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Date Sat, March 2 Sun, March 3 Sun, March 3 Sun, March 10 Sun, March 10 Wed, March 13 Wed, March 13

Location Lynchburg, Va. Elon, N.C. Elon, N.C. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y.

Time 1 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 10 a.m. 12 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.

Stony Brook Invitational Fri, March 15 Stony Brook Sat, March 16 Yale Sat, March 16 Providence Sun, March 17 Holy Cross Sun, March 17 Providence

Stony Brook, N.Y. Stony Brook, N.Y. Stony Brook, N.Y. Stony Brook, N.Y. Stony Brook, N.Y.

3:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.

Rebel Spring Games Mon, March 18 Mon, March 18 Wed, March 20 Wed, March 20 Thu, March 21 Thu, March 21 Sat, March 23 Sat, March 23 Tue, March 26 Tue, March 26 Sat, April 6 Sat, April 6 Sun, April 7 Sun, April 7 Sat, April 13 Sat, April 13 Sun, April 14 Sun, April 14 Tue, April 16 Tue, April 16 Sat, April 20 Sat, April 20 Sun, April 21 Sun, April 21 Wed, April 24 Wed, April 24 Sat, April 27 Sat, April 27 Sun, April 28 Sun, April 28 Tue, April 30 Tue, April 30 Thu, May 2 Thu, May 2

Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Clermont, Fla. Clermont, Fla. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. New Rochelle, N.Y. New Rochelle, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Fairfield, Conn. Fairfield, Conn. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Buffalo, N.Y. Buffalo, N.Y. Niagara University, N.Y. Niagara University, N.Y. Staten Island, N.Y. Staten Island, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Riverdale, N.Y. Fairfield, Conn. Fairfield, Conn. Hamden, Conn. Hamden, Conn.

1 p.m. 3 p.m. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 5 p.m. 7 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 12 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 12 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.

* Conference Games

Opponent Liberty Elon Elon Hartford Hartford St. John’s St. John’s

Albany Albany Columbia Columbia Green Bay Green Bay Cornell Cornell Columbia Columbia Saint Peter’s * Saint Peter’s * Iona * Iona * Rider * Rider * Fairfield * Fairfield * Albany Albany Canisius * Canisius * Niagara * Niagara * Wagner Wagner Marist * Marist * Siena * Siena * Sacred Heart Sacred Heart Quinnipiac Quinnipiac


THIS IS MANHATTAN COLLEGE DIRECTIONS TO GAELIC PARK

QUICK FACTS Location ........................................................................................ Riverdale, N.Y. Enrollment ...................................................................................................3,200 Founded ......................................................................................................... 1853 Nickname.................................................................................................. Jaspers Colors ..................................................................... Green (PMS # 349) & White Conference ........................................................ Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) President ...................................................................Brennan O’Donnell, Ph. D. Executive Vice President/Provost ..................................... William Clyde, Ph. D. Vice President of Student Life ......................................Richard Satterlee, Ph. D. Director of Athletics ............................................................Robert J. Byrnes, ‘68 Sr. Associate Athletic Director...................................................... Noah LeFevre Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator .....Deborah Gregory Assistant Athletic Director for Communications & Marketing ........................................TBA Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.....Doug Straley MS,ATC,CSCS Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Event Management..........Amanda McEntire Compliance Coordinator ................................................................ Ariel Pesante Athletics Travel Coordinator .................................................................Rene Ruiz Academic Advisors ........................................Br. David Trichtinger, Alyssa Koob Athletics Team Physicians ............................................ Anthony Maddalo, M.D. .......................................................Greg Cavaliere, M.D., Nicole Solomos, D.O. Team Chiropractor ........................................................... Theresa Pirraglia, D.C. Secretary ............................................................................................Susan Pape Athletic Department Phone.............................................................718-862-7227 Athletic Department Fax .................................................................718-862-8020 Website................................................................................ www.GoJaspers.com

FROM THE SOUTH:

Driving Directions: Take Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) North, and proceed to the Van Cortlandt Park South Exit. Bear right and go back over the Expressway toward Broadway. Stay straight and go under elevated train. Gaelic Park will be on your right (W. 240th St.). By Subway: Take the “1” train to the last stop, which is 242nd street. As you exit the train, walk two blocks south and make a right onto 240th Street. Gaelic Park will be on your right.

FROM THE NORTH:

Driving Directions: Take New York State Thruway South (I-87) into the Bronx and exit at Van Cortlandt Park South. Turn right at traffic light and go straight until you pass under the elevated train. Gaelic Park will be on your right. By Subway: Take the “1” train to the last stop, which is 242nd street. As you exit the train, walk two blocks south and make a right onto 240th Street. Gaelic Park will be on your right.

FROM THE EAST:

Driving Directions: Bronx Whitestone or Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway South (I-95). Take Major Deegan Expressway North (I-87) to Van Cortlandt Park South Exit. Bear right and go back over the Expressway toward Broadway. Stay straight and go under elevated train. Gaelic Park will be on your right (W. 240th St.). By Subway: Take the “1” train to the last stop, which is 242nd street. As you exit the train, walk two blocks south and make a right onto 240th Street. Gaelic Park will be on your right.

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Driving Directions: Take George Washington Bridge to Major Deegan Expwy. North (Route 87). Proceed to Van Cortlandt Park South Exit. Bear right and go back over the Expressway toward Broadway. Stay straight and go under elevated train. Gaelic Park will be on your right (W. 240th St.). By Subway: Take the “1” train to the last stop, which is 242nd street. As you exit the train, walk two blocks south and make a right onto 240th Street. Gaelic Park will be on your right.

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS JOE CLIFFORD

CHRISTIAN HEIMALL

Assistant Sports Information Director Softball Contact Office Phone 718-862-7709 Cell Phone: 716-903-7057 Joseph.Clifford@manhattan.edu

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Sports Information Graduate Assistant Office Phone 718-862-7728 Christian.Heimall@manhattan.edu

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2013 SEASON OUTLOOK

Jen Keller

The 2012 season was one of change for the Manhattan College softball team. After losing eight seniors from a squad that advanced to three straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Tournaments, Head Coach Tom Pardalis worked new faces into the lineup at almost every position and the Jaspers struggled to an 11-36 record. However, that group also gained valuable experience, and this year’s roster features nine returning starters, including the entire pitching staff. For this reason, as well as the addition of seven talented newcomers, each of whom is capable of contributing in a big way, Pardalis is optimistic about his team’s chances in 2013. “We have more options than last year,” Pardalis said. “We filled some holes with impact players who will be able to bring the program to a new level. We also have a lot of players who feel like they still have something to prove and a group of seniors with a wealth of experience. They’re excited to take that last step and bring home a MAAC Championship.”

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PITCHERS In just two years with the program, junior Kate Bowen has already left her mark. Last season, she was named First Team All-Northeast Region and Second Team All-MAAC. The key piece of the Manhattan lineup, she was just as valuable in the circle, tossing a team-high 118.0 innings and leading the Jaspers with a 3.50 ERA. Bowen picked up five wins, including two shutouts last season, and earned MAAC Player of the Week honors after tossing a two-hit gem while also belting a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Manhattan a 4-0 victory over Fairfield on May 5. Bowen, who plays second base when not pitching, also led the Jaspers in every major offensive category last season. She posted a .348 batting average, six home runs, 26 RBIs, eight doubles, 49 hits and 26 runs scored in 2012. Senior Kelsi Redding transferred to Manhattan last season after two years at Scottsdale Community College and led the Jaspers in appearances (30). Redding recorded five wins in 2012, including a 5-0 shutout of Quinnipiac on April 18, and led the squad with 83 strikeouts. Sophomore Amy Bright was limited by injury to just 41.2 innings last season. Now fully healthy, Pardalis is looking for Bright to have a very successful 2013 campaign. “We have three experienced pitchers, which will make us competitive in the MAAC,” Pardalis said. “They’ll all pitch; everybody will get the opportunity to prove themselves. The rotation’s not set, so there’s going to be a lot of competition.” As a result of the injuries to the pitching staff, sophomore Mickayla Romero ended up seeing more time in the circle than expected as a freshman. She tossed 23 innings and made three starts in the circle a year ago. This season, Romero will revert back to her more-familiar role as a short-inning reliever while also serving as the Jaspers’ primary third baseman. Pardalis has also brought in freshman Erin Hamm, who also figures to compete for significant innings. She earned first-

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team all-conference honors as a senior at Perkiomen Valley High School in the Philadelphia area. Perkiomen Valley won the first conference championship in school history in 2012 behind Hamm’s perfect game in the final. CATCHERS The incumbent starter behind the plate is senior Meghan McDevitt. One of the Jaspers’ top power hitters, McDevitt finished second on the squad with four home runs and 15 RBIs a season ago. If she’s hitting consistently, it’ll be hard to keep her big bat out of the lineup. However, McDevitt faces stiff competition for the starting nod from freshmen Elena Bowman and Andi Stallard. Bowman was a three-time First Team All-League selection at Aragon High School in San Mateo, Calif., where she led the league in both home runs and RBIs. Stallard, meanwhile, earned two All-Greater Houston First Team selections while at Katy Taylor High School. “We have three quality catchers,”

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Pardalis said. “They all can hit, and they’re all excellent defenders. I can envision all three playing, even if they’re not necessarily catching.” Pardalis expects to utilize at least two of the three at most times, with whoever’s not catching serving as the designated player. In addition, all three catchers are capable of playing other positions on the field. McDevitt can play first base, while Bowman will

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compete for playing time at third base and Stallard figures into the mix in the outfield. Senior Heather Leone has put herself in a position to have an impact. Leone does anything she can to help the team and has taken on much more of a leadership role. She’s one of the best bunters on the team and will likely see some at-bats as the designated player.

hot corner late in the year last season and finished tied for third on the squad with 12 RBIs. She has a great glove to go along with a solid bat that produced a number of timely hits in 2012. Bowman will serve as the backup at third base. “This is a really good group (of infielders),” Pardalis said. “They’ve matured together, and they’re ready to play together.”

