Coach: Chuck Wallace (fourth year)

Conference: KVAC Class: A

Last year’s results: 7-9 (lost in Eastern A quarterfinals)

Returning athletes: Seniors — Addie Brinkman (1b), Rachelle Bator (OF), Moesha Harrington (OF/UT), Brandi Harris (C), Mariah Martin (2b), Katlyn Wells (3b/OF); Juniors — Lauren Guppy (2b), Caitlin Kane (P/OF); Sophomores — Danielle Anderson (UT),  Kasadie Barker (3b/UT), Taylor Burke (P/UT), Kayleigh Fontaine (C/UT), Chelsea Kane (P/OF), Debbie McCarty (UT).

Key losses: Kiana Thompson (OF), Mandi Currier (P), Destiny Nelson (3b/OF).

Promising newcomers: Freshmen — Jocelyn Daggett (P/UT), Ryleigh Dwyer (UT), Makayla Dyke (C), Samantha Ellis (P/UT), Milly Garcia (UT), Madison Ladd (C/UT), Elizabeth Nichols (UT), Destiny Smith (UT).

Season outlook: The Cougars return six seniors and two veteran juniors from a team that reached the playoffs last year. Mt. Blue hopes to build off that confidence and challenge for the tourney once again.

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