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April 12, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Softball Update #4

(14-8 Overall; 3-1 in the Little East)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Maria Morin’s team is 14-8 overall and 3-1 in the Little East Conference. The Anchorwomen had a perfect week going 6-0, sweeping three doubleheaders. RIC defeated Salve Regina, 2-1 and 2-0, on Apr. 6, Worcester State, 3-2 and 6-0, on Apr. 7, and LEC foe UMass-Boston, 5-4 and 10-1 (5 inn.), on Apr. 10.

 

Freshman pitcher Nicole Riley (North Providence, RI) has appeared in 13 games, starting 11 of them. She is batting a team-best .400 with 12 hits, one double, one triple, one walk, four runs scored and five RBI. Riley owns a .500 slugging percentage, a team-high .419 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage. On the mound, Riley has appeared in 13 games, starting 11 of them. She owns a 7-4 record with a 1.52 ERA. In 64.2 innings pitched, she has struck out 63 batters. Riley has won her last four decisions on the mound. For her performance this week, she was named the Little East Conference Softball Rookie of the Week.

 

Senior outfielder Sue Gaber (Colchester, CT) has played in 22 games, starting all of them. She is batting .325 with 25 hits, three doubles, five walks, a team-high 16 runs scored and six RBI. Gaber has a .364 slugging percentage, a .361 on-base percentage and a .938 fielding percentage.

 

Senior pitcher/designated player Kim Warrington (North Kingstown, RI) has played in 16 games, starting 12 of them. She is batting .308 with 12 hits, two doubles, two home runs, four walks, three runs and eight RBI. Warrington owns a team-best .515 slugging percentage, a .372 on-base percentage and a .958 fielding percentage. On the mound, Warrington has appeared in 16 games, starting 11 of them. She owns a 7-4 record with a 2.42 ERA. In 81.0 innings pitched, she has struck out a team-high 104 batters. Warrington is now the RIC career leader in wins with 49, eclipsing the previous mark of 44 set by Shana Willis ’98.

 

Freshman catcher/infielder Kristyn Alexander (East Wareham, MA) has played in 22 games, starting all of them. She is batting .356 with a team-high 26 hits, two doubles, two walks, seven runs scored, and a team-best 12 RBI. Alexander owns a .384 slugging percentage, a .364 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Junior infielder Amy Machado (Newport, RI) has played in 22 games, starting all of them. She is batting .313 with 21 hits, three doubles, five walks, seven runs scored and five RBI. Machado owns a .358 slugging percentage, a .370 on-base percentage and a .889 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman infielder Crystal O’Connell (Somerset, MA) has played in 22 games, starting all of them. She is batting .189 with seven hits, two doubles, three walks, seven runs scored and three RBI. O'Connell owns a .243 slugging percentage, a .250 on-base percentage and a .968 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore outfielder Megan Ponte (Wakefield, RI) has played in 22 games, starting 21 of them. She is batting .353 with 24 hits, two doubles, a team-high three triples, five walks, 12 runs scored and 11 RBI. Ponte owns a .471 slugging percentage, a .397 on-base percentage and a .840 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman outfielder Casie Lyons (Hudson, MA) has played in 19 games, starting 16 of them. She is batting .250 with 11 hits, one double, two walks, eight runs scored and four RBI. Lyons owns a .273 slugging percentage, a .283 on-base percentage and a .971 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore outfielder Andree Sitnik (Lincoln, RI) has played in 11 games, starting three of them. She is batting .182 with two hits and two runs scored. Sitnik owns a .182 slugging percentage, a .182 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Junior catcher Rachael Caldwell (Richmond, RI) has played in 21 games, starting all of them. She is batting .279 with 17 hits, two doubles, three walks, eight runs scored and five RBI. Caldwell owns a .311 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a .982 fielding percentage.

 

Senior outfielder Hollie Benevides (North Dighton, MA) has played in 14 games, starting seven of them. She is batting .188 with three hits, two walks, four runs scored and two RBI. Benevides owns a .188 slugging percentage, a .278 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman infielder Katelyn Labelle (South Dartmouth, MA) has played in 22 games, starting all of them. She is batting .184 with nine hits, two doubles, a team-high nine walks, five runs scored and six RBI. Labelle owns a .224 slugging percentage, a .310 on-base percentage and a .981 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore outfielder Katie Benevides (North Dighton, MA) has played in nine games, starting seven of them.

 

Sophomore infielder Alyssa Severino (Taunton, MA) has played in six games, starting all of them. She is batting .167 with one hit. Severino owns a .167 slugging percentage, a .167 on-base percentage and a .857 fielding percentage.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will be on the road for three LEC doubleheaders. First the Anchorwomen travel to UMass-Dartmouth on Tuesday, Apr. 13, then to Plymouth State on Saturday, Apr. 17 and finally to Southern Maine on Sunday, Apr. 18.

 

Just a reminder, you can listen to selected RIC home softball games live and follow along with live game stats of all home games on the world-wide-web by logging on to www.ric.edu/athletics/ListenLive.html.

 

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