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Carl Sandburg College's softball program began in 1977 and has advanced to the region tournament finals three times in its history. Home games are played at the William "Bill" Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex on the Main Campus in Galesburg.

Arrowhead Conference Champions
Region IV Tournament runner-up

1989, 2012, 2016


2020-21 Softball Roster
Softball roster
High School
00 Emma Wolfe IF/P So. Dunlap, Ill. Dunlap
1 Jaci Fletcher IF So. Oquawka, Ill. West Central
2 Gracie Rademacker IF Fr. Green Valley, Ill. Midwest Central
4 Kayla Wolf IF/C Fr. Chillicothe, Ill. Illinois Valley Central
6 Shelby Glover OF So. Elmwood, Ill. Elmwood
8 Alycea Burnett IF/OF Fr. Knoxville, Ill. Knoxville
9 Kelsey Hobson OF So. Bartonville, Ill. Limestone
10 Rylee Krebsbach OF/P So. Aledo, Ill. Sherrard
11 Cassie Kirman C/IF So. Chillicothe, Ill. Illinois Valley Central
12 Julia Vosburgh C/IF So. Woodstock, Ill. Woodstock
14 Mackenzie Springsteen Util. Fr. Sperry, Iowa Mediapolis
15 Gabrielle Blanchard IF Fr. South Pekin, Ill. Pekin
16 Chelsey Catton P/IF Fr. Pekin, Ill. Pekin
20 Megan McIntire C/IF So. Oquawka, Ill. West Central
22 Maddi Benson IF Fr. Spring Bay, Ill. Metamora
24 Alyssa Conness P/IF So. LaSalle, Ill. LaSalle-Peru
30 Lacyn Durst IF Fr. Elmwood, Ill. Elmwood
33 Elly Olson OF Fr. Altona, Ill. Galva
43 Allison Day P/IF Fr. Beecher City, Ill. St. Anthony
Carmyn Baldwin IF Fr. Lewistown, Ill. Lewistown

Head coach: Todd Winkler
Assistant coach: Brea Simkins

2020-21 Softball Schedule

Spring Season

Overall record: 11-25
Arrowhead Conference: 9-9

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Last updated: May 14

Spring softball schedule
Thursday, Feb. 25 11 a.m. Spoon River Pekin (Avanti's Dome) L, 17-0
L, 13-0
Monday, April 5 2 p.m. Spoon River HOME L, 13-2
L, 20-6
Tuesday, April 6 3 p.m. Black Hawk* HOME W, 11-2
L, 13-5
Friday, April 16 3 p.m. DuPage HOME L, 9-0
L, 7-3 (9)
Saturday, April 17 Noon Madison HOME L, 11-3
L, 17-4
Sunday, April 18 Noon Bryant & Stratton Wauwatosa, Wis. L, 8-0
L, 19-0
Wednesday, April 21 3 p.m. Sauk Valley* HOME L, 12-3
L, 11-3
Thursday, April 22 3 p.m. Black Hawk* Moline W, 8-5
L, 16-7
Friday, April 23 3 p.m. Highland* HOME W, 8-5
W, 17-9
Sunday, April 25 Noon Waubonsee Sugar Grove L, 9-1
L, 11-10
Monday, April 26 3 p.m. Sauk Valley* Dixon L, 8-1
L, 5-4 (8)
Tuesday, April 27 3 p.m. Illinois Valley* Oglesby L, 12-8
L, 10-2
Wednesday, April 28 3 p.m. Kishwaukee* Malta W, 10-2
Friday, April 30 2 p.m. Lake County Grayslake W, 12-10
W, 12-3
Saturday, May 1 Noon Spoon River Canton L, 8-0
L, 8-0
Tuesday, May 4 3 p.m. Kishwaukee* HOME W, 4-2
Wednesday, May 5 3 p.m. Illinois Valley* HOME W, 6-2
W, 17-15
Friday, May 7 3 p.m. Highland* Freeport W, 6-5
L, 4-3
Region IV Tournament
Tuesday, May 11 1 p.m. Morton (best-of-3 quarterfinals) Cicero L, 11-10
L, 13-12 (8)

 (All games doubleheaders)

*Arrowhead Conference


Coaching Staff


Todd Winkler

Head Coach

Todd Winkler has been Sandburg's head softball coach since 2005. Under Winkler, the Chargers won the first Arrowhead Conference championship in program history (2019) and advanced to the Region IV tournament championship in 2012 and 2016. Winkler grew up outside of Alexis and is a graduate of Alexis High School and Western Illinois University. He also serves as Sandburg's head volleyball coach. Winkler lives on his family farm outside of Alexis and has two daughters, Kayla and Kelsey.