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Senior veterans to lead Mustangs

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 28 March 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Mike Wertman – Anchoring the lineup for the Medina softball squad are these returning starters including in front Mallori Wienke, Kelsey Evoy and Liz Meyer. In back are Alison Bensley, Emilee Austin and Max Wright.

Looking to improve upon last spring’s 6-8 Niagara-Orleans League record, the Medina High varsity softball squad is led this spring by six returning senior veterans.

That group includes Kelsey Evoy (catcher/outfield), Mallori Wienke (infield), Liz Meyer (infield/outfield), Emilee Austin (infield/outfield), Max Wright (outfield) and Hailey Jakubowski (infield/outfield).

Sophmore Alison Bensley, who saw plenty of varsity action last year, and freshman Emily Kams, look to handle the all important pitching position.

The Mustangs roster also includes juniors Bailey Allen, Hailee Seaman, Emma Ambrose and Amanda McCauley along with senior exchange student Carol Ann Tournier.

“We’ve got a lot of experience back an we’re looking to build on what we started last year,” said Coach Mark Kruzynski. “We’ve set our expectations high this year.”

Medina is scheduled to visit Batavia in a non league game on April 1 and then open the N-O season at home on April 2 against CSAT.

The Mustangs schedule is as follows:

April 1 – at Batavia, 4:30 p.m.
April 2 – CSAT, 4:45 p.m.
April 4 – Akron, 4:45 p.m.
April 7 – at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.
April 9 – at Newfane, 4:45 p.m.
April 11 – at Albion, 4:45 p.m.
April 18 – Lyndonville, 11 a.m.
April 23 – Barker, 4:45 p.m.
April 25 – at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.
April 26 – at Starpoint Tournament, 10 a.m.
April 28 – at CSAT, 4:45 p.m.
April 30 – at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
May 2 – Roy-Hart, 4 p.m.
May 6 – Newfane, 4:45 p.m.
May 9 – Albion, 4:45 p.m.
May 12 – at Barker, 4:45 p.m.
May 14 – Wilson, 4:45 p.m.
May 16 – at Elba, 4:30 p.m.