OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha head softball coach Amanda Eberhartannounced the addition of two junior college transfers to the Maverick program on Tuesday.
Allison Helton comes to Omaha from Lake Land College while Kaisha Wells joins the Mavericks from Des Moines Area Community College.
“We are excited for Allison and Kaisha to join our program,” said Eberhart. “Both of them had strong careers at their respective junior college programs and bring veteran experience to our team. They have the ability to play multiple positions and I look forward to them having a huge impact on our program.”
Allison Helton | Utility | 5-8 | L/R | Colorado Springs, Colo.
Helton joins the Mavericks after playing two seasons at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill. As a freshman, she hit .432 and was selected to the All-Region Second Team and All-Midwest Second Team. She helped her team to a 48-18 record while capturing the regional title and advancing to nationals. In her second season, Helton ranked 13th in the nation in RBI and led her team in runs as Lake Land notched back-to-back regional titles and national appearances with a 51-19 record.
Kaisha Wells | Outfield | 5-8 | R/R | Topeka, Kan.
Wells comes to Omaha after competing two seasons at Des Moines Area Community College in Des Moines, Iowa. Wells was an All-Region First Team selection while starting in right field and guiding her team to a third-place finish in the World Series with a 48-2 overall record as a freshman. As a sophomore, she was a Third Team All-American and All-Region First Team honoree while starting in right field and helping her team to a second consecutive third-place finish at the World Series.