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September 1, 2009

 

2009 Rhode Island College Softball Season Summary
(42-7 Overall; 13-1 in the Little East)
2009 Little East Conference Tournament Champions
2009 Little East Conference Regular Season Champions
NCAA Tournament N.E. Regional Appearance

Providence, R.I.óHead Coach Maria Morinís (Career record: 377-213-4, .638) team concluded the 2009 season with a 42-7 overall record and a 13-1 (first place) mark in the Little East Conference. RIC captured the 2009 Little East Conference Regular Season Championship for the fifth consecutive season, while establishing a new program record for league wins in a season.

 

 

 

RIC went on to win its fourth consecutive Little East Conference Softball Tournament and advanced to the NCAA Div. III New England Regional Softball Championships for the fourth straight season as well.

 

The Anchorwomenís 42 wins established a new program record for victories in a season, surpassing the 2007 editionís total by one. RIC has won 35 or more games in each of the last four years and has won 20 or more for 11 consecutive campaigns.

 

Senior left fielder Kelli McCartin (Cranston, RI) leaves RIC having played in 135 games, starting 118 of them. She batted .234 with 68 runs scored, 70 hits, 11 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 36 RBI, 89 total bases and five stolen bases. McCartin finished with a .298 slugging percentage, a .306 on-base percentage and a .916 fielding percentage.

 

As a senior in 2009, McCartin played in 48 games, starting all 48 of them. She batted .235 with 28 runs scored, 28 hits, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, 19 RBI, 40 total bases and one stolen bases. McCartin owned a .336 slugging percentage, a .306 on-base percentage and a .941 fielding percentage.

 

As a junior in 2008, McCartin played in 28 games, starting 24 of them. She batted .217 with 13 hits, 13 runs scored, two RBI and two stolen bases. McCartin owned a .217 slugging percentage, a .309 on-base percentage and a .882 fielding percentage.

 

As a sophomore in 2007, McCartin was named to the NCAA Div. III New England Regional All-Tournament Team as an outfielder. She played in 36 games, starting 29 of them. McCartin batted .273 with 21 runs scored, 21 hits, six doubles, 13 RBI and one stolen base. She owned a .351 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a .932 fielding percentage.

 

As a freshman third baseman in 2006, McCartin played in 23 games, starting 17 of them. She batted .186 with six runs, eight hits, one double, two RBI and one stolen base.

 

She is a computer information systems major and a 2005 graduate of Cranston High School West.

 

Junior pitcher Jenna Deveines (Lowville, NY) was named Second Team All-Little East. She appeared in 24 games, starting 20 of them. She posted a 15-3 record with a 1.88 ERA with 88 strikeouts in 93.0 innings pitched. Deveines logged three complete games with one save and two shutouts.

 

Junior center fielder Jackie Dube (Barrington, NH) played in 34 games, starting 31 of them. She batted .219 with 14 runs scored, 16 hits, three doubles, one triple, four RBI, 21 total bases and three stolen bases. Dube owned a .288 slugging percentage, a .296 on-base percentage and a .957 fielding percentage.

 

Junior first baseman Amy Jackman (Toms River, NJ) played in 17 games, starting 12 of them. She batted .200 with four runs scored, seven hits, two doubles, one triple, four RBI and 11 total bases. Jackman owned a .314 slugging percentage, a .243 on-base percentage and a .961 fielding percentage.

 

Junior right fielder Michelle Perrin (Saugus, MA) was named Second Team All-Little East for the second consecutive season and Third Team All-New England as an At-Large selection. She played in 48 games, starting 46 of them. She batted .363 with 27 runs scored, 53 hits, seven doubles, one triple, 23 RBI, 62 total bases and one stolen base. Perrin owned a .425 slugging percentage, a .409 on-base percentage and a .962 fielding percentage. Perrin became the programís all-time leader in sacrifice hits (30).

 

Sophomore pitcher Amanda Berard (Swansea, MA) was named Second Team All-ECAC, Second Team All-New England, the Little East Conference Pitcher of the Year and garnered First Team All-Little East honors. Berard appeared in 41 games, starting nine of them. She was 16-2 and led the nation with 12 saves (a new program record). Berard owned a 0.53 ERA (a new program record) with 130 strikeouts in 146.0 innings pitched. She was named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2009 Little East Conference Softball Championship Tournament. Berard was named to the NCAA Div. III Softball New England Regionalís All-Tournament Team as a pitcher.

