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2020 Varsity Softball Roster
Number Name Position Grade Hometown
00 Brooke Owens P/UTL 11 Coto de Caza
1 Melanie Santos C/UTL 12 RSM
2 Taylor Ankrum OF 11 Trabuco Canyon
3 Abbey Charpentier C/UTL 11 Irvine
5 Isabel Lueck IF/OF 10 Coto de Caza
8 Angie Yellen IF 11 Coto de Caza
9 Julia Mortimer OF 12 Coto de Caza
11 Amanda Duffy C/UTL 11 Lake Forest
13 Miranda Lista IF/C 11 Chino Hills
16 Jessica Good IF 12 RSM
20 Cadie Williams OF/IF 12 RSM
22 Gillian Johnson IF/OF 10 RSM
24 Rachel Prukop IF/UTL 12 Coto de Caza
30 Jayci Kruse P/IF 11 Coto de Caza
42 Nicole Leonard IF 12 Mission Viejo
Bridget Hayden Manager 12 Coto de Caza
Jane Byszewski Manager 11 Mission Viejo
2020 Junior Varsity Softball Roster
Number Name Position Grade Hometown
8 Isabelle Tolentino IF/OF 9 Mission Viejo
12 Madison Rosenbaum P/UTL 9 Ladera Ranch
17 Karson Price IF/OF 10 RSM
18 Nora Cannon C 9 San Juan Capistrano
23 Sophia Mitchell UTL 10 Irvine
25 Ryann Furlong OF/IF 10 Mission Viejo
33 Kayla McClain IF/OF 9 Coto de Caza
36 Cassidy Berg IF 10 RSM
55 Linsea Strauch P/UTL 9 RSM
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Tatum Baasch Manager 12 Oceanside
Heron Pike Manager 12 San Clemente

History

2009 Trinity All League

  • First Team - Meghan Harman
  • First Team - Courtney Hiatt
  • First Team - Amy Letourneau (League MVP)
  • First Team - Catie Monnahan
  • Second Team - Jessie Daulton
  • Second Team - Shainna Groom
  • Second Team - Krista Ury
  • Offensive Player of the Year - Amy Letourneau
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Catherine Mann
  • Scholar Athlete - Krista Ury/ 4.42 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S Value Award - Kellen McNamara

Junior Varsity

  • Offensive Player of the Year - Amy Letourneau
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Michelle Duncan
  • Most Improved - Kathryn Reyes
  • Scholar Athlete - Rachel Dellefield/4.0 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S Value Award - Rachel Dellefield

2008 Trinity All League

  • First Team - Nicki Jacobucci
  • First Team - Nicole Ontiveros
  • Second Team - Kelly Harman
  • Second Team - Meghan Harman
  • Second Team - Cassie Monnahan
  • Honorable Mention - Shainna Groom
  • Honorable Mention - Courtney Hiatt
  • Honorable Mention - Catie Monnahan
  • Honorable Mention - Christine Prochnow
  • Offensive Player of the Year - Nicki Jacobucci
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Cassie Monnahan
  • Scholar Athlete - Nicole Ontiveros 4.44 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S. Values Award - Christine Prochnow

Junior Varsity

  • Offensive Player of the Year - Amy Alston
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Catherine Mann
  • Most Improved - Blaire Paiso
  • Scholar Athlete - Krista Ury 4.45 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S. Value Award - Krista Ury

2007 Trinity All League

  • First Team - Meghan Harman
  • First Team - Shainna Groom
  • First Team - Cassie Monnahan (League MVP)
  • First Team - Starr White
  • Second Team - Nicole Ontiveros
  • Second Team - Christine Prochnow
  • Honorable Mention - Ashlee Restadius
  • Offensive Player of the Year - Meghan Harman
  • Co-Defensive Player of the Year - Cassie Monnahan
  • Co-Defensive Player of the Year - Courney Hiatt
  • Scholar Athlete - Nicole Ontiveros 4.57 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S. Value Award - Starr White

Junior Varsity

  • Offensive Player of the Year - Nicki Jacobucci
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Kayla Shears
  • Most Improved - Helena Oskoui
  • Scholar Athlete - Kamille Paddie 4.41 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S. Value Award - Kamille Paddie

