Seniors From Six Area High Schools Sign With SCC Softball Team

March 10, 2011

The St. Charles Community College women’s softball team welcomed an incoming class of six seniors from area high schools as they signed letters of intent to play softball at SCC for the 2011-12 season.

Seniors From Six Area High Schools Sign With SCC Softball Team

(From left to right): Mary Jo Twilla, Jamie Tierney, Megan Filanda and Megan Cockrum will be a part of the 2011-12 SCC women’s softball team.

Cougars’ head coach Jenn Beckmann and assistant coach Michelle Patrico welcomed Lafayette senior Megan Filanda, New Bloomfield senior Megan Cockrum, Bowling Green senior Mary Jo Twilla and Fort Zumwalt West senior Jamie Tierney in their recent visit to the SCC campus. Fort Zumwalt South senior Brittany Eleden and Francis Howell senior Shea Dean also recently signed with SCC women’s softball team.

“These girls are all going to have a big impact on our program next spring,” Beckmann said. 

The SCC women’s softball team is currently in the midst of the 2010-11 season, with a record of 3-3 and recent wins against Central Methodist University and Southwestern Illinois College. For a full schedule, visit the Cougar Athletics Web page at

Beckmann and Patrico will continue recruitment efforts during the summer for the 2011-12 season. For team information, call the SCC Athletics Department at 636-922-8212 or visit Other National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) sports at the college include men’s baseball, and men’s and women’s soccer.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit

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