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Emily Kuennen looks over to her dugout and smiles after hitting a big triple in a game against Sauk Rapids-Rice on May 9, 2013. Kuennen is one of four seniors on the Alexandria roster this spring. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Alex softball preview: Pitching, hitting strengths of Cardinals

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After winning a conference championship last season, the Alexandria softball team will look to stay competitive with a number of returning letter winners.


The Cardinals have six letter winners returning from a team that finished 14-1 in Central Lakes Conference play. The players include three pitchers in Taylor Ellingson, Kaila DeWanz and Bria Schuler; two infielders in Anna Lee and Sarah Bruzek; and catcher Emily Kuennen.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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