2006 Varsity Serra All League

  • First Team - Stacia Dopudja
  • First Team - Starr White
  • Second Team - April Glenn
  • Second Team - Kelly Harman
  • Honorable Mention - Cassie Monnahan
  • Honorable Mention - Nicole Ontiveros
  • Offensive Player Of The Year - Nicole Ontiveros
  • Defensive Player Of The Year - Stacia Dopudja
  • Scholar Athlete - Nicole Ontiveros / 4.4 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S. Value Award - April Glenn
  • Junior Varsity
  • Offensive Player Of The Year - Katie Lubanko
  • Defensive Player Of The Year - Sophia Stamos
  • Most Improved - Kayla Shears
  • Scholar Athlete - Melissa Livingston / 4.1 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S. Value Award - Courtney Hiatt

2005 Varsity Serra All League

  • First Team - Shannon Causgrove
  • Second Team - Cassie Monnahan
  • Honorable Mention - Stacia Dopudja
  • Honorable Mention - April Glenn
  • Honorable Mention - Kelly Harman
  • Honorable Mention - Nicole Ontiveros
  • Honorable Mention - Ashley Restadius
  • Offensive Player of the Year - Nicole Ontiveros / .378 Batting Avg
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Shannon Causgrove
  • Rookie of the Year - Ashley Restadius
  • Scholar Athlete - Nicole Ontiveros / 4.2 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S Values Award - Nicole Ontiveros

Junior Varsity

  • Offensive Player of the Year - Kelli Basin /.482 Avg.
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Melissa Livingston
  • Most Improved - Nikki Daugherty & Katie Lubanko
  • Scholar Athlete - Melissa Livingston/ 4.0 GPA
  • E.A.G.L.E.S Values Award - Tanya Fragnito

Mission

Welcome to the home of Lady Eagles Softball. Our history is rich in tradition with league titles, CIF appearances and All League selections. Our program is comprised of special young women that take pride in wearing our school colors and representing our Catholic -Christian philosophy in the spirit of athletic competition.

The mission of our softball program is to train and prepare each athlete to establish a set of goals, and work as a team to achieve each objective, both on the field and in the classroom.

E.A.G.L.E.S. Values

"E"xcellence on the field

"A"ttitude is everything

"G"od is first

"L"oyalty to your team

"E"thics and Integrity internalized

"S"acrifice for each other

Coaches

Varsity Head Coach John FitzPatrick | Coach FitzPatrick returns for his 16th season as the Head Softball Coach of Santa Margarita Catholic High School, planning to defend the Lady Eagles 2019 Trinity League Championship. John has an overall record of 250-158-3, including 13 trips to the CIF playoffs throughout his tenure as the head coach. In 2017, FitzPatrick celebrated his 200th victory as the Eagles Head Coach. He also was at the helm when the Lady Eagles reached the pinnacle of high school softball in southern California by winning the 2010 Division 1 CIF Championship. In 2007, Coach FitzPatrick led the Lady Eagles to their first league title in the history of the school. John worked as an SM assistant coach from 1999-2001 where the Lady Eagles made three consecutive CIF playoff appearances. John has also coached for many years on the club circuit and enjoys helping his players reach the college level. Coach FitzPatrick received his bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and acquired a master’s degree in public policy from Long Beach State. He and his wife Therese have two children, Alycia '01 and Mike '04. His favorite quote is "Anything that doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Coach Fitz can be reached at fitzpatrickj@smhs.org

Varsity Assistant Coach Pete Manarino | After a two year stint as the head coach of Capo Valley High School, Coach Pete Manarino comes to Santa Margarita with a distinguished track record in softball coaching. He has made 5 College World Series appearances, 19 Regional appearances; and won 5 Big West Championship with Long Beach State and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Prior to coaching at the collegiate level, Coach Manarino made 3 CIF Championship appearances at St. Joseph High School and Downey High School. Pete has had over 950 wins at the college level; a Hall of Fame selection; and was twice named NCAA Regional Coach of the year. Pete is married to his wife Cheryl, they have two children, Kristen 00’and Nick 03’ both Santa Margarita Alumni.

