FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

May 10, 2012

 

 

 

2012 Rhode Island College
Softball Season Summary
(19-18 Overall; 10-4 Little East Conference)

 

Providence, RIóHead Coach Maria Morinís (Career record: 458-257-4, .640) team finished the 2012 season with a 19-18 overall record and a 10-4 (second place tie) mark in the Little East Conference.

 

 

 

Junior pitcher/first baseman Jessica Borden (Lincoln, RI) played in 32 games, starting 30 of them. She batted .229 (19-for-83) with 10 runs scored, 19 hits, four doubles, a team-high two triples, nine RBI and four walks. Borden owned a .325 slugging percentage, a .273 on-base percentage and a .969 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, Borden appeared in a team-high 24 games, starting 17 of them. She went 9-8 with a team-best 3.92 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 116.0 innings of work. She recorded a team-best 13 complete games to go along with a team-high three shutouts on the year. Bordenís nine wins led the team as well.

 

Junior catcher Nicole Clemens (Bristol, RI) played in 26 games, starting 25 of them. She owned a .982 fielding percentage as the teamís primary backstop.

 

Junior right fielder Kristina Gingell (Pascoag, RI) played in 37 games, starting all of them. She batted .317 (39-for-123) with 19 runs scored, 39 hits, six doubles, one triple, one homer, 22 RBI, two walks and two stolen bases. Gingell owned a .407 slugging percentage, a .339 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Junior second baseman Marisa Jandreau (Plainville, CT) was named Second Team All-Little East. She played in 37 games, starting all of them. Jandreau batted .318 (34-for-107) with 29 runs scored, 34 hits, two doubles, 16 RBI, 18 walks and nine stolen bases. She owned a .336 slugging percentage, a .421 on-base percentage and a .976 fielding percentage. Her 18 walks were a team-high, while her nine sacrifice hits were tied for the team lead. Jandreau ranked second on the squad in runs scored and on-base percentage.

 

Junior pitcher/first baseman Emily Johnson (West Kingston, RI) played in 36 games, starting all of them. She batted .383 (41-for-107) with 12 runs scored, 41 hits, nine doubles, one homer, 20 RBI, five walks and two stolen bases. Johnson owned a .495 slugging percentage, a .402 on-base percentage and a .982 fielding percentage. She led the team with four sacrifice flies, while tying for the team lead in doubles. Johnson also ranked second on the squad in batting average, slugging percentage, hits and total bases. As a pitcher, she appeared in 23 games, starting 20 of them. Johnson was 8-10 with a 4.38 ERA and a team-high 64 strikeouts in 120.0 innings pitched. She registered 11 complete games and one shutout.

 

Sophomore pitcher/first baseman Maria Darling (Ansonia, CT) played in 24 games, starting 17 of them. She batted .234 (11-for-47) with one run scored, 11 hits, one double, four RBI and three walks. Darling owned a .255 slugging percentage, a .275 on-base percentage and a .955 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, she appeared in seven games. She was 2-0 with a 7.24 ERA and six strikeouts in 9.2 innings pitched.

 

Sophomore utility Alicia Gutauskas (Johnston, RI) played in three games.

 

Sophomore center fielder Stacy Pokora (Wilton, CT) was named First Team All-Little East and the teamís MVP. She played in 37 games, starting all of them. Pokora batted .424 (50-for-118) with 36 runs scored, 50 hits, nine doubles, eight homers, 30 RBI, nine walks and 12 stolen bases. She owned a .703 slugging percentage, a .461 on-base percentage and a .963 fielding percentage. Pokora led the Anchorwomen in batting average, slugging percentage, on-base percentage, runs scored, hits, homers, RBI, total bases and stolen bases, while tying for the team lead in doubles. Her eight home runs on the year were tied for the single-season program record.

 

Freshman utility Nicole Guggino (Brookhaven, NY) played in 28 games, starting nine of them. She batted .175 (7-for-40) with four runs scored, seven hits, one double and two walks. Guggino owned a .200 slugging percentage, a .214 on-base percentage and a .500 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman catcher/third baseman Monica Koehler (Barrington, RI) played in 25 games, starting 19 of them. She batted .245 (13-for-53) with five runs scored, 13 hits, five doubles, six RBI, three walks and four stolen bases. Koehler owned a .340 slugging percentage, a .286 on-base percentage and a .917 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman catcher Michelle Mowbray (Hope Valley, RI) played in 14 games, starting seven of them. She owned a fielding percentage of 1.000.

 

Freshman left fielder Taylor Nelson (Wareham, MA) played in 37 games, starting all of them. She batted .311 (37-for-119) with 24 runs scored, 37 hits, one triple, four RBI, four walks and six stolen bases. Nelson owned a .328 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a .974 fielding percentage. She was tied for the team lead with nine sacrifice hits.

 

Freshman shortstop Katelyn Sykora (Waterford, CT) played in 37 games, starting all of them. She batted .177 (14-for-79) with 17 runs scored, 14 hits, two doubles, one homer, three RBI, 16 walks and one stolen base. Sykora owned a .241 slugging percentage, a .323 on-base percentage and a .951 fielding percentage. Her 16 walks were second on the team.

 

Freshman third baseman Justina Thoma (Canterbury, CT) played in 37 games, starting all of them. She batted .290 (31-for-107) with 11 runs scored, 31 hits, six doubles, three homers, 25 RBI, nine walks and one stolen base. Thoma owned a .430 slugging percentage, a .361 on-base percentage and a .960 fielding percentage. She ranked second on the team in home runs and RBI.