Ten Battery Students Make the All Greater Rochester Softball Team

Ten softball players who train at The Battery year round have made the 16-player team. The All Greater Rochester team was selected by the Democrat and Chronicle sports staff based on voting by Section V coaches.


School: Junior/Pittsford Mendon
Position: Pitcher - Player of the Year
Highlights: Power pitcher led Vikings (23-3) to first Section V Class A crown and state runner-up finish.
Stats: Team MVP had 16-1 record; 0.85 ERA; 186 strikeouts in 135 innings; .367 batting average.
Academics: 90. Next: Another year left to secure scholarship.

School: Freshman/Fairport
Position: Pitcher
Parents: Jim and Marci Cleary.
Highlights: Tossed first varsity no-hitter vs. Webster Schroeder; grand slam against Canandaigua.  Section V Class AA Tournament MVP; first team All-County.
Stats: 152 strikeouts; 1.79 ERA; .475 batting average.
Academics: 94 average. Next: Basketball season.

School: Senior/Churchville-Chili
Position: Pitcher
Parents: Rick and Barb Consaul.
Highlights: Broke own school record with 18 strikeouts in a game for the Saints (14-6); named first team all-county.
Stats: 0.66 ERA with 246 strikeouts; batted .460.
Academics: 95 average. Next: Canisius College to study Digital Media Arts.

School: Senior/Northstar Christian
Position: Pitcher
Parents: John and Erin DiMartino.
Highlights:  Private-Parochial league player of the year was also Section V Class D2 tournament MVP for the Knights (15-3), who lost 1-0 to state-finalist Bolivar-Richburg in the Class D state-qualifier.
Stats: 0.25 ERA with 237 strikeouts and 2 perfect games; hit .540.
Academics: 98 average. Next: Liberty University with plans to major in nursing and play softball.

School: Sophomore/Webster Schroeder
Position: Pitcher
Parents: Valerie and Doug.
Highlights: Fourth-year player and four-time, first-team All-County pick led squad to Monroe County Division I title as team MVP.
Stats: 17-5 record, 0.92 ERA, 236 strikeouts in 144 innings, 7 shutouts; 4 no-hitters. She batted .392.
Academics: 96 average. Next: Should crack 1,000 career strikeouts next spring (has 896).

Sophomore/Greece Athena
Position: Shortstop
Parents: Curt and Colleen Johnson.
Highlights: Went 3-for-3 with a home run, a double and five RBI vs. Greece Olympia.
Stats: Batted .444 and had a .617 slugging percentage with 22 RBI; .909 fielding percentage.
Academics: 3.8 GPA

School: 8th Grade/Brockport
Position: Catcher
Parents: James and Jennifer Perry.
Highlights: Monroe County Division II regular season champions; Section V Class AA No. 1 seed. First-team All-Monroe County. In a game as a seventh-grader she threw out six baserunners.
Stats: .391 average with 15 RBI and five doubles.
Academics: 92 average

School: Senior/Gananda
Positon: Pitcher
Parents: Daryl and Dacia Quigley.
Highlights: Won Section V Class C championship and advanced to state semifinal. 2010 Wayne County co-Player of the Year.
Stats: 17-1 with a 0.93 ERA and 149 strikeouts. Led Gananda with six home runs and 40 RBI, batted .446.
Academics: 85 average. Next: MCC, to major in physical education.

School: Junior/Pittsford Mendon
Position: Second Baseman
Parents: Joseph and Amy Reese.
Highlights: Winning sectionals and making it to the Class A state final. 4-time first-team All-Monroe County.
Stats: .418 average and .506 on-base percentage.
Academics: 3.6 GPA.  Next: Verbally accepted scholarship from University of Arkansas; plans to study kinesiology and biomechanics.

Senior/Webster Schroeder
Position: Third Baseman
Parents: Rosemary and Bob (deceased) Switzer.
Highlights: The Monroe County Division I Player of the Year. Named Section V Tournament MVP after winning sectionals in 2007.
Stats: Batted .447 with a .750 slugging percentage for the divisional champion Warriors (17-6).
Academics: 3.2 GPA. Next: Gannon University, where she plans to study nursing.

Four students are repeat All Greater Rochester picks: Jen Consaul, Alissa Dixon, Maddie Reese and Vicki Switzer.

Read the complete article at the Democrat and Chronicle.


Honorable Mention

The following 24 Battery students received Honorable Mention:

  • Shauna Bardanis (Bishop Kearney)
  • Kristen Beikich (Brockport)
  • Courtney Budynas (Honeoye Fall Lima)
  • Courtney Case (Pittsford Mendon)
  • Theresa Clancy (Mercy)
  • Betsy Clark (Bishop Kearney)
  • Stephanie Clark (Webster Thomas)
  •  Megan Coffey (Greece Odyssey)
  • Alissa Davis (Holley)
  • Emily Farr (Irondequoit)
  • Jordan Gaisser (Brockport)
  • Lexi Haley (Aquinas)
  • Nicole Hart (Batavia Notre Dame)
  • Nina Korn (Greece Athena)
  • Morgan Lindaur (Fairport)
  • Lia Locey (Bishop Kearney)
  • Elizabeth Maier (Pittsford Sutherland)
  • Trisha Pike (Batavia Notre Dame)
  •  Kasey Pollot (Pittsford Mendon)
  • Nicole Rivera (Mercy)
  • Ryann Roach (Gananda)
  • Becca Sadler (Irondequoit)
  • Jordan Sarat (Caledonia Mumford)
  • Lindsay Stowell (Gananda)

As a small family owned and run business, we are proud to contribute to make reality the dreams of thousands of young people.

We are proud of The Battery students who through the years have signed with Division 1 colleges and universities; proud of those who signed professional contracts , and proud to have  a Battery-trained student in the major leagues.

We are proud of the lives we have touched and the friends we have made.

In Memoriam

John Tillinghast - 'Coach T'
1942 - 2012

John Tillinghast

Coach T's strong and steady presence has always guided the Battery family and thousands of young people. We are sustained by the strength and peace of knowing he is now in God's loving hands. You are forever in our hearts and by our side.

Rest in peace Coach.


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