2022 Softball All-Southwestern Conference Honors

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The Southwestern Conference announced the 2022 softball individual award winners and All-Southwestern Conference teams, as selected by the conference coaches. Amherst Steele’s Cassidy Kettleman was named the Most Valuable Player.  Amy McMillan of North Ridgeville was named this year’s Coach of the Year.

2022 Softball All-Southwestern Conference Honors

Most Valuable Player
Cassidy Kettleman – Amherst Steele

Coach of the Year
Amy McMillan – North Ridgeville

First Team All-Southwestern Conference
Kayla Dykin – Avon
Katie Barnhart – North Ridgeville

Position Players
Cassidy Kettleman – Amherst Steele
Rachel Miller – Amherst Steele
Brianna Sadler – Amherst Steele
Liz Berki – Avon
Ryann Clapham – Avon
Emma Ody – Avon
Kaylee Kuwalu – Avon Lake
Sam Peterkoski– Berea-Midpark
Kloie Troutman – Elyria
Lilly Tomasheski – Midview
Autumn Behlke – North Ridgeville
Jenna Jaffee – North Ridgeville

Second Team All-Southwestern Conference
Sierra Dorobek – Amherst Steele
Mallory Herwerden – Berea-Midpark

Position Players
Kristen Kelley – Amherst Steele
Nevaeh Sadler – Amherst Steele
Lauren Fischer – Avon
Madeline Thomas – Avon Lake
Sam Smearman – Berea-Midpark
Morgan Palos – Elyria
Alliyah Alberto – Elyria
Lilly Arnold – Midview

Olivia DiFranco – Midview
Allie Chinchar – North Ridgeville
Leah Vandrasik – North Ridgeville
Bri Fitzpatrick – Olmsted Falls

Honorable Mention All-Southwestern Conference
Amherst Steele
Lacie Stottlemire, Brianna Waldecki

Grace Mangan, Elaina Rodriguez

Grace Forgach, Ally Williams

Jaidah Gonzalez, Natalie Tackett

Mackenna Ruoff, Jasmine Willis

North Ridgeville
Daylan Baker, Emily Lime

Olmsted Falls
Jordan Desmone, Alanna Tighe

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Berea-Midpark Earns Weekly SWC Softball Player of the Week Honors

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Following games on April 4th – April 10th, the softball player of the week for the Southwestern Conference was announced this afternoon. Below is this week’s honoree:

Softball Player of the Week
Mallory Herwerden (Jr)

The junior pitcher led the Titans to two conference wins (Avon Lake 14-4, Midview 3-1) last week. In her 10 innings of work between the two games, Herwerden struck out 19 batters, only walked two, gave up one hit and allowed zero earned runs.

Other Notable Performances

Cassidy Kettleman (Sr), Amherst Steele
In two conference wins last week, Kettleman was 5-for-5 with three runs batted in and two runs scored against Midview and Avon Lake.

Kaylee Kuwalu (Sr), Avon Lake
The Shoregals leadoff hitter had three singles and a double last week to go with her three runs batted in and two stolen bases.

Autumn Behlke (Jr), North Ridgeville
Behlke had a 0.625 average on the week with two home runs and five runs batted in.  In a two-inning save, the junior struck out five and only gave up one hit in North Ridgeville’s win over Elyria.


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