Menominee Indian softball preview

Team: Menominee Indian

Conference: Central Wisconsin Conference-East Division

2022 overall results: 1-19 overall

2022 tournament results: Lost opening playoff matchup to Wittenberg-Birnamwood.

Returning starters/varsity players (positions): Seniors: Aniya Peters (pitcher, first base), Ashlee Corn (shortstop, pitcher, catcher). Juniors: Gabby Wayka (several), Lynessa Mendez (outfield). Sophomores: Samantha Wilber (second base).

New players who could make impact this season (positions): Seniors: Mariah Fish (several). Freshmen: Natalie Peters (third base, first base).

Returning all-conference players: Second team: Ashlee Corn.

Coach’s comment on upcoming season: “I am really looking forward to this season,” said coach Miranda Roland. “We have a lot of returning talent, as well as some newcomers that really will put some competitiveness into our games. Since we have so many returning players this year, they understand the expectations of the game and the level we need to be at to be competitive. Those players have shown immense leadership and commitment that will help the growth of our younger players.”