Lauren Frerichs

New Hampton’s Savannah Anderson led the Chickasaws in kills during a 2017 season in which she and her teammates advanced to the Class 3A regional final match.
Picking New Hampton all-conference players might have been especially hard this year with the depth and talent the Chickasaws displayed. But since coaches can’t vote for their own players, it was out of coach Jess Geerts’ hands entirely. New Hampton earned one all-conference first team spot as...
New Hampton’s Maddi Moorman (14) and Kaelyn Ambrose put up a “wall” as they block a Decorah attack during Thursday night’s Northeast Iowa Conference match.
    New Hampton junior Lauren Frerichs didn’t think her volleyball team was rusty Tuesday night after a week layoff, but coach Jess Geerts thought they were.    The two did agree on one thing — after the Chickasaws won 3-0 over Decorah — that a key to the night was keeping Decorah on the defensive...
First team honors at the conclusion of the 2017 softball season went to Lauren Frerichs, shown coming in with one of her four runs scored in a regional game against Waukon.
While at the plate, New Hampton’s Lauren Frerichs had the fifth-best batting average in Northeast Iowa Conference softball games this season, which helped her earn first team honors at the end of the Chickasaw campaign.    Frerichs was the only first team pick for the NH girls, but Kallie Olson,...
New Hampton softball players make the walk to their final team meeting of the season after suffering a tough 10-5 loss to Center Point-Urbana in the Class 3A regional semifinals Friday.
   The score didn’t look close, but Jack Seelhammer felt his team was right there with Center Point-Urbana Friday night.   In the end, the eighth-ranked Pointers came away with a 10-5 victory over New Hampton in the Class 3A semifinal game, but Seelhammer was right: This was one of those “what-if” ...
Bailey Knowlton scores one of New Hampton’s 17 runs in the regional first round game against Waukon.
By the time Savannah Anderson took the mound to pitch in New Hampton’s first round regional game against Waukon Wednesday, the Chickasaws had an 8-0 lead.    “Yes, that was very comforting,” said the junior. “It’s nice to have that insurance.”        And while Waukon — the home team on the...
Waverly-Shell Rock attempted a steal in game one against the Chickasaws, which catcher Kallie Olson thwarted on this throw to Lauren Frerichs, who makes the tag for the out.
How long has it been since a New Hampton softball team has beaten a Waverly-Shell Rock softball team?The last time was on June 19, 2013.The Chickasaws won 2-1 on a two-RBI single by Allie Geerts.Jessie Crooks pitched that game, but Wednesday Kayla Gilbert was on the mound. She pitched six of the...
New Hampton’s Lauren Frerichs, shown here driving to the basket in a game against Clear Lake, scored a season-high 11 points in the Chickasaws’ win over Waukon on Friday.
  Down by double digits about halfway through the third quarter, New Hampton put the pressure on Waukon Friday night, caused some turnovers and hit some key 3-point shots to battle back.  “It was a lot of fun to watch, we played with a lot of confidence and toughness,” began coach Matt Schult. “To...
New Hampton’s Lauren Frerichs was one of two Chickasaws to make the all-tournament team at the Crestwood Invitational on Saturday.
Coach Jess Geerts called the one New Hampton loss in the Crestwood Invitational over the weekend a "mental hiccup.""We were by far the best team there," she said after the Chickasaws finished third in the tourney. "We played well, just one match didn't go well."After winning 2-0 over Kee High,...

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