New Hawks Website
Welcome to the Illinois Hawks Softball 2012-2013 Website. Illinois Hawk Softball's goals are to be the premier fastpitch softball organization in the Mid-west as well as a top Nationally recognized program known for exceptionally talented student athletes at all levels!READ MORE +
Hawks On The Move
Our Illinois Hawk Softball teams are on the move this fall and winter, heading to College Exposure Events all over the Midwest, from Chicago to St. Louis and New York to Orlando. The Illinois Hawks will have over 70 players traveling throughout the country trying to find that perfect fit - to continue their education and softball career at the next level - CollegeREAD MORE +
SPRING HAPPENINGS: 14U Mardorosian win ASA March Classic in Pekin, IL!
Illinois Hawks 14u Mardorosian team takes Championship at "ASA March Classic Tournament" in Pekin Illinois. Having to battle through a tough bracket and earn their way to the championship game, the girls showed up sunday morning and fought their way to the top by winning 3 consecutive games leading up to the championship game. It was hard fought game against a very good QC Firebird team.
It took a total team effort and the girls were up to the challenge. In the end, the Hawks prevailed winning by a score of 6 to 5 and capturing the title.
The Illinois Hawks May 10u take 2nd place at the Pekin Dome March Classic
On Saturday, the Hawks played the Havoc and won that game 12-5. Along with, the strong pitching of Jenna Judge and the hitting/base stealing of the rest of the Hawks, the team moved on to the next game.
The next game on Saturday was against the Chatham Heat. The Hawks had another strong showing, this time with their young Hawk pitcher, Ella Hoffman. She pitched 4 innings for the win, 11-7!! Larissa Ortiz’s homerun blew the game wide open for the Hawks to win their second game in a row on Saturday.
On Sunday, the Hawks faced the Glen Ed Sliders. Hawks impressively won that game 12-0, with the powerful pitching of Abby Dunning. Abby struck out 5 of the Glen Ed Sliders. The Hawks had 8 hits that game.
The Championship game was against the Milan Aces. Even with the combination of pitchers Kam Gonzales and Jenna Judge, the Hawks just didn’t have enough fire power this game to rise above the Milan Aces. The final score was 8-5.
All in all, the new Hawk 10u team played very well and showed that they belonged in the Championship!
Judge 16u at ESPN Wild World of Sports
This November, the Hawks Judge 16u traveled to Florida to the ESPN sports for a very large late fall college exposure event. The event had some of the best known colleges in the country and allowed the Hawks to be seen by at least 50 of college programs.
The college programs that the Hawks made contact with are, Alabama, Alabama State, Arkansas, Boston University, Bryant University California, Chattanooga, Coastal Carolina, Colgate, Dartmouth, Elon Florida, Florida Atlantic, Florida Gulf Coast, Florida State University, Francis Marion University, George Washington, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Illinois, Illinois State, Indiana State, Iona, James Madison, Lipscomb, Louisville, Marshall, Mercer College, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Northwestern, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Polk State, Princeton, South Alabama, South Carolina, Southern Illinois, St. Peter's College, Tennessee, U Mass, UAB, University of Albany, Utah State, Valparaiso, Villanova, Wisconsin
Overall it was a great event and allowed the Illinois Hawks to become better known to many colleges not just for the 16u Judge team, but for all our other teams in the future.