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Thang Nguyen

Thang Nguyen

Head Coach

Phone: 507-398-3408 (cell)

Don Jochum

Don Jochum

JV-Squad Head Coach

Phone: 507-951-1631 (cell)

Brendan Adams

Brendan Adams

Varsity Asst Coach

Phone: 507-291-0224 (cell)

Dave Campion

Dave Campion

9th Grade Coach

Phone: 507-696-7607

Mike Breitbach

Mike Breitbach

Assistant Coach

Phone: 507-358-7115 (cell)

Softball Field / Cage Cleanup

Cleanup and preparation for Winter will be done on the softball field on Tuesday, Nov 8th, 4pm - 5pm.  Includes taking down and storing the cage net, rolling up and securing the windscreens, removal and storing the padding from the backstop, and storing practice screens.  Any help is appreciated.

Reminder that Tuesday is also Election Day -- so all eligible voters are encouraged to vote before or after the field cleanup and make your voice heard!

2023 Season / Schedule Early Preview

Practice for the 2023 season will start on Monday March 13th.  Typically we would take off the Friday before Spring Break (March 31st) and restart on the Wednesday or Thursday of Spring Break (April 5th/6th).  But that is always dependent on game schedule and weather.  Right now our first game is scheduled for Tuesday April 4th (during Spring Break).

Most of our games are on Tues and Thurs with 5pm game starts.  But there are some exceptions (Monday, Friday, Saturday games).  And weather always causes changes in the schedule during the Spring.

See this link for current Softball game schedule across Varsity, JV and C-Squad (9A).  As non-conference, tournaments are scheduled they will be updated on this schedule (think early 2023).

JM Softball Game Schedule - All Levels

Breaking News / Updates

Varsity/JV - End of Season

Thank you to Coach Adams for hosting our end of the season celebration. We passed out athletic letters, watched a season slideshow / video, enjoyed great food, and announced our team season award winners.

Team Award Winners:
Miss JM Softball MVP - Jenna Boisen (sr)
Miss JM Rookie of the Year - Alexa Johnson (jr)
Miss Will to Win Athlete - Claire Evans (sr)
Miss Hustle Athlete - Sami Salsman (jr)
Miss Team Player - Claire Evans (sr) & Elli Biermeier (sr)
Miss Winning Attitude - Claire Evans (sr) & Elli Biermeier (sr)
Miss Golden Glove - Taylor Adams (jr)
Miss Golden Arm - Kate Novak (so)
Miss Speedy Gonzalez - Dez Dotterwick (jr)
Miss Sunshine - Jadyn Currie (sr), Claire (sr), Elli (sr)
Miss Most Improved - Jordan Marlow (so)

Finally, we announced two Captains for the 2023 season (with potential for more in the future):
- Taylor Adams, senior
- Kate Novak, junior

End of Season - C-Squad

The C-Squad season has come to an end, and we will have a final team gathering / turn in uniforms & equipment / and pizza party on Monday May 23rd. Meet at 3:45pm and plan to be done by 5pm.

JM Softball Fundraising

Consider supporting our program thru a tax deductible donation and thru socializing our JM Softball program on social media. We appreciate your support and thank you in advance. Our 2022 Fundraiser thru GiveButter is live and will be available thru out the season. Those wishing to support our program directly can make checks payable to JM Softball and give to any player or coach.

JM Softball 2022 Fundraising Campaign link.

We also have Kwik Trip gift cards, great for purchasing gas, that support our program. Kwik Trip cards are available in $25, $50, $100 increments. You buy a $100 card, you get $100 in gas or food from Kwik Trip -- and we get 5% - 15% for our program.

Please contact us (jmfastpitch@gmail.com) to arrange the purchase of Kwik Trip gift cards today. Give the gift of gas!

Varsity Game Scorecasts

Use the link below to see the iScore game information, replay, etc from all JM Softball varsity contests.  This link will work thru a computer browser.  On a mobile device or tablet, install the iScore Central application -- then search for "Rochester John Marshall".  iScore Central application link - Apple or Android.

Generally the scorecast will only be available after the game has completed versus live scoring due to lack of internet connection from the venues.  But if we have a live connection you will be able to see live game scoring.

http://iscorecast.com/?c=ux6v3ufnbt

JM Softball 2021 Finale


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 Recent Results 2022 Big Nine Conf Overall
Mon May 9th Winona 10-1 18-1
  Mankato East 10 vs Century 1 Mankato West 10-1 15-4
  Albert Lea 18 vs Glenville-Emmons 21 Mankato East 9-2 16-4
  Faribault 1 vs St. Peter 11  1   d Northfield 8-3 11-9
Tue May 10th Mayo 7-4 11-7
  Winona 11-8 vs Austin 0-0 1 Owatonna 7-4 12-8
  Mankato East 10-18 vs Albert Lea 0-3 Red Wing 4-7 9-11
  Mayo 4 vs Century 0 Century 4-7 5-13
  Faribault 5 vs Red Wing 1   Faribault 3-8 5-12
  Mankato West 11 vs Northfield 2 John Marshall 2-9 5-15
Wed May 11 Austin 1-10 1-14
  Red Wing 0 vs Mankato East 6 Albert Lea 1-10 1-14

Motivate Yourself To Be Your Best

What are you going to do with your chance: https://youtu.be/IN-uQLCv2dw

One day you won't ... so give it all today: https://youtu.be/FNBJ6Ink9KE

Believe in yourself.  Focus on yourself.  Motivate yourself.  https://youtu.be/Bum4sd9drJs

Anatomy Of A Teammate

What kind of teammate are you... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_iM05vVP84

"I'm looking for players who make their teammates better. You do that with enthusiasm and passion ..."  Mike Kryzewski

Anatomy Of Romero's Swing

Take a look at this great breakdown of one of the best hitters in softball - Sierra Romero from the University of Michigan.  A nice image of what she focuses on and feels on each swing, a video showing those points in motion.  She also discusses her mentality to her at bats.

Defying Doubt

Determination, hard work, belief in yourself can overcome doubts that others may see in you...  https://youtu.be/CdDsg69weRo