Last Updated: February 9, 2016
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Battery Lightning Softball is a travel organization designed to develop next level skills and assist players with their recruiting process.  Preparing girls for college softball through high level training and competition. 

 

 

Please join us in congratulating Nicole Carty on her commitment to a great school and program at

Case Western in OH!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As we have always stated at the Battery Lightning our focus is to prepare the young ladies within our organization for college softball the best we can through training and level of play and guide and help them with the recruiting process when that time comes.  Deciding on a college to commit to is a very individual and unique decision that has many variables such as Academic Goals, Major of Choice, Cost, Comfort Level with school Environment, Softball program…and so much more and too many to list.  This is why we tell our athletes to focus on what is important to them and not anyone else and not to get too wrapped up in what Division of softball.  This is also why we celebrate all of these decisions no matter what level of NCAA Athletics their school of choice might be in.  “Pick a good school/academic fit and be a wanted/recruited addition to the softball program”.  The gratification is seeing these young ladies meet their academic and athletic goals and beyond that their success after college and seeing them when they come back to work with our kids or simply just visit and say hello. 

 

With the class of 2016 we have many commitments of all levels of play from what is a very large class of graduates for us.  We are clearly proud of each and every one of them.  This year we have a unique situation in a past and current player that has made what we feel is a very mature and humble decision.  Catie Tobin has committed to continue her education and attend Northwood University in Midland Michigan.  Despite being a very talented player who would be a great fit on many collegiate teams including with the Timberwolves- Catie will have little time for that.  Why? Catie will be participating in the Honors program in a dual major in an accelerated program where she will earn her BBA and MBA all within 4 years.  Despite her love for the game she has elected to take this route and we are very proud of Catie.  Join us in celebrating Catie and all of our 2016 athletes as they make these important decisions on their next step in life.  We are proud of them all!!!

 Please join us in congratulating Catie Tobin '16

 

 Please join us in congratulating Halie Mariano '16 on her commitment to:

BUCKNELL

 

 

Please join us in congratulating Peyton Bellrose '16 on her commitment to:

LeMoyne

 

 

Please join us in congratulating Ally Nicolosi '16 on her commitment to:

LeMoyne

 

 

Please join us in congratulating Brooke Wolff '16 on her commitment to:

GENESEO

 

Please join us in congratulating Madison Hilimire '16 on her commitment to:

HARTFORD

 

Please join us in congratulating Katie Yudin '16 on her commitment to:

FREDONIA

 

Please join us in congratulating Victoria Allocco '16 on her commitment to:

EDINBORO

 

Please join us in congratulating Adrianna Dilal '16 on her commitment to:

KUTZTOWN

 

 

Please join us in congratulating Devin and Deshae Jones '16 on their commitment to:

MANSFIELD

 

 Please join us in congratulating Kennedy Lamb '16 on her commitment to:

UMBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 It's all about the drills and fundamentals!

 

 

 

 

"Working hard, playing hard and playing up!!!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proud Battery Lightning Alumni:

 

Lauren Floyd '15- Lemoyne

 

 

 

Aidan Falk '14-  Michigan

 

 

Kelsey Johnson '14- Syracuse

 

 

Morgan Phillips '14-  St Bonaventure

 

Meg Murray '14 (2014 Season)- Cornell

 

 

Tess Andrews '14- Lemoyne

 

 

Claire Van NewKirk '14- SUNY Geneseo

 

Deanna Palma '14 (2014 Season)- SUNY Geneseo

 

 

Kayla Kibling- University of Rochester

 

 

Lindsay Wachna '14- College at Brockport

 

 Sam Broking '13- Albany

 

Lacey Clark '13- Hofstra

 

Mackenzie Cleary '13- St John's

 

Katherine Ghyzel '13- Arcadia

 

Des Gonzalez '13- St Bonaventure

 

Kalet Lenart '13- Edinboro

 

Kiera Lorenzo '13- St Bonaventure

 

Rosie Phillips '13- Cortland

 

Anna Valentine '13- RIT

 

Ali Van Giesen '13- Niagara

 

Katie Brennan '12- Geneseo

 

Teresa Clancy '12- Pittsburgh

 

Alyssa Dixon '12- RIT

 

Riley Johnson '12- Syracuse

 

Carly Pike '12- Nazareth

 

Leah Saavedra '12- Cortland

 

Brooke Keller '11- MCC

 

Maddie Reese '11 (Lightning '07-'09)-Iowa State

 

Des Maldonado '11- Niagara

 

Liana Casciani '10- Ithaca

 

Alyssa Davis '10- MCC

 

 

Meg Kane '10- MCC

 

 

Nina Korn '10- U of Rochester

 

Lia Locey '10- John Carroll

 

Kelsey McManus '10- RIT

 

Trish Pike '10- John Carroll 

 

***We have only just begun!  2010 was our 1st graduation class*** 

The evolution continues- Development, Stability, Results= Battery Lightning Softball!

 

 


 

 

At Battery Lightning Softball we are 100% about development and training.  Fast paced, well thought out and detailed workouts designed to make your athlete a better softball player.  We work with and talk to some of the best resources out there in the college ranks and are endorsed by them for our efforts.  From proper base running technique in all situations to very detailed form drills at all positions. Drills such as 2 Ball, Triangle Drill, 9 Point, Footwork, Glovework, Flips & Turns, Infield Action, Tandom Cuts, For Catchers- Proper Receiving/Blocking, Bow and Arrow, Duck Walk, Slap Hitter Drills... and the list goes on and on. We do this with our "top-down" training program meaning no matter which team your daughter plays on from 12U on up they get the same high level training and development.  Designed to develop kids for college level softball and benefit the HS programs our kids play for. 

                       

                

                      

                      

                                                           

 

Playing on a top organization is one thing, development and them making you a better and more prepared player is another.  Whether our players go on to play D-3 or sign D-2 or D-1 we are proud of them all.  Our job is to make them better, more prepared players and the results speak for themselves.

 

 


 

 

 


 

***Check out this nice endorsement from the Atlantic 10 Softball Blog.  Special thanks to this site and the many conferences and coaches recognizing the Battery Lightning players and all of their hard work.  We have had a tremendous amount of positive endorsements such as this over the last couple years including travel players from all over being pointed in our direction from coaches in the Big East, ACC, MAAC, A-10...  Big Thank You from the Battery Lightning organization!!!

 

http://atlantic10softball.blogspot.com/

 

Monday, April 29, 2013

Morgan Phillips verbals to St. Bonaventure

The Battery Lightning-St. Bonaventure connection continues as 2014 catcher Morgan Phillips has verballed to the Bonnies.

Phillips is a 2014 catcher who plays for the Battery Lightning and Cicero-North Syracuse High School. Phillips comes from an impressive high school and travel ball program and she should be an impressive addition to the Bonnies. Phillips is a right handed power hitter who should hit some long balls when she gets to Olean.
***The Battery Lightning is a fairly new travel ball program, but they have already had some impressive results. They have recently had players commit to Michigan, Syracuse, and Hofstra among others. The Battery Lightning recently had Kiera Lorenzo and Des Gonzalez sign with St. Bonaventure for next season. Phillips joins Josie Borysevicz in the Bonnies 2014 recruiting class.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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