Jeremy Ekeler
Jeremy Ekeler Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 5th Season

Ekeler joined the Saint Xavier University softball program in 2008 and works with the hitters and catchers.  Prior to joining the Cougar coaching staff, Ekeler served on the Nebraska Wesleyan University softball staff in 2007.  From 2004-06, he was the head softball coach of the Lincoln Pius X High School Thunderbolts and operated the Nebraska Twin Rivers Viper summer program as well.

During his tenure at Lincoln Pius X High School, Ekeler's teams set 17 offensive school records, garnered eight individual postseason accolades, and sent five players to the collegiate level.  The catchers coached by Ekeler received three Nebraska all-state honors.  With the Twin Rivers Viper summer program, Ekeler's teams compiled a .685 winning percentage, numerous tournament championships throughout the Midwest, three state titles and three trips to the National Tournament, including a runner-up finish.  His Viper players secured 26 postseason honors, including the 2005 Nebraska Super-State Captain.

Ekeler is a former baseball player at Lincoln Pius X High School and the Legion baseball program in that area.  He helped coach both these programs from 1998-2001 before switching over to softball.  He recently earned his master's degree in administration at Saint Xavier University and lives with his wife, Susan, in Western Springs.  The couple has a one-year-old daughter, Charlotte.

Roster for 2012 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Megan JamesFROF/CL/R5-4Oak Forest, Ill.Marist
2Holly HildenFR2BR/R5-5Belvidere, Ill.Belvidere North
4Katie HoulihanSOOFL/R5-0Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
5Erin HoulihanFROFR/R5-4Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
6Ashley HunterSRSS/CR/R5-6Metamora, Ill.Metamora
7Adriana HughesSR2B/SSL/R5-3Shorewood, Ill.Joliet Catholic
8Nicole DerezinskiSRPR/R5-6St. John, Ind.Andrean
9Alexandra BahnerFRCR/R5-8Rochester Hills, Mich.Adams
10Ashley SullivanJRSSR/R5-6Lemont, Ill.UW-Parkside/Lemont
11Shannon LauretFROFR/R5-6Beach Park, Ill.Zion-Benton
13Ariel HintonSOIFR/R5-5Crawfordsville, Ind.Crawsfordsville
16Samantha SaundersFR2B/OFR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
18Amie BrownSRPR/R5-8Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
20Megan NonnemacherSOPR/R5-8Bloomington, Ill.Normal Community
21Kate MollohanJR3B/CR/R5-3Tinley Park, IllAndrew
26Sarah SaundersFR3BR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
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Head Coach
12th season
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Assistant Coach
12th season
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Assistant Coach
5th season
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