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Creston, IA—Colfax-Mingo infielder Sydnie Fahrney made it official last week, she will be joining Head Coach Lindsay Stumpff and the Southwestern Community College Spartans for the 2014-15 softball season.
Fahrney received a wealth of athletic honors during high school. She was named first team all-conference softball her junior and senior years and was named second team all-conference her sophomore year. She was a five-year varsity letter winner in softball. In basketball, she was named honorable mention all-conference her senior year and was a varsity letter winner all four years. In volleyball, she was named honorable mention all-conference her junior and senior years. In track, she was a two-year varsity letter winner. Fahrney received the outstanding female athlete award for four years and was the recipient of the Kathy Baerenwald Berg Memorial Award for Outstanding Female Athlete.
“I chose Southwestern because I was really interested in playing softball and I liked the small campus,” Fahrney stated. “It’s more cost effective than a university, so I will finish my two years and then transfer. I have also known other people who attended SWCC and liked it a lot.”
Fahrney is the daughter of Dannette and Eric Fahrney of Colfax.
Pictured (L to R):
Sitting – Sydnie Fahrney and Dannette Fahrney
Standing – Eric Fahrney and Lindsay Stumpff, SWCC head softball coach
Creston, IA—Last week, Southwestern Community College Head Softball Coach Lindsay Stumpff announced Brook Rychnovsky, recent Mount Ayr High School graduate, will be joining the Spartans softball program for the 2014-15 school year.
Rychnovsky comes in as a versatile player having been on the field at second base, shortstop, left field, and center field. During high school, Rychnovsky was a multi-sport athlete lettering in basketball, cross country, softball, track and volleyball. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Academic All-Conference, and second team all-conference in basketball. She has the eighth all-time best cross country time at Mt. Ayr High School. In addition, she was named the 2013-14 Mount Ayr High School homecoming queen.
She is the daughter of Mark and Tammy Rychnovsky of Diagonal.
Pictured: Sitting (L to R) – Mark, Brook, and Tammy Rychnovsky
Standing - Lindsay Stumpff, SWCC head softball coach, and Ranae Klinkefus, Mt. Ayr High School softball coach
Wayne High School pitcher Breanna Fortune made it official last week, she will soon be a Spartan at Southwestern Community College. Fortune signed a letter of intent to play softball at SWCC starting with the fall 2014 semester.
Fortune, a four-sport athlete in high school, has received a number of awards and honors for athletics, as well as academics. She was a member of the 18U USSSA National Softball Championship team, three-year unanimous first team Pride of Iowa All-Conference pitcher, four-year all-district team in softball, first and second team all-state pitcher, two-year member of the Wayne High School state qualifying softball team, Pride of Iowa second team volleyball setter, two-year second team Pride of Iowa All-Conference basketball, Pride of Iowa conference champion in track, two-year state qualifier in track, and a four-year varsity letter winner in volleyball, basketball, track, and softball. In addition, Fortune was named to the Pride of Iowa All-Academic Team in volleyball, basketball, track, and softball every year she has been eligible.
Southwestern Community College Head Softball Coach Lindsay Stumpff announced recently Brennan Banks of Wayne will be joining the Spartans softball program for the 2014-15 school year.
Banks, who will be a May 2014 graduate of Wayne Community High School, plays catcher and third base. During high school, she received all-conference outfield, all conference infield, all-district softball, all-state infield, and has been a four-year varsity letter winner. She has also excelled academically being named to the A Honor Roll, as well as being a member of the National Honor Society, the Wayne Athletic Leadership Council, and the Student Council.