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July 29, 2011

 

 

 

2011 Rhode Island College
Softball Season Summary
(38-13 Overall; 9-5 in the Little East Conference)
NCAA Tournament Providence Regional Appearance

 

Providence, RIóHead Coach Maria Morinís (Career record: 439-239-4, .647) team finished the 2011 season with a 38-13 overall record and a 9-5 (fourth place) mark in the Little East Conference. The teamís 38 wins was the second highest total in program history. It also marked the 13th consecutive season RIC has won 20 or more games. After dropping the first three games of the campaign, the Anchorwomen established a new school record by winning their next 23 games, surpassing the 2007 editionís effort by one contest.

 

The Anchorwomen made it to the Championship Game of the 2011 Little East Conference Tournament for the fifth time in six years, but fell to top-seeded Eastern Connecticut.

 

 

 

Rhode Island College earned an at-large bid to the 2011 NCAA Div. III Softball Tournament, marking the programís fifth NCAA appearance over the last six seasons. RIC made it to the Championship Game of the Providence Regional, one of the final 16 teams remaining in the nation, but the Anchorwomen saw their hopes of a third National Championship Round appearance in five years dashed at the hands of Little East rival Eastern Connecticut.

 

Senior pitcher Amanda Berard (Swansea, MA) capped her impressive three-year career as an Anchorwoman by appearing in 105 games, starting 38 of them. She compiled a 43-16 career record to go along with 22 saves, a 1.22 ERA, eight shutouts, 374 strikeouts in 435.2 innings pitched. Berard is RICís all-time leader in saves and relief appearances (67), while ranking second in ERA, third in wins and strikeouts, fifth in innings pitched, seventh in complete games (28) and eighth in starts.

 

As a senior in 2011, she was named Second Team All-ECAC, Second Team All-New England and First Team All-Little East Conference. Berard appeared in 40 games, starting 16 of them. She was 18-7 with five saves, a 1.33 ERA and 165 strikeouts in 179.0 innings pitched. Berard totaled 14 complete games and one shutout. She was named to the Providence Regionalís All-Tournament Team in the NCAA Tournament and was the Little East Conferenceís Pitcher of the Week on one occasion.

 

As a junior in 2010, Berard was named First Team All-Little East. She appeared in 24 games, starting 13 of them. Berard was 9-7 with five saves, a 1.96 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 110.2 innings. She totaled eight complete games and four shutouts. Berard was named the Little East Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week once on the season.

 

As a sophomore in 2009, she 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 totaled six complete games and three shutouts. 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.

 

As a freshman at Iona in 2008, Berard appeared in 19 games, starting five of them. She was 3-3 with one save, a 3.13 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 69.1 innings pitched.

 

She is an elementary/special education major and a 2007 graduate of Joseph Case High School.

 

Senior designated player Laura DeNoncour (Johnston, RI) closed out her four-year career as an Anchorwoman having played in 112 games, starting 71 of them. She batted .225 (47-for-209) with 23 runs scored, 47 hits, four doubles, five home runs, 51 RBI and six stolen bases. DeNoncour owned a .316 slugging percentage, a .324 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage. In program history, she ranks sixth all-time in being hit by a pitch (7) and eighth in home runs.

 

As a senior in 2011, DeNoncour played in 34 games, starting 28 of them. She batted .216 (16-for-74) with seven runs scored, 16 hits, one double, two home runs, 13 RBI and two stolen bases. DeNoncour owned a .311 slugging percentage, a .310 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

As a junior in 2010, DeNoncour played in 28 games, starting 24 of them. She batted .246 with seven runs scored, 15 hits, three doubles, one home run, 17 RBI and one stolen base. DeNoncour owned a .344 slugging percentage and a .338 on-base percentage.

 

As a sophomore in 2009, DeNoncour 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.

 

As a freshman in 2008, DeNoncour played in 17 games, starting five of them. She batted .143 with four runs scored, three hits, one home run, five RBI and one stolen base. She owned a .286 slugging percentage and a .333 on-base percentage.

 

She is a nursing major and a 2007 graduate of Johnston High School.

 

Senior catcher Kayla Jandreau (Plainville, CT) wrapped up her four-year career as an Anchorwoman having played in 178 games, starting 174 of them. She batted .367 (202-for-551) with, 148 runs scored, 202 hits, 29 doubles, 11 triples, 10 home runs, 101 RBI and 47 stolen bases. Jandreau owned a .514 slugging percentage, a .434 on-base percentage and a .978 fielding percentage. In program history, she ranks second in at-bats (551), runs scored, hits, triples and walks (64), fourth in home runs and RBI, fifth in batting, triples, putouts (679) and slugging percentage, and is seventh in doubles.

