Larisa Smits, McHenry, has signed a Letter of Intent to play softball for the Kishwaukee College Kougars in the 2017 – 2018 season. Smits comes from McHenry West High School, where she played four years of softball, including two years with the varsity team, helping lead the team to the 2017 Regional Championship. She is a talented, multi-position player, contributing as Pitcher, Third Baseman, and First Baseman. She bats and throws right. An honor roll student for all four years of her high school career, Larisa received the Distinguished Warrior Award for overall accomplishments in high school which includes community service, sports and participation in events. She also received the MVP and Heart of Warrior athletic awards at McHenry West. She plans to pursue a degree in business. Pictured is Larisa with her mom, Sue Smits.