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2021 - 2022 ACC Softball

The ACC Softball Team poses for a team photo before an intersquad game

2021-2022 Roster
Name Position Height Year Hometown/High School
Jerzie Belleville Infield  5'2 Freshman Rudyard
Mackenzie Bruning Pitcher/Infield 5'3 Freshman Rogers City
Britney Buczkowski Infield 5'6 Sophomore+ Onaway
Nikita Cordes Outfield 5'6 Sophomore Alpena
Mollie Girard Utility 5'4 Sophomore+ Alpena
Linnea Hentkowski Outfield 5'3 Sophomore+ Rogers City
Gillian Howard Outfield 5'4 Sophomore Petoskey
Melanie Morrison Pitcher/Utility 5'8 Freshman Hillman
Maddie Parr Catcher/Infield 5'3 Freshman Onaway
Jade Schultz Pitcher/Infield  5'10 Sophomore Alpena
Aubree Sheldon Outfield 5'5 Sophomore Alpena
Maddy Wilkinson Outfield  5'9 Freshman Kalkaska
Paige Wooden Catcher/Infield 5'7 Sophomore Stockbridge
Shelby Yoder Utility 5'5 Freshman Mio
Avery Zipp Catcher/Infield 5'7 Freshman Charlevoix


Fall 2021 Schedule

Sunday September 19 Home  Inter-squad Game   10 a.m.
Sunday September 19 Home Alumni Game 1 p.m.
Saturday September 25 @ Bay Norse Fall Classic vs. Bay
Bay Norse Fall Classic vs. MATC
9 a.m.
1 p.m.
Sunday September 26 @ Bay Norse Fall Classic vs. Gogebic
Bay Norse Fall Classic vs. NMU
9 a.m.
11 a.m.
2021-2022 EventsKickball Tournament - October 24th
Join the ACC Softball Team for a Kickball Tournament on Sunday, October 24th at the Huron Shores Baseball and Softball Complex (Behind Alpena Township Office located at 4385 US 23 North). The tournament starts at 11 a.m. and players must be there by 10:30 a.m. to check-in. Teams need to have between 8-10 players and all players must sign a waiver. Social distancing and face masks are required when not on the field. The cost is $20/player with the proceeds benefitting the ACC Softball Team. For more information visit the ACC Lumberjacks Softball Facebook page

Softball Camp - November 21st
Sunday, November 21st
Location: Aplex - 701 Woodward Ave, Alpena MI
6-12th grades 12-2 pm
Pitchers and Catchers (all age groups) 2-3 pm
K-5 grades 3-5 pm
If you have any questions please contact Coach Christin Sobeck at sobeckc@alpenacc.edu

Head Coach: Christin Sobeck - 4th YearChristen Sobeck

For the Alpena Wildcats, Sobeck won 10 letters (4 Softball, 4 Volleyball, 2 Basketball). At AHS she earned multiple records in the volleyball and softball record books.  This also included honors for each sport at the conference, district, regional levels including 1st Team All-State as a shortstop for softball. Sobeck was recruited to play division one softball at Central Michigan University to pursue her Secondary Education degree.

Awards earned at Central include being a 4-year starter as an outfielder, 2-time All-Mid-American Conference awards, 2005 MAC All-Conference Tournament Team, 5-time MAC West Division Player of the Week.  Sobeck graduated Central with a teaching degree and also multiple single-season and career records including tied for the all-time home run record, top 5 in doubles & RBI’s, top 10 in Triples, and earned herself the Team Strength & Conditions Awards sophomore through her senior year.

Before exploring Australia for her student teaching experience she returned to ACC and fulfilled her athletic eligibility and played on ACC’s volleyball team.  After all graduation requirements were completed she returned to Alpena with a teaching position. and continued her career with the USA Women’s Baseball team.

Sobeck continued her athletic career with the USA Women’s Baseball team.  She played at this elite level for women’s baseball and was the only member from Michigan.  She was a 5-time member of USA Women’s Baseball team, as a pitcher and outfielder. Sobeck has competed in 3 Friendship Baseball Tourneys with Canada, Japan and Australia and training sessions in North Carolina. In 2008 she traveled to the World Cup in Japan and helped Team USA win the bronze.  Later in 2010 Sobeck competed for Team USA in Venezuela’s World Cup and earned another bronze medal.

She is employed by Alpena Public Schools at the middle school as a home economics teacher.  In the last 13 years, Sobeck has also coached basketball (2 years), volleyball (12 years), and an assistant on the Alpena Varsity Softball program.  In 2015 she was inducted into the Alpena Sports Hall of Fame.

Sobeck is married to her husband Jason and has three children.

Assistant Coach: Mary Ellen Wozniak - 4th YearMary Ellen Wozniak
Athletic Director: Cindy DeRocher
Athletic Trainer: Maria Lindahl