• Monroe Lightning 16U takes 2nd place at the Monroe Lightning Summer Slugfest (8 teams)
  • Monroe Lightning 16U takes 3rd place at the USSSA WI State Open Tournament (16 Teams)
  • Monroe Lightning 16U are the Champions of the USSSA Northern IL State Tournament (32 teams)
  • Monroe Lightning 16U takes 4th place at the ASA WI State Tournament (26 Teams)
  • Monroe Lightning 16U takes 3rd place at the Vernon Hills Stingers Tournament (20 Teams)


Former Monroe Lightning Players in College

Kristen Udelhofen

Clarke University (NAIA)

Taylor O'Leksy

Madison College (NJCAA D-II)

Highland College (NJCAA D-II)

Kayla Updike

Edgewood College (NCAA D-III)

Alysha Monahan

Highland College (NJCAA D-II)

Rachel DeJongh

Edgewood College (NCAA D-III)

Courtney Swalve

Highland College (NJCAA D-II)

Megan Schlueter

University of Dubuque (NCAA D-III)

Tayshia Taylor 

Highland College (NJCAA D-II) and UW-Whitewater (NCAA III)

Laura Melville

University of Dubuque (NCAA D-III)

Morgan Adolph

Rock Valley College (NJCAA D-III)

Hailey Kleppe

Edgewood College (NCAA D-III)

Ally Renforth

Clarke University (NAIA)

Allie Taylor

University of Wisconsin Green Bay (NCAA D-I)

Hailee Frey

University of Wisconsin Green Bay (NCAA D-I)

Melissa Brandt

Clarke University (NAIA)


Taylor O'Leksy Signs with

Highland College!



Alysha Monahan Signs with

Highland College


Kristen Udelhofen Signs with

Clarke University!


2014 MLK Tournament Champions!

WI Dells Dome


Monroe Lightning defeated the West Salem Panthers and Elgin Heat in Pool Play Saturday.   Then beat the WI Xplozion (3-0), Madison Kaos (1-0), and the Northern ICE Premier (10-2) in the finals on Sunday!

Great Tournament and what a Fun Weekend!

Indoor Season record (7-3-1)

Midnight Rumbles at the Dome at the Park Rosemont IL Dec 6th and Jan 3rd

2013 Monroe Lightning 18U Tournament Season (19-10)

ASA Don Pollard Memorial Tournament: Consolation Champions

USSSA SYA Fury Firecracher Frenzy Open Tournament: 1st Place

USSSA Northern IL Class A State Tournament: 3rd Place

ASA WI State Tournament: 4th Place

ASA Northern Nationals: 7th Place


2013 ASA 18U Northern Nationals Rochester MN...what a great group ...great girls...great ball players...super fans and parents. Finished 4-2 at Nationals and ended up 7th place! Great Job Laides!

2013 USSSA Northern IL 18U Class A State Tournament 3rd Place


3rd Place in a very strong tournament. Tough last game...lost 2-0 in 10 innings. Monroe Lightning also recieved the sportsmanship award for the tournament...very classy ladies!

Congratulations to Tayshia Taylor and Rachel DeJongh for being selected to the All-Tournament Team!

2013 USSSA Fury Firecracker 18U Open Tournament Champions!

Great Job Ladies...what a grewling day of softball. 6 games in one day! Came up short in the first game of the tournament and then never lost again! What a championship game...2-1 over SYA Fury 18u!

Winter Games at "The Dome at the Park" Rosemont IL

Monroe Lightning 18U played 3 games in Decemeber and February at the

"Dome at the Park" Rosemont IL. Record 4-1-1.

December...Monroe 4 McHenry County Heatwave 3, Monroe 3 LT Blazers 3, Monroe 1 IL Bash Gold 4

February...Monroe 5 Tinley Park Rockers 1, Monroe 4 Naperville Diamondbacks 0, Monroe 9 Glen View Titans 3

​2012 Monroe Lightning 16U Tournament Season (30-12)

2nd Place ASA Monroe Lightning Summer Slugfest (8 Teams)

3rd Place USSSA Wisconsin State Tournament (16 Teams)

1st Place USSSA Northern IL State Tournament (32 Teams)

5th Place ASA Wisconsin State Tournament (26 Teams)

3rd Place USSSA Vernon Hills Stingers Tournament (20 Teams)

9th Place ASA 16U B Northern Nationals Tournament (47 teams/10 States)

2012 USSSA Northern IL 16U Class B State Tournament Champions!

Monroe Lightning defeats the Crystal Lake Tidal Wave 9-3 in the Championship Game! Great Job Ladies!

