News & Events

Class of 2020 Comittments


Congratulations to our Class of 2020 Eliminators who have committed to play softball at the next level! We are very proud of you ladies! 

Erin Girard - Trinity College

Abby Wells - University of Bridgeport

Emily Tarko - Post University

Kali Lawrence - Tufts University

Molly Charest - Manhattan College

Jana Sanden - University of Connecticut 

Angela Barresi - Southern CT State University

Emma Gorham - Southern CT State University 

Payton Sharon - Quinnipiac University 

Callie Gendron - Springfield College

Anna-Marie Groskritz - Rider University

Congrats to Rachel Salamone for receiving PONY Scholarship

June 2019

Congrats Rachel! We are very proud of you for representing our organization through PONY Softball.

Eliminator Players Dominate High School Accolades

June 10th, 2019

Congratulations to all our Eliminator players who earned high school accolades, awards and accomplishments throughout the high school season. We are very proud of every one of you! Check out the link below to see each player's accomplishments!  

2019 High School Awards 

Eliminator's Alumni Morgan Perry Earns Recognition

May 2019

Junior pitcher Morgan Perry (Bethany, Conn.) of the nationally-ranked Saint Anselm College softball team was selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-East Region First Team for the second straight season, as the organization announced its all-region honorees late last week.

See full story here!

2019 NCAA Softball Committments

Fall 2018

Click here to stay up to date on all our class of 2019 Eliminators signing to play softball at the NCAA collegiate level! Congrats girls, we are very proud of you all! 

Packer participates in U19 Women's European Championships

July 22, 2018

Lauren Packer (Eliminators-Elite) played on team Ireland in the U19 Women's European Championships.  She was the starting catcher as the team placed 2nd losing to Italy in the championship game.

Aliya Catanzarita Verbals to Hofstra

July 10, 2018

Congratulations to Aliya Catanzarita who gave her verbal commitment to Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island.  Hofstra is a premiere academic institution and is consistently ranked in the top 25 of NCAA Division I softball.  Aliya is currently on the Eliminators Elite team and plays prep softball for Cheshire Academy.  Other schools on her list were Bowdoin, Williams, and Gettysburg.  Aliya choose Hofstra for the opportunity to excel in the classroom and at a highly ranked DI softball program. 

2018 High School Awards

June 2018

Congratulations to all our  high school eliminators who were represented throughout the state of Connecticut! Combined, we had a total of 11 All-State, 32 All-Conference, 5 Senior All Stars, 13 Junior All-Stars, and 2 Scholar Athletes! Congrats girls!

Click here to view all of our eliminator athlete's accolades

DeRita and Luzzi showcasing Division II Conferences

April 2018

Eliminators Alumni Maddy DeRita (2015) and Allie Luzzi (2016) were named to their conference's 'Player of the Week' this week. DeRita (LeMoyne), representing Division II NE-10 conference and Luzzi (Bridgeport), representing Division II East Coast Conference. Check out the links below to see the girls' reports! Congrats ladies!

Click here for Luzzi

Click here for DeRita

Eliminator Alumni Liz Lombardo D3 Softball Hero of the Week

April 11th, 2018

click the link above to vote for Liz!

Class of 2018 College Commitments

November 2017

College Camps, Clinics and Individual Showcases

Be sure to check out our college recruiting tab to find out more information on college camps, clinics, and individual showcases coming up!

2017 Eliminator College Commitments

The Eliminators organization is proud to announce the Class of 2017 girls who have signed to play softball at the NCAA collegiate level. Colleges range from: Endicott College,Franklin Pierce University,Lesley Univerisity,Ithaca College,Salisbury University, Stonehill College , St. Anselm, Trinity College, UMASS Lowell  and many more! Check out the 23U page and the 18u Black Showcase pages for more details! Congrats girls!

CT Eliminators Alumni Taking Things to the Next Level

November 2016

Congrats to our former CT Eliminators Alumni and current coaches for moving up in the level of coaching! We are very proud of these girls and what they have accomplished in their softball careers. Not only have they helped in developing the CT Eliminators softball program, but now get to carry on their knowledge and skills of the game to girls all around the country at the highest level of softball! Click their links to find out more and follow their upcoming 2017 Spring season!

Molly Rathbun - Head Coach, Muhlenburg College 

Kelly Paterson - Assistant Coach, Southern CT State University

Samantha Rossetti - Assistant Coach, University of Bridgeport

Jo Claire - Assistant Coach, Claremont Mudd Scripps

Bri Strecker - West Point Army Softball - Assistant Coach

2016 Eliminator College Commitments

The Eliminators organization is proud to announce the Class of 2016 girls who have signed to play softball at the NCAA collegiate level. Colleges range from: Albertus Magnus, American International College, Assumption College, Christopher Newport, ECSU, Franklin Pierce, Merrimack College, Post University, St. Anselm, St. Thomas-Aquinas, University of Bridgeport, and many more! Check out the Gold page, 18u Black Showcase page, and 18u Red page for more details! Congrats girls!

2015 Committed Eliminators

November, 2015

Congratulations to all of the 2015 CT Eliminators Elite players as they move from the High School ranks to the College ranks.  Each of our 2015 graduates will be playing softball for her respective college or university during the 2015-2016 school year.  Great job, ladies, and on behalf of Coach DeRita, Coach Paterson, Coach Cancelliere and the CT Eliminators Organization – job well done!

Kaitlin Paterson – 2015 Hartford Courant Softball Player of the Year

June 2015

 In June, CT Eliminators Elite and Southington High School Lady Knight Kaitlin Paterson was named the 2015 Hartford Courant Softball Player of the Year.  Paterson, an all CCC West and all-state player and a senior bound for Central CT State University, helped lead the Lady Knights to three consecutive Class LL state championships and a 70 game win streak during her four years at Southington.  Congratulations Kaitlin!

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