FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 6, 2008

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE PLACES FOUR ON NFCA ALL-REGION TEAMS

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College had four student-athletes named to the 2008 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-New England Region All-Star Teams

 

Senior first baseman Christie Lotti (Waterford, CT) was named First Team All-New England. She has played in 40 games, starting all of them. Lotti is batting .449 (61-for-136) with 55 runs scored, 10 doubles, three triples, two home runs, 27 RBI and 21 stolen bases. She owns a .610 slugging percentage, a .531 on-base percentage and a .990 fielding percentage. Lotti holds 13 Rhode Island College career records and eight single-season marks.

 

 

 Christie Lotti

 

Senior third baseman Krystal Bilek (Fitchburg, MA) was named Second Team All-New England. She has played in 26 games, starting 24 of them. Bilek is batting .448 (30-for-67) with 18 runs scored, eight doubles, three home runs, 29 RBI and two stolen bases. She owns a .701 slugging percentage, a .575 on-base percentage and a .957 fielding percentage. Bilek was named the 2008 Little East Conference Softball Tournamentís Most Outstanding Player.

 

 

Krystal Bilek

 

Freshman second baseman Amanda Perry (New Bedford, MA) was named Third Team All-New England as an At-Large selection. She has played in 39 games, starting 36 of them. Perry is batting .434 (49-for-113) with 39 runs scored, nine doubles, four triples, three home runs, 36 RBI and three stolen bases. She owns a .664 slugging percentage, a .480 on-base percentage and a .929 fielding percentage.

 

 

Amanda Perry

 

Freshman catcher/designated player/third baseman Kayla Jandreau (Plainville CT) was named Third Team All-New England as an At-Large selection. She has played in 39 games, starting 36 of them. Jandreau is batting .398 (43-for-108) with 36 runs scored, five doubles, four triples, four home runs, 32 RBI and five stolen bases. She owns a .630 slugging percentage, a .472 on-base percentage and a .953 fielding percentage.

 

 

Kayla Jandreau

 

Head Coach Maria Morinís Anchorwomen are currently 33-7 and captured their fourth consecutive Little East Conference Regular Season Championship, sharing the title with Eastern Connecticut, with a 12-2 league mark. RIC was undefeated, going 4-0, en route to winning its third straight Little East Conference Softball Tournament this past weekend. Rhode Island College is currently the top seed in the 2008 NCAA Div. III New England Region Softball Tournament and will see action on Thursday, Apr. 8  at 4 p.m. against the winner of the Lesley vs. Wellesley (10 a.m.) game.

 

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