Softball Team

 

 

#3 Brooke Seneshen

 

#4 Taylor Valentin 

 

#5 Jackie Baimbridge  
  
#6 Cally Newsome 
 
 
#7 Leslie McClinton 
 
 
#8 Marina Rios
 
#10 Taylor O'Dell
 
#11 Ally Johnson
 
 
 
#13 Brittany Dworacyzk 
 
#16  Savannah Martin 

 

#17 Dannielle Calk 

 

 #18 Sidney Holoien

                              
                                    #19 Alexa Solomon #21 Laci Belovsky
                                
                                     #24 Marissa Garza
                              
                                    
                                
                                      

Player Bios

#3  Brooke Seneshen - Position: Pitcher
Brooke Seneshen from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is an honor graduate from Oak Park High School and a student athlete who stood out as a Pitcher for the Smitty's Softball Organizaiton.  She played in both Western and Canadian Summer games for Manitoba.  she is supported by her parents Cathie and Robert Seneshen and sister Brandie. 

#4  Taylor Valentin - Position:  Utility

Taylor Valentin is a 2013 graduate of 5A Temple High School where she was a 3 year member of the Varsity Volleyball team and a 4 year member of the Varsity Softball team.  For both sports she was honored with All District selections and as a Junior and Senior was voted as 2nd and lst team All District Softball as Shortstop.  Taylor was honored as her team's MVP and was also voted Female Athlete of the Year in 2013 for Temple High School.  Pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Development, Taylor plans to become a Kindergarten teacher.  While at Galveston College Taylor hopes to contribute to the team's success through hard work as she furthers her edudation and enjoys the opportunity to participate in softball at the collegiate level.

#5  Jackie Baimbridge - Position:  Outfield

Jackie Baimbridge is a product of Magnolia High School and comes to Galveston College as a National Fastpitch Association Second Team All-Region player.  She also received First Team All-District, First Team Academic All-District, and the Magnolia Golden Glove Outfielder award her senior year of high school.  Jackie is looking to pursue her education towards a business degree.  Her goals are to help her team reach its full potential and to make herself a better athlete.  She is supported by Derrick and Belinds Scronce and siblings Trey Baimbridge and Courtney Scornce. 

#6 Cally Newsome - Position:  Outfield

Cally Newsome is a softball standout from West Columbia High School. During her career at West Columbia she was a 2012 TSWA All-State player, 2012 All-Brazoria County Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-District Centerfielder. Cally will be pursuing a degree towards General Studies at Galveston College and her goal for the year is to be successful on and off the field. She is supported by her parents Tommy and Ginger Newsome and siblings Colby and Cami Newsome.

#7 Leslie McClinton - Position:  Utility

Leslie McClinton graduated from Blanco High School in 2013.  During her career she was awarded: District Defensive MVP (2 yrs), District MVP (2 yrs), Golden Glove (4 yrs), All-Area San Antonio Sports News (2 yrs), All-Region in softball, basketball and track (2yrs), All-State (basketball, softball, track) and All-State Academic.  Leslie is pursuing a degree in Kinesiology in hoping to become an NFL athletic trainer.  She is supported by her parents Randy and Laura McClinton.

#8 Marina Rios - Position:  Third Base 

Marina Rios is a softball standout from Victoria East High School. While a sophomore, she was a First Team All-District and All-Area Honorable Mention player. During her junior season she received First Team All-South Central Region, First Team All-District, the Defensive Player of the Year award and First Team All-Academic. Furthermore, as a senior she received the same honors from her junior season along with making Third Team All-State. Marina is pursuing a degree towards Kinesiology and her goal for the year is to excel both on and off the field. She is supported by her parents Martin and Melba Rios and sibling Alyssa Rios.

#10 Taylor O'Dell - Position:  Outfield

Taylor O'Dell is a softball product from The Woodlands High School. During her playing career she was a three time First All-District Academic student athlete. As a sophomore, she received the Offensive Player of the Year award and as a junior she received the Most Improved Player of the Year award. Taylor is looking to pursue a degree towards physical therapy while at Galveston College and her goals are to succeed in the classroom as well as on the field. She is supported by her parents Tina Johnstone and Kevin O'Dell and siblings Zach Johnstone, Ben Johnstone, Justin Johnstone, and Jessica O'Dell.

