Former Lake County 18U Liberty player and current 16U Freedom assistant coach, Alex Vikartofsky , finished 2nd in the nation in batting average (.575) and 5th in strikeouts in the final National Club Softball Association recently published statistics.
Vikartofsky, who ended her playing career last weekend at the National Club Softball Association World Series in Columbus, GA was a All-Area pitcher for Stevenson High School in 2005 and 2006. In 2006, as a senior, she helped her Stevenson team to its first ever 30 win season with a 23-6 record while recording 250 strikeouts.
Alex Vikartofsky was a recruited walk-on at Miami OH and played 1 year before a stress fracture in her upper leg ended her varsity career.
After joining the 18U Lake County Liberty in the fall of 2005, the Liberty won the ASA Northern National Tournament in Brooklyn Park, MN the following summer. The team went 8-0 and only trailed for only 1 inning of the tournament.
Vikartofsky is in her 4th year as assistant coach of the 16U Freedom and 2nd year coaching an Ohio high school varsity team. Prior to the Freedom, she spent 1 year assistant coaching with the Lake County Glory.
She is currently attending graduate school at Miami and is pursuing a Masters degree in education. When finished, she intends on teaching high school english and coaching high school softball.