Varsity Assistant Coach Hallie Wilson : Hallie Wilson joins the Santa Margarita Catholic High School coaching staff this season after retiring from a 20 year playing career. Wilson attended the University of Arizona where she was a four-year starter for the Wildcats where she earned First-Team All American and Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year honors during her four year stint at Arizona. Wilson also competed for the USA Women's National team before being drafted into the National Professional Fastpitch league by the USSSA Pride in 2015. She spent four seasons with the Pride and was named All-NPF in three of them. Hallie began her coaching career post-college with the SunCats travel ball organization and now coaches in the OC Batbusters organization. Her favorite quote is "work hard in silence, let your success be your noise."

Volunteer Assistant Coach Mike Lutterloh – Coach Lutterloh is an experienced coach with over 12 years invested in coaching softball and many more coaching and playing baseball. Mike moved to California from Canada at the age of 9, growing up in Lake Forest, and has lived in Rancho Santa Margarita with his wife Kindra since they were married in 1997. His primary goals are to help the athletes focus on the little things, which he feels are the difference makers, and to create mentally strong athletes who focus on their approach and their reaction to the result…..not just the result. Mike is the head coach of Firecrackers-Lutterloh, a premier, nationally ranked 18 & under travel ball team, and has helped 25 of the 30 Firecrackers-Lutterloh players sign or commit to play softball at some of the most prestigious athletic and academic universities in the country, including Harvard, Duke, Georgetown, Oregon, Cal, Seton Hall, and Notre Dame. Mike and Kindra have three daughters and one son, Makenna, Abigail, Peyton, and Jacob.

JV Head Coach, Derek J. MCGregor - Coach McGregor has 13 years of experience coaching softball, the past 3 of those years has been with SM JV Program. Prior to coaching high school softball, Coach McGregor coached travel softball teams where his teams had high State level rankings. Derek grew up in Springfield, Illinois and moved to California in 1980.He has 3 children, Nicole who played in the SM Softball Program and Austin (AJ) who played in the SM Basketball Program and Kadin who is currently a Sophomore and also playing Basketball. Coach Derek also has 17 years of coaching other youth sports and also teaching after school programs. On a professional level, he owns and operates a civil engineering and land surveying business since 1987.He is married to his wife Debbie who is a very active SM Volunteer for numerous programs at SM. Coach Derek’s family has had the opportunity to host 2 SM International students of which one has gone on to play D1 Basketball.

JV Pitching Specialist Frank Rizzo: Coach Rizzo is a highly experienced softball coach with over twenty-five years invested in the game. Frank is a native of California, growing up in San Clemente, Ca. He garnered his experience in the men’s fast pitch league, where he spent 28 years playing and administrating the league. Along with his head coaching responsibilities, Frank’s role on SM softball is program development and works together with Coach Fitzpatrick, training and developing new players. His primary goals are to create a positive environment while establishing a strong foundation for SM Softball. Frank is the former head coach of Concordia University as well as JSerra High School. He also assisted at San Clemente High School and Saddleback College. Frank lives with his wife Tami and they have two daughters, Jenifer and Sara.

Assistant JV Coach Melissa Kohlmann: Coach Mel is an experienced softball coach and player. She earned a full scholarship to Creighton University her freshman year and then transferred to Point Loma Nazarene University for the next three years. As a college athlete she had a career batting average of .416, ERA of 1.12, and holds the school records for home runs and rbi’s. After college, she played professional softball overseas in Germany, and then returned to the PLNU softball program as an assistant coach for a year. After receiving an MAT from USC, Coach Mel was later an assistant coach and head coach for La Habra High School. Mel joined the SM staff as a Math teacher in 2015, and hopes to be a positive role model for her students, and players in the softball program. She was recently married and lives with her husband, Scott.

