Estelle Audette will hit the ball for an American college in Illinois

A Campivallensienne player who is part of Quebec’s elite in women’s fastball has been recruited by an American college in Kankakee, Illinois for the next school year.

Campivallensienne Estelle Audette will continue her softball career and academic career south of Chicago with the Lady Cavaliers of Kankakee College in Illinois State.

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Estelle Audette, who can evolve both as an outfielder and in the infield, recently learned that she will continue her academic career and her softball career in South Chicago with the Lady Cavaliers of Kankakee College in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

A tenacious and fast hitter, whose characteristic is to take the necessary means to reach the goals, the 18-year-old athlete is already guaranteed to represent Quebec at the 2022 Canada Games, which will be held in the Niagara region from June 6 to August 21 next.

Estelle Audette will join her stick and her glove to those of two other players from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Emma Duncan and Laurianne Lecavalier, who broke through the roster of 13 members of the Quebec under-19 team in anticipation of the national meeting. The 5’3” and 130-pound athlete worked for the Panthères de Valleyfield, the Rebelles du Québec and the Sport-Studies program at Chêne-Bleu high school in Pincourt before being admitted to college. American.

Rebelles AAA coach Brad Pelletier praised Estelle Audette’s defensive qualities, her versatility and her combativeness at bat.

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