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2018 All American 12u Athletes

The USA Softball All-American Games features 24 teams from across the United States comprised of 12 and under athletes. Each Region selected two teams to represent their geographical area (20). In addition, the top three regions in team registrations received an additional berth (3) and there will be one regional host berth (1). Each team consists of 15 athletes and 2 coaches.  The Games take place June 29, 2018 - July 1, 2018.  www.usasoftballallamericangames.com

Wisconsin is a part of Region 8 and selected 10 athletes and one coach to represent the Badger State.  Those athletes joined 10 athletes from Minnesota, 5 athletes from North Dakota and 5 athletes from South Dakota.  The athletes combined and formed two teams - Region 8 Blue and Region 8 Red.  Meet our athletes and coach from Wisconsin.

 

Harley Schabel - Team Red
Hometown : Iron Ridge
2018 Team - Richfield Lady Rage
Position : Outfield
Favorite Part of Softball : "My favorite part is playing offense.  I like it because it gets the game going and runs on the board."
Fun Fact : My catcher on my summer team is my younger sister Hayden.
Sarah Hammerton* - Team Blue
Hometown : Appleton
2018 Team : Fox Valley Heat
Position: Infield / Utility
Favorite Part of Softball : "The friendships you make with your teammates."
Fun Fact : I'm the only one in my family that goes by my given name and not a nickname.
*Sarah is a 2 time All American Selection.
Ashley Lisiecki - Team Blue
Hometown : Stevens Point
2018 Team : Plover Fastpitch
Position : Outfield / Utility
Favorite Part of Softball : "The Competition....whether it is an easy team to have fun with my teammates or a tough competition that strives me to play always harder." 
Fun Fact : When I was two years old, I was the "Play Ball Girl" at a Brewers Game.
Caitlyn Kressel  - Team Blue
Hometown :  Kronenwetter
2018 Team : DC Everest Fastpitch
Position : Catcher
Favorite Part of Softball : "I like to stay active by playing on multiple teams. I also like to make new friends and meet new people."
Fun Fact : I was on the students that was involved in the creation of the Be Amazing Group in my community." https://wdhne.ws/2KuFbvW
Madyson Baker - Team Red
Hometown :  Bloomer
2018 Team : Storm Fastpitch
Position: Catcher
Favorite part of softball: "Being able to be a team player and having the many opportunities that my coach has given to my team and me."
Fun fact : I want to go to be a starting catcher fort he Florida Gators.
Ashley Wolfe - Team Blue
Hometown : Green Bay
2018 Team : Wisconsin Bandits
Position : Infield / Utility
Favorite Part of Softball : "Being a part of a team where we encourage each other."
Fun Fact : I have three fish named shortstop, catcher and center field.
Brooke Steinhorst - Team Red
Hometown:  Poynette
20187 Team - Velocity Softball
Position : Pitcher
Favorite Part of Softball : "Being able to play and also being able to play as a team that actually plays together."
Fun Fact : My dad was also on a USA Team.
Gretta Grassel - Team Blue
Hometown :  Boscobel
2018 Team : GRB Academy
Position: Pitcher
Favorite Part of Softball: "I love the people and the environment around this sport. I have met a lot of great friends and coaches thru travel softball."
Fun Fact: I am the tallest girl in my grade.
Hayden Schabel - Team Red
Hometown :  Iron Ridge
2018 Team - Richfield Lady Rage
Position : Outfield / Utility
Favorite Part of Softball :  "I really love defense.  Defense is when the fame gets intense and cool things can happen."
Fun Fact : My softball nickname is T-Rex.
Rhyann Adam - Team Red
Hometown :  Fall River
2018 Team : Velocity Softball
Position : Outfield
Favorite Part of Softball : "Meeting new people, having fun and making memories."
Fun Fact :  None Listed