FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 3, 2004

 

RIC's Kristyn Alexander Named
Little East Softball Rookie of the Year

 

Four RIC Softball Players Earn All-LEC Distinction

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman designated player Kristyn Alexander (East Wareham, MA) was named the Little East Conference Softball Rookie of the Year. Alexander also earned First Team All-Little East Conference honors as a designated player.

 

Alexander played in 36 games, starting all of them. She is batting a team-best .348 with a team-high 40 hits, five doubles and 20 RBI. Alexander also has eight walks, 12 runs scored, a .391 slugging percentage, a .384 on-base percentage and a .962 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore Megan Ponte (Wakefield, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference as an outfielder. Ponte has played in 36 games, starting 35 of them. She is batting .301 with 34 hits, three doubles, a team-high three triples, ten walks, 21 runs scored and 11 RBI. Ponte owns a .381 slugging percentage, a .358 on-base percentage and a .895 fielding percentage.

 

Senior outfielder Sue Gaber (Colchester, CT) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference as an outfielder for the third consecutive season. Gaber has played in 36 games, starting all of them. She is batting .281 with 36 hits, four doubles, eight walks, 21 runs scored and six RBI. Gaber has a .313 slugging percentage, a .321 on-base percentage and a .935 fielding percentage.

 

Senior Kim Warrington (North Kingstown, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference as a pitcher for the fourth consecutive season. Warrington has appeared in 26 games, starting 18 of them. She owns an 11-7 record with a 2.04 ERA. In 137.0 innings pitched, she has struck out a team-high 169 batters. She is RIC's all-time leader in wins and strikeouts.

 

The Anchorwomen are currently 21-14-1 overall and finished the regular season with a 9-5 (second place) mark in the Little East Conference. They are the sixth seed in the 2004 New England ECAC Div. III Tournament and will play at Coast Guard on Wednesday, May 5.

 

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