INFIELDERS At first base, McDevitt will be fighting with sophomore Sydney Weedon for the starting spot. McDevitt is better offensively, while Weedon has the stronger glove. However, she showed great improvement with the bat during the fall season and is primed to be a major contributor in the Jaspers’ lineup. Romero is another possibility at first base. Bowen has been a key part of the Jaspers’ offense during her first two years in Riverdale, and 2013 should be no exception. On the days she isn’t pitching, Bowen will hold down second base. Sophomore Amanda Paxson got the call at second whenever Bowen was in the circle last season, while also working her way into the lineup as the designated player on 15 occasions, more than any other player on the roster. With her explosive bat and defensive versatility, Paxson should see plenty of at-bats again this season. Freshman Shannon Walsh made the team as a walkon and provides the Jaspers with another option in the middle infield. Another constant in the Manhattan lineup last season was shortstop Amanda Babcock. She started every game in 2012 and tied for the team lead with eight doubles. Babcock also ranked second on the squad in both hits (31) and runs scored (23) to go along with three home runs last season, and is very fundamentally sound defensively. Pardalis will once again look for Babcock to provide a steady presence, both on the field and in the lineup. “Amanda is very steady and makes all the plays,” Pardalis said. “She has really stepped up as a leader and a captain, and she understands the system. She led the team in walks last season, but I’m looking for her to be a little more aggressive offensively and drive in runs.” The fourth returning starter in the infield is Romero, who took over at the

OUTFIELDERS Senior Jen Keller, a team captain, transitioned from right field to center last season and finished second on the squad with a .263 batting average while starting every game. A starter during each of her first three years in Riverdale, Keller is the projected starter in left field—her third different primary position in as many seasons. Keller’s move to left field is necessitated by the arrival of freshman Emily Cutler, who should immediately step in as Manhattan’s starting center fielder. A switch-hitter, Cutler possesses all the attributes of your classic top-ofthe-order table-setter. With her speed, Cutler will be a weapon on the base paths while also covering a lot of ground defensively. After seeing limited playing time during her first two seasons, senior Jocelin Whitmore took over the right field job last year and thrived in a starting role. Whitmore is capable of hitting anywhere in the lineup. She was penciled into eight different places in the batting order last season before settling in as the Jaspers’ leadoff hitter late in the year. Also one of the top defensive outfielders in the MAAC, Whitmore didn’t commit an error and recorded nine outfield assists a season ago. “Jocelin is primed for a breakout year,” Pardalis said. “To me, she’s one of the best outfielders in the league, and she adds an extra element with her ability to throw runners out.” Fellow senior Anna Gallacher also figures to see significant time in the outfield. Gallacher appeared in 28 games last season, making 14 starts in left field, and is very strong defensively. Pardalis likes her confidence and mental toughness. In addition to providing outfield depth, freshmen Audrey Avery and Zee Pierce give Pardalis a pair of valuable late-

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game, left-handed pinch-hitting options. Stallard can also play the outfield. SCHEDULE After opening the season with games at Liberty (March 2) and Elon (March 3), the Jaspers begin their home schedule with a doubleheader against St. John’s on March 13. Manhattan then heads to the Stony Brook Tournament before heading to Kissimmee, Fla., for its annual appearance at the Rebel Spring Games. The Jaspers will also face Cornell in a twinbill before leaving the Sunshine State. Manhattan begins a six-game homestand with a doubleheader against Columbia on March 26. After hosting Fairleigh Dickinson on April 3, the Jaspers conclude the homestand with their first MAAC twinbill of the season against Saint Peter’s (April 6). Manhattan plays its entire conference slate during the month of April, with Rider (April 13), Marist (April 27) and Siena (April 28) also visiting Gaelic Park. The Jaspers will celebrate Senior Day against Siena on April 28, which will also serve as their final MAAC doubleheader of the season. Manhattan then concludes the regular season with a pair of non-conference twinbills. The Jaspers visit Sacred Heart on April 30, and return to Connecticut on May 4 to wrap up their 2013 slate against future MAAC foe Quinnipiac. At the conclusion of the regular season, the top four teams in the MAAC will qualify for the MAAC Championships, which will once again be held at Marist’s Gartland Park from May 9-11. Manhattan is looking to get back to the conference tournament after missing out last season for the first time since 2008. “We’ll have to be ready to play every day, but I feel this team will be very competitive in the MAAC,” Pardalis said. “Based on the experience we have back and the quality of the freshman class, Jasper fans need to be ready for an exciting season.”

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2013 ROSTER No.

Name

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Pos.

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Emily Cutler

Fr.

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Bloomingdale, N.J./DePaul Catholic

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Kelsi Redding

Sr.

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L/R

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Tucson, Ariz./Rincon (Scottsdale CC)

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Anna Gallacher

Sr.

OF

R/R

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New Fairfield, Conn./New Fairfield

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Heather Leone

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1B/OF

R/R

5-5

Brick, N.J./Brick Township

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Audrey Avery

Fr.

OF

L/L

5-9

Malta, N.Y./Ballston Spa (Albany)

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Zee Pierce

Fr.

P/OF

L/L

5-9

Bronx, N.Y./Riverdale-Kingsbridge Academy

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Sydney Weedon

So.

1B

R/R

5-10

Santa Ana, Calif./Foothill

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Jen Keller

Sr.

OF

R/R

5-7

Woodridge, N.J./Immaculate Heart

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Amanda Paxson

So.

IF/OF

R/R

5-5

Cedar Grove, N.J./Mount St. Dominic

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Kate Bowen

Jr.

2B/P

L/R

5-6

Newtown, Conn./Newtown

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Mickayla Romero

So.

P/IF

R/R

5-5

Las Vegas, Nev./Valley

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Andi Stallard

Fr.

C/OF

R/R

5-6

Katy, Texas/James E. Taylor

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Amanda Babcock

Sr.

IF

R/R

5-7

Haverstraw, N.Y./North Rockland

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Shannon Walsh

Fr.

2B

R/R

5-4

West Milford, N.J./DePaul Catholic

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Meghan McDevitt

Sr.

C

R/R

5-6

Nutley, N.J./Nutley

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Jocelin Whitmore

Sr.

IF/OF

R/R

5-8

La Habra, Calif./Sonora

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Amy Bright

So.

P/OF

R/R

5-7

Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius

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Erin Hamm

Fr.

P

R/R

5-8

Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley

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Elena Bowman

Fr.

C/IF

R/R

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San Mateo, Calif./Aragon

Head Coach: Tom Pardalis (Saint Leo ‘72), 4th Season Assistant Coaches: Bridget Hurlman

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TOM PARDALIS )FBE$PBDI 4BJOU-FP sUI4FBTPO Tom Pardalis enters his fourth season as Manhattan’s head softball coach. He posted a winning record and led Manhattan to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Tournament during each of his first two seasons at the helm. During his initial campaign in 2010, Pardalis led the Jaspers to a 25-23-1 record and their second straight MAAC Tournament appearance. The 25 wins were Manhattan’s highest total since 2006, which also marked the last time the Jaspers had finished above .500 prior to his arrival. In 2011, Manhattan finished above .500 again, going 25-23. The Jaspers defeated every team in the MAAC during the regular season, posting a school-record 12 conference wins en route to the No. 2 seed in the MAAC Tournament. It was Manhattan’s third straight postseason appearance, matching the feat of the 2004-06 squads. Nine Manhattan players have been named All-MAAC in Pardalis’ three seasons, including twotime First Team All-MAAC choice Jaci Rahey. Rahey also earned a First Team All-Northeast Region selection in 2010. Kate Bowen was named First Team All-Northeast Region as a utility player in 2012 while also earning Second Team All-MAAC honors as an infielder. In addition, his student-athletes have found success in the classroom, earning a

total of 24 MAAC All-Academic selections. A 40-year coaching veteran, Pardalis came to Manhattan after six seasons an assistant at Western Connecticut State University. He helped the Colonials win the 2007 ECAC Championship and advance to the NCAA Tournament in 2008. Also in 2008, he coached the Little East Conference Pitcher of the Year and four all-conference players. Prior to his time at Western Connecticut State, Pardalis was an assistant coach at MAAC rival Marist for three seasons. He worked with the Red Foxes’ hitters and outfielders, while also handling duties in recruiting, film work and scheduling. In 2006, Marist posted a 33-13 overall record en route to the MAAC Championship and an NCAA Tournament appearance. That season, the Red Foxes ranked eighth nationally in home runs per game, belting 47 in 46 contests. Marist also ranked 19th nationally in slugging percentage (.458) and 21st in earned run average (2.52) in 2006. Four Red Foxes earned All-MAAC honors that season, including both the MAAC Player of the Year and MAAC Pitcher of the Year. From 1992-2001, Pardalis was the head coach of the varsity softball team at New Fairfield High School in New Fairfield, Conn. New Fairfield won the 1999 Connecticut State Championship and produced six Division I softball players. Pardalis led

the Rebels to four straight division championships (1993-96) and twice earned conference Coach of the Year honors (1994-95). He also guided three different club teams to the PONY Nationals. In 1997, he led the Connecticut Legacy to the state championship and a fifth-place finish at the PONY Nationals in the under-14 division. He also led the under-16 Connecticut Crush to Nationals in 1998, and the under-18 Connecticut Tradition to the 1999 PONY Nationals. Pardalis spent 37 years teaching physical education and coaching in the Connecticut Public School system before retiring following the 200809 school year. He has also coached football, basketball and baseball during his career, and he was the varsity boy’s basketball coach at Danbury High School from 1996-2009. Pardalis spent time as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Western Connecticut State from 1992-96, helping the Colonials win the 1995 ECAC Championship and qualify for the 1996 NCAA Tournament. A 1972 graduate of Saint Leo College, Pardalis earned a master’s degree from Western Connecticut State in 1978 and a degree in administration from Sacred Heart in 2002. He and his wife, Rosemary, have two children and two grandchildren.

BRIDGET HURLMAN "TTJTUBOU$PBDI .BSJTUA sUI4FBTPO Bridget Hurlman enters her fourth season as an assistant coach for the Jaspers. She is also the assistant coach for the Manhattan volleyball team. A two-time All-MAAC selection at Marist, Hurlman served as team captain when the Red Foxes won the MAAC Championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2006. Hurlman earned Second Team All-MAAC honors following both the 2005 and 2006 campaigns. In 2005, she started every game at either catcher or designated player and posted a .331 batting average. Hurlman also led the Red Foxes with seven home runs, 33 RBIs and a .569 slugging percentage that season. As a senior in 2006, Hurlman drew a team-high 22 walks and posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage. She also earned a place on the MAAC All-Tournament Team, as the Red Foxes won their first-ever MAAC Championship.

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She began her coaching career as an assistant at SUNY Purchase in 2007. During her time at SUNY Purchase, she worked primarily with the pitchers and catchers, while assisting with offensive instruction. Hurlman was also involved in all other aspects of the program, including practice planning, budgeting, travel arrangements and recruiting. Also a certified athletic trainer, Hurlman is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. From September-December 2006, she worked as an athletic trainer at Walt Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex, where she provided medical care to athletes of all ages in a variety of sports. From August 2007-May 2009, she served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at St. John’s University, where she worked primarily with the women’s cross country and track and field teams,

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as well as the men’s lacrosse and men’s and women’s soccer squads. Hurlman is currently employed at the Frozen Ropes Baseball/Softball Training Facility in Elmsford, N.Y., where she is an instructor and assists with administrative duties. A three-time MAAC All-Academic selection, Hurlman graduated cum laude from Marist in 2006. She received a master’s degree in sports management from St. John’s in May 2012. The daughter of Margaret and James Hurlman, she currently resides in Yonkers, N.Y.

