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Player Profiles


 

Emily Nistler - #4

Years played for Itasca: 2nd year

Height / Position: 5'4", Left Field

College Major: Nursing

Other sports participated in while in high school: Swimming and softball

High school accomplishments: 2009- Swimming State Champions, 2009-2012 Swimming Section Champions, 2011-2012 True Team Champions

Family: Parents- Ed and Lisa Nistler, Brother- Lucas

Pre-game meal: Spaghetti  

 

Abby Thoma #11

Years played for Itasca: 2nd year

Height / Position: 5'3-1/2" Second Base/ Outfield

College Major: Psychology and Human Services

Other sports participated in while in high school: Softball

Family: Parents- Dennis and Ann Thoma, Brothers- Isacc, Lucas, and Jacob

Pre-game meal- Subway

 

 

Cierra Mendez - #10

Years played for Itasca: 2nd year

Height / Position: 5'0-1/2", First Base

College Major: A.A.

Other sports participated in while in high school: Volleyball, basketball, and softball

High school accomplishments: Softball all-conference and honorable mention

Family: Parents- Marty and Tammy Mendez, Siblings- Autam and Marty Jr.

Pre-game meal- Honey BBQ Chicken

 

Kelsie Kelm #3

Years played for Itasca: 2nd year 

Height / Position: 5'2", Short Stop and Third Base

College Major: A.A.

Sports played in high school: Volleyball, basketball, and softball

High school accomplishments: Volleyball- most improved, serving leader, 4 yr state participant, 2nd year letter winner. Softball- most improved, hardest worker, 2nd team all conference, 3rd year letter winner.

Family- Parents- Doug and Heidi Kelm, Brothers- Jordan and Noah

Pre-game meal- PB&J sandwich and gatorade

 

Kristin Monkman #31

Years played for Itasca: 2nd year

Height / Position: 5'8", Utility

College Major: Exercise Science and Wellness

Sports played in high school: Volleyball, basketball, and softball

High school accomplishments: All conference 3 years in a row, all section, all state, captain junior and senior year

Family: Parents- Scott Monkman and Wendy Runnels, and Laura Monkman, Siblings- Tom Runnels and Kiana Monkman 

Pre-game meal: Scrambled eggs and strawberry jelly toast

 

Brooke Ostendorf #21

Years played for Itasca: 1st year

Height / Position: 5'7'', Utility

College Major: A.A.

Sports played in high school: Volleyball and hockey

Family: Parents- Kim and Troy Crosby, Jamie Meyer and Otis Ostendorf, Siblings- Cole, Brea, and Brynlee Ostendorf. Cole and Connor Crosby

Pre-game meal: Applesauce

 

Lindsey Bennett #13

Years played for Itasca: 1st year

Height / Position: 6", Pitcher

College Major: Nursing

Sports played in high school: Softball, volleyball, and basketball

High school accomplishments: Captain 2 years, all conference junior year, all conference and all section senior year 

Family: Parents- Bill and Robyn Bennett, Siblings-Reed

Pre-game meal: Pasta

 

Mandi McNeil #5

Years played for Itasca: 1st year

Height / Position: 5'9'', Infield and Pitcher

College Major: Psychology and Human Services

Sports played in high school: Volleyball, basketball, and softball

High school accomplishments: All conference 3 years, MVP 2 years

Family: Parents- Doug and Juli McNeil, Sister- Haley

Pre-game meal: Subway

 

Samantha Olejar #30

Years played at Itasca: 1st year

Height / Position: 5'8'', Center

College Major: Natural Resources

Other sports played in high school: Softball and basketball

High school accomplishments: All conference 2014 and 2015

Family: Parents- Thomas and Julie, Brothers- Adam and Jacob

Pre-game meal: Granola bar

 

Chelsea Troumbly #14

Years played for Itasca: 1st year

Height / Position: 5'5", Catcher

College Major: Nursing

Other sports played in high school: Hockey and softball

High school accomplishments: All section team

Family: Parents- Jeff and Paula Troumbly, Sisters- Steph and Brit

Pre-game meal: Spaghetti