 

As a senior in 2011, she was named Second Team All-New England, First Team All-Little East Conference and team MVP. Jandreau played in 51 games, starting all of them. She batted .345 (57-for-165) with 41 runs scored, 57 hits, 10 doubles, one triple, three home runs, 26 RBI and 20 stolen bases. Jandreau owned a .473 slugging percentage, a .402 on-base percentage and a .994 fielding percentage. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season.

 

As a junior in 2010, Jandreau played in 36 games, starting all of them. She batted .349 with 25 runs scored, 38 hits, five doubles, five triples, 13 RBI and 12 stolen bases. Jandreau owned a .486 slugging percentage, a .432 on-base percentage and a .972 fielding percentage.

 

As a sophomore in 2009, Jandreau 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.

 

As a freshman in 2008, Jandreau was named Second Team All-Little East as a utility player. Jandreau, who was also named Third Team All-New England as an At-Large selection by the NFCA, played in 43 games, starting 40 of them. She batted .390 with 37 runs scored, 48 hits, seven doubles, four triples, four home runs, 34 RBI and seven stolen bases. She owned a .610 slugging percentage, a .460 on-base percentage and a .953 fielding percentage. Jandreau was named to the 2008 NCAA Div. III New England Regional Softball All-Tournament Team.

 

She is a physical education/health major and a 2007 graduate of Plainville High School.

 

Senior shortstop Donielle Mattoon (Coventry, RI) closed out her four-year career as an Anchorwoman having played in 174 games, starting 163 of them. She batted .377 (182-for-483) with 123 runs scored, 182 hits, 33 doubles, 13 triples, 10 home runs, 102 RBI and 15 stolen bases. Mattoon owned a .561 slugging percentage, a .413 on-base percentage and a .942 fielding percentage. In program history, she ranks second in triples and assists (276), third in batting, runs scored, hits, doubles, RBI, and slugging percentage, fourth in home runs and total bases (271), fifth in at-bats (483) and sacrifice flies (5) and 11th in sacrifice hits (16).

 

As a senior in 2011, Mattoon played in 51 games, starting all of them. She batted .315 (53-for-168) with 26 runs scored, 53 hits, eight doubles, three triples, 28 RBI and three stolen bases. Mattoon owned a .399 slugging percentage, a .350 on-base percentage and a .958 fielding percentage. She was named to the Providence Regionalís All-Tournament Team in the NCAA Tournament.

 

As a junior in 2010, Mattoon was named Second Team All-Little East and team MVP. Mattoon played in 37 games, starting all of them. She batted .431 with 32 runs scored, 47 hits, 13 doubles, four home runs, 26 RBI and four stolen bases. Mattoon owned a .661 slugging percentage, a .453 on-base percentage and a .938 fielding percentage. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season.

 

As a sophomore in 2009, Mattoon 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.

 

As a freshman in 2008, Mattoon played in 39 games, starting 29 games. She batted .313 with 22 runs scored, 25 hits, six doubles, two triples, 19 RBI and five stolen bases. She owned a .438 slugging percentage, a .371 on-base percentage and a .974 fielding percentage.

 

She is a psychology major with a minor in biology and a 2007 graduate of Coventry High School.

 

Senior first baseman Chelsi Panarelli (Shrewsbury, MA) closed out her four-year career as an Anchorwoman having played in 163 games, starting 150 of them. She batted .309 (141-for-456) with 87 runs scored, 141 hits, 33 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs, 107 RBI and five stolen bases. Panarelli owned a .522 slugging percentage, a .360 on-base percentage and a .989 fielding percentage. In program history, she ranks first in home runs, putouts (1,058) and sacrifice flies (10), second in RBI, third in doubles, fourth in walks (42) and slugging percentage, fifth in runs scored and total bases (238), sixth in at-bats (456), seventh in hits and 16th in batting.

 

As a senior in 2011, Panarelli was named Second Team All-Little East. She played in 50 games, starting all of them. Panarelli batted .283 (41-for-145) with 21 runs scored, 41 hits, nine doubles, one triple, three home runs, 27 RBI and three stolen bases. She owned a .421 slugging percentage, a .371 on-base percentage and a .989 fielding percentage. Panarelli was named to the Providence Regionalís All-Tournament Team in the NCAA Tournament.

 

As a junior in 2010, Panarelli was named First Team All-Little East. Panarelli played in 37 games, starting all of them. She batted .390 with 25 runs scored, 46 hits, 14 doubles, seven home runs, 36 RBI and one stolen base. Panarelli owned a .686 slugging percentage, a .409 on-base percentage and a .991 fielding percentage.

 

As a sophomore in 2009, Panarelli 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.

 

As a freshman in 2008, Panarelli played in 34 games, starting 23 of them. She batted .211 with 13 runs scored, 16 hits, one double, two home runs and 17 RBI. She owned a .303 slugging percentage, a .279 on-base percentage and a .951 fielding percentage.

 

She is a psychology major and a 2007 graduate of Shrewsbury High School.