#11 Ally Johnson - Position:  First Base

Ally Johnson is a TXSWA All-State softball product from Foy H. Moody High School.  She received the Newcomer of the Year award as a freshman in 2009.  Also, during the years 2009-2012 she was a First Team All-South Texas and First Team All-District player.  Ally is in pursuit of a nursing degree at Galveston College and her goals are to help the team excel and win.  She is supported by her mother Laura Flores and siblings Brittany Johnson and Jacob Flores.

#13  Brittany Dworaczyk - Position:  Third Base
Brittany Dworaczyk graduated from Calhoun High School in 2013.  She received First Team All-District, All-State and MVP of her senior year and was "Newcomer of the Year" her freshman year.  Brittany is getting her degree in General Studies and is pursuing a career as a US Navy officer.  Her goal is to be a better student and athlete and win nationals.

 #16  Savannah Martin - Position:  Short Stop
Savannah Martin graduated from Central Heights High School in 2013 where she played softball and basketball.  During her career she was awarded "Newcomer of the Year" her freshman year, "Defensive Player of the Year" her sophomore year while also making the 2A State Finals while setting individual and team records at the State Tournament such as: most hits in a game, most triples in the state tournament and best batting average.  She was also awarded All State Tournament Team shortstop her junior and senior years.  Savannah is pursuing her degree in Business while at Galveston College.  Her goal is to succeed and grow in this opportunity that God has blessed her with.  She is supported by her parents Tim and Sharon Martin and sister Ashley.

#17 Dannielle Calk - Position:  Catcher

Dannielle Calk was a First Team Academic All-District player during each year of play at Mansfield Timberview High School. She also received team captain, team CO-MVP, and was awarded First Team All-District her sophomore, junior and senior years. Her focus of study will be on Criminal Justice while at Galveston College and aspires to work for the FBI. Her goals are to help her team win and to improve her softball skills. She is supported by her parents Tommy and Dennise Calk and siblings Dannica and Tommy Calk, Jr.

#18  Sidney Holoien - Position:  First Base/Pitcher 

Sidney Holoien graduated from Central Collegiate High School in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Cananda as a multi-sport athlete.  She has been awarded top female pitcher of the Western Canadians Championship in 2001 and most dedicated athlete in her senior year in 2013.  She has played softball for 15 years and has participated in both western and Canada summer games with team Saskatchewan.  She has been strongly supported by her parents, Becky Jesse and Dean Holoien, as well as the rest of her family.

#19  Alexa Solomon - Position:  Outfield

Alexa Solomon graduated in 2013 from Dakota Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She has been playing softball for 11 years and has played with the Smitty's Terminators for the last four years.  She and her team earned Gold medals at the Provincial Championships for the last 4 years, a bronze medal at the 2001 Canadian Fast Pitch Championships.  She also represented her province in the 2011 Western Canadian Championships earning a silver medal.  Alexa's goal this season is to play the game she is passionate about and to help the Whitecaps win the Regional and NJCAA National Championship.  Alexa is studying Kinesiology and Education in hopes of becoming a physical education teacher.  Alexa is the daughter of Roman and Maureen Solomon and sister to Mykaila.

#21  Laci Belovsky - Position:  Pitcher

Laci Belovsky graduated from New Caney High School in 2012 where she was named All-District for two consecutive years.  She then attended Midwestern State University where she had a record of 27-9 and was ranked sixth in the NCAA with 27 wins and was ranked fourth in strikeouts (148).  Her goal this season is to help the Whitecaps win regionals and nationals.  Laci is supported by her parents, Steve and Cheryl Belovsky and her brother Toby.

 #24  Marissa Garza - Position:  Catcher
Marissa Garza is a hometown product from Ball High School.  She was a standout athlete for the Ball High softball program and received the Ball High Athlete of the Year award her senior year.  During her junior year of play, she was a Second Team All-District player.  During her senior year she earned First Time All-District and All-County Player honors.  Marissa is in pursuit of a Kinesiology degree and her goals are to keep her GPA up and become a stronger athlete.  She is supported by her parents Israel and Laurie Garza and siblings Aaron and Israel Garza, Jr.

Updated 3/5/2014 - Content Author cmendez