Blazers who have moved on from John Wood Community College to play at a 4-year college or university.

Trail Blazer

Season

After John Wood

Division

Kari Blickhan 

2006, 2007 

University of Illinois-Springfield 

NAIA II 

Haley Caldwell

2008, 2009

Stephen’s College

NAIA I

Elizabeth Clow

2011, 2012

Quincy University--Cross Country

NCAA II

Hannah Grant 

1999, 2000 

Hannibal-LaGrange College 

NAIA I 

Wendi Hagar 

2002, 2003  

William Penn University  

NAIA II 

Kara Harris

2007, 2008

Iowa Weslyan College

NAIA II

Sarah Hastings 

2001, 2002 

Hannibal LaGrange College  

NAIA I  

Kirsten Johnston

2009, 2010

Culver Stockton College

NAIA II

Ashley Kenady 

2004, 2005 

Iowa Weslyan College 

NAIA II 

Alyssa Laudwig 

2012, 2013 

Lincoln University  

NCAA II 

Dusty McEwen 

2000 

University of Illinois-Springfield  

NAIA II 

Ashton Mixer

2008, 2009

Stephen’s College

NAIA I

Brooke Newton 

2005, 2006 

Iowa Weslyan College 

NAIA II 

Sam O’Brien

2009, 2010

Quincy University

NCAA II

Amber Pence 

2004, 2005 

Iowa Weslyan College 

NAIA II 

Emily Rudkin

2011, 2012 

Cardinal Stritch University 

NAIA II

Cathy Schlager 

1998, 1999 

Culver-Stockton College 

NAIA II 

Amber Schmitt 

2003 

Kendall College (IL)  

NAIA II 

Olivia Shepard

2011, 2012

Quincy University 

NCAA II 

Somer Speckhart 

2003 

Greenville College 

NAIA II 

Valerie Stelle 

2003 

Culver Stockton College  

NAIA II 

Rita Terrell 

2003, 2004 

Kendall College (IL)   

NAIA II 

Christine Venvertloh 

2001, 2002 

Quincy University 

NCAA II 

Kate Ward 

2004, 2005 

Iowa Weslyan College 

NAIA II 

Hannah Wehar 

2012, 2013 

Truman State University  

NCAA II 

Jessica Wiedman 

2006 

Quincy University  

NCAA II 

Laura Williams 

2005 

Hannibal LaGrange College  

NAIA I  

Ashlee Winner 

2005, 2006 

Iowa Weslyan College 

NAIA II 

Lisa Wiskirchen 

2003, 2004 

Quincy University 

NCAA II 

 

Former Blazers in the Coaching Ranks

Name

Season

Coaching Position

Melanie Geist 

05, 06 

Assistant Softball Coach at John Wood Community College, Quincy, IL 

Amber Pence 

04,05 

Iowa Weslyan College—former Assistant Coach

Kate Ward 

04,05 

Pittsfield High School (IL) 

Lisa Wiskirchen 

03, 04 

Former Graduate Assistant at Quincy University, Quincy, IL