Ottawa’s McKenzie Oslanzi signs to play softball at Eastern Illinois University

Pirates senior ace pitcher will take talents to Charleston to play for the NCAA Division I Panthers

Ottawa High School senior McKenzie Oslanzi signed her National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to continue her education at Eastern Illinois University and her softball career at the NCAA Division I level with the Panthers. McKenzie was joined by (back row from left) Ottawa assistant softball coach Chad Gross, Ottawa head softball coach Adam Lewis, her father Steve Oslanzi, while bookended by her mother Jennifer Oslanzi and brother Jack Oslanzi.
Ottawa pitcher McKenzie Oslanzi readies to fire a pitch to a Plano batter during Monday's Interstate Eight Conference game at King Field.
Ottawa's McKenzie Oslanzi is The Times 2022 Softball Player of the Year.