Coach Blanco's Player

Hall of Fame

Coach Blanco's Former Players

Who Are Now Playing in College


Taylor Caudill, Boise State

Jillian Nguyen, Idaho State 

Ree Rudd, North Dakota State

Alison O'Heany, Harvard

Jaden Hill, Columbia

Maddy Riley, Biola 

Alison Steinker, Northern Colorado

Skylar Sethman, Idaho State

Madison Sherrill, UNC Charlotte

Mariah Melendez, UC San Diego

Brooklynne Esquibel, Idaho State

Anjalysse Rodriguez, Menlo College


Tatum Anzaldo, Cal

Haylee Clay, Hawaii

Gretchen Goldsmith, Cal Baptist

Valerie Rudd, Abilene Christian

Asa Vigil, New Mexico State

Maya Martinez, New Mexico State

Riley Carley, New Mexico State 

Kailin Lorberter, Bucknell

Imani Moore, Norfolk State

Abigail Dennis, Eastern New Mexico

Mackenzie Shaw, Eastern New Mexico

Kailey McNamara, Pacific

Nicole Norman, Loyola Marymount

Felicia De La Torre, New Mexico State


Morgan Zamora, Cal 

Claudia Kim, UC Davis

Aubrielle Paulson, BYU

Madeleine Peters, Western Michigan

Dominique Jimenez, Western Michigan

Madison Bogdanovich, McNeese State

Madison Salgado, Azusa Pacific

DeLaney Sheppard, Metro State

JacLynn Sheppard, Metro State

Caitlin Lewis, Southern Nazarene

Alison Denges, MidAmerica Nazarene

Audrey Denges, MidAmerica Nazarene

Grace Lyons, Okalahoma**

Gianna Carosone, Michigan**

Chloe Rivas, New Mexico State

Josey White, Minnesota


Danica Grier, Humboldt State

Kasey Burger, Colorado Christian College

Maddy Veldman, University of Hawaii

Brianna Johnson, Bloomfield College

Gianna Ceccarelli, Bryant University

Alexis Lopez, West Virginia Tech

Emily Klee, University of Hawaii

Sydney Broderick, New Mexico**

Bella Loomis, Arizona State**

Savanna Avila, Virginia**

Hayley Busby, Virginia**

Cara Beatty, North Dakota State**

Sam Pochop, Tulsa**


Nikki Butler, New Mexico State University

Arissa Paulson, Brigham Young University

Hanna Nilsen, University of Illinois

Natalie Giroux, St. John's University

Sarrah Maddox, Drake University

Caitlin Berreiter, Hamilton College

Jazmine Moreno, Duke University

Jessica Scott, Sacramento State

Bradi Kooyman, Missouri**

Jasmine Moreno, Duke

Taylor Becerra, Arizona State University
Alyssa DiCarlo, University of Georgia
Christina Melendez, St. John's University
Olivia Sanchez, Brigham Young University
Natalie Alas, Sacramento State University
Jamie Wren, Ohio University

Hannah Bandimere, Loyola Marymount
Bri Cassidy, University of Nebraska
Sam Pederson, University of Pennsylvania
Kirsten Caudle, Iowa State University
Syd McKeown, University of Mississippi
Carol Figueroa, Loyola Marymount University
Madi Killebrew, Boston University
Alex Heinen, Boston University
Tori Ayala, University of Detroit Mercy
Lauren Stone, Dartmouth
Victoria Saborio, Texas A&M - Kingsville
Liz Brautigam, Hamilton College

Skylar McCarty, Arizona State**

Sierra Smith, Grand Canyon**

Shea Smith, Grand Canyon**

Taylor Kaye, Grand Canyon**

Ari Samaniego, Northern Colorado**

Alex Sonoqui, Northern Colorado**

Jessica Hartwell, Texas Tech**

Tera Blanco, University of Michigan
Amanda Sanchez, LSU
Nicole DeWitt, University of Florida
Amanda Vargas, University of Michigan
Krystal Gutierrez, St. John's University
Dani Garcielita, University of North Carolina
Hannah McCorkhill, Colorado State University
Maddy Kaplan, Harvard University
Jaya Alaan, Mercer University
Arianna Paulson, Brigham Young University
Rachel Williams, Loyola Marymount University
Marisaa Young, University of the Pacific
Jacquie Pascual, University of Maryland
Kaylee Dalgarn, Villanova University
Ashlynn Preciado, Arizona Christian University

Dayton Yingling, Detroit Mercy**

Savanna Horvath, Cal State Northridge**

Bre Beatty, North Dakota State**

Sarah Murphy, Cal Baptist**

Melissa Lacro, Harvard**

Katy Dawson, Northern State**

Letty Valenzuela, Colorado Christian**

Brooke Stover, UNLV **

Heather Bowen, Utah** 

Lauren Stroman, McNeese State**

Jacquelyn Sertic, North Dakota State**

Bianca Boling, Grand Canyon**

Danae King, Ball State**

Shelby Estocado, Tulsa**

Dani Dockx, Princeton**     

Chloe Rathburn, University of Missouri
Kaitlin Fitzgerald, University of Virginia
Heather Morales, University of Hawaii
Bridget Castro, University of Utah
Cassidy Gustafson, University of the Pacific
Grace Kramer, St. John's University
Morgan Ettinger, UNLV
Stacy Cavazos, UC Santa Barbara

Karly Lehr, BYU**

** Participated in AFT with Coach Blanco

Accomplishments of our Alumni



Chloe Rathburn:  2016 - NFCA All Southeast Region 2nd Team, Top 45 in the nation with 15 HRs, Top 30 in the nation with 60 RBIs, 2015 - 1st Team All Sun Belt Conference, 2014 - 1st Team All Sun Belt Conference.