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2012: Named to the MAAC AllAcademic Team for the second consecutive season‌Started all 47 games at shortstop‌Tied for the team lead with eight doubles and ranked second on the squad in both hits (31) and runs scored (23)‌Also placed second on the team in slugging percentage (.393) and on-base percentage (.424)‌Belted three home runs and drew a team-high 35 walks... Had two hits, including a double, against Holy Cross at the Rebel Spring Games on March 10‌ Reached base safely all three times in the nightcap of a twinbill at Rider on April 1, going 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored‌ Gave Manhattan the lead, in a game the Jaspers eventually won 5-2, with a solo home run against Stony Brook on April 5‌ Recorded two hits in game two of a twinbill at Albany on April 11‌Smashed a solo home run in game two of a doubleheader against Quinnipiac at Gaelic Park on April 18‌Crossed the plate at least once in 10 of Manhattan’s final 12 games‌Crushed a gametying two-run homer in the top of the sixth inning in the opener of a twinbill at Fairleigh Dickinson on April 25‌Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored in a win over Niagara on April 28‌Scored the tying run,

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then delivered an RBI single in her next at-bat in the Jaspers’ 4-2 victory at Marist on April 29‌ Walked twice and came around to score each time in the seasonending win at Saint Peter’s on May 6. 2011: Selected to the MAAC AllAcademic Team‌Saw regular action at both middle infield positions, starting 18 games at shortstop and eight at second base‌Tied for fourth on the squad with six doubles‌Also scored nine runs‌Scored the winning run in the Jaspers’ 6-4 win over Lafayette on March 18‌ Ripped a two-run double against Sacred Heart on March 19‌ Smashed a two-run double that proved to be the difference in a 6-4 victory in the second game of a doubleheader at Stony Brook on April 7‌Notched a stolen base and eventually scored the only run of the game in a 1-0 victory over Rider in the opener of an April 30 twinbill. 2010: Emerged as a regular late in the season, playing in 25 games and making 21 starts‌ Finished the season with a .328 batting average, 19 hits and 12 runs scored‌Notched first collegiate hit and RBI with a RBI

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single against Lafayette on March 16‌Lifted a two-run double in the second game of a doubleheader at Fordham on April 6‌Scored a pair of runs in game two of a twinbill at Fairleigh Dickinson on April 21‌Put together an eightgame hitting streak from April 21-May 2, including hits in four consecutive at-bats from April 27-May 1‌Belted first career home run, a two-run shot to dead center, in the Jaspers’ 9-1 victory over Saint Peter’s in game two of a doubleheader sweep on May 2‌Also had two RBIs in the first game against the Peacocks... Went 2-for-3 in wins over Wagner (May 4) and Fairfield (May 8). BEFORE MANHATTAN: A twotime all-section, all-county and all-league selection at North Rockland High School‌Also played basketball, earning allleague honors three times and an honorable mention all-section nod. PERSONAL: Daughter of Thomas and Marianne‌Has one brother, Anthony‌Majoring in physical education‌Born on April 26, 1991.

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2012: Selected to the MAAC AllAcademic Team for the second straight season‌Appeared in 28 games, making 14 starts in left field‌Picked up first collegiate hit, a single, against Utah Valley in the Rebel Spring Games (March 10)‌Recorded an RBI against Texas Tech on March 17‌ Entered as a pinch runner and scored a run in game one of a doubleheader against Niagara on April 28‌Started game-winning rally with an infield single leading off the bottom of the eight, and eventually scored the winning run, in game two of a twinbill against Fairfield at Gaelic Park on May 5. 2011: Named to the MAAC AllAcademic Team‌Played in nine contests, including two starts‌ Scored a run in game of the

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season-opening twinbill against Hartford on March 9‌Made first collegiate start in left field in game two of a doubleheader at Stony Brook on April 7‌Also got the start in the second game of a twinbill at Niagara on April 9‌ Drew a walk in the 13-1 win over Siena on April 16. 2010: Came off the bench in 10 games‌Made collegiate debut as a pinch runner in the season opener against Colgate (March 13) and scored a run‌Recorded first collegiate at-bat as a pinch hitter against Fairleigh Dickinson on March 19‌Notched first collegiate stolen base in game two of a doubleheader against Army on March 25‌Scored a run in Manhattan’s 11-0 rout of Saint Peter’s in the first game of a doubleheader on May 2.

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BEFORE MANHATTAN: Selected New Fairfield High School’s Female Athlete of the Year as a senior‌Earned All-State Class M honors following both her junior and senior seasons‌Also named All-SWC in 2009‌A two-time All-Patriot Division selection (2007, 2008) and a two-time allarea choice (2008, 2009)‌Also ran cross-country and indoor track, earning All-SWC honorable recognition in indoor track. PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Stephanie‌Has two brothers, Robert and Thomas, and one sister, Elizabeth‌ Majoring in education with plans to become an elementary school teacher‌Born on September 30, 1991.

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2012: Started all 47 games, primarily in center field‌Finished second on the team with a .263 batting average and third with 30 hits‌Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI in game two of a doubleheader at Lafayette on March 24‌Notched two hits in the first game of a doubleheader at Siena on April 14‌Recorded two outfield assists in the second game of a twinbill at Fairleigh Dickinson on April 25‌Had a pair of doubles, scored two runs and drove in another in a 12-4 win over Niagara at Gaelic Park on April 28‌Collected three of the Jaspers’ five hits, going 3-for-3 with a double, in the opener of a twinbill against Wagner on May 2‌Ended the season on a threegame hitting streak‌Tallied a combined three hits and four RBIs while also scoring a run in the season-ending doubleheader sweep at Saint Peter’s on May 6. 2011: Played in 45 games, starting 42 times in right field‌Hit .258 with 25 hits (including two homers), 13 runs scored and 14 RBIs‌Connected for two hits, including an RBI single, against

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Green Bay in the Rebel Spring Games on March 16‌Went 2-for4 with two runs scored, including a steal of home, against Sacred Heart on March 19‌Scored twice in a win over Lafayette on March 20‌Had a two-run single and later stole home in game two of a doubleheader at Quinnipiac on March 27‌Crushed first career home run, a solo shot, in the first inning of a 9-7 win at Wagner on March 31‌Put together a sevengame hitting streak from April 10-20‌Had a pair of RBIs in a 13-1 win over Siena on April 16‌ Belted a first-inning grand slam in a 9-0 rout of Saint Peter’s in game one of a doubleheader on May 7‌Followed up that effort by going 3-for-4 in the second game‌Delivered a two-run single against Iona in the MAAC Tournament on May 13. 2010: Emerged as a regular in the lineup, playing in 46 games and making 40 starts in right field‌ Ripped a two-run single, her first collegiate hit, in the season opener against Colgate on March 13‌Went 2-for-2 with a walk against Green Bay on March 15,

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then had another two-hit effort against Colgate the next day, going 2-for-3 with a run scored‌ Drove in a run in the Jaspers’ 11-0 victory in the first game of a doubleheader at Saint Peter’s on May 2‌Scored nine runs‌Made just one error in 58 defensive chances and recorded a teamhigh seven outfield assists. BEFORE MANHATTAN: Helped lead Immaculate Heart Academy to the 2009 league, county and state championships‌Selected first team all-league, second team all-county and second-team all-state as a senior‌Earned an honorable mention all-county selection in 2008‌Named second team all-league following both her sophomore and junior seasons after earning honorable mention all-league recognition as a freshman‌Also played soccer. PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Angela‌Has one brother, Robert, and one sister, Natalie‌ Majoring in education‌Has volunteered as a youth basketball and softball coach‌Born on August 21, 1991.

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HEATHER LEONE s4FOJPSsTU#BTFNBO0VUGJFMEFSs3JHIU3JHIUˆ#SJDL /+ #SJDL5PXOTIJQ

2012: Saw action in 12 contests, including four starts‌Picked up first collegiate hit and run scored at Seton Hall on March 16‌Got the start at first base against Texas Tech on March 17 and went 1-for-2 at the plate‌Also recorded a hit against Lafayette (March 24). 2011: Appeared in three games‌ Made first collegiate start at designated player in the second game of a doubleheader at Stony Brook on April 7‌Had pinch-hit at-bats against Siena (April 16) and Saint Peter’s (May 7).

2010: Made two appearances as a pinch hitter‌Struck out in first collegiate at-bat against Fairleigh Dickinson on March 19‌Also pinch hit in the first game of a doubleheader at Rider on May 1. BEFORE MANHATTAN: A threeyear letterwinner as a catcher, first baseman and outfielder at Brick High School‌Chosen as Brick’s Offensive Player of the Year three straight times‌Also won the Lady Dragon Award and Coaches’ Award‌Also played basketball.

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MEGHAN MCDEVITT s4FOJPSs$BUDIFSs3JHIU3JHIUˆ/VUMFZ /+ /VUMFZ

2012: Appeared in 37 contests, starting games at catcher (19), designated player (9) and first base (4)‌Penciled into six different spots in the lineup, primarily hitting cleanup‌Ranked second on the team in home runs (4) and RBIs (15)‌Also placed second on the squad with seven multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games‌Tallied two hits, including an RBI double, and scored a pair of runs in game two of a twinbill at Lafayette on March 24‌ Smashed first home run of the season, a solo shot, and added a double at Albany on April 11‌ Belted a two-run homer to open the scoring in the Jaspers’ 4-0 win over Canisius on April 21‌ Drove in three runs, including a two-run homer, and scored twice in a win over Niagara at Gaelic Park on April 28‌Slammed a two-run home run in the second game of a doubleheader at Marist on April 29‌Had two hits, including an RBI single, in game one of a twinbill against Wagner on May 2‌Notched a pair of singles in the opener of a twinbill with Fairfield on May 5‌Went a combined 4-for-8 (going 2-for-4

in each game) with two doubles, two runs scored and four RBIs in the season-ending doubleheader sweep at Saint Peter’s (May 6). 2011: Made 17 appearances, including 15 starts behind the plate‌Hit .292 with a .500 slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .379‌ Ripped a double in first at-bat of the season against Hartford on March 9‌Drove in runs on a walk and a sacrifice fly in a 9-1 victory over Detroit in the Rebel Spring Games on March 11‌ Delivered an RBI single in a 4-0 win over Lafayette on March 20‌ Singled and scored in the second game of a doubleheader against Columbia on March 29‌Had two RBIs and scored a run in game two of a twinbill against Siena on April 16‌Belted first career home run at Monmouth on April 26‌Made just one error in 59 defensive chances. 2010: Played in 21 games, making 20 starts behind the plate‌Picked up first collegiate RBI with a bases loaded walk against Brown on March 18‌

23 Went a combined 3-for-6 in a doubleheader split with Niagara on April 18‌Collected two singles in the first game of the twinbill with the Purple Eagles, her first collegiate hits‌Had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 77 total chances‌Threw out eight base runners attempting to steal. BEFORE MANHATTAN: A twotime First Team All-Essex County and first-team all-area selection at Nutley High School‌Selected Second Team All-Group 3 twice‌ Named first team all-league twice after earning a second team allleague nod as a sophomore‌Led Nutley to the 2008 NNJIL title‌ Also played basketball, earning three varsity letters. PERSONAL: Daughter of Patrick and Cynthia‌Has one sister, Heather‌Majoring in civil engineering‌Interested in photography‌Participated in Habitat for Humanity and helped raise money for a teacher’s child who had been diagnosed with cancer‌Born on January 8, 1992.


KELSI REDDING s4FOJPSs1JUDIFSs-FGU3JHIUˆ5VDTPO "SJ[ 3JODPO4DPUUTEBMF$$

2012: Led the Jaspers with 30 appearances and 18 starts in the circle‌Tallied a team-high 83 strikeouts in 117.1 innings pitched‌Earned five victories and also recorded a save‌Tossed the final two innings of a 1-0 shutout victory over Lafayette at the Rebel Spring Games on March 12, allowing one hit and striking out three‌Threw three innings of two-hit, shutout relief against Fairleigh Dickinson earlier that day‌Retired all three batters she faced in a relief appearance against Nebraska-Omaha on March 13‌Notched first Manhattan victory at Hartford on April 15, giving up one run on three hits while striking out three in a complete game effort‌ Hurled a six-hit shutout against Quinnipiac at Gaelic Park on

April 18, recording a career-high eight strikeouts in the 5-0 win‌ Struck out five in a six-inning complete-game victory over Niagara on April 28‌Picked up the win after allowing two runs on six hits and striking out six in game one of a doubleheader at Marist on April 29, then struck out four in two innings of perfect relief in the nightcap‌Ended the season with a two-run, five-hit, six-strikeout win at Saint Peter’s on May 6. 2011 (AT SCOTTSDALE CC): Started 16 games in the circle before suffering a season-ending injury‌Recorded 69 strikeouts in 77.2 innings.

