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.
|1||Jen Morgan||SO||SS/2B||R/R||5-3||Spencer, IN||Owen Valley|
|2||Hannah Simmons||JR||OF||L/R||5-2||Hartford City, IN||Blackford|
|3||Andi Stewart||JR||2B/OF||L/R||5-1||Franklin, IN||Whiteland Community|
|4||Abby Smith||JR||UTI/C||L/R||5-7||Bourbonnais, IL||Bradley-Bourbonnais|
|5||Courtney Moriarty||JR||P/OF||R/R||5-7||Greenwood, IN||Center Grove|
|6||Lyndsey Cornell||SO||OF||L/R||5-3||Vinton, IA||Vinton-Shellsburg|
|8||Erin Cozad||SO||1B/OF||R/R||5-10||Elko, MN||Lakeville South|
|10||Davis Carter||SR||C/1B||R/R||5-9||Greenwood, IN||Greenwood Community|
|11||Blakelee Steeb||SO||P/INF||R/R||5-4||Indianapolis, IN||Lutheran|
|13||Paige Wilson||SO||1B/P||R/L||5-6||Greenwood, IN||Greenwood Community|
|14||Hannah Castor||JR||OF/2B||R/R||5-6||North Vernon, IN||Jennings County|
|18||Cassie Kuizin||SR||SS||R/R||5-4||Springfield, IL||Sacred-Heart Griffin|
|19||Cassidy Drabek||SO||P||R/R||5-9||Lockport, IL||Lockport Township|
|22||Olivia Hostetler||JR||OF||L/R||5-6||Woodburn, IN||Woodlan|
|27||Taylor Wilson||SO||3B/OF||R/R||5-9||Indianapolis, IN||Franklin Central|
|28||Dani Wyse||SO||P/1B||R/R||5-9||Indianapolis, IN||Franklin Central|
|33||Olivia Winn||SO||3B/C||R/R||5-2||Elwood, IN||Tipton|
|34||Karissa Crisenbery||SO||OF||R/R||5-7||West Unity, OH||Hilltop|
|36||Emily Thompson||SO||OF||L/R||5-3||Muncie, IN||Delta|
|74||Taylor Koegler||SO||3B/OF||R/R||5-2||Kendallville, IN||East Noble|