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BoilerMakers 14U Softball Team

Questions? (E) crystalrae@amblersportsacademy.com  (P) 215-628-2100

2020 ROSTER

2 Noa Shapiro 6 Marissa Perez 8 Caelin Kosvitch 10 Lindsay Baradziej 13 Ella Gibbons

14 Marissa Caroluzzi 15 Riley Logan Julie Price

36 Carly Blumenthal 42 Samantha Skivo Audrey Rubenstein Sydney Grunfeld 


Mission

The Mission of the Ambler Sports Academy Team is to provide a nurturing, healthy, fun and competitive environment for girls wishing to develop their softball skills and enjoy the game. We emphasize skill development through fundamental instruction. The goal of our team is to compete in our respective age division (14B), and to facilitate opportunities for our players to grow in the sport.

Why Play 14U?

The 14U level is a pivotal year in growth and development for the players. It is important that proper mechanics and fundamentals are taught in order that the athletes can progress their game to the next level. 14U is also the time to increase game awareness, strategy, plate approach, defensive aptitude and pitching. At Ambler Sports Academy, we plan to grow the players so that they can be prepared for the next level, and also be successful in their future high school endeavors in years to come.

What is a Boilermaker? 

Ambler may not have existed without the Ambler Boiler House. In 1881 the Keasbey & Mattison Company brought their manufacturing business to to the area. It helped enhance the already booming farming and industrial community. Keasbey & Mattison made many contributions to create the backbone of Ambler such as street electric, the water tower, opera house and the library. 

A Boilermaker represents the blue collar worker, who works tirelessly at their craft and makes an impact through their work ethic and skill set. In following our mission, we want to instill a strong work ethic in our players, who are dedicated to growing in the game. Additionally, leaving a legacy behind that others would want to follow.

Meet the Coaches 

The coaching staff is comprised of four former softball collegiate players. All four bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the game. 

Crystalrae States     

  • Bachelor of Art Degree in Physical Education from Spring Arbor University

  • Master's Degree Of Science in Exercise Science and Physical Education from McDaniel College

  • Former Head Coach at Holy Family University

  • Assistant Manager at Ambler Sports Academy

  • 4 year catcher at Spring Arbor University

  • Head Softball Coach at Frederick High School (2015-2016)

  • Head Softball Coach Wissahickon High School (2014)

  • Head Softball Coach Abington Friends School (2012-2013)

Annie Murphy

  • Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Boston College

  • Boston College school record for career doubles with 42

  • Accumulated 214 hits over her tenure

  • 2018 NFCA 2nd team All-American selection and 1st team All-ACC

  • 2016 & 2017 All-ACC second team selection

  • 2014 Deptford High School Graduate (Holds HS Hitting Record of 148)

Cassie Haynes

  • Masters in Public Health and Physician’s Assistant from Arcadia University

  • Bachelors of Science in Biology from Florida Southern College

  • 2016 Central Bucks South Head JV Coach

  • Florida Southern Women’s Softball team

  • Campbell Athletic Award ’13, ‘14

  • National Scholar Athlete Award ’12, ‘13

    Alexis Giovinazzo

  • Currently attending Arcadia University for Master in Physician Assistant and Public Health

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology and Public Health from Muhlenberg College

  • Volunteer Assistant at Holy Family University

  • SS/3rd base for Muhlenberg College softball team

  • 9th all time in career assists in just 3 seasons

  • NFCA All-American scholar athlete 2015, 2016

  • 5 year varsity infielder, 4 year all- conference selection, for Springside School

Tryout Information

2019-2020 Tryouts TBA

If interested in trying out, please contact: crystalrae@amblersportsacademy.com

Team meeting for 2019-2020 players & parents                          

 DATE TBA: 00/00/00, 0:00 p.m. at Ambler Sports Academy

Season Schedule

Practice Dates:

  • September 8th, 2019 5:00-7:00

  • September 15th, 2019 5:00-7:00

  • September 22nd, 2019 5:00-7:00

  • October 13th, 2019 5:00-7:00

  • October 27th, 2019 5:00-7:00

  • November 10th, 2019 5:00-7:00

  • November 17th, 2019 5:00-7:00

Tournament Dates:

  • September 28th, 2019: USSSA Autumn Harvest Fest, Quakertown, PA

  • October 5th, 2019: USSSA Columbus Day Clash, Mt Laurel, NJ

  • October 19th, 2019: USSSA Witches Halloween Havoc, Deptford, NJ

  • November 2nd, 2019: USSSA One Team, One Dream, Quakertown, PA

Team Dues 

Fall Season $800

What this includes:

  • 4 Coaches

  • Comprehensive Practice Schedule

  • Membership to the Academy (Unlimited Lane Usage, Exclusive Private Lesson Rate, 10% off Programs/Classes)

  • 4 Tournaments

  • Uniforms

  • Equipment

Fundraising