ALTON - Senior outfielder/infielder Carli Foersterling, one of the leading hitters for Marquette Catholic's softball team last season, signed a letter of intent to attend Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville for the 2023 season in an announcement made by the school's athletic department.

Subscribe Now to Breaking News

Foersterling, who's the daughter of Eric and Jessica Foersterling of Godfrey, felt that playing for the Blue Storm and head coach Mike Juenger was the best fit for her to continue playing the game.

"It is the perfect choice for me to continue to play the game I love," Foersterling said.

Article continues after sponsor message

Most Popular: Alton Man Charged In Shooting, Girlfriend Faces Obstruction Of Justice Charge

Foersterling, who plans to major in exercise science while at SWIC, was among the leading hitters for the Explorers last season, with a .277 average with one home run and 15 runs batted in. She also has played basketball for Marquette as well, along with the Bluff City Elite travel softball club as well.

Foersterling feels that attending Marquette has prepared her well for college.

"Marquette has academically and physically prepared me for college," Foersterling said.

She is a member of the school's National Honor Society chapter.

Related Video:

Explorers Prep for Spring Football Season

" - The Bridge The Riverbend's New Hit Music Station" now playing on The Bridge, the Riverbend's only Today's Hits station. Check out Riverbender Radio Today and Listen to Win!


Send your news tips to [email protected] or on twitter @EdGlenTodayNews

Print Version