Guess who will be part of the UMass flagship? Our very own Taylor Richardson! Taylor has agreed to further her education and bring her heart, enthusiasm, and softball skills to Sortino Field and beyond. The Gold team will miss Taylor’s positivity and leadership, but the Minutewomen are gaining the best of the best. We are so happy for you, T Rich!
Versatile on defense and a heavy hitter on offense, Kaitlynn Place will be continuing her softball and academic career at Monmouth University. The Hawks are gaining a serious player that knows how to get the job done when called upon. Kaitlynn is also a loyal teammate and role model. #14, we can't say we are surprised, but what we will say is that we wish you the best! Monmouth is lucky to have you!
Conklin Raider Gold catcher Kalea Faulk has decided that Connecticut will be the next stop in her softball journey. Faulk has committed to play for the Purple Knights and continue her stellar academics at the University of Bridgeport. Along with her softball and scholarly skills, UB is gaining a player that keeps spirits high with her humor and constant support of her teammates. #99 we are so proud of you and happy that you found your new home away from home.
Fordham University will be gaining another Gold player! Eva Koratsis has committed to continue her impeccable academics and play Division I softball for the Rams. Eva's energy and dependability at first base and the left side of home plate will make her an asset to the Rams, just as it has to the Raiders. #77, we wish you nothing but luck as you do big things!
Gold player Emma Loomis has decided to keep her talent local and committed to SUNY Corning. Emma will bring her academic honors and her defensive talent to the Red Barons. Corning is lucky to have Emma's fire and competitive edge! Way to go, #77!
Proof that dedication and hard work pay off, long-time Raider and Gold power hitter and protector of the corners, Annabella Phillips has verbally committed to Barry University in the sunshine state! The Buccaneers are gaining a player who is willing to play where her team needs her and does so with a smile on her face. We are so proud of your never-give-up attitude and the next step you are taking in your career, #33! Stay fierce!
A leader in the circle for the Gold team, Olivia Kennedy has committed to Caldwell University. Following in the footsteps of many Raiders before her, Olivia will bring her positive attitude, resiliency, and her determination to be better with every inning to the Cougars. Keep working hard, #5!
Fast on her feet in center field and out of the box, Katie Kibling, has verbally committed to become a UConn Husky! Uconn is gaining a player that is coachable and well-rounded. Katie is never fails to give it her all on and off the field. She is a role model Raider and we are so very proud of her! Show the world why you are a D1 commit, Katie!
When Grace was 11-years-old, she became a Raider. With grit and dedication, she earned her place on the Gold team and now, she has earned her way to University of Massachusetts softball. Umass is gaining a fiercely loyal leader who puts hard work and team first. Grace, we can't say we are surprised. What we will say is continue to play with your heart, #21.
Long time Raider and player for the 18U Premier Elite Conklin Raiders - Roman, Kindra Wessels, has verbally committed to take the field for the University of Pittsburg - Bradford. Loyal and versatile, Pitt-Bradford is gaining a heck of a player! Way to go #18! Never forget where you came from and never stop playing the Raider way!
Third baseman for the Conklin Raiders Premier Elite 18U, Roselyn Monks, has committed to play for the SUNY Delhi Broncos. Her positive attitude and skill will be an awesome addition to the team. Congrats, Rosie!