Welcome to the Xplosion fastpitch web site! The Xplosion teams are based in Centreville, Virginia. Xplosion is the tournament girls fastpitch softball program of the Southwestern Youth Association (SYA).

The teams in the Xplosion program train year round and typically play in the fall, spring and summer. Tryouts for the teams are held in August for rosters that will play together from September through the following July.


Xplosion 2015 Teams and Tryouts!

For any tryouts please check individual team websites for team needs.



  • 12U Team is looking for new members to try out (girls born in 2002 and 2003).  This new team is a great opportunity if you're ready to move up from our house program to a more competitive level of play, Or are an existing travel player looking for a team. Click here for more information. If interested please contact Coach Estabrooke.
  • 13U Team is looking for one more player. If interested please contact Coach Vallejos.
  • 18U Xplosion-Purtell team is looking for an assistant coach. If interested please contact Coach Jim Purtell
  • 16U Team is looking for another A level quality pitcher to round out their pitching staff.  If interested contact Coach Gary Dillow
Xplosion Alumnae

Click on the name of each college to visit the school’s softball Web site.

College   Xplosion Alumna
Auburn University   Aurora Salter
Catholic Univesity   Courtney Burke
Concord University   Courtney Purtell
    Jessie Burney
College of Charleston   Alexis Murdock
Delaware State University   Dominique Little
Eckerd College   Amanda Cahow
Emerson College   Christina Naramore
Ferrum College   Megan Barger
George Mason University  

Rachael Davies

    Emily Simon
Gardner-Webb University   Ashley Wark
Georgetown University   McKinley Cooper
Lynchburg College   Holly Schoenberger
Longwood University   Haleigh Kilby
Marshall University   Jess Ferrick
Victoria Marvin
McDaniel College   Ashley Meister
Methodist University   Sarah Chapman
Alex Winters
Mount Olive College   Anna Munizza
Queens College of NY   Isabelle Yaroch
Queens University of Charlotte   Jennifer Goodman
Radford University   Taylor Cunningham
Randolph-Macon College   Caroline Gilbert
Rutgers University   Mandy Craig
Shenandoah University   Catherine Pruiett
    Haley Koeninger
Shippensburg University   Macy Luck
Stockton College   Allie Kuhn
Temple University   Julia Kastner
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy   Kaitlyn Robbins
University of Maine   Jessica Burk
University of Mary Washington  

Morgan Lamon
Alex Tenney

Virginia Tech

  Alicia Field
Wagner College   Cara Donovan


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