Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the
varsity softball team at Holy Cross H.S. … team captain
senior year … named team MVP 2008-2011 … named to the
New England All-Star Team South in 2008 and 2009 and All-City,
All-NVL, All-State Class M and Top Pitcher in the NVL in 2010 and
2011 … 2010 Republican American All-Academic Team
member … 2011 New Haven Register All-State Team
member … team won New England Class C Championship in 2009
and was the NVL Tournament runner-up in 2011 … set school
single-game record with 20 strikeouts in 2008 … threw a
perfect game with 19 strikeouts in 2011 … had 1,085 career
strikeouts … also a member of the varsity basketball team
for one season … member of the East Coast Elite Gold club
softball team … member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Daughter of Winfield and Tracy Cheske … has two brothers (Winfield and Francis) … brother, Francis, was a member of the basketball, football and crew teams at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy … majoring in Psychology.