16u Glory Lucas

VA Glory National Teams:

16u Glory Lucas (18U)

VA Glory 16u Lucas is based in Palatine, Illinois.  We are blessed to be part of the Glory organization where our team has strong values of humility, strong work ethic and drive, along with a high softball and emotional IQ.  We believe in order to be a great team we must respect, trust and support each other and our opponents.



VA Glory 16u Lucas plays a very competitive schedule consisting of PGF, USA Elite Select, USA Gold and Showcase tournaments.  Our players strive to play fastpitch softball at the highest levels to push themselves to be the very best they can be.  Along with playing tournaments together, our players are active in attending college camps across the United States.

Coaches & Staff


Joe Kraus, Assistant Coach

E: joseph.kraus@sbcglobal.net

Jess Mazur, Assistant Coach

E: jm47579@georgiasouthern.edu

#00 Gina Dudley, P, CI

Commited: Rhodes College
Class of 2022

#7 Elaina Kraus, C, SS, 3B

Class of 2022

#71 Sophia Schmidt, C/SS/3RD

Commited: Carroll University
Class of 2022

#17 Marisa Vodicka, 3B, OF

Commited: Coe University
Class of 2022

#14 Bella Rosario, P, 1B

Commited: University of Wisconsin Stout
Class of 2022

#26 Janessa Gonzalez, UT

Commited: Lawrence University
Class of 2022

#2 Mia Fischel, 1B, 2B, OF

Class of 2022

#11 Ava Jordan, OF

Class of 2022

#18 Jordan Karson, 1B/OF

Commited: Millikin University
Class of 2022

#21 Shelby Wasilewski, P

Commited: Montana State University Billings
Class of 2023

#6 Bryn Lucht , OF

Commited: Montana State University Billings
Class of 2023

#9 Samantha Beers, IF/OF

Class of 2024

#22 Brooke Scharlau, C/OF

Class of 2023

#51 Jennie Woodruff, OF

Class of 2023

#54 Kayla Neff, Team manager (P/1B)

Commited: Concordia College
Class of 2022
Honors / Awards coming soon

Team Photos Coming Soon


September 9, 2019 - VA Glory Dudley awarded automatic bid to King of The Hill Championship

September 13, 2019 - Coach Dudley selected to present at the National Society of Women Engineers Conference
Coach Dudley will be presenting at the National Society of Women Engineers conference in San Diego, California in November. The focus of the presentation will be "Failure is Success in Progress". We are very excited and proud to have a member of the Virginia Glory represent women engineers and the GRIT it takes to succeed!!




August 28-29, 2021

LP4U - King of the Hill Qualifier, Orland Park IL - Learn More

September 11-12, 2021

King of the Hill PGF Qualifier, Salem WI - Learn More

September 17-19, 2021

PGF Showcase, New Berlin, WI

September 24-25, 2021

Multiple college camp weekend

October 8-10, 2021

Sparks PGF/USA Qualifier, Elgin IL

October 16-17, 2021

LP4U Strike Out Cancer, Orland Park IL

October 22-24, 2021

Team 1 Elite Fall Championship, St Louis, MO - Learn More

November 5-7, 2021

Scenic City Showcase, Chattanooga, TN

January 21-23, 2022

Rosemont Dome 18u Tournament

February 12, 2022

DeKalb Round Robin

June 4-5, 2022

Round Robin

June 10-12, 2022

Northern Illinois Lightning Summer Bash/ USA, Elgin, IL - Learn More

June 17-19, 2022

Battle of the Borders, Salem WI - Learn More

June 24-26, 2022

2022 All American Showcase, Portage, IN - Learn More

June 30- July 3, 2022

2022 Midwest Firecracker Exposure, Indianapolis, IN - Learn More

July 8-10, 2022

Stars and Stripes Showcase, St Charles, IL

July 16-23, 2022

USA Gold National Championship, Oklahoma City, OK - Learn More