Kiel Softball

A young and eager Raider softball team takes to the diamond this spring under head coach Pam Erickson. Look for continued improvement in this program as Kiel aims upwards in the Eastern Wisconsin Conference.

The Raider softball preview:

Head Coach: Pam Erickson

2019 REVIEW: Kiel posted a 3-18 overall record and took seventh in the conference at 2-12. Senior shortstop Emily Suchan received honorable mention All-EWC, the only Raider to get a post season honor. Other seniors were Olivia Klein, Grace Swanson and Jess Lemke. Kellie Walsdorf would have been a senior last year.

2021 PREVIEW: A fairly young rosters as nine of the 15 players are undercalssmen. Seniors are Erin Swanson, Emily Swanson, Elizabeth Suchan, Kasey Schaefer, Analiese Olig and Andrea Meyer. Carleen Meyer is the lone junior. Sophomores are Emma Adleman and Emily Endries. The frosh include Paige Wilkens, Addison Karls, Jaidyn Spencer, Lauren Olig, Chloe Meyer and Addison Kautzer.

Coach Erickson believes her team can make a move up in the standings, but defending champ Chilton remains the team to beat.

FIRST GAMES: Kiel won its EWC and season opener in impressive fashion downing visiting Sheboygan Falls, 15-2. Addison Karls, Elizabeth Suchan, Kasey Schaefer and Analiese Olig all had two hits. Erin Swanson was the winning pitcher.

The Raiders lost in the EWC Jamboree in Manitowoc to Two Rivers, 13-2, and New Holstein, 12-4. They also lost a rematch to the Huskies and a home contest to Winnebago Lutheran.

Kiel Softball Schedule

(Games at 4:30 pm unless otherwise indicated)

April 27- Home vs. Sheboygan Falls

April 28- EWC Jamboree at Manitowoc

vs. Two Rivers, 12 pm

vs. New Holstein, 2 pm

April 29- Home vs. Winnebago Lutheran, 5 pm

May 1- at Kewaskum Tournament, 10 am

May 3- Home vs. Hilbert/Stockbridge

May 4- Home vs. Manitowoc Roncalli

May 6- Home vs. Brillion

May 7- at Valders

May 8- at New Holstein Invitational, 10 am

May 10- at Chilton

May 13- at Brillion

May 15- at Manitowoc Roncalli Tournament, 9 am

May 17- at Sheboygan Falls

May 20- at Ozaukee

May 21- at Two Rivers

May 24- at Manitowoc Roncalli

May 27- Home vs. Valders

June 1- Home vs. Chilton

June 7- Home vs. Reedsville

June 9- WIAA Division 3 Regional First Round, TBA

June 14- WIAA Division 3 Regional Semifinals, TBA

June 16- WIAA Division 3 Regional Championship, TBA

June 21- WIAA Division 3 Sectional Semifinal, TBA

June 23- WIAA Division 3 Sectional Final at Chilton

June 28-30- WIAA State Tournament, site is TBA

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