Bandits name Lappin head coach as Nuveman Deniz transitions roles

ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have named Lauren Lappin as the seventh head coach in franchise history, team officials announced Monday morning. Lappin, a former U.S. Olympian who served as an assistant coach for the Bandits during the 2018 season, will assume head coaching responsibilities from Stacey Nuveman Deniz. “I am extremely honored and excited…

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Crane to serve as volunteer assistant at Missouri

ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits right fielder Emily Crane will return to her alma mater and join the softball staff at the University of Missouri, an MU Athletics spokesperson said Wednesday. Crane, a third-year pro who graduated from Missouri in 2016, is in the midst of her second season in Chicago. The Troy, Missouri, product holds a .333…

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Svekis named volunteer assistant at Indiana

ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits first-year catcher Gwen Svekis has been named to the softball staff at Indiana University as a volunteer assistant, the Hoosiers’ athletic department announced Monday afternoon. Svekis, whom the Bandits selected third overall in the 2018 NPF Draft following a historic career at Oregon, currently holds a .231 clip at the plate with…

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