From Hutchinson, MN. Cora played summer travel ball with the Minnesota Rebels who took 1st at the Ringneck International Tournament for 18u, 2nd place at the NAFA nationals 18u, and 1st for Minnesota State 18u. She also played 4 years for Concordia College. Cora coached two summers for the Hutchinson Rec League 14u team as well as Moorhead Crush 16u and 14u. She is currently the Graduate Assistant for the University of Jamestown softball team.