ECC softball builds roster for 2016-17 season

The Ellsworth Community College softball team hasn't begun the 2016 spring season yet, but the coaches are already starting to look toward next year. With this year's team having nine sophomores and six freshman, the Panthers are making plans to rebuild their roster for 2016-17.

Five new players have already signed with the Panthers for next year's season. Photos numbered 1-5 below include: Hayley Steele, Sioux City, IA; Olivia Feirer, St. Francis High School in Wisconsin; Kaylee Rynish, Bondule High School in Wisconsin; MacKenzie Kepple, North High School in Des Moines, IA; and Mikayla Neal, North High School in Des Moines, IA.

"We are excited for what these girls can bring to our program," says ECC Head Softball Coach Kayla Farnsworth.

#1 Hayley Steele, Sioux City, IA #2 Olivia Feirer, St. Francis, WI
#3 Kaylee Rynish, Bondule, WI #4 MacKenzie Kepple, Des Moines, IA
#5 Mikayla Neal, Des Moines, IA