 

Sophomore utility player Laura DeNoncour (Johnston, RI) played in 33 games, starting 14 of them. She batted .245 with five runs scored, 13 hits, one home run, 16 RBI, 16 total bases and two stolen bases. DeNoncour owned a .302 slugging percentage, a .323 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore utility player Kayla Jandreau (Plainville, CT) was named Second Team All-New England and Second Team All-Little East. She played catcher, designated player, outfield and third base on the season. Jandreau played in 48 games, starting 47 of them. She batted .383 with 45 runs scored, 59 hits, seven doubles, one triple, three home runs, 28 RBI, 77 total bases and eight stolen bases. Jandreau owns a .500 slugging percentage, a .448 on-base percentage and a .972 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore catcher/designated player Laura Kostenblatt (Keene, NH) was named First Team All-Little East. She played in 49 games, starting 47 of them. She batted .375 with 23 runs scored, 54 hits, 10 doubles, one home run, 36 RBI, 67 total bases and four stolen bases. Kostenblatt owned a .465 slugging percentage, a .455 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore third baseman Trish Koutsulis (Peoria, AZ) played in 17 games, starting 15 of them. She batted .189 with three runs scored, seven hits, one double, nine RBI and eight total bases. Koutsulis owned a .216 slugging percentage, a .268 on-base percentage and an .875 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore shortstop Donielle Mattoon (Coventry, RI) was named Third Team All-New England as an At-Large selection, Second Team All-Little East and the team MVP. She played in 47 games, starting 46 of them. Mattoon batted .452 with 43 runs scored, 57 hits, six doubles, eight triples, six home runs, 29 RBI, 97 total bases and three stolen bases. She owned a .770 slugging percentage (new program record), a .486 on-base percentage and a .915 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore pitcher Melanie Neece (Westfield, MA) appeared in 23 games, starting 20 of them. She posted 11-2 record with a 1.56 ERA with 89 strikeouts in 85.0 innings pitched. Neece logged one complete game with one save and one shutout.

 

Sophomore first baseman Chelsi Panarelli (Shrewsbury, MA) was named First Team All-ECAC and First Team All-Little East. She played in 42 games, starting 40 of them. Panarelli batted .325 with 28 runs scored, 38 hits, nine doubles, one triple, eight home runs (a new program record), 27 RBI, 73 total bases and one stolen base. She owned a .624 slugging percentage, a .352 on-base percentage and a .993 fielding percentage. Panarelli was named to the NCAA Div. III Softball New England Regionalís All-Tournament Team as a first baseman.

 

Sophomore second baseman Amanda Perry (New Bedford, MA) was named First Team All-New England, Second Team All-ECAC and First Team All-Little East. She played in 49 games, starting all of them. Perry batted .380 with 43 runs scored, 63 hits, 11 doubles, six triples, seven home runs, 39 RBI (a program-record), 107 total bases and six stolen bases. She owned a .645 slugging percentage, a .441 on-base percentage and a .960 fielding percentage. Perry was named to the NCAA Div. III Softball New England Regionalís All-Tournament Team as an At-Large selection. She also posted a new RIC record with 166 at-bats this spring.

 

Freshman third baseman Cristina Bailey (Londonderry, NH) was named Second Team All-Little East. She played in 39 games, starting 33 of them. She batted .231 with 19 runs scored, 21 hits, six doubles, nine RBI, 27 total bases and one stolen base. Bailey owned a .297 slugging percentage, a .320 on-base percentage and a .942 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman outfielder Alison Burdick (Westerly, RI) played in nine games, starting three of them. She batted .083 with two runs scored, one hit and one total base. Burdick owned a .083 slugging percentage, a .083 on-base percentage and an .857 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman outfielder Allyson Durkin (Douglas, MA) saw action in eight games. She recorded three runs scored and two stolen bases.

 

Freshman utility player Danielle Gorneault (Berlin, CT) played in 18 games, starting three of them. She batted .278 with three runs scored, five hits, two doubles, seven RBI and seven total bases. Gorneault owned a .389 slugging percentage, a .435 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman utility player Jaci Lata (Lisbon, NH) played in 16 games, starting two of them. She batted .154 with one run scored, two hits, two RBI, two total bases and one stolen base. Lata owned a .154 slugging percentage, a .353 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman outfielder Shawna Parent (Middletown, RI) played in 18 games, starting five of them. She recorded six runs scored and three walks. Parent owned a .188 on-base percentage and a .750 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman outfielder Stephanie Ryan (North Attleboro, MA) saw action in three games. She scored one run.

 

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