Softball - Varsity

Overview

WMA Softball pitcher delivers a pitch to the batterWilbraham & Monson Academy Softball was established shortly after the merger of the two schools in 1971 and developed substantially after the arrival of Coach Don Kelly in 1977. The team is part of the Western New England Prep School Softball Association (WNEPSSA) and plays a competitive schedule that includes Class A, B and C schools. In the 2010 season, the Titan Softball program earned the fourth seed in the WNEPSSA Class C tournament, reached the final of the Class B tournament in 2014 and won the New England Class B title in 2016.

Philosophy

The focus of the program is on developing solid defense skills, fundamental hitting, and aggressive base running. Through the course of a season, there is strong emphasis placed on developing sustained physical and mental effort, learning to improve individual skills and team performance, and learning how to react positively to mistakes. An essential component of a Titan Softball practice is to build and maximize physical ability. Each day, through practice and training, we look to develop the ten recognized general physical skills: coordination, agility, balance, accuracy, power, speed, flexibility, endurance, stamina, and strength.

Titans Softball is always looking for the opportunity to meet student-athletes who have a strong work ethic in the classroom and on the athletic field, and share with them the opportunities that exist here at WMA. The Academy has a long tradition of academic excellence and very strong college placement, and we have many student-athletes who go on and continue playing their sport in college. If you are interested in learning more about the Titan Softball program, please feel free to contact Coach Jim Gouin by email at jgouin@wma.us.

Stoneleigh game, April 1

Northfield game, April 24

Ethel Walker game, April 17


Captains: Julia Puppolo '20, Payton Sharon '20

Managers: Claire Casey '20, Hong Lihn Duong '21

1

Lanlan

Hai

2023

Beijing

China

2

Margaret

Kuhn

2020

East Longmeadow

MA

8

Vanessa

Gwozdzik

2020

Monson

MA

9

Grace-Marie

Gouin

2020

Wilbraham

MA

10

Payton

Sharon

2020

East Longmeadow

MA

11

Tatum

Perkins

2021

Enfield

CT

15

Autumn

Venne

2021

East Longmeadow

MA

19

Emily

Fallon

2020

Agawam

MA

22

Julia

Puppolo

2020

Springfield

MA

23

Lauren

Jamal

2020

Dhahran

Saudi Arabia

24

Gabrielle

Pierce

2024

Endfield

CT


Kayla

Makkiya

2025

Belchertown

MA


Mariana

Mujica

2025

Westfield

MA

Head coach - Jim Gouin

Assistant coach - Meaghan Cavanaugh

2016
  • Class B champion
  • All-League: Emma Kindblom, Marissa Fabbo
  • WNEPSSA All-Star: Carly Venditti (game MVP)
2015
  • Class B semifinalist
  • All-League: Emma Kindblom, Carly Venditti
2014
  • Class B finalist
  • All-League: Emma Kindblom, Erin Demers
2013
  • WNEPSGSBA All-Star Game: Emma Kindblom

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