Lizzy Kwakernaak

I am Lizzy Kwakernaak, a Little League European Champion and “Most Promising Pitcher U19” from the Netherlands, looking to elevate my softball career and academic pursuits in the USA starting Fall 2024. As a disciplined and hardworking athlete, I aspire to bring my extensive international experience from the Dutch National U18 team to a college team that values growth and excellence.

Date of birth: 05/16/06Entry semester: Fall 2024
Position: Pitcher/InfieldGPA:
Bats: RightHeight: 5.6
Throws: RightWeight: 154
Please note that Dutch GPA scores may differ from the U.S. grading system


From age 12 to 16, I participated in the yearly Little League tournaments. In 2023, I joined the Dutch National U18 team for the European Championship in Prague, securing a 4th place finish and receiving the “Most Promising pitcher U19” award by the Dutch Baseball and Softball federation.

For the 2024 season, I will compete at the highest level in the Dutch National club competition and will be completing high school. My goal is to further my education and softball career at a college in the USA starting Fall 2024. I pride myself on being a disciplined, hardworking student and athlete, always eager to embrace new experiences and meet new people!


Have any questions or wish to learn more about this talented player? Don’t hesitate to reach out! Saskia Kosterink, softbal coordinator at the Kingdom of the Netherlands Academy, is eager to hear from you. Get in touch to discuss Lizzy’s athletic prowess, future potential, or to arrange a meeting. We’re just a click away to assist with all your inquiries.