Noelle Christmas begins her first season as the assistant coach to the softball program in 2016.
Christmas graduated from Wheaton in 2015 and was a four-year member of the softball team. She finished her career as a pitcher and outfielder with a 2.68 earned run average (ERA) in 294.2 innings pitched with 171 strikeouts. Christmas appeared in 21 games her final season season, making 12 starts, grabbing a 2.38 ERA in 76.1 innings pitched and collected 54 strikeouts. She ended with a 10-1 record, pitched .234 with runners in a scoring position and at the plate hit .364 with four hits and one run scored.