 

Senior center fielder Amanda Perry (New Bedford, MA) closed out her four-year career as an Anchorwoman having played in 180 games, starting 177 of them. She batted .330 (178-for-539) with 123 runs scored, 178 hits, 34 doubles, 13 triples, 13 home runs, 116 RBI and 16 stolen bases. Perry owned a .514 slugging percentage, a .393 on-base percentage and a .945 fielding percentage. In program history, she ranks first in RBI, second in doubles and triples, third in at-bats (439), runs scored, home runs and total bases, fourth in hits and walks (60), sixth in slugging percentage, 10th in batting and 12th in assists (163).

 

As a senior in 2011, she played in 51 games, starting all of them. Perry batted .312 (44-for-141) with 25 runs scored, 44 hits, seven doubles, three triples, two home runs, 30 RBI and one stolen base. She owned a .447 slugging percentage, a .355 on-base percentage and a .882 fielding percentage.

 

As a junior in 2010, Perry played in 36 games, starting all of them. She batted .200 with 16 runs scored, 21 hits, six doubles, one home run, 11 RBI and six stolen bases. Perry owned a .286 slugging percentage, a .315 on-base percentage and a .947 fielding percentage.

 

As a sophomore in 2009, Perry 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.

 

As a freshman in 2008, Perry was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Year and First Team All-Little East. Perry, who was also named Third Team All-New England as an At-Large selection by the NFCA, played in 44 games, starting 41 of them. She batted .394 with 39 runs scored, 50 hits, 10 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 36 RBI and three stolen bases. She owned a .606 slugging percentage, a .440 on-base percentage and a .935 fielding percentage.

 

She is a nursing major and a 2007 graduate of New Bedford High School.

 

Junior third baseman Cristina Bailey (Londonderry, NH) played in 51 games, starting all of them. She batted .283 (39-for-138) with 22 runs scored, 39 hits, 12 doubles, three home runs, 26 RBI and four stolen bases. Bailey owned a .435 slugging percentage, a .355 on-base percentage and a .930 fielding percentage. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season.

 

Junior outfielder Jaci Lata (Lisbon, NH) played in 26 games, starting 15 of them. She batted .154 (4-for-26) with five runs scored, four hits, one double, three RBI and one stolen base. Lata owned a .192 slugging percentage, a .241 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Junior pitcher Kyla Puccini (North Dighton, MA) appeared in 21 games, starting 19 of them. She was 11-4 with a 1.70 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 86.1 innings pitched. Puccini posted four shutouts on the season.

 

Sophomore right fielder Kristina Gingell (Pascoag, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. Gingell played in 42 games, starting 35 of them. She batted .337 (35-for-104) with 12 runs scored, 35 hits, three doubles, one triple, six RBI and one stolen base. Gingell owned a .385 slugging percentage, a .355 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore second baseman Marisa Jandreau (Plainville, CT) played in 50 games, starting all of them. She batted .206 (29-for-141) with 28 runs scored, 29 hits, six doubles, 15 RBI and eight stolen bases. Jandreau owned a .248 slugging percentage, a .304 on-base percentage and a .989 fielding percentage. She led the team with 14 sacrifice hits.

 

Sophomore designated player Emily Johnson (West Kingston, RI) was named First Team All-Little East Conference. She played in 29 games, starting 26 of them. Johnson batted .254 (16-for-63) with 10 runs scored, 16 hits, seven doubles, seven RBI and three stolen bases. She owned a .365 slugging percentage, a .299 on-base percentage and a .960 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, she appeared in 21 games, starting 16 of them. Johnson was 9-2 with a 2.19 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 73.2 innings pitched. She posted one shutout on the season.

 

Freshman utility Maria Darling (Ansonia, CT) played in seven games, starting two of them. She batted .222 (2-for-9) with one run scored and two hits. Darling owned a .222 slugging percentage and a .300 on-base percentage.

 

Freshman utility Alicia Gutauskas (Johnston, RI) played in five games and scored one run.

 

Freshman catcher Laura Johnson (Cranston, RI) played in eight games, starting one of them. She batted .333 (3-for-9) with three hits. Johnson owned a .333 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman utility Giulia Khoury (Fall River, MA) played in 15 games, starting one of them. She batted .143 (1-for-7) with three runs scored and one hit. Khoury owned a .143 slugging percentage, a .143 on-base percentage and a .750 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman utility Domenique Latessa (Bristol, RI) played in one game.

 

Freshman left fielder Stacy Pokora (Wilton, CT) played in 51 games, starting all of them. She batted .350 (42-for-120) with 28 runs scored, 42 hits, nine doubles, three triples, three home runs, 21 RBI and nine stolen bases. Pokora owned a .550 slugging percentage, a .431 on-base percentage and a .952 fielding percentage. She was named to the Providence Regionalís All-Tournament Team in the NCAA Tournament and was the Little East Conferenceís Player of the Week on one occasion.