Downers Grove Rebels Fastpitch Softball

Players needed

  • 18U Players
    Our 18U team is looking for a pitcher and a utility player.  Please contact Mike Cipra at for details.
  • 14U Player needed
    14U Tournament Team playing in Nationals looking for one player.  Must have great attitude, strong work ethic, and love softball!  Email Brandon Yackle or call me at 630.991.0237 to schedule a tryout.
  • 16U A Player Needed

    Downers Grove Rebels 16U "A" in search of player to round out team.   We are looking for an infielder that also catches and has a solid bat.  We have a strong team and will be attending Nationals this Summer 2015.  If interested in a tryout (privacy respected)  please contact coach Dick Cermak at:  or 630-201-3948



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Rebels 14U Round Robin Schedule for April 26

Created: Apr-20-2015 10:45 AM
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Congratulations 2015 Downers Grove Rebels High School Players!

Created: Mar-09-2015 01:37 PM

Varsity Players
Jennifer Ames - Joliet West HS
Kristen Ames - Joliet West HS
Nicole Bowman - Downers Grove South HS
Michelle Bresingham - Wheaton Warrenville South HS
Simone Carroll - Joliet West HS
Catherine Coppin - Lisle HS
Jamie Czyzewicz  - Downers Grove North HS
Kayla Garcia - Lane Tech HS
Morgan Greenwood - Providence Catholic HS
Sarah Hanson - Hinsdale South HS
Anyssa Iliopoulos - Trinity HS
Mary Iliopoulos - Main East HS
Morgan Johannes - Naperville North HS
Jessica Jones - Glenbard West HS
Katie Krzus - Sandburg HS
Isabella Nardi - Lyons Township HS
Valerie Perrelli - Fenwick
Megan Ramsden - Downers Grove North HS
Amanda Ray - Downers Grove South HS
Alysia Rodriguez - Joliet West HS
Madison Sherwood - Andrew HS
Lauren Verdera - Westmont HS
Savannah Winkler - Downers Grove South HS

Junior Varsity Players
Grace Biondo - Naperville Central HS
Breasia Cobb - Bolingbrook HS
Amanda Ericson - Lisle HS
Megan Fenner - Downers Grove South HS
Briana Foor - Downers Grove North HS
Victoria Iacovetti - Downers Grove North HS
Bailey Kearney - Wheaton Warrenville South HS
Erin Kelly - Wheaton Warrenville South HS
Emma Kroeger - Hinsdale Central HS
Kaitlyn Marra - Downers Grove North HS
Anna Pignone - Lemont HS
Alexandria Tonietto - Downers Grove South HS
Olivia Tonietto - Downers Grove South HS
Maya Tucker - Naperville North HS

Freshman Players
Rachel Davis - Downers Grove South HS
Abby Jocke - Lyons Township HS
Samantha Krupa - Downers Grove South HS
Meredith Mahoney - Downers Grove South HS
Sarah Major - Downers Grove South HS
Liz McCuan - McAuley HS
Madison Parker - Downers Grove South HS
Taylor Rosko - Downers Grove South HS
Catherine Smerz - Downers Grove North HS
Lindsay Valero - Downers Grove South HS
Olivia Wojciak - Downers Grove North HS


2015 Tournaments Announced

Created: Dec-11-2014 09:51 AM
We have six new tournaments for 2015 open for registration.  Click here for more details

College Commitments

Created: Dec-02-2014 08:58 AM

Congratulations to Katie Krzus (Georgia Tech) and Alysia Rodriguez (DePaul University) on becoming the latest players to committ to playing at the Collegiate level.

Recent College Commitments

Created: Dec-02-2014 08:50 AM

Congratulations to Jennifer Ames (Eastern Illinois University) and Morgan Greenwood (DePaul University).  Both recently signed commitments to play at the college level.

Rebels 11U (Kostecki) Take 2nd at Roselle Fall Bash

Created: Oct-14-2014 11:04 AM
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Front Row:  Molly G, Megan M, Ava K, Sydney P, Payton J, Taylor P
Second Row:  Jill A, Jillian A, Alexandra M, Renee N, Lexi K
Back Row: Handsome group of coaches

The Rebels 11U team finished with a 3-1-1 record at the Roselle Fall Bash, with their only loss coming in the Championship game.  The girls battled though-out and had a very successful tournament.

12U Rebels Take 1st Place

Created: Oct-09-2014 09:34 PM
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The 12u Rebels - MD scored 37 runs this weekend in near freezing conditions to win the Lisle Fall Bash Consolation Championship.  The Rebels finished 2-1 in pool play on Saturday which began with light snow and rain showers.  The continued cold weather on Sunday didn't stop the Rebels from wining the Consolation Championship game in dramatic fashion with a 3-4 win in the bottom of the 7th inning.  The 1st place finish earns the team a "B" bid to the ASA Nationals in July 2015.  Congratulations and GO REBELS!

Cheetahs 18U Takes 1st Place in Sparks Fall Classic

Created: Oct-06-2014 09:04 AM
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The Downers Grove Cheetahs 18U took 1st place this weekend in the Sparks Fall Classic PGF Regional Qualifier.  The win resulted in a bid to the PGF Regional Tournament next year.  The team went undefeated and won by Run-Rule in 4 of 6 games played.  Congratulations Cheetahs!

Rebels 13U Elite Place 2nd at LT Blazers USSSA 14U Qualifier

Created: Sep-16-2014 02:44 PM
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The Downers Grove Rebels took second in the USSSA Qualifier in a very closely contested tournament.  The Rebels went 2 - 0 in pool play defeating the Lisle Slammers 14U and Palos Power 14U. 
They started bracket play against the Mt. Prospect Power, defeating them 4 - 0 in 6 innings.  In the semi finals, the Rebels squared off against the BRW Blast 14U team and let a 3 - 0 lead slip away from them late in the game behind a rally from the Blast which allowed them to take a 4 - 3 lead.  The Rebels weathered the storm and tied the game in the bottom of the 7th at 4 - 4.  Going into international tie breaker the score was 5 - 5 after the 8th inning.  BRW took a 6 - 5 lead in the 9th inning and with runners on 2nd and 3rd the Rebels were able to clear the bases with a walk off double to secure the victory!
In the Championship game the Rebels faced the Yorkville Fury and were leading 3 - 2 until the bottom of the sixth when 2 uncharacteristic errors opened the gates allowing the Fury to score 4 runs to take a 6 - 3 lead.  The Rebels were not yet finished and in the top of the 7th clawed their way back into the game scoring 2 runs and had the bases loaded with two outs.  Unfortunately, despite a 10 pitch at bat, the final out sealed the victory for the Fury 6 - 5.  Additionally, the Rebels secured a Bid to Nationals!
Great character was displayed by the Rebels and is something they will continue to build upon for the future!  Great Tourney Girls!

Welcome Downers Grove Cheetahs

Created: Aug-27-2014 02:53 PM
User-added imageDOLLS would like to announce the latest branch of our organization, the Downers Grove Cheetahs.  The Cheetahs are an affiliate of the New Jersey Cheetahs and offer the highest level of softball available at the 16U and 18U levels, with a goal of earning a bid to the Nationals held in Huntington Beach, CA.  Cheetah teams target individuals looking to play in College.  Our first team (18U) will be coached by Brian Bowman.  Look for more to come regarding this new development.