2 2010 (AT SCOTTSDALE CC): Made 29 starts in the circle‌ Struck out 110 opposing hitters and had an ERA of just 2.00 in 163 innings pitched‌Had a 13-strikeout performance to set a new single-game school record. BEFORE MANHATTAN: Had 12 strikeouts against Yuma Cibola in a Class 5A playoff game in 2009‌A member of both the volleyball and softball teams at Rincon/University High School in Arizona‌Played club softball for the Arizona Sunfire. PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Cindy‌Has one brother, Zachary, and one sister, Aimee‌ Majoring in sociology‌Born on May 3, 1991.


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JOCELIN WHITMORE s4FOJPSs*OGJFMEFS0VUGJFMEFSs3JHIU3JHIUˆ-B)BCSB $BMJG 4POPSB

2012: Emerged as a regular in the lineup, starting 42 games in right field to go along with two starts in center and one in left‌Served as the Jaspers’ primary leadoff hitter, batting first 18 times‌ Batted everywhere in the lineup except eighth‌.Tied for the team lead with six stolen bases‌ Placed second on the squad with a .292 batting average in conference play‌Didn’t commit an error in 58 defensive chances and recorded nine outfield assists‌Drove in a pair of runs at Seton Hall on March 16‌ Recorded two outfield assists against Monmouth on March 18‌Scored a run in the opener of a doubleheader at Albany on April 11, then connected on an RBI double in game two of the twinbill‌Roped an RBI single and initiated two double plays in a 5-0 victory over Quinnipiac at Gaelic Park on April 18‌Threw out a runner at third to end the game in the Jaspers’ 4-0 home win over Canisius on April 21‌Had two hits and a run scored in game one of a twinbill against Niagara on April 28, then scored a pair of runs in the second contest‌Led off the fourth inning with a single and later scored Manhattan’s first run in a come-from-behind 4-2 win at Marist on April 29‌

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Ended the season on a four-game hitting streak‌Went 3-for-4 in the first game of a doubleheader with Fairfield on May 5 before going 1-for-3 with a run scored in the nightcap. 2011: Appeared in 19 contests, including nine starts‌Started games at four different positions (left field-5, second base-2, center field-1, right field-1)‌Picked up an RBI when she was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in game two of the season-opening doubleheader sweep of Hartford on March 9‌Made first career start in center field and delivered a single against Green Bay in the Rebel Spring Games on March 16‌Drew a walk and scored a run against Lafayette on March 26‌Went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI in game one of a twinbill at Wagner on March 31‌Drove in a run with a bases loaded walk in the opener of a doubleheader at Stony Brook on April 7‌Entered as a pinch runner and scored the gamewinning tally in a 5-3 victory at Canisius on April 10. 2010: Played in 31 games, making 24 starts‌One of the more versatile players on the team, started 18 games at second base,

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five in right field and one at third base‌Picked up first collegiate hit against Lafayette on March 15‌Collected first collegiate RBI with a double in the Jaspers’ 3-0 win over Army on March 25‌ Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in the second game of a twinbill with Iona on April 10‌Scored three runs in the second game of a doubleheader at Rider on May 1‌Also notched two hits in that game‌Recorded an RBI in Manhattan’s 11-0 rout of Saint Peter’s on May 2. BEFORE MANHATTAN: A fouryear starter at shortstop and center field at Sonora High School‌Helped Sonora reach the CIF playoffs in 2008‌Selected second team all-league three straight times and earned AllCIF recognition following each of her final three seasons‌Won the Zapata Award as the team’s hardest worker all four years‌ Played club softball for the SoCal Wicked. PERSONAL: Daughter of Jeffrey, Bianca and Tammy‌Has three brothers, William, Bryce and Mickey, and one sister, Ginger‌ Born on March 12, 1991.

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KATE BOWEN s+VOJPSsOE#BTFNBO1JUDIFSs-FGU3JHIUˆ/FXUPXO $POO /FXUPXO

2012: Named First Team All-Northeast Region and Second Team All-MAAC after leading the Jaspers in batting average (.348), home runs (6), RBIs (26), hits (49), runs scored (26), total bases (77), slugging percentage (.546), on-base percentage (.429), ERA (3.50), shutouts (2) and innings pitched (118.0)‌Tied for the team lead in doubles (8), triples (1), stolen bases (6) and wins (5)‌Led the Jaspers with 17 multihit games and seven multi-RBI contests‌ Started all but one game‌Opened the season by going 2-for-4 with a run scored against Lehigh at the Rebel Spring Games on March 9‌Made first start of the year in the circle against Lafayette on March 12 and threw five shutout innings, allowing just two hits while striking out three‌Put together a seven-game hitting streak from March 13-17‌Had four RBIs against Cleveland State on March 14‌Belted first home run of the season later that day against Howard‌ Tossed a 10-inning complete game at St. John’s on March 21, suffering a hard-luck 8-4 loss‌Also belted a three-run homer in that game‌Collected two hits and two RBIs while also scoring a run in game two of a twinbill at Lafayette on March 24‌Picked up the victory while also helping her own cause with a solo home run in a 3-1 win at Albany on April 11‌Posted four consecutive multi-hit games from April 15-18‌Recorded three hits and scored a pair of runs in game one of a doubleheader at Hartford on April 15‌Surrendered just one hit in four innings of shutout relief in game two against the Hawks‌Went a combined 5-for-6 at the plate in a doubleheader against Quinnipiac on April 18‌Hurled a six-hit shutout against Canisius on April 21‌Finished a home run short of the cycle in a 12-4 win over Niagara on April 28, going 3-for-4 with two runs M A N H A T T A N

scored and two RBIs‌Struck out a seasonhigh eight hitters in the nightcap of that twinbill‌Crushed the go-ahead three-run homer in the Jaspers’ come-from-behind 4-2 win at Marist on April 29‌Selected MAAC Player of the Week after tossing an eight-inning, two-hit shutout, then blasting a walk-off grand slam against Fairfield on May 5‌Hit a home run and picked up the win in the season-ending victory over Saint Peter’s (May 6), striking out five Peacocks in the complete-game effort‌Earned a place on the MAAC All-Academic Team. 2011: Played in 43 games, starting 38‌ Led the team in batting average (.336), hits (40) and RBIs (25)‌Had 10 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games, both team highs‌Also made 13 appearances in the circle, going 3-1 with a 3.74 ERA and one save‌Named MAAC Rookie of the Week twice during the season (April 18, May 9)‌Connected on an RBI single for first collegiate hit and scored two runs against Hartford on March 9‌Made first collegiate start in the circle against Detroit on the Rebel Spring Games on March 11‌Earned the win after allowing just one run and five hits over five innings while also going 3-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored and two RBIs in that game‌Recorded a string of 16 consecutive scoreless innings from March 13-27‌Gave Manhattan the lead with an RBI groundout (her second RBI of the day) in the bottom of the sixth in a 6-4 win over Lafayette on March 18‌Credited with the save after 1.2 innings of scoreless, two-hit ball in a 10-8 win over Sacred Heart on March 19‌Tossed a three-hit shutout against Lafayette on March 20, striking out five and also scoring a run in the 4-0 victory‌ Finished with two hits and two runs scored, C O L L E G E

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including the game-winning tally, in a 4-3 triumph over Lafayette in game one of a twinbill on March 26‌First collegiate home run, a three-run shot, provided the difference in a 3-1 victory over Columbia on March 29‌ Picked up the win with two innings of onehit, shutout relief while also delivering a tworun single and scoring a run in game two of a doubleheader sweep of Marist on April 17‌ Drove in the winning run in a 4-3 victory at Fairfield on May 1‌Tied a season-high with five strikeouts against Saint Peter’s on May 7‌Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs in that game‌Ripped the gamewinning two-run single in the top of the eighth in the first game of a doubleheader at Iona on May 8, then had three hits and two RBIs in a 3-0 victory in the nightcap. BEFORE MANHATTAN: Named First Team All-State and all-conference, as well as Newtown Bee Female Athlete of the Year, after leading Newtown High School to the 2010 South-West Conference title‌ Selected First Team All-State by the New Haven Register and Connecticut Post as a pitcher in 2010 after being honored as a second baseman in 2008‌Earned SWC Tournament MVP honors as a senior‌A twotime Offensive Player of the Year (2007-08) at Newtown‌Won Newtown’s Defensive Player of the Year award in 2010‌Received numerous scholar athlete awards‌Also played basketball. PERSONAL: Daughter of Thomas and Nancy‌Has one brother, Joe‌Majoring in education‌Born on April 29, 1992.

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2012: Played in 13 contests before missing the rest of the season with an injury‌Started nine games in the circle‌Hurled two complete games and struck out 25 hitters in 41.2 innings pitched‌Went the distance against Holy Cross at the Rebel Spring Games on March 10, surrendering just two earned runs and four hits while striking out six‌Got the start in right field and collected first collegiate hit against Lafayette on March 12‌Had six strikeouts against Nebraska-Omaha on March 13‌ Belted a double and scored a run against Cleveland State on March 14‌Allowed just one earned run M A N H A T T A N

in five innings against Howard at the Rebel Games (March 14)‌ Earned first collegiate win against Stony Brook on April 5‌Tossed a complete game against the Seawolves, allowing two runs on seven hits and striking out three‌Tied a career-high with six strikeouts in just 3.2 innings of work against Albany on April 11. BEFORE MANHATTAN: A four-time all-league selection at Fayetteville-Manlius High School‌Twice named to the All-Central New York team‌ Hit .396 and posted a 1.15 ERA in 2011‌Tossed a no-hitter on May 1, 2010‌An All-Central New C O L L E G E

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AMANDA PAXSON s4PQIPNPSFs*OGJFMEFS0VUGJFMEFSs3JHIU3JHIUˆ$FEBS(SPWF /+ .PVOU4U%PNJOJD

2012: Emerged as a regular in the lineup, making 43 appearances and 37 starts‌Started games at second base (21), designated player (15) and left field (1)‌Hit in every batting position except first and second‌Notched a pinch-hit single in first collegiate at-bat against Lehigh in the Rebel Spring Games (March 9)‌Scored a pair of runs against Cleveland State on March 14‌Had two hits, including a two-run triple, at Seton Hall on March 16‌Went 2-for-2 with an RBI against Texas Tech on March 17‌Smashed first career home run, a solo shot, in the opener of a twinbill at St. John’s on March 21, part of a 2-for-5 day‌Ripped a two-run M A N H A T T A N

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Named First Team All-Essex County after hitting .500 with 28 RBIs from the leadoff spot in 2011‌Chosen First Team All-Non Public and third team all-state as a senior‌Also selected First Team All-Essex County and first team all-conference after leading team in batting average (.467), runs (32) and home runs (5) as a junior‌Played club softball for the New Jersey Heist.