Kaitlin Fitzgerald:  2015 - Led the team in batting average (.360), hits (62) and RBI (42), Recorded 15 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI contests, Had the team's longest hitting streak during the season (10), VaSID All-State First Team, 2014 - 1st Team All Big East Conference.

Heather Morales:  2015 - recorded career-highs across the board offensively for UH, including a team-high .331 batting average...finished second on the team with 50 hits and 32 RBI...recorded UH's longest "reached base safely" streak of the year at 16 games...voted to the Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha All-Tournament Team and was the Most Valuable Player for the Outrigger Resorts Spring Fling Tournament...earned all-Big West second team honors at first base.

Bridget Castro: 2016 - Pac-12 All-Academic selection, helped her team reach the Tallahassee Super Regional, 2015 - Second Team Pac-12 All-Academic, 2014 - Pac-12 Honorable Mention, Pac-12 All-Freshman Team

Cassidy Gustafson:  2016 - WCC Pitcher of the Week, 2015 - named to the All-WCC Second Team.

Grace Kramer:  2016 - named Big East Pitcher of the Week twice, named to Big East Honor Roll three times, 2015 - named to Big East All Academic Team, 2014 - named to Big East All Academic Team, named a 2013-14 NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

Morgan Ettinger:  2016 - Only pitcher to give Conference Champ, Fresno State a loss in conference, Pitched a team-high nine complete games, 2015 - Named the Mountain West's Pitcher of the Week on Mar. 3, Spring Academic All-Mountain West Team member, 2014 - Named the Mountain West's Pitcher of the Week on Feb 25th, Spring Academic All-Mountain West Team member

Tera Blanco:  2016 - Batted .375, .500 OBP, 2 RBI in WCWS, NFCA 1st Team All American, NFCA Great Lakes Region All 1st Team, 2nd Team All Big Ten Conference, finished seasn with 1.000 fielding percentage, finished 10th in the nation in RBI (66), 21st in On Base Percentage (.532) and 39th in Slugging Percentage (.742), 2015 - Batted .417 in Women's College World Series, Named Big Ten Freshman of the week on March 2nd.

Amanda Sanchez:  2016 - hit .363 with runners on base, .500 with bases loaded, .353 with RISP and .722 with a runner on 3rd base and less than two outs, Reset single-season career highs in average (.354), at bats (175), hits (62), doubles (7) and stolen bases (3), helped lead team to Ann Arbor Super Regional, Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll,  2015 - Made instant impact in her first year, compiling an impressive .347 AVG / 14 HR / 56 RBI slash line, 2015 Freshman All-SEC

Nicole De Witt:  2016 - Team USA Elite National Team, NFCA All Southeast Region 3rd Team, helped lead her team to the Gainesville Super Regioinal, 2015 - Team USA Junior National Team, SEC all Freshman Team, All Tournament Team College World Series, 2015 NCAA National Champion

Amanda  Vargas:  2016 - NCAA WCWS Runner Up

Krystal Puga:  2016 - Named Big Eas Player of the week, Named to Big East Honor Roll twice  2015 - appeared on the NFCA Freshman of the Year Top-25 watch list, Member of the First Team All-BIG EAST squad, named the BIG EAST Championship’s Most Outstanding Player

Maddy Kaplan:  2016 - NFCA Northeast Region first team,  All-Ivy League first team, 2016 Spring Academic All-Ivy Team, 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team,  2015 - NFCA Northeast Region first team ... All-Ivy League first team

Arianna Paulson:  2016 - WCC Commissioner's Gold Honor Roll, 2015 - NFCA Division I All-America Scholar-Athlete

Marissa Young:  2016 - 2 time WCC Pitcher of the Week

Taylor Becerra:  2016 - Pac 12 All Freshman Team

Alyssa DiCarlo:  2016:  Started all 66 games this season at third base...Earned a spot on the First-Team All-SEC and SEC All-Freshman teams... Named SEC Freshman of the Week three times…Fourth on the team with a .371 average to go with 75 hits, 63 RBI, 42 runs and 11 home runs...Ranked 15th in the nation and seventh in the SEC in RBI…RBI total led all freshmen in the nation…Totaled 22 multi-hit games and 21 multi-RBI games, Tallied a hit in each WCWS game while posting a team-best two RBI in opening win over No. 8 Florida State.

Olivia Sanchez:  2016 - Pitched shutouts against Creighton and Boise State

Jamie Wren:  2016 - Named Second Team All-MAC, Named to the MAC All-Freshmen Team, although she was limited to only 25 games due to injury

Samantha Pederson:  2016 - All-Ivy Honorable Mention ... Started 41 games at second base … Led the Quakers in hits (52), batting average (.391) and on-base percentage (.418) … Ranked third in the Ivy League in hitting, fourth in hits

Kirsten Caudle:  2016 - Named to Big 12 All Freshman Team

Alex Heinen:  2016 - All Patriot League 2nd Team

Victoria Saborio:  2016 - Third Team All-LSC honoree and started all 55 games...Went .344 in the batter's box, and led the club with .610 slugging percentage...Registered 53 hits, 43 runs, 36 RBI, and eight homers...Finished with 13  multiple hit games, and nine multiple RBI games

Liz Brautigam:  2016  - All NESCAC 2nd Team