Biographies

 
 

Emma McMillan

Junior College

Emma recieved a scholarship to Western Nebraska Community College to play and pitch for the Cougars in her grade 12 year after attending the Las Vegas Showcase in the City of Lights.  Emma was an outstanding student at Yale receiving the Kiwanis student of the month award. She played her club ball for Surrey Storm and South Surrey Thunder. Emma was in the academy for four years from grade 9 to grade 12.

 
 

Cambria Olsen

Western Canadian Collegiate

Cambria was a member of the Yale Softball Academy for three years.  She is currently attending Briarcrest College and Seminary and competing in the Western Canadian Collegiate Softball League as a pitcher.  Cambria was our first home schooled athlete to attend the Yale Softball Academy.  

 
 

Kyra Watson

NCAA

Kyra received a scholarship to pitch for Simon Fraser University in her grade 12 year.  She is also a member of the Great Britain Junior National Team and competed in the World's the summer before her freshmen year at SFU.  Kyra was in the academy for three years. 

 
 

Shelby Kwak

Junior College

Shelby competes for Douglas College here in BC.  She was in the softball academy for three years and was a leadership student at Yale.  She played her minor ball for Fraser Valley Fusion and Surrey Storm. 

 
 

Sydney Epp

Junior College

Sydney received a scholarship to Seward County College in Kansas in her grade 12 year.  She attended the Softball Academy for three years.

 
 

Leena Mortenson

Junior College

Leena recieved a scholarship to Seward County Community College in her senior year.  She played first base and outfield for the Surrey Storm 98 B team in her grade 12 year.   She was a member of the academy for the 2015-16 semester.

 
 

Bailee Muxlow-Volk

Junior College

Bailee recieved a scholarship to Garden City Community College in her senior year.  She played her minor ball for the Fraser Valley Fusion and Renegades '99 in her grade 12 year.  Bailee was an honour roll student and will be studying Psychology in college.  She was a member of the academy for the 2015-16 semester.

 
 

Emily Sherstone

Junior College

Emily recieved a scholarship to play for the Northeast Community College Hawks in her senior year.  She played for the Fraser Valley Fusion and Surrey Storm organizations during her minor ball career.  Emily was an outstanding honour role student during her time at Yale Secondary graduating with a 4.0 gpa.  Emily will be studying Elementary Education and has aspirations to be an elementary teacher one day. She was a member of the Yale Softball Academy from 2014-2016.  

 
 

Chelsea Hotner

NCAA

Chelsea Hotner recieved a scholarship to be part of the Simon Fraser University Clan in the fall of her senior year as a catcher and utility player.  Chelsea was part of the Yale Softball Academy in grade nine and returned to Yale for her senior year to refine her skills to prepare her for her last minor ball season and build strength going into her college career. Chelsea grew up playing for the Abbotsford Outlaws before she made the switch to the White Rock Renegades where she won the U16 Canadian National Championships in 2014 and silver at the U18's in 2015 where she was named to the all-star team as a utility player.  She was also a member of the Gold medal winning Team BC at the Western Canada Summer Games in August 2015.  Chelsea will be studying Human Kinetics at Simon Fraser and hopes to pursue a career in physiotherapy or sports medicine. 

 
 

Whitney Lightfoot

NJCAA

Whitney was signed by the Northern Idaho College for the 2016 season as a catcher.  Whitney joined the academy in grade eleven all the way from Cranbrook, BC to improve her skills and play some higher level competition.  She billeted in Abbotsford and played for the Abbotsford Outlaws U18 team in her grade 12 year. She is studying pre-medicine and hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon one day.  Whitney was a member of the Academy from 2013-2015. 

 
 

Makayla Kowaliuk

NCAA

Makayla received a scholarship to NCAA Division 1 University of Buffalo New York after a successful performance attending the Triple Crown Showcase in the City of Lights with Yale. She was a member of the Academy from 2011-2014 and grew up playing for the Abbotsford Outlaws with Surrey Storm as her team for her grade 12 year.  She was invited to the 2013 junior national team tryouts in her grade 11 year and was an honour roll student and member of the Volleyball and Basketball teams as well. 

 
 

Katherine Murnaghan

NCAA

Kat received a scholarship to Simon Fraser University to catch for the Clan.  She was a member of the Academy from 2011-2014 and played for the Abbotsford Outlaws growing up and Surrey Storm in her grade 12 year.  She was an honour roll student for all four years at Yale and is studying to pursue a degree in medicine.  She was also the Yale Student of the Month in November 2014 and received Yale's Elite Athlete award in 2013.

 
 

Alexis Johnston

NCAA

Alexis receieved a scholarship to NCAA Division 2 Simon Fraser University where she's studying Kinesiology and playing outfield. Alexis was on the 2011 gold medal winning Team BC.  She was a member of the Yale Softball Academy from 2009-2012

 
 

Tessa Loewen

NCAA

Tessa competed on the Women's Junior National Team and received a full ride scholarship to Southern Utah University (NCAA Division #1.)  She was a member of the Yale Softball Academy from 2008-2011

 
 

Jordana Goncalves

NAIA

Jordana received a scholarship to the University of Concordia at Nebraska to pitch and play outfield for the Bulldogs. During her time at Yale she was a link crew leader as well as a key member of the Yale Volleyball team. She has also volunteered her time to travel to different parts of the world on Dental Missions.  She played for the Abbotsford Outlaws growing up and Surrey Storm for her grade 12 year.  She is studying to become a nurse. Jordana was a member of the Academy from 2011-2014. 

 
 

Morganne Blattmann

Junior College

Morganne pitched for two years at Douglas College who is a member of the NorthWest Athletic Association of Community Colleges.  She transfered to Simon Fraser University in 2015 where she red shirted and will compete as part of the Clan in the 2016 season.  She was most valuable pitcher of the Yale Softball Academy in 2011 and a member from 2009-2012.

 
 

Ashley Jongejan

Junior College

Ashley was a member of the Yale Softball Academy for the 2011/12 semester.  She is a catcher and third base for Douglas College. She grew up playing for South Surrey Thunder. 

 
 

Sara Mason

Junior College

Sara received a scholarship to Blinn College in Brenham, Texas where she catches and plays third base.  Sara received the Canadian National Championship MVP in 2012 and was invited to the Canadian Junior National team tryout in 2012. She was a member of the Yale Softball Academy from 2010-2012

 
 

Haley Clark

Junior College

Haley was signed by the Clarendon College Softball team and competes in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference. She was a member of the Yale Softball Academy from 2008-2011