BEFORE MANHATTAN: A fouryear starter at Mount St. Dominic Academy‌Earned all-conference honors four times, both as a second baseman and a third baseman‌Led team to a pair of Essex County Championships‌

PERSONAL: Daughter of Ronald and Donna‌Has four siblings: brothers, Robert and Steven, and sisters, Melissa and Taylor‌Majoring in elementary education‌Born on June 21, 1993.

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2012: Played in 37 games, making 36 starts, primarily at the corner infield positions‌Also made 11 appearances, including three starts, in the circle‌Tied for third on the team with 12 RBIs‌ Hit .300 in MAAC games to lead the team‌Tossed 1.2 innings of relief, allowing two hits, against Lehigh in the season opener at the Rebel Spring Games on March 9‌Picked up an RBI in first collegiate plate appearance, then notched first career hit later in the game against Penn at the Rebel Games on March 9‌ Struck out three hitters in 3.2 innings of work at Seton Hall on March 16‌Made first collegiate start in the circle against Texas Tech on March 17‌Slammed first collegiate home run, the second of back-to-back jacks, in M A N H A T T A N

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2012: Saw action in 30 contests, starting 25 games at first base and one as the designated player‌Posted a .988 fielding percentage, committing just two errors in 170 defensive chances‌ Picked up first collegiate hit and scored a run in game two of a doubleheader at St. John’s on March 21‌Had first career multihit game against Quinnipiac M A N H A T T A N

on April 18, going 2-for-3 with a run scored in the 5-0 Manhattan win‌Recorded an RBI single and later scored in a 12-5 victory over Niagara in the first game of a twinbill on April 28. BEFORE MANHATTAN: A fouryear varsity starter at Foothill High School‌Didn’t commit an error at first base as a junior‌ C O L L E G E

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Named the team’s top scholar athlete four times‌Selected to the Principal’s High Honor Roll all four years‌Played travel ball with the Strike Force Gold. PERSONAL: Daughter of Darrin or Christy‌Has one brother, Jason, and one sister, Ashley‌ Majoring in exercise science‌ Born on March 9, 1993.

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AUDREY AVERY s'SFTINBOs0VUGJFMEFSs-FGU-FGUˆ.BMUB /: #BMMTUPO4QB"MCBOZ

BEFORE MANHATTAN: A fouryear letterwinner at Ballston Spa High School‌Named team MVP in 2011 after batting .380 with two home runs, three triples and two

doubles‌Also an active member of the school orchestra. PERSONAL: Daughter of Christopher and Maureen‌Has

four siblings, brothers, Sean, James and Casey, and sister, Veronica‌Born on February 21, 1993.

ELENA BOWMAN s'SFTINBOs$BUDIFS*OGJFMEFSs3JHIU3JHIUˆ4BO.BUFP $BMJG "SBHPO

BEFORE MANHATTAN: A fouryear starter and three-time First Team All-League selection at Aragon High School‌Named team MVP following both junior and senior seasons‌Earned First Team All-District and Circle of Champions First Team All-Tournament recognition in

2011 after leading the league in doubles and tying for the leaguelead in home runs‌Selected First Team All-District as a sophomore, when she posted league-leading totals in doubles and RBIs‌Received an honorable mention all-league nod in 2009‌ Also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Kirk and Katrina‌Has one brother, Alex, who plays rugby at the University of California‌Majoring in business‌Born on November 25, 1994.

EMILY CUTLER s'SFTINBOs0VUGJFMEFSs4XJUDI-FGUˆ#MPPNJOHEBMF /+ %F1BVM$BUIPMJD

BEFORE MANHATTAN: Named First Team All-County during both her junior and senior seasons at DePaul Catholic High School‌ Selected as DePaul Catholic’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 and 2012, and finished as runner-up for Athlete of the Year honors in 2012‌Earned a place

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ERIN HAMM s'SFTINBOs1JUDIFSs3JHIU3JHIUˆ$PMMFHFWJMMF 1B 1FSLJPNFO7BMMFZ

BEFORE MANHATTAN: Pitched a perfect game in the final to lead Perkiomen Valley High School to the first conference championship in school history in 2012‌Earned First Team AllPac-10 honors as a senior‌Selected as Perkiomen Valley’s Rookie of the Year and honorable mention all-conference

as a utility player in 2010‌Named team MVP in both softball and basketball‌ Participated in the 2010 ISF World Cup in Plant City, Fla‌Club team, the TCS Rising Stars, won the 18U ASA Eastern National Championship and finished fifth at the Summer Nationals in 2011.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Brian and Linda‌Has three sisters, Rachel, Taylor and Danielle‌Majoring in exercise science‌Served as a volunteer coach for under-10 travel softball and basketball teams‌Born on January 28, 1994.

ZEE PIERCE s'SFTINBOs1JUDIFS0VUGJFMEFSs-FGU-FGUˆ#SPOY /: 3JWFSEBMF,JOHTCSJEHF"DBEFNZ

BEFORE MANHATTAN: A three-year starter and team captain at Riverdale/ Kingsbridge Academy‌Named team MVP after both sophomore and junior seasons‌Helped Riverdale/Kingsbridge to its first division title, pitching every game of the season‌Selected as one of the Top 10 players in New York City

by MSG Varsity...Twice earned New York Post First Team All-Bronx honors‌ Member of the Hudson River Panthers travel team‌Also played soccer‌Earned a place on high school’s Academic Honor Society three times.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Valerie Roldan‌Has one sister, Christina‌ Majoring in communications‌Helps coach the Riverdale City Grill Angels youth softball team‌Born on August 8, 1994.

ANDI STALLARD s'SFTINBOs$BUDIFS0VUGJFMEFSs3JHIU3JHIUˆ,BUZ 5FYBT +BNFT&5BZMPS

BEFORE MANHATTAN: A four-year starter and three-time First Team AllDistrict selection at Katy Taylor High School‌Twice selected to the AllGreater Houston First Team‌Named Katy Taylor’s Defensive Player of the Year while leading the squad to the district championship and regional semifinals

in 2011‌Led Katy Taylor to the regional finals as a sophomore‌Secured a place on the All-District Second Team and helped team earn a division cochampionship in 2009‌.Also a threetime Academic All-District honoree, as well as a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

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M A N H A T T A N

2011-12‌A three-time honorable mention all-conference selection in softball‌ Also received an honorable mention allconference volleyball nod in 2010.

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PERSONAL: Daughter of James and Herminia‌Majoring in chemical engineering‌Born on January 19, 1994 in Lecherias, Venezuela.

SHANNON WALSH BEFORE MANHATTAN: Served as team captain of both the softball and volleyball squads as a senior at DePaul Catholic High School‌Led both teams to the Passaic County championship in

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PERSONAL: Daughter of Glen Walsh and Toni DeManss‌Mother graduated from Manhattan in 2002‌Majoring in marketing/management‌Born on November 22, 1993.

S O F T B A L L


2012 OVERALL STATISTICS 3FDPSE)PNF"XBZ/FVUSBM.""$ BATTING STATISTICS 1MBZFS

"7(

(1(4 "#

3

)

#

12 Bowen, Kate

.348

46-46 141

26

49

8

10 Keller, Jen

.263

47-47 114

14

30

5

21 Babcock, Amanda

.254

47-47 122

23

31

8

27 Whitmore, Jocelin

.201

45-45 134

10

27

3

13 Romero, Mickayla

.229

37-36 83

8

19

4

23 McDevitt, Meghan

.202

37-32 99

13

20

5

11 Paxson, Amanda

.192

43-37 99

9

19

2

0 Berrios, Amanda

.176

40-31 74

9

13

2

88 Velasquez, Carla

.169

35-32 83

2

14

1

5 Leone, Heather

.158

12-4

19

1

3

0

29 Bright, Amy

.120

13-9

25

1

3

8 Weedon, Sydney

.115

30-26 61

3

7

44 Murray, Kelly

.110

36-29 73

6

8

1

4 Gallacher, Anna

.067

28-14 30

2

2

0

2 Redding, Kelsi

.000

0

0

0

Totals

.211

47-47 1160 127 245

Opponents

.315

47-47 1249 250 393

3-0

3

#

)3

3#*

5# 4-( ## )#1 40 (%1 0# 4'

4) 4#"55 10

"

1

6

26

77

.546

14

7

21

1

.429

1

0

6-6

51

52

3

.972

0

0

7

35

.307

13

0

27

0

.336

1

1

2-3

52

9

7

.897

0

3

10

48

.393

35

1

32

1

.424

0

4

3-3

75

89

15

.916

0

0

6

30 .224

12

2

16

2

.277

0

1

6-9

49

9

0 1.000

0

2

12

29 .349

16

1

19

1

.360

0

2

0-1

119

57

6

.967

0

4

15

37

.374

6

0

28

0

.248

0

0

3-4

123

13

2

.986

1

2

12

29 .293

9

4

34

0

.286

0

1

0-0

42

37

2

.975

0

0

4

15

.203

1

1

18

1

.197

0

7

3-3

33

1

3

.919

0

1

11

18

.217

3

1

10

3

.207

0

1

0-0 103

18

2

.984

0

0

0

3

.158

0

0

6

0

.158

0

1

0-0

0

0 1.000

1

0

0

0

4

.160

3

1

9

0

.241

0

0

0-0

4

7

0 1.000

0

0

0

1

7

.115

7

0

13

0

.206

0

2

0-1

160

8

2

0

1

6

12

.164

15

0

20

2

.261

0

2

1-2

32

69

9

.918

0

0

1

2

.067

5

1

12

0

.222

0

3

0-1

19

0

2

.905

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

1

0

.000

0

0

0-0

11

25

2

.947

40

2

19

111

346 .298 139

19

266

11

.305

2

25 24-33 900 394 55

.959

76

2

33

224 572 .458 178

13

168

5

.403

9

35 55-68 944 379 47 .966

27

& '-%

.988

LOB - Team (275), Opp (334). DPs turned - Team (16), Opp (19). CI - Team (0), Opp (1). IBB - Team (1), Velasquez 1, Opp (4). Picked off - Babcock 2. (All games Sorted by Earned run avg)

PITCHING STATISTICS 1MBZFS

&3"

8- "11 (4

$( 4)0 47

12 Bowen, Kate 2 Redding, Kelsi 29 Bright, Amy 13 Romero, Mickayla Totals Opponents

*1

)

3

3.50

5-13

24

17

10

2/1

4.53

5-13

30

18

10

1/1

6.55

1-7

10

9

2

0/0

0

41.2

68

9.13

0-3

11

3

0

0/0

0

23.0 44

4.76

11-36 47

47

22

4/1

2.20

36-11 47

47

29 10/0

#

#

)3

0

118.0 139

66

59

41

1

117.1 142 102

76

112

53

28

0

13

469 .296

5

3

0

2

21

83

24

1

8

480 .296 23

5

0

4

9

48

39

18

25

34

30

7

7

13

1

9

189 .360

2

3

0

2

5

11

0

3

111 .396

1

2

0

1

0

1 300.0 393 250 204 178 168

76

2

33 1249 .315

31

13

0

9

35

6

40

2

19 1160 .211

14

19

1

2

25

314.2 245 127

&3

99

##

40

139 266

"# #"WH 81 )#1 #, 4'" 4)"

PB - Team (8), Velasquez 4, McDevitt 4, Opp (6). Pickoffs - Team (4), Velasquez 2, Redding 2, Opp (2). SBA/ATT - Velasquez (28-38), Redding (28-35), McDevitt (25-28), Bowen (15-19), Bright (8-9), Romero (2-3).

