Honors pour in for CSI softball Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 8:02 AM
Staten Island Advance
College of Staten Island junior third baseman Kaitlyn Flynn has been named CUNY Conference softball Player of the Year as the Dolphins swept four of the five major awards, it was announced yesterday. CSI junior pitcher Daniellie Ponsiglione earned Pitcher of the Year honors while coach Stella Porto was tabbed as Coach of the Year and senior second baseman Raechel Strobel earned Sportsmanship Award honors along with All-CUNY firstteam recognition. The Dolphins were CUNY champs and qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament.
Advance file photo Kaitlyn Flynn was named CUNY conference softball player of the year.
Flynn was a unanimous choice batting .469 with a team-high four home runs and five triples. The Tottenville HS product set a school single-season record with 61 hits and leaves with a share of the school mark with 14 career home runs. Ponsiglione went 13-7 with a 2.82 ERA. The St. Joseph by-the-Sea product led the nation with 106 strikeouts to just three walks in 144 innings, and already owns CSI career records for wins (44), complete games (65) and innings pitched (452). Strobel, a Curtis HS product who batted .388, repeated as the Sportsmanship Award recipient. Senior first baseman Joanna Tepedino (Sea) and sophomore outfielder Kristi Dillon (Sea) were named to the All-CUNY second team. ÂŠ 2011 SILive.com. All rights reserved. Page 131 of 201