouri  –  NAIA
    Julissa Serrano – University of St. Mary  –   NAIA
    Hayden Filson – Texas Wesleyan University   –   NAIA
    Kamryn Meacham – Warner University   –  NAIA
    Katie Stapleton – Benedictine University   –   NAIA
    Taylor Elizondo – Calumet College of St. Joseph  –   NAIA
    Katie Dickey – Southeastern University   –   NAIA
    Chelsea Anderson – Texas Wesleyan University   –   NAIA
    Ariel Towery – Martin Methodist College   –   NAIA
    Ashlyn Towery – William Woods University  –   NAIA
    Kathryn Brown – St. Ambrose University  –   NAIA
    Laney Thacker – Benedictine University    –   NAIA
    Amanda Hainlen – St. Xavier University   –    NAIA
    Hope Smith – St. Ambrose University   –   NAIA
    Briley Spencer – Taylor University    –   NAIA
    Alexis Tarver – Indiana Wesleyan University   –   NAIA
    Samantha Miner – St. Ambrose University   –   NAIA
    Cassie Kuizin – Taylor University    –    NAIA
    Rayna Davis – Talladega College – NAIA
    Daisy Bejarano – Talladega College – NAIA
    Paige Collopy – Grandview University – NAIA
    Lauren Smith – Grandview University – NAIA
    Miranda Fogal – Kansas Wesleyan – NAIA
    Addyson Williams – Kansas Wesleyan – NAIA
    Mackenzie Stiewe – St. Ambrose University – NAIA
    Sydney Owens – Indiana University Purdue University – Colombia – NAIA
    McKenzie Foiles – Lindenwood University   –   USCAA
    Lindsey Crawford – Lindenwood University   –   USCAA
    Jurnee Adams – Iowa Wesleyan University   –   D3
    Kaela Hangebrauk – William Jessup University   –    D3
    Danielle Burge – Illinois Wesleyan    –    D3
    Amanda Cain – Marian University    –    D3
    Bridget Bankes – Eureka College    –    D3
    Rylee Newland – Ohio Northern University   –   D3
    Jessica Brooks – Coe College   –   D3
    Allison Mortland – Illinois College – D3

Coaches

Coach - John Bassett

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​Associate Head Coach - Steve Leverton

Assistant Coach - Bill Towery​