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2012 MAAC STATISTICS 3FDPSE)PNF"XBZ.""$ BATTING STATISTICS 1MBZFS

"7(

(1(4 "#

13 Romero, Mickayla

.300

15-15 30

27 Whitmore, Jocelin

.292

16-16 48

21 Babcock, Amanda

.283

16-16 46

10 Keller, Jen

.267

16-16 45

12 Bowen, Kate

.245

16-16 53

23 McDevitt, Meghan

.238

15-13 42

3

)

#

#

)3

3#*

5# 4-( ## )#1 40 (%1 0# 4'

4) 4#"55 10

"

& '-%

5

9

3

0

1

6

15

.500 10

0

5

0

.475

0

1

0-0

7

14

1

0

0

0

15

.313

6

2

9

0

.393

0

0

4-6

42

26

0 1.000

17

2

0 1.000

11

13

4

0

0

3

17

.370

12

0

10

0

.431

0

1

4

12

2

0

0

5

14

.311

4

0

8

0

.320

1

0

1-1

26

29

6

.902

1-1

13

3

2

.889

10

13

2

1

3

13

26

.491

4

3

7

1

.333

0

0

8

10

3

0

3

12

22

.524

3

0

7

0

.289

0

0

1-1

17

20

2-2

66

5

0 1.000 2

.973 .968

11 Paxson, Amanda

.143

15-13

35

2

5

1

0

0

3

6

.171

2

3

13

0

.250

0

0

0-0

16

14

1

88 Velasquez, Carla

.227

10-10 22

1

5

0

0

1

5

8

.364

0

0

3

0

.227

0

1

0-0

32

10

0 1.000

44 Murray, Kelly

.217

12-9

23

1

5

1

0

0

3

6

.261

5

0

6

0

.357

0

0

0-0

11

26

3

0 Berrios, Amanda

.217

13-11 23

3

5

0

0

0

0

5

.217

0

0

7

1

.217

0

2

2-2

10

0

0 1.000

8 Weedon, Sydney

.100

9-7

20

1

2

0

0

0

1

2

.100

2

0

7

0

.182

0

0

0-0

53

1

1

.982

4 Gallacher, Anna

.071

10-5

14

2

1

0

0

0

0

1

.071

0

1

7

0

.133

0

1

0-0

5

0

2

.714

5 Leone, Heather

.000

3-1

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0-0

2

0

0 1.000

2 Redding, Kelsi

.000

2-0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0-0

6

8

0 1.000

29 Bright, Amy

.000

1-1

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

1

0

1

0

.333

0

0

0-0

0

2

0 1.000

Totals

.230

16-16 409

55

94

17

1

8

51

137 .335

49

9

90

2

.325

1

6

11-13 316 146 17

.965

Opponents

.302

16-16 430

72

130

24

0

14

64

196 .456

61

4

66

3

.392

2

13

11-17 323

.968

40

#

#

)3 "# #"WH 81 )#1 #, 4'" 4)"

132

15

.925

LOB - Team (97), Opp (122). DPs turned - Team (7), Opp (5). CI - Team (0), Opp (1). (MAAC games only Sorted by Earned run avg)

PITCHING STATISTICS 1MBZFS

&3"

8- "11 (4 $( 4)0 47

*1

)

3

&3

##

2 Redding, Kelsi

3.23

3-3

11

6

5

0/0

0

52.0

56

34

24

45

41

8

0

3

209 .268

14

1

0

2

4

12 Bowen, Kate

3.32

3-5

8

8

4

2/0

0

46.1

53

24

22

14

23

12

0

7

180 .294

2

3

0

0

9

13 Romero, Mickayla

6.00

0-0

2

0

0

0/0

0

2.1

3

2

2

0

2

1

0

1

10 .300

0

0

0

0

0

29 Bright, Amy

16.50

0-2

2

2

0

0/0

0

4.2

18

12

11

2

0

3

0

3

31

.581

0

0

0

0

0

Totals

3.92

6-10

16

16

9

2/0

0

105.1 130

72

59

61

66

24

0

14

430 .302

16

4

0

2

13

Opponents

3.12

10-6

16

16

12

4/0

1

107.2 94

55

48

49

90

17

1

8

409 .230

5

9

1

1

6

PB - Team (6), McDevitt 4, Velasquez 2, Opp (3). SBA/ATT - Redding (7-13), Velasquez (5-10), McDevitt (4-5), Bowen (2-2).

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2012 MAAC REVIEW 2012 MAAC FINAL STANDINGS MAAC 12-4 11-5 11-5 9-7 8-8 7-9 7-9  1-15

(1) Iona (2) Fairfield (3) Canisius (4) Marist Siena Rider Niagara .BOIBUUBO Saint Peter’s

Overall 35-26 31-27 20-30 28-27 20-30 20-33-1 15-30  5-44

MAAC Tournament: Fairfield 4, Canisius 3; Iona 3, Marist 0; Fairfield 2, Iona 1 (15 inn.); Canisius 4, Marist 1; Iona 5, Canisius 0; Iona 3, Fairfield 1; Iona 2, Fairfield 0

"--.""$'*3455&".

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P: Sarah Jackson, Iona P: Rachael Matreale, Rider C: Lauren Liseth, Fairfield IF: Kristen Filicia, Fairfield IF: Alli Wigand, Fairfield IF: Alyssa Zahka, Marist IF: Shannon Jones, Siena OF: Lauren Falzone, Canisius OF: Lizzy Gatto, Canisius OF: Eileen McCann, Iona OF: Ashley Corriss, Marist DP: Jessika-Jo Sandrini, Siena UT: Alyssa Maiese, Iona

Alyssa Maiese, Iona Shannon Jones, Siena

MAAC PITCHER OF THE YEAR Sarah Jackson, Iona

MAAC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Allysen Breeden, Rider

ANACONDA SPORTS MAAC COACH OF THE YEAR Julie Brzezinski, Fairfield

.""$"--5063/".&/55&". Lauren Falzone, Canisius Valorie Nappo, Canisius Kristen Filicia, Fairfield Kimi Kurata, Fairfield Alli Wigand, Fairfield Deanne Algeo, Iona Sarah Jackson, Iona Brianna Schauer, Iona Ashley Corriss, Marist Aly Klemmer, Marist

"--.""$4&$0/%5&". P: Becca Trott, Fairfield P: Jessika-Jo Sandrini, Siena C: Megan Lamoureux, Marist IF: Natasha Powlowsky, Siena IF: Allyssa James, Iona IF: Chelsea Sheehan, Iona *',BUF#PXFO .BOIBUUBO IF: Nicole DiVirgilio, Marist IF: Danielle Koltz, Marist OF: Sammy Ruffolo, Fairfield OF: Jodi Petersen, Iona OF: Kehli Washington, Rider DP: Allysen Breeden, Rider UT: Rae Ball, Fairfield

M A N H A T T A N

MAAC TOURNAMENT MVP Alyssa Maiese, Iona

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2012 RESULTS Date Mar 09 Mar 09 Mar 10 Mar 10 Mar 12 Mar 12 Mar 13 Mar 13 Mar 14 Mar 14 Mar 16 Mar 16 Mar 17 Mar 17 Mar 18 Mar 21 Mar 21 Mar 24 Mar 24 Apr 01 Apr 01 Apr 05 Apr 05 Apr 11 Apr 11 Apr 14 Apr 14 Apr 15 Apr 15 Apr 18 Apr 18 Apr 21 Apr 21 Apr 23 Apr 23 Apr 25 Apr 25 Apr 28 Apr 28 Apr 29 Apr 29 May 02 May 02 May 05 May 05 May 06 May 06

Opponent vs. Lehigh# vs. Penn# vs. Holy Cross# vs. Utah Valley# vs. Fairleigh Dickinson# vs. Lafayette# vs. Green Bay# vs. Nebraska-Omaha# vs. Cleveland State# vs. Howard# vs. Monmouth& at Seton Hall& vs. Texas Tech& vs. Texas Tech& vs. Monmouth& at St. John’s at St. John’s at Lafayette at Lafayette at Rider* at Rider* STONY BROOK STONY BROOK at Albany at Albany at Siena* at Siena* at Hartford at Hartford QUINNIPIAC QUINNIPIAC CANISIUS* CANISIUS* IONA* IONA* at Fairleigh Dickinson at Fairleigh Dickinson NIAGARA* NIAGARA* at Marist* at Marist* WAGNER WAGNER FAIRFIELD* FAIRFIELD* at Saint Peter’s* at Saint Peter’s*

Result L, 3-6 L, 1-9 L, 0-3 L, 1-4 L, 1-6 W, 1-0 L, 0-9 L, 0-5 L, 6-10 L, 2-5 L, 0-8 L, 6-13 L, 2-13 L, 2-7 L, 2-3 L, 4-8 (11) L, 2-10 L, 0-3 L, 7-8 L, 0-4 L, 4-6 L, 0-9 W, 5-2 W, 3-1 L, 2-8 L, 1-7 L, 2-10 W, 5-1 L, 3-5 W, 5-0 L, 2-3 L, 0-5 W, 4-0 L, 0-7 L, 1-3 L, 3-4 L, 2-5 W, 12-4 L, 2-10 W, 4-2 L, 3-4 L, 1-8 L, 1-2 L, 0-4 W, 4-0 (8) W, 7-2 W, 11-4

*-MAAC game #-Rebel Spring Games &-Seton Hall Pirate Classic

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Pitcher of Record Redding (0-1) Bright (0-1) Bright (0-2) Redding (0-2) Bright (0-3) Bowen (1-0) Redding (0-3) Bright (0-4) Redding (0-4) Romero (0-1) Bowen (1-1) Redding (0-5) Romero (0-2) Redding (0-6) Bowen (1-2) Bowen (1-3) Romero (0-3) Bowen (1-4) Bowen (1-5) Bowen (1-6) Bright (0-5) Redding (0-7) Bright (1-5) Bowen (2-6) Bright (1-6) Bowen (2-7) Bright (1-7) Redding (1-7) Redding (1-8) Redding (2-8) Bowen (2-8) Redding (2-9) Bowen (3-8) Redding (2-10) Bowen (3-9) Redding (2-11) Bowen (3-10) Redding (3-11) Bowen (3-11) Redding (4-11) Bowen (3-12) Redding (4-12) Bowen (3-13) Redding (4-13) Bowen (4-13) Redding (5-13) Bowen (5-13)


SEASON RECORDS HITTING

RUNS BATTED IN

BATTING AVERAGE 1. Stacy Cowen 2. Lisa Pigat 3. Stacy Cowen 4. Jennifer Drum 5. Lisa Pigat 6. Danielle Yearick 7. Jennifer Drum 8. Jennifer Drum 9. Jaci Rahey 10. Jennifer Drum

RUNS

1. Stacy Cowen 2. Jennifer Drum 3. Danielle Yearick 4. Jennifer Drum 5. Stacy Cowen 6. Kiera Fox 7. Danielle Yearick 8. Liz Strein 9. Stefani Gozdziewski 10. Holly Farmer Laura Riccardi