Alumnae

Schedule

2020 SMCHS VARSITY SOFTBALL SCHEDULE
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Saturday 2/15/20 Savanna Showcase SM Field 9a & 1p
Tuesday 2/18/20 Irvine SM Field 3:30 PM
Thursday 2/20/20 El Toro El Toro HS 3:30 PM
Saturday 2/22/20 Savanna Showcase SM Field 9a & 1p
Tuesday 2/25/20 San Clemente SM Field 3:30 PM
Thursday 2/27/20 Trabuco Hills Trabuco Hills HS 3:30 PM
Thursday 3/5/20 Tesoro Tesoro High School 3:15 PM
Tuesday 3/10/20 Dana Hills SM Field 3:30 PM
Thur-Sat 3/12-14/20 Bishop Gorman Tournament TBA N/A
Tuesday 3/17/20 JSerra JSerra HS 3:15 PM
Friday 3/20/20 Orange Lutheran Orange Lutheran HS 3:30 PM
Tuesday 3/24/20 Mater Dei SM Field 3:30 PM
Friday 3/19/19 Rosary Fullerton JC 3:15 PM
Wed - Sat 4/1-4/20 Michelle Carew Tournament Peralta Park TBA
Tuesday 4/7/20 Orange Lutheran SM Field 3:30 PM
4/9-15/20 SPRING BREAK
Tuesday 4/21/20 Mater Dei FV Sports Park 3:15 PM
Friday 4/24/20 Rosary SM Field 3:30 PM
Thursday 4/30/20 JSerra SM Field 3:30 PM
2020 SMCHS JV SOFTBALL SCHEDULE
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Saturday 2/15/20 Aliso Niguel Aliso Niguel HS 10:00 AM
Tuesday 2/18/20 Irvine Irvine High School 3:30 PM
Thursday 2/20/20 El Toro El Toro HS 3:30 PM
Tuesday 2/25/20 San Clemente San Clemente HS 3:30 PM
Thursday 2/27/20 Trabuco Hills Trabuco Hills HS 3:30 PM
Fri- Sat 2/28-29/20 Northwood Tournament Bill Barber Park TBA
Thursday 3/5/20 Tesoro SM Field 3:30 PM
Fri - Sat 3/6-7/20 Northwood Tournament Bill Barber Park TBA
Mon - Thur 3/9-12/20 Laguna Hills Tournament Laguna Hills HS TBA
Saturday 3/14/20 Savanna High School SM Field 10:00 AM
Tuesday 3/17/20 Dana Hills HS Dana Hills HS 3:30 PM
Friday 3/20/20 Orange Lutheran SM Field 3:30 PM
Saturday 3/28/20 La Mirada Tournament TBA TBA
Tuesday 3/24/20 Mater Dei FV Sports Park 3:15 PM
Wednesday 4/1/20 Mater Dei SM Field 3:30 PM
Saturday 3/28/20 La Mirada Tournament TBA TBA
Tuesday 4/7/20 Orange Lutheran Orange Lutheran HS 3:30 PM





Paperwork

Trinity League Locations

  • Jserra High School

26351 Junipero Serra Road

San Juan Capistrano, 92675

949-493-9038

www.jserra.org

5 south; Exit Junipero Serra Road; Turn Right

  • Mater Dei High School

1202 West Edinger Avenue

Santa Ana, 92707

714-754-7711

www.materdei.org

405 North; Exit Bristol; Right on Bristol; School is on the corner of Bristol and Edinger

  • Orange Lutheran High School

2222 North Santiago Blvd.

Orange, 92867

714-998-5151

www.lhsoc.org

5 North to 55 North; Exit E. Katella Avenue, Turn Right;

Turn Left on N. Wanda Road which turns into N. Santiago Blvd.

  • Rosary High School

1340 North Acacia

Fullerton, 92831

714-879-6302

www.rosaryhs.org

5 North to 57 North; Exit Nutwood, Left on Nutwood; Right on Acacia, School is on the Right

  • Servite High School

1952 West La Palma Avenue

Anaheim, 92801

714-774-7575

www.servitehs.org

5 North; Exit Brookhurst/La Palma; Right on Brookhurst/La Palma, School is on the Right (1/4 mile)

  • St. John Bosco High School

13640 South Bellflower

Bellflower, 90706

562-920-1734

www.bosco.org

405 North to 605 North; Exit Rosecrans Avenue; Left of Rosecrans; Right on Bellflower; School is on the Right

  • Saddleback College

All SMCHS Varsity Home Football Games

28000 Marguerite Parkway

Mission Viejo, 92692

949-582-4500

5 South to Avery Parkway; make a Left; entrance is on the Left; go to the stop sign and make a Right to the football stadium; parking is on the Left.

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