Coach Dawn Chantos and the Glenbard East Rams will return 8 starters from a season ago. Glenbard East is hopeful that this experienced team will compete at a high level. Of the 8 returning starters, 2 of the Rams were all-conference players in the 2017 campaign.
All-Conference pitcher Tori Tyler, Sr., hit .338 and on the mound had a 3.23 ERA in 128 IP. Tyler also struck out 161 and averaged 7 strikeouts a game. Another all-Conference player was center fielder Sam Dooley, Sr.; she hit .346 on the year for the Rams. Alivia Chuman, Sr., 3rd baseman, was the leading hitter for the Rams hitting .377.
Other top returning players for the Rams include, Elisa Versetto, Sr. 2nd baseman., Danielle Huber, Sr. utility player, Ari King, Jr. catcher, Joselyn Molinar, Jr. outfielder, and sophomores Alexia Gonzalez & Alina Williams.
Newcomers this season for the Glenbard East Rams are sophomore Paige Andrew and freshman Brooke Hernandez. Andrews will contribute both in the outfield and infield. Brooke Hernandez will contribute at 1st base and in the outfield.
Coach Dawn Chantos had this to say about the upcoming season, “we are returning 8 starters from last season including 2 all-conference players on the mound and in center field. So they are experienced and used to playing together. Our newcomers are talented and should be able to jump right in and help out this season.”
Glenbard East Rams will start their season March 19thagainst Buffalo Grove.