HITS

1. Stacy Cowen 2. Jennifer Drum 3. Stacy Cowen 4. Sue DelVecchio 5. Danielle Yearick 6. Jennifer Drum Liz Strein 8. Jennifer Drum 9. Julie Theret 10. Jaci Rahey

DOUBLES

1. Amanda Rogers 2. Jennifer Fisher Jennifer Fisher 4. Jennifer Drum Danielle Yearick  Jaci Rahey Jaci Rahey Melissa Donnelly Kristina Walraven Amanda Rogers Sue DelVecchio

HOME RUNS 1. Kiera Fox 2. Kiera Fox 3. Jaci Rahey 4. Nicole Michel Danielle Yearick 6. Jaci Rahey Candice Sheridan Jennifer Fisher Jennifer Drum Lisa Pigat

.581 .486 .472 .448 .444 .437 .433 .427 .409 .407

1991 1982 1992 1994 1984 1991 1993 1992 2010 1995

65 53 52 49 46 45 43 41 38 37 37

1991 1993 1991 1992 1992 2006 1993 2006 2006 1991 1991

93 74 67 63 62 61 61 60 59 56

1991 1993 1992 1993 1991 1992 2006 1994 2000 2010

17 14 14 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12

2000 1999 1997 1994 1991 2011 2010 2010 2010 1999 1993

17 11 10 8 8 7 7 7 7 7

2005 2006 2010 2010 1993 2011 2007 1996 1993 1982

M A N H A T T A N

1. Danielle Yearick 2. Jaci Rahey 3. Kiera Fox 4. Sue DelVecchio 5. Jennifer Drum 6. Danielle Just 7. Kiera Fox 8. Jennifer Fisher 9. Danielle Yearick 10. Jennifer Drum Lisa Pigat

70 58 55 43 42 40 39 37 35 32 32

1991 2010 2006 1993 1993 2006 2005 1999 1993 1992 1982

GAMES STARTED 1. Carrie Wujcik 2. Bethany De Brosse 3. Stacy Cowen 4. Jillian Medea 5. Kristi Gelsleichter Jillian Medea 7. Jillian Medea 8. Heather Marshak Carrie Wujick Christine Spinna

COMPLETE GAMES

WALKS

1. Jaci Rahey "NBOEB#BCDPDL 3. Danielle Yearick 4. Danielle Yearick Laura Riccardi 6. Kiera Fox 7. Holly Farmer 8. Jaci Rahey 9. Kristina Walraven Margaret LaFex

STOLEN BASES 1. Julie Theret 2. Kathy Luke 3. Leona O’Connor 4. Stacy Cowen 5. Julia Filos 6. Katie Bentz Kathy Luke Kathy Luke 9. Stacey Jack Lori Matturo

41  32 31 31 30 26 25 23 23

2011  1993 1991 1991 2006 1991 2010 2011 2004

27 26 25 24 21 17 17 17 13 13

2000 1987 1987 1991 1982 2001 1988 1986 1987 1986

1. Carrie Wujcik 2. Bethany De Brosse 3. Jillian Medea 4. Stacy Cowen 5. Jillian Medea 6. Carrie Wujick 7. Jillian Medea 8. Christine Spinna 9. Carrieann Ciccone 10. Heather Marshak Heather Marshak

PITCHING ERA

1. Stacy Cowen 2. Julianne Soviero Candice Aulogia 4. Heather Marshak 5. Jillian Medea Heather Marshak 7. Carrie Wujcik 8. Jillian Medea 9. Carrie Wujcik 10. Carrienn Ciccone

APPEARANCES 1. Carrie Wujcik 2. Liz Pennino 3. Bethany De Brosse 4. Kristi Gelsleichter 5. Jillian Medea 6. Jillian Medea Stacy Cowen 8. Ashley Rampino Jillian Medea 10. Heather Marshak

31

1.06 1.74 1.74 1.85 1.87 1.87 1.98 2.24 2.29 2.34

1992 2002 2001 2000 2004 1997 1995 2005 1993 1997

48 41 38 35 33 32 32 29 29 27

1993 2007 1994 2005 2005 2004 1992 2009 2006 2000

2 0 1 3

38 33 27 26 23 22 21 20 19 18 18

INNINGS PITCHED 1. Carrie Wujcik 2. Bethany De Brosse 3. Jillian Medea 4. Stacy Cowen 5. Jillian Medea 6. Heather Marshak 7. Jillian Medea 8. Liz Pennino 9. Carrie Wujcik 10. Christine Spinna

WINS

C O L L E G E

47 37 31 30 29 29 27 25 25 25

1. Carrie Wujcik 2. Bethany De Brosse 3. Stacy Cowen 4. Christine Spinna 5. Jillian Medea Jillian Medea 7. Carrie Wujcik 8. Stacy Cowen 9. Erika Sullivan 10. Heather Marshak Heather Marshak

STRIKEOUTS 1. Jillian Medea 2. Jillian Medea 3. Jillian Medea 4. Carrieann Ciccone 5. Carrie Wujcik 6. Liz Pennino 7. Ashley Rampino 8. Melissa Donnelly ,FMTJ3FEEJOH Kara Husband Julianne Soviero

S O F T B A L L

1993 1994 1992 2004 2007 2005 2006 2000 1995 1991

1993 1994 2004 1992 2005 1995 2006 1991 1997 1999 1998

305.1 233.0 209.2 198.1 193.1 173.2 172.0 166.0 155.2 149.1

1993 1994 2004 1992 2005 2000 2006 2007 1995 1991

30 25 24 17 16 16 15 14 12 11 11

1993 1994 1992 1991 2006 2005 1995 1991 2010 2000 1999

187 174 111 108 105 97 89 84  83 83

2004 2005 2006 1997 1993 2007 2009 2010  2001 2000


CAREER RECORDS HITTING

TOTAL BASES

RUNS

1. Jennifer Drum (1992-95) 2. Danielle Yearick (1991-94) 3. Holly Farmer (1991-94) 4. Stacy Cowen (1991-92) 5. Kristina Walraven (2008-11) 6. Lindsay Hill (1994-97) 7. Elizabeth Strein (2004-07) 8. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) Kiera Fox (2004-06) 10. Sue Del Vecchio (1992-95)

173 158 116 111 106 94 92 91 91 89

HITS

1. Jennifer Drum (1992-95) 2. Sue Del Vecchio (1992-95) 3. Danielle Yearick (1991-94) 4. Kristina Walraven (2008-11) 5. Jennifer Fisher (1996-99) 6. Amanda Rogers (1998-2001) 7. Lindsay Hill (1994-97) 8. Stacy Cowen (1991-92) 9. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) Danielle Just (2006-09)

243 197 190 185 183 170 167 160 150 150

DOUBLES

1. Amanda Rogers (1998-2001) 2. Jennifer Fisher (1996-99) 3. Sue Del Vecchio (1992-95) 4. Jaci Rahey (2008-11) Kristina Walraven (2008-11) 6. Danielle Yearick (1991-94) 7. Danielle Just (2006-09) 8. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) Jennifer Drum (1992-95) 10. Nicole Michel (2008-11) Amanda Genovese (2006-09) Emily Lloyd (1996-99) Jennifer Maxwell (1996-99)

HOME RUNS

1. Kiera Fox (2004-06) 2. Danielle Yearick (1991-94) 3. Jaci Rahey (2008-11) 4. Jennifer Drum (1992-95) 5. Jennifer Fisher (1996-99) 6. Ashley Rampino (2008-11) 7. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 8. Nicole Michel (2008-11) 9. Danielle Just (2006-09) 10. Kristina Walraven (2008-11) Melinda Whitaker (2000-03)

RUNS BATTED IN

1. Danielle Yearick (1991-94) 2. Jennifer Drum (1992-95) 3. Sue Del Vecchio (1992-95) 4. Jennifer Fisher (1996-99) Kiera Fox (2004-06) 6. Jaci Rahey (2008-11) Danielle Just (2006-09) 8. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 9. Lindsay Hill (1994-97) 10. Nicole Michel (2008-11)

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1. Jennifer Drum (1992-95) 2. Danielle Yearick (1991-94) 3. Jennifer Fisher (1996-99) 4. Sue Del Vecchio (1992-95) 5. Amanda Rogers (1998-2001) 6. Kristina Walraven (2008-11) 7. Kiera Fox (2004-06) 8. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 9. Danielle Just (2006-09) 10. Lindsay Hill (1994-97)

396 344 296 272 264 249 239 216 213 210

WALKS

1. Danielle Yearick (1991-94) 2. Jaci Rahey (2008-11) 3. Holly Farmer (1991-94) 4. Laura Ricciardi (1990-92) 5. Kerry Mohen (1990-93) 6. Amanda Rogers (1998-2001) 7. Kristina Walraven (2008-11) Kiera Fox (2004-06) Jennifer Fisher (1996-99) 10. Margaret LaFex (2002-05)

99 91 70 65 61 60 59 59 59 58

STOLEN BASES

1. Kathy Luke 2. Julie Theret (1997-2000) 3. Kristina Walraven (2008-11) Katie Bentz (2000-02) 5. Elizabeth Strein (2004-07) 6. Stacy Cowen (1991-92) 7. Jennifer Drum (1992-95) 8. Leona O’Connor 9. Amanda Rogers (1998-2001) 10. Kiera Fox (2004-06)

60 41 39 39 31 30 28 27 26 24

PITCHING

1. Carrie Wujick (1993-96) 2. Jillian Medea (2003-06) 3. Heather Marshak (1997-2000) 4. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 5. Kristi Gelsleichter (2004-07) 6. Carrieann Ciccone (1995-98) 7. Erika Sullivan (2008-11) Christine Spinna (1990-92) 9. Ashley Rampino (2008-11) 10. Stacy Cowen (1991-92)

COMPLETE GAMES

1. Jillian Medea (2003-06) Carrie Wujcik (1993-96) 3. Heather Marshak (1997-2000) 4. Christine Spinna (1990-92) 5. Carrieann Ciccone (1995-98) Stacy Cowen (1991-92) 7. Bethany DeBrosse (1994-96) 8. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 9. Ashley Rampino (2008-11) 10. Erika Sullivan (2008-11)

INNINGS PITCHED

1. Jillian Medea (2003-06) 2. Carrie Wujcik (1993-96) 3. Heather Marshak (1997-2000) 4. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 5. Ashley Rampino (2008-11) 6. Carrieann Ciccone (1995-98) 7. Erika Sullivan (2008-11) 8. Christine Spinna (1990-92) 9. Stacy Cowen (1991-92) 10. Julianne Soviero (1999-2002)

WINS

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1. Stacy Cowen (1991-92) 2. Heather Marshak (1997-2000) 3. Carrie Wujcik (1993-96) 4. Jillian Medea (2003-06) 5. Julianne Soviero (1999-2002) 6. Carrieann Ciccone (1995-98) 7. Brianne Illanovsky (2001-04) 8. Kelly Wiedenhaefer (1995-98) 9. Kara Husband (1999-2002) 10. Candice Aulogia (2000-03)

