#7 Kasey Kanaga
Kasey Kanaga Image
Height: 5-3
Class: JR
Position: OF/2B
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Metamora, Ill.
Previous School: Metamora


2014:  Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team selection ... All-CCAC Second Team selection ... played and started in 56 of team's 57 games ... hit .323 (51-for-158) and was third on the team in batting average and fourth in hits ... recored two doubles ... second in runs scored with 32 and had 20 RBI ... drew 11 walks and set single season SXU record for hit-by-pitches with 17, including the SXU single game record with three (April 12 in Game 2 vs Cardinal Stritch) ... had a team-best .422 on-base percentage ... had a team-high 18 sacrifice hits to go along with one sacrifice fly ... was 15-for-16 in stolen base attempts, second most on the team ... fourth in putouts with 123 and second in assists with 49 to go along with only five errors for a .972 fielding percentage.

2013:  CCAC All-Tournament Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... CCAC Offensive Player of the Week award winner ... SXU Hustle Award winner ... played in 57 of team's 59 games with 56 starts as a freshman ... third on the team with .333 batting average (51-for-153) along with seven doubles and one triple ... second on team with 41 runs scored and had 21 RBI ... had a .392 slugging percentage ... drew 21 walks ... set SXU record for hit-by-pitches in a season with 13 ... second on team with .455 on-base percentage ... had a team-best 17 stolen bases (17-for-22) ... had 117 putouts, 36 assists and just one error for a .994 fielding percentage.

Prep:  Played softball at Metamora High School in Metamora, Ill. ... named the 2012 Peoria Journal Star Softball Player of the Year.

Date of Birth: Oct. 20, 1993 ... Parents: Kelly and Milissa Kanaga

Roster for 2015 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Megan JamesSRCL/R5-4Oak Forest, Ill.Marist
2Holly HildenSRC/1BR/R5-5Belvidere, Ill.Belvidere North
3Savannah KinsellaSO2B/SSR/R5-7Munster, Ind.Andrean
5Nicole NonnemacherJRPL/R5-7Bloomington, Ill.Normal Community
6Alex BahnerSRCR/R5-8Rochester Hills, Mich.Adams
7Kasey KanagaJROF/2BL/R5-3Metamora, Ill.Metamora
8Katie SearsSROFL/L5-4Chicago, Ill.Evansville/Mother McAuley
9Erin HoulihanSROFR/R5-4Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
10Rebeka FergusonJRSSL/R5-9Chatham, Ill.IPFW/Heartland CC/Glenwood
11Shannon LauretSROFR/R5-6Beach Park, Ill.Zion-Benton
12Callie BrownSOP/OFR/R5-6West Des Moines, IowaValley
13Caroline KuzelFRP/OFL/R5-9Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
16Samantha SaundersSR2BR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
19Denise AndersonJROFL/R5-5Arvada, Colo.Ralston Valley
21Jessica ArebaloJRCR/R5-4Palos Heights, Ill.Kankakee CC/Stagg
23Amanda HainlenSR1BR/R6-0Bloomington, Ill.Heartland CC/Bloomington
26Sarah SaundersSR3BR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
31Franchesca GraffeoSO3BR/R5-3Crestwood, Ill.Shepard
Myra Minuskin Image
Head Coach
15th season
Erin Mollohan Image
Assistant Coach
3rd season