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2015 Softball Roster

Congratulations Alexis Royer-1st Team All-Region 2015!

NUM Name YR POS High School / Hometown
2 Alexis Royer SO OF/C Columbia HS / Columbia, IL
4 Monica Monroe FR IF Putman County HS / NcNabb, IL
6 Leah Kays SO P Lincoln HS / Vincennes, IN
7 Allix Ostermeyer FR P/IF McCutcheon HS / Lafayette, IN
8 Morgan Harper FR P/OF Floyd Central HS / Floyds Knobs, IN
9 Kelsey Smith SO IF Minooka HS / Minooka, IL
11 Hannah Pruden FR IF Mattoon HS / Mattoon, IL
14 Taylor Spivey SO C/IF Unity HS / Tolono, IL
15 Cara Edwards SO IF Arcola HS / Arcola, IL
21 Alix Ezell FR IF/OF Villa Grove HS / Villa Grove, IL
23 Makayla Walsh FR IF/OF Effingham St. Anthony HS / Effingham, IL
29 Jessica Hammack FR OF Mahomet HS / Mahomet, IL
 Morgan Hickman
Clinton HS / Clinton, IL
30 Hannah Gawthorp FR IF/OF St. Joseph-Ogden HS / St. Joseph, IL

Chuck Clutts
Head Coach
• Office: P204
• Telephone: 217/351-2370
• Email:

Head Coach Chuck Clutts enters his 15 year at Parkland College, where his teams have compiled a record of 610-215-2 for a .737 winning percentage.  The Cobras have won 7 conference and 8 regional titles in the past 14 years.  Coach Clutts’ teams have finished Runner-up three times, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 9th at NJCAA Nationals and have earned him eight Region 24 Coach of the Year, a District Coach of the Year and three M-WAC Coach of the year awards.

In 2007 Coach Clutts and the coaching staff were named the NFCA Regional Coaching Staff of the Year.  Parkland Softball has had ten NJCAA All-Americans in the last nine years.

Lisa Sappenfield Boyer
Assistant Coach
Coach Boyle is starting her first year as an assistance coach for the Cobras.  Coach Boyer has been the head softball coach at Arcola High School and Heritage High School where she lead both schools to their first Regional championships.  Coach Boyer is the owner of Boyer & Sappenfield Investment Advisors, Arcola, IL.  Coach Boyer is an alum of Parkland College where she played softball for the Cobras 1979-1981.

Larry Crews
Assistant Coach
Coach Crews coaching experience includes three years as club coach at University of Illinois and 13 years as a volunteer coach with Terri Sullivan, current head coach of the University of Illinois Softball team. Larry plays fast pitch softball at the 55/60 level with a five-time national championship team.  Larry has played fast pitch softball since 1964 with Sibley and Nohren Farms.  He has been a first-teamer both state and nationally and played and managed in over 40 national softball tournaments.

Caiti Kopp
Assistant Coach
Coach Kopp joins the Cobra coaching staff after four years of playing for Illinois State University.  Caiti was recruited out of Normal Community High School in Normal, Illinois.  She is in charge of the catchers and help with practices and games.  Caiti brings great knowledge of the softball game to the program.  Caiti majored in Anthropology and Spanish and was awarded the Robert G. Bone award, highest academic award at ISU.  Currently Caiti is the ETL at Target in Champaign.


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