Congratulations to Chandra McGuire for being selected "Tournament MVP", Kristen Udelhofen "Tournament Outstanding Pitcher", and Taylor O'Leksy, Ellie Groseen, Kari Jordan, and Becca Armstrong for making the "All Tournament Team". Wow did we bring home the hardware!!!!

Synergy Networks Team: Chula Vista Holiday Xpolzion 16U Indoor Tournament...2nd place.

December 27, 2011
2nd Place at the 2011 Holiday Xplozion 16U Indoor Tournament...Synergy Networks defeated Base Knox 12-3, Powerhouse Fastpitch 2-1, Bolingbrook Fury Black 6-4, Junior Phoenix 3-1 and lost in the Championship Game 5-0 to Big Dog Express. Great Job and a fun time in the Wisconsin Dells.

Synergy Networks Team: Chula Vista Fall Xplozion 18U Indoor Tournament...3rd Place

3rd Place 2011 Fall Xplozion 18U Indoor Tournament. Synergy Networks defeated Wisconsin Bandits 4-3, Richmond Rockets 6-5, Rockford Adrenaline 10-3 but lost to the Wisconsin Bandits the second time around 4-2...great job ladies!

2010 SCGSL 14U Champions...2-0 over Sun Prairie in the title game! Great Job Ladies!

2010 14U Record (38-8)

South Central Girls Softball League Champions (2 years straight)

SCGSL Southern Division Champions (3 years in a row)

Monroe Fastpitch Summer Slugfest Champions!

Oregon Spring Smash Champions!

92 Rage Chicks with Sticks 3rd Place

Stoughton Fall Festival Tournament Champions!

Hitter's 14U Indoor Tournament Champions!

2010 Monroe Fastpitch Summer Slugfest Champions

8-3 Victory over the Beach Park Thunder (IL)in the Title Game!

2010 Oregon Spring Smash Tournament Champions

Exciting 4-3 victory in 8 innings over the Hartland Lady Hawks!

2010 "Chicks with Sticks" Tournament 3rd Place...Milton WI

Monroe went 4-1 with wins over the Darien Fuzion, SYA-Fury (IL), Barrington Blast (IL) and a 7-0 win in the 3rd place game vs the Wisconsin Twisters. GREAT JOB!! Sharp looking new uniforms!

Synergy Networks Team...2010 Stoughton Fall Festival Champions

2010 Stoughton Fall Festival Champions Synergy Networks claimed victories over the Stoughton Storm, Green Bay Crush, Wisconsin Bandits and twice over the Lil' Town Twisterz (IL). Great Job!

2010 Hitter's Sportsplex U-14 Indoor Tournament Champions

Great job defeating the Milton Hustle, and Sun Prairie Cardinals in Pool Play, and then winning the Chapionship Game vs Lakeland Legends.

2009 SCGSL Champions

7-5 win over the Baraboo Thunder....Super Game!

2009 U-14 Season

Record (23-12)

2009 SCGSL League Champions!

2009 SCGSL U-14 Southern Division Champions!

Southern Division Record 8-0...Undefeated two years in a row!

Pearl City Tournament 2nd Place

Monroe Fastpitch Summer Slugfest 4th Place

Beaver Dam Tornado Tournament 4th Place

2009 Pearl City Tournament 2nd Place

Ellie slaps her way on base during the 2009 Pearl City Sluggers Tournament

T.O. driving in the 1st Run vs Waupun ( Monroe 7 Waupun 6 )

Amanda digs for third base vs Lena (IL)

Chandra is ready to steal a base during the Iowa City Slammers Tournament

Becca throws her nasty change up vs Pearl City Sluggers ( Monroe 4 Pearl City 3 )

2008 U-12 Season

Record (20-14)

Pearl City Tournament Consolation Champions

Waunakee Fastpitch Fury Tournament 3rd Place

Kennedy Classic Tournament 5th Place

2009 SCGSL U-12 Southern Division Champions!

Southern Division Record 7-0