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June 1, 2016

 

2016 Rhode Island College Softball Season Summary

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Janice DiNobileís (Career Record: 33-72, .314) team finished the 2016 season with a 12-20 record overall and a 3-11 (eighth place) mark in the Little East Conference.

 

 

 

Senior pitcher/outfielder Katelyn McCaughey (Warwick, RI) wrapped up her career at Rhode Island College having played in 113 games, starting 102 of them. She batted .209 (50-for-239) with 50 hits, five doubles, 17 RBI, 21 walks, three stolen bases and 31 runs scored. McCaughey owned a .230 career slugging percentage, a .273 on-base percentage and a .914 fielding percentage.

 

As a pitcher, she appeared in 53 games, starting 38 of them. McCaughey registered a 9-29 record with a 6.19 ERA and 98 strikeouts in 186.2 innings pitched. She is tied for ninth all-time in career starts at the school with 38.

 

As a senior in 2016, McCaughey played in 27 games, starting 23 of them. She batted .260 (13-for-50) with 13 hits, three doubles, two RBI, five walks, one stolen base and eight runs scored. McCaughey posted a .320 slugging percentage, a .327 on-base percentage and a .872 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, she appeared in 17 games, starting 12 of them. McCaughey registered a 5-7 record with a 4.20 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 63.1 innings of work. She led the team in ERA and wins, while ranking second in strikeouts and complete games (5).

 

As a junior in 2015, McCaughey played in 29 games, starting 28 of them. She batted .167 (12-for-72) with 12 hits, one double, 11 RBI, eight walks and 10 runs scored. McCaughey recorded a .181 slugging percentage, .250 on-base percentage and a .953 fielding percentage to go along with one stolen base. As a pitcher, McCaughey appeared in 19 games, starting 15 of them. She recorded a 2-12 record with a 7.41 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 74.2 innings of work. McCaughey led the Anchorwomen in appearances, strikeouts, innings pitched and complete games (8).

 

As a sophomore in 2014, McCaughey played in 23 games, starting 16 of them. She batted .135 (5-for-37) with two runs scored, five hits, one double, one RBI, three walks and one stolen base. McCaughey owned a .162 slugging percentage, a .200 on-base percentage and a .938 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, she appeared in seven games, starting four of them. McCaughey was 0-4 with eight strikeouts and an 11.45 ERA in 11.0 innings of work. She ranked third on the team in games started.

 

As a freshman in 2013, McCaughey played in 35 games, starting all of them. She batted .250 (20-for-80) with 20 hits, three RBI, five walks and 11 runs scored. McCaughey owned a .250 slugging percentage, a .294 on-base percentage and a .875 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, she appeared in 10 games, starting seven of them. She went 2-6 with one complete game, 26 strikeouts and a 5.58 ERA in 37.2 innings pitched. McCaughey ranked third on the team in strikeouts and fourth on the team in appearances, games started, complete games, wins and innings pitched.

 

McCaughey is a youth development major and a 2012 graduate of Toll Gate High School.

 

Junior utility Lauren DiScuillo (East Providence, RI) played in 25 games, starting 23 of them. She batted .209 (14-for-67) with nine runs scored, 14 hits, two doubles, one triple, one home run, seven RBI, 12 walks and two stolen bases. DiScuillo posted a .269 slugging percentage, a .329 on-base percentage and a .947 fielding percentage. As a pitcher, she appeared in six games, starting five of them. She went 2-4 with one complete game, eight strikeouts and an 8.22 ERA in 23.0 innings pitched.

 

Junior center fielder Lauren Duvall (East Greenwich, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. She played in 32 games, starting 28 of them. She posted a .382 batting average (34-for-89) with 34 hits, eight doubles, five triples, one home run, 19 RBI, five walks, 23 runs scored and nine stolen bases. Duvall owned a .618 slugging percentage, a .406 on-base percentage and a .931 fielding percentage. She led the team in at-bats, hits, doubles, triples, homers, total bases, steals and slugging percentage. As a pitcher, Duvall appeared in five games, starting one of them. She went 0-1 with two strikeouts and an 8.65 ERA in 11.1 innings pitched. Duvall was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season.

 

Junior left fielder Sarah Molin (Seymour, CT) played in 29 games, starting all of them. She batted .250 (20-for-80) with 20 hits, three doubles, one triple, eight RBI, nine walks, six runs scored and six stolen bases. Molin owned a .313 slugging percentage, .330 on-base percentage and a .971 fielding percentage. She ranked third on the team in stolen bases.

