New Player-Run Fastpitch League Featuring Former Sabino Standout Kelsey Jenkins along with Arizona Standouts Mandie Perez, Danielle O’Toole, Taylor McQuillin & Katiyana Mauga

Kelsey Jenkins (Athletes Unlimited Photos)

Athletes Unlimited is a new fastpitch league where the top players get to coach and athletes and teams earn points. Teams are reshuffled every week with the top players from the previous week picking the new teams.

The players vote for the top three players after each game (60 points, 40 points and 20 points) plus players earn points instead of stats. A single is 10 points, a double is 20, a triple is 30, a home run is 40, a stolen base is 10 points and a walk is 10 points. If a player gets caught stealing that player loses 10 points.

(AU Graphic)

Pitchers earn 4 points for each out but they lose 10 points for every earned run.

The top four players will draft new teams.

(AU Graphic)

Games will be at the Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, Illinois starting on August 30. ESPN3 will air the games.

Kelsey Jenkins, Sabino

Three-time First Team All-Big Ten selection for Wisconsin and a member on various levels of Team Canada from 2015, helping the program earn a berth to the 2020 Olympics. All-Star in Softball and Soccer at Sabino.

“This league is going to be super exciting,” Jenkins said. “To have an opportunity to play alongside with some of the best female athletes in the world is amazing! I’m so excited to see a opportunity for growth in professional softball to be played in such a unique way!”

(Mandie Perez)

Mandie Perez, University of Arizona

First Team All-Pac-12 in 2016 and 2017.
Drafted No. 19 in the 2017 NPF Draft to the USSSA Pride.

(Danielle O’Toole)

Danielle O’Toole, University of Arizona

2017 Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year.
First Team All-Pac-12 in 2016 and 2017.
Team USA in 2018 and 2018. Team Mexico in 2019.
8th overall pick in the 2017 NPF draft.

(Taylor McQuillin)

Taylor McQuillin, University of Arizona

Qualified for the Olympics as part of Team Mexico.
Four-Time All-Pac-12 selection.

(Katiyana Mauga)

Katiyana Mauga, University of Arizona

2017 Co-Pac-12 Player of the Year.
2014 Pac-12 Freshman of the Year.
Drafted sixth overall in the 2017 NPF Draft.
Arizona and Pac-12 Career Home Run Holder (92).


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014, he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017, a 2019 AZ Education News award winner and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. He was the first in Arizona to write about high school beach volleyball and high school girls wrestling. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Andy was named an Honorary Flowing Wells Caballero in 2019 and he is a member of the Amphi COVID-19 Blue Ribbon Committee. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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