APPEARANCES

GAMES STARTED

1. Jillian Medea (2003-06) 2. Ashley Rampino (2008-11) Carrie Wujcik (1993-96) 4. Elizabeth Pennino (2004-07) 5. Heather Marshak (1997-2000) 6. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 7. Kristi Gelsleichter (2004-07) 8. Kara Husband (1999-2002) 9. Erika Sullivan (2008-11) 10. Julianne Soviero (1999-2002)

1.79 2.21 2.32 2.41 2.50 2.77 2.78 2.97 2.99 3.00

116 105 105 91 89 82 77 74 73 68

1. Carrie Wujcik (1993-96) 2. Jillian Medea (2003-06) 3. Stacy Cowen (1991-92) 4. Heather Marshak (1997-2000) 5. Christine Spinna (1990-92) 6. Bethany DeBrosse (1994-96) 7. Erika Sullivan (2008-11) 8. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 9. Ashley Rampino (2008-11) 10. Carrieann Ciccone (1995-98) Julianne Soviero (1999-2002)

STRIKEOUTS

1. Jillian Medea (2003-06) 2. Heather Marshak (1997-2000) 3. Carrie Wujcik (1993-96) 4. Carrieann Ciccone (1995-98) 5. Melissa Donnelly (2008-11) 6. Ashley Rampino (2008-11) 7. Kara Husband (1999-2002) 8. Julianne Soviero (1999-2002) 9. Elizabeth Pennino (2004-07) 10. Erika Sullivan (2008-11)

98 94 83 65 60 59 55 55 53 51

78 78 64 44 42 42 39 37 29 28

655.1 618.0 533.1 416.0 390.2 376.2 351.1 339.2 328.0 325.0

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METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCE With 10 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference is in its 31st year of competition during the 2011-2012 academic year. The MAAC was founded in 1980 by six charter members: the U.S. Military Academy, Fairfield University, Fordham University, Iona College, Manhattan College and Saint Peter’s College. Competition followed one year later in the fall of 1981 with members competing in the sports of men’s cross country and men’s soccer. On January 2, 1982, Army traveled to Iona for the first MAAC men’s basketball game and the MAAC story had begun. Today, Conference members include: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Loyola University Maryland, Manhattan College, Marist College, Niagara University, Rider University, Saint Peter’s College, and Siena College. In addition, associate members include the University of Detroit Mercy, Jacksonville University and Virginia Military Institute in men’s lacrosse. St. Francis (N.Y.) College, Villanova University, VMI and Wagner College are all associate members of the MAAC Women’s Water Polo League. Drake University, Robert Morris University and Sacred Heart University compete in women’s rowing, while the University at Albany, Boston University and the University of Hartford began competition in women’s golf in the spring of 2010. The MAAC will support 24 sports and championships during the 2011-2012 academic year. The MAAC Basketball Championships move to Springfield’s MassMutual Center to host the 2012-2014 championships. By having an excellent working relationship with various facilities, the MAAC has been able to attract a number of NCAA Championship events. Most recently, the MAAC and Rider co-hosted the 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The MAAC, Canisius College and Niagara University successfully hosted the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. All three parties hosted the event in 2004 and 2007. The MAAC and Rider University co-hosted the 2009 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Regional at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, N.J., after recording the third highest attendance figure for the women’s championship with the First and Second Rounds in 2006. The MAAC and Rider will work together to co-host the 2012 NCAA Rowing Championships at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey.

The MAAC prides itself on the accomplishments of its studentathletes in the classroom, as well as on the field. Mary Beth Riley, a 1991 graduate of Canisius, was the first recipient of the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. In the fall of 1998, Erin Whalen, a member of the Iona women’s rowing team, was awarded one of the nation’s 32 Rhodes Scholarships for academic achievement and civic leadership. Jose Vargas, a Loyola student, was also awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 1999. First-class facilities are the rule with MAAC schools, as teams regularly play in top-notch arenas, such as Madison Square Garden, the IZOD Center, HSBC Arena, Times Union Center, the Arena at Harbor Yard and the Sun National Bank Center. The other MAAC championships boast their share of outstanding locales as well, such as the Reverend Harold Ridley, S.J., Athletic Complex at Loyola, where the women’s soccer championship will be contested in the fall of 2011, and Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy, New York, home of the 2012 MAAC Baseball Championship. This year, the MAAC will take its men’s championship to Orlando, Florida, where it will conduct its post-season event at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The MAAC Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships will be held at Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course. In the past several years, a number of the MAAC schools have also enjoyed success in NCAA Championships. MAAC schools have made a total of 77 NIT appearances and 47 NCAA appearances. In addition, Iona and Rider participated in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, with the Gaels advancing to the championship game. The Manhattan women participated in the Women’s Basketball Invitational, reaching the semifinal round of the tournament. The MAAC currently possesses 13 automatic bids to NCAA Championships in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s lacrosse, and women’s water polo. In 2007, the Marist women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 before falling to the eventual National Champion, the University of Tennessee. In the fall of 2009, the No. 11 Iona men’s cross country team finished tied for eighth place at the NCAA Championship race, extended the Gaels’ streak to eight straight Top 10 national finishes. Iona softball, Manhattan track, Manhattan baseball and Loyola lacrosse have also flourished on the national stage. The MAAC has also been a leader in the forefront of technology, expanding the notoriety of the league into cyberspace. In 2007, the league reached an agreement with JumpTV, Inc., now NeuLion, Inc., to design the MAAC web page. MAACSports.com has been a great success, providing fans with up-todate contest results, live and on-demand video and an online merchandise store. The MAAC, in conjunction with NeuLion, launched an iPhone app in February 2011. The league is looking to expand its offerings with Android and iPod apps, scheduled for release during the 2011-12 academic year. The MAAC President for the 2011-2012 academic year is Rev. Jeffrey von Arx, S.J., the President of Fairfield University. The Vice-President is Dr. Eugene J. Cornacchia, Ph.D., the President of Saint Peter’s College. Jim Paquette, Director of Athletics at Loyola University Maryland, will chair the Committee on Athletic Administration, and Theresa Berg, Associate Athletic Director/ Senior Woman Administrator at Niagara University will serve as Vice Chair.

MAAC ASSOCIATE SPORTS In June of 1995, the MAAC continued to develop opportunities for studentathletes as the conference announced the formation of the MAAC Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Leagues. The men’s league began competition in the spring of 1996, while the women’s league commenced in the spring of 1997. The men’s league consists of four MAAC schools -- Canisius, Manhattan, Marist, and Siena – and three associate members – Detroit, Jacksonville and Virginia Military Institute. The women’s league consists of MAAC institutions Canisius, Fairfield, Iona, Manhattan, Marist, Niagara and Siena. In 2002, the MAAC added the MAAC Women’s Water Polo League. The league is currently made up of three MAAC schools – Iona, Marist and Siena – as well as four associate members, St. Francis (N.Y.), Villanova, VMI and Wagner. Sacred Heart started participating in MAAC Women’s Rowing in the spring of 2008. Drake University joined the league for the 2010 MAAC Championship, while Robert Morris began competition in the spring of 2011. In the summer of 2009, the MAAC added three associate members – Albany, Boston University and Hartford – to women’s golf, with the programs starting competition against MAAC members Fairfield, Niagara and Siena in 2009-2010.

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Brennan O’Donnell, Ph.D., is the 19th president of Manhattan College, having assumed the responsibilities of the position July 1, 2009. O’Donnell came to Manhattan after five years of service as the dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham University. Before coming to New York, O’Donnell spent 17 years at Loyola College in Maryland (now Loyola University Maryland), where he served as a professor of English and, from 1999-2004, as director of the university-wide honors program. An active scholar, his teaching and research interests focus mainly upon poetry, especially of the British Romantic period, and on religion and literature, particularly contemporary American Catholic writers. He has authored two books on the poetry of William Wordsworth and coedited The Work of Andre Dubus, a collection of essays published as a double issue of Religion and the Arts. In addition, O’Donnell has published articles, essays and reviews in some of the leading journals in his field. At Manhattan, he continues to hold a faculty appointment, as he did at Fordham and Loyola, as professor of English. As the first president of the College not to be a member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, O’Donnell is treading new ground at Manhattan College. He has experience in such transitions, however, as he was also the first layperson to serve as dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill. His publications and lectures demonstrate a keen engagement in issues of faith and education, specifically Catholic higher education. From 1994–2000, he served as editor of the national

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magazine Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education, and he was a member of the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education from 1993–2000. In addition, he is currently on the board of trustees at La Salle University and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu), and has served as a board member for the Lilly Fellows Program and for Collegium, a consortium of Catholic universities that strives to strengthen faculty understanding of and participation in the mission of Catholic higher education. A native of Pennsylvania’s Wyoming Valley, Dr. O’Donnell earned his B.A. with highest distinction and honors in English at The Pennsylvania State University in 1981, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in English and American literature and language. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships, grants, awards and honors. O’Donnell is married to Angela O’Donnell (formerly Alaimo), a poet and writer who teaches at Fordham, where she serves as associate director of the Francis and Ann Curran Center for American Catholic Studies. The couple has three sons: Charles (a graduate of Saint John’s University, Minnesota, and a teacher in the St. Paul, Minnesota, public schools), Patrick (a 2009 graduate of Columbia University, currently pursuing graduate studies), and Will (a graduate of Fordham).

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A 1968 graduate of Manhattan College, Byrnes enters his 25th year as director of athletics. Since his arrival back to Riverdale in May of 1988, Byrnes has presided over a renaissance period in Manhattan College athletics. During his tenure, the men’s and women’s basketball programs have earned eight NCAA Tournament bids (four women, four men). Additionally, the Jaspers have appeared in five postseason and preseason National Invitational Tournaments (NIT). Women’s soccer and men’s and women’s lacrosse began competition at the Division I level under Byrnes, and 14 different teams have won conference championships-men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s indoor track, men’s and women’s outdoor track, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, volleyball, men’s tennis, softball and baseball. In addition, to date, 27 student-athletes have received All-America honors for both athletic and academic achievements. Before returning to Manhattan, Byrnes spent 13 years with the Morrison-Knudsen Company, one of the largest engineering and construction firms in the nation. A native of Garrison, New York, Byrnes earned his undergraduate degree in physical education with a minor in biology. He also holds an M.B.A. from City University in Seattle, Washington. As an undergraduate, Byrnes was a member of the Jaspers’ club football team. Byrnes served as team captain and played both defensive tackle and offensive

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end. He spent one season as an assistant coach and helped guide Manhattan to a 6-2 overall record in 1969. Upon graduation, Byrnes began a teaching and coaching career at Queen of Peace High School in North Arlington, New Jersey. He also served as the school’s director of athletics from 1970-73. Under his leadership, Queen of Peace registered state tournament appearances in baseball and basketball, while also capturing the Parochial “B” State Championship in football (1972). In addition to his responsibilities at Manhattan, Byrnes served two stints (1997-99, 2004-06) as president of the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Basketball Association, at one time the sponsoring body of the NIT. He also served on the NCAA Championship Committee in 1999-2000. He is currently the chair of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Men’s Basketball Committee and the Committee on Athletic Administration, as well as a member of the ECAC Officials Negotiating Committee. In recognition of his years of outstanding contributions to Jasper athletics, Byrnes was inducted into the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004. Byrnes resides in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, along with his wife, Rosemary. He is the father of five children: Bob, Carolyn (Manhattan ’97), Brian (Manhattan ’99), Darren and Brigid.

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