 

Junior third baseman Mary Sweeney (Portsmouth, RI) played in 18 games, starting 15 of them. She registered a .273 batting average (12-for-44) with 12 hits, two doubles, eight RBI, four walks, five runs scored and three stolen bases. Sweeney owned a .318 slugging percentage, a .314 on-base percentage and a .867 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore catcher Jacqueline Gauthier (Seekonk, MA) played in 14 games, starting 12 of them. She batted .200 (6-for-30) with six hits, one double, one home run, two RBI, one walk and two runs scored. She owned a .333 slugging percentage, a .273 on-base percentage and a .978 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore right fielder Sarah Nolan (Cranston, RI) played in three games, starting two of them. She owned a .167 batting average (1-for-6) with one hit, one stolen base and one walk. Nolan owned a .167 slugging percentage, a .286 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore second baseman Michaela Paddock (Danbury, CT) played in five games, starting four of them. She posted a .333 batting average (4-for-12) with four hits, three runs scored and three walks. She owned a .333 slugging percentage, .467 on-base percentage and a .929 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore first baseman Chelsea Schott (Meriden, CT) played in 16 games, starting 15 of them. She owned a .208 batting average (10-for-48) with 10 hits, three doubles, eight RBI, five walks and five runs scored. Schott posted a .271 slugging percentage, a .283 on-base percentage and a .992 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore second baseman Nicole Venturini (North Scituate, RI) played in 29 games, starting all of them. She posted a .386 batting average (34-for-88) with 34 hits, six doubles, four triples, 31 RBI, 10 walks, 23 runs scored and three stolen bases. Venturini owned a .545 slugging percentage, .446 on-base percentage and a .952 fielding percentage. She led the team in batting average, hits, RBI and assists (55).

 

Sophomore first baseman Kelsey Wood (North Dighton, MA) played in 16 games, starting all of them. She posted a .209 batting average (9-for-43) with nine hits, one RBI, three walks and five runs scored. Wood owned a .209 slugging percentage, a .255 on-base percentage and a .952 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman shortstop Kelsey Burgess (North Providence, RI) was named the teamís MVP. She played in 22 games, starting 20 of them. Burgess batted .361 (22-for-61) with 22 hits, four doubles, five triples, 11 RBI, three walks and 12 runs scored. She owned a .590 slugging percentage, .400 on-base percentage and a .988 fielding percentage. Burgess ranked first on the team in triples, second in slugging percentage and third on the team in both batting average and hits. 

 

Freshman third baseman Cristin Chiaverini (Pawtucket, RI) played in 19 games, starting all of them. She batted .245 (13-for-53) with 13 hits, five doubles, two RBI, four walks and 13 runs scored. Chiaverini owned a .340 slugging percentage, a .298 on-base percentage and a .938 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman right fielder Michaela DeAngelis (North Providence, RI) played in 13 games, starting 10 of them. She batted .280 (7-for-25) with seven hits, two RBI, two stolen bases and six runs scored. DeAngelis owned a .280 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a .750 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman pitcher Erica Fleming (Sagamore Beach, MA) played in seven games, starting six of them. She batted .154 (2-for-13) with two hits and one RBI. As a pitcher Fleming appeared in six games, starting one of them. She registered a 0-1 record with an 8.91 ERA and one strikeout in 11.0 innings pitched.

 

Freshman pitcher Briana Gough (West Warwick, RI) appeared in 21 games, starting 13 of them. She batted .184 (7-for-38) with seven hits, two doubles, one triple, five RBI, five walks, one stolen base and nine runs scored. In the pitching circle, Gough posted a 5-7 record with a 5.19 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 93.0 innings pitched, while hurling eight complete games. She led the team in complete games, appearances (21), wins, innings pitched and strikeouts.

 

Freshman second baseman Brittany Gough (West Warwick, RI) played in four games, starting all of them. She batted .333 (4-for-12) with four hits and three RBI. Gough maintained a .333 slugging percentage, a .333 on-base percentage and a .909 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman catcher Emma Simmons (Saunderstown, RI) played in 27 games, starting 24 of them. She batted .232 (16-for-69) with 16 hits, two doubles, nine RBI, 11 walks, eight stolen bases and 26 runs scored. Simmons owned a .261 slugging percentage, a .384 on-base percentage and a .965 fielding percentage. She led the team in runs scored, while ranking second in walks and stolen bases.