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18 Cassie Kuizin
B/T: R/R
Height: 5-4
Class: JR
Position: SS
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Springfield, IL
Previous School: Sacred-Heart Griffin

2016 at Heartland Community College: Saw action in 54 of the team’s 58 games as a sophomore…Led the team with 215 plate appearances, notching a team-high 75 hits…Increased batting average 72 points from .331 in 2015 to a team-leading .403 in her second season with the Hawks…Was second on the team with 57 runs scored, 14 homers, 29 extra-base hits and 134 total bases…Paced the team with 10 stolen bases…Led the team with 150 assists on defense, while her 83 putouts were fourth on the team…Recorded a .940 fielding percentage…Tallied her fourth-career multi-homer game in a 10-2 win over John Wood on May 1, going three-for-four at the plate with a double and three RBI to go with the two long-balls…Awarded the 2015-2016 Lea Plarski Award…Earned 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)  Region 24 Player of the Year…Was named 2016 NJCAA Division II Third-Team All-American.

2015 at Heartland Community College: Played in 44 games at shortstop for Heartland as a freshman…Recorded 48 hits in 145 at-bats for a .331 batting average…Led the team with a .969 fielding percentage…Scored the second-most runs on the team and 20th-most in NJCAA Division II (61)...Was second on the team in home runs (13) and stolen bases (9)…Was third on the team with 26 extra-base hits, 103 total bases, 51 RBI and a slugging percentage of .710…Tied for the team-lead with three triples on the season…Registered 84 putouts with a team-high 103 assists in the middle infield…Went four-of-five at the plate, producing two home runs, a double, four RBI and four runs to lift Heartland to a 21-20 victory over Macomb on March 10…Knocked in a career-high six runs in a 23-1 rout of Lincoln, going three-for-five from the dish with two dingers.

Prep: Kuizin is from Springfield, Illinois and attended Sacred Heart Griffin High School…Lettered all four years in softball…Earned All-Central State Eight Conference honors three years…Was named Academic All-American…Was a member of the Spanish National Honor Society…Played club softball with Hitting Center.

Personal: Daughter of Tom and Susan Kuizin…Majoring in psychology at Taylor.

2017 Softball Roster
Roster for 2017 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Hannah RobbinsSRP/1BR/R5-8Woodburn, INWoodlan
2Hannah SimmonsSOOFL/R5-2Hartford City, INBlackford
3Andi StewartSO2B/OFL/R5-1Franklin, INWhiteland Community
4Abby SmithSOUTI/CL/R5-7Bourbonnais, ILBradley-Bourbonnais
5Courtney MoriartySOP/OFR/R5-7Greenwood, INCenter Grove
6Lyndsey CornellFROFL/R5-3Vinton, IAVinton-Shellsburg
7Alex LovelaceSROFL/R5-7Greenwood, INGreenwood Community
8Erin CozadFR1B/OFR/R5-10Elko, MNLakeville South
10Davis CarterJRC/1BR/R5-9Greenwood, INGreenwood Community
11Briley SpencerSR1B/CR/R5-10Bloomington, ILTremont
12Lauren EhleSRC/3BR/R5-5New Haven, INWoodlan
13Paige WilsonFR1B/PR/L5-6Greenwood, INGreenwood Community
14Hannah CastorSOOF/2BR/R5-6North Vernon, INJennings County
15Morgan AllisonSROFR/R5-10South Bend, INRiley
17Blakelee SteebFRP/INFR/R5-4Indianapolis, INLutheran
18Cassie KuizinJRSSR/R5-4Springfield, ILSacred-Heart Griffin
19Cassidy DrabekFRPR/R5-9Lockport, ILLockport Township
20Jessie BrittSR3BR/R5-7Indianapolis, INBen Davis
21Anna GundersonSR2B/OFR/R5-3Greenwood, INCenter Grove
22Olivia HostetlerSOOFL/R5-6Woodburn, INWoodlan
23Justice CarmichaelSOOFR/R5-5Indianapolis, INScecina
24Maddie CornellSRPR/R5-6Vinton, IAVinton-Shellsburg
27Taylor WilsonFR3B/OFR/R5-9Indianapolis, INFranklin Central
28Dani WyseFRP/1BR/R5-9Indianapolis, INFranklin Central
32Jen MorganFRSS/2BR/R5-3Spencer, INOwen Valley
33Olivia WinnFR3B/CR/R5-2Elwood, INTipton
34Karissa CrisenberyFROFR/R5-7West Unity, OHHilltop
36Emily ThompsonFROFL/R5-3Muncie, INDelta
74Taylor KoeglerFR3B/OFR/R5-2Kendallville, INEast Noble
Record: 39-18 Home: 17-2 Away: 21-11 Neutral: 1-5 Crossroads: 27-7