Nebraska Capitol Conference coaches honored four students from the Cass Wildcats roster for their work on softball diamonds this season.
Cass seniors Mati Steckler and Morgan McAndrew and juniors Ella Aaberg and Ali Gansemer received NCC postseason recognition. Steckler was named to the second team and McAndrew, Aaberg and Gansemer captured honorable mention accolades.
Steckler ended the campaign with a .382 batting average and .462 on-base percentage. She generated 26 hits, 20 runs batted in, 21 runs scored, five doubles, one triple and one sacrifice fly. She drew ten walks and reached base five times on errors. She also stole nine bases for the team.
Steckler helped the Wildcats in the infield with 53 defensive assists. She was involved in two double plays.
McAndrew gave Cass a boost at the plate with a .333 batting average and .394 on-base percentage. She finished the year with ten hits, nine runs, eight RBI, one double, one triple, one home run and two walks. She was struck once by a pitch and reached twice on errors.
McAndrew produced 33 defensive assists and 16 putouts for the Wildcats in the infield. She was involved in one double play.
Aaberg was the top pitcher for the Wildcats this season. She finished 6-11 with a 6.92 earned run average in 26 appearances. She tossed 1,937 pitches during her 112 1/3 innings of work. She registered 82 strikeouts in the pitching circle and made 25 defensive assists.
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Aaberg also helped Cass at the plate during the campaign. She batted .235 and had a .426 on-base percentage. She generated 12 hits, 16 walks, 18 runs, four RBI and three sacrifice bunts. She used her quickness to collect ten steals.
Gansemer posted a .258 batting average and .313 on-base percentage. She compiled 16 hits, 12 RBI, 15 runs and five walks at the plate. She also stole five bases throughout the fall.
Gansemer produced a .949 fielding percentage at first base for the Wildcats. She collected 126 putouts and made four defensive assists. She was involved in four double plays this season.
Students from Arlington, Ashland-Greenwood, Cass, DC West/Omaha Concordia, Fort Calhoun, Logan View/Scribner-Snyder, Raymond Central, Syracuse and Yutan/Mead earned NCC softball honors.
2021 All-Nebraska Capitol Conference Softball Selections
Shaylynn Campbell – Yutan/Mead – Junior
Danielle Tonjes – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Cailey Stout – Logan View/Scribner-Snyder – Senior
Hailey Brenn – Arlington – Senior
Rachel Potter – Raymond Central – Senior
Kynzee McFadden – Raymond Central – Freshman
Alyssa Baker – DC West/Omaha Concordia – Senior
Cadie Robinson – Arlington – Junior
Kaelyn Fisher – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Emily Hebenstreit – Yutan/Mead – Senior
Hannah Keith – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Katie Barta – Fort Calhoun – Senior
Ella Watts – Yutan/Mead – Junior
Abbi Wieczorek – DC West/Omaha Concordia – Junior
Sophia Brennan – Yutan/Mead – Junior
Piper Boggs – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Mae Mae Zach – DC West/Omaha Concordia – Freshman
Mati Steckler – Cass – Senior
Hannah Knox – Syracuse – Senior
Emery McIntosh – Arlington – Junior
Maycee Hays – Yutan/Mead – Sophomore
Sierra Springer – Raymond Central – Senior
Kaitlin Mundil – Logan View/Scribner-Snyder – Junior
Gracie Herman – Arlington – Senior
Emma Mueting – DC West/Omaha Concordia – Sophomore
Laycee Josoff – Yutan/Mead – Junior
Abby Fisher – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Devin Rodgerson – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Kaylee Taylor – Fort Calhoun – Freshman
Morgan McAndrew – Cass – Senior
Kaitlyn Heinke – Logan View/Scribner-Snyder – Senior
Kaylee Windhusen – Logan View/Scribner-Snyder – Senior
Ashlynn Gahner – Logan View/Scribner-Snyder – Senior
Ellary Young – Logan View/Scribner-Snyder – Junior
Tawny Irvin – Logan View/Scribner-Snyder – Junior
Kiersten Taylor – Arlington – Junior
Hannah Stahlecker – Arlington – Junior
Maddie Peterson – Raymond Central – Senior
Cali Springer – Raymond Central – Sophomore
Bailey Grant – Raymond Central – Freshman
Abbie Hudson – Raymond Central – Senior
Claire Smock – DC West/Omaha Concordia – Junior
Mackenzie Groninga – DC West/Omaha Concordia – Sophomore
Joslyn Sargent – Ashland-Greenwood – Freshman
Alexa Meyer-Bundy – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Tatum Gossin – Ashland-Greenwood – Senior
Anna Taylor – Fort Calhoun – Freshman
Samantha Brewer – Fort Calhoun – Sophomore
Maddie Reed – Fort Calhoun – Senior
Addie Benoit – Fort Calhoun – Freshman
Kaiti Hansen – Yutan/Mead – Junior
Taylor Novak – Yutan/Mead – Junior
Alexis Polak – Yutan/Mead – Junior
Ella Aaberg – Cass – Junior
Ali Gansemer – Cass – Junior
Aliza Haag – Syracuse – Freshman
Shyanne Frederick – Syracuse – Senior
Lizzie Potter – Raymond Central – Junior