SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012
Kaitlin Kramer Mechanicsburg / Cumberland Valley Position: Infield Year: Junior Major: Business Administration
Chara Dixon Shermans Dale / West Perry Position: Catcher/Outfield Year: Junior Major: Biology
In her first season in 1992, she piloted the Mounties to the best winning percentage in school history (.803) with a 26-6-1 record.
Kelley Pfleegor Milton / Milton Position: Outfield Year: Junior Major: Psychology: Mind & Body Health
Gallagher’s squad also brought home the team’s second-straight ECAC championship with an 8-5 win over LIU-Southampton in the title game.
Under Gallagher’s watch, 32 school records have been set, including a school-best 10 game winning streak in 1992 and five individual records in 1999.
Stephanie Simmeth Cheektowaga, NY / St. Mary’s Position: Outfield Year: Sophomore Major: Biology
An assistant coach in both softball and field hockey at Mansfield during the 1990-91 academic year, Gallagher took over the head coaching duties of both sports in 1992. She turned over the reigns of the field hockey program following the 1993 season.
Chrissy Lauer Jersey Shore / Jersey Shore Position: Outfield Year: Sophomore Major: Nursing
Erin Carroll Matawan, NJ / Mater Dei Position: Catcher Year: Senior Major: Psychology
Emily Crandell Mifflinburg / Mifflinburg Position: Pitcher Year: Sophomore Major: Art Education/Graphic Design
Courtney Baer Williamsport / Williamsport Position: Infield Year: Freshman Major: Undecided
Edith Gallagher - Head Coach The most successful coach in women’s athletics at MU, Edith Gallagher is entering her 21st season at the helm of the Mansfield University softball program. Gallagher becme the first women’s coach in school history to achieve the 300 win milestone with a 7-1 victory over Randolph College in Myrtle Beach, SC on March 10, 2010. Since taking over the head coaching job in 1992, she’s directed the Mountaineers to six postseason berths and has won two ECAC Championships while producing 31 All-PSAC selections. In 2009, Gallagher directed the Mountaineers to their first PSAC playoff berth in school history with a team that featured just one senior. Between 2001 and 2005, Gallagher directed the Mountaineers to a 111-117-1 overall mark with two consecutive appearances in the ECAC title game, winning the ECAC Championship in 2004. In 2005 the team’s mark of 21-22 was the fifth straight 20+ win season and included the 250th win of her career. The team’s .303 average ranked 2nd in the PSAC East. In 2004, Gallagher guided the Mountaineers to their fifth ECAC Championship berth and second ECAC Division II title in her tenure. It marked the sixth time a Gallagher coached team has won 20 or more games in a season.
Her 1994 team posted a 23-15 overall record, earning the right to host the ECAC Championship. The Mountaineers finished second in the championship after dropping two one-run games to Gannon.
A 1989 graduate of Hofstra University with a degree in health and physical education, she was a four-year letter winner in both field hockey and softball for the Pride. Gallagher earned all-conference and All-American honors her senior season. In 2008, Gallagher was inducted into the Hofstra University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Angie Hunley - Assistant Coach Angie (Stackhouse) Hunley is entering her fifth season as the full-time assistant and pitching coach for the Mountaineers. Hunley came to Mansfield after playing and coaching for the Division I Bucknell University softball team. At Bucknell, she quickly established herself as one of the best catchers in Bison history. Hunley was a starter in 151 of 159 games from 2001-2004 recording a .289 career batting average with 10 home runs and 76 runs batted in. A first-team All-Patriot League selection in 2004 as a senior, Hunley was the second leading hitter in the Patriot League with a .402 batting average. Her 49 hits that season included 10 doubles and six home runs with 35 runs batted in. The six home runs tied the Bucknell single season record while the 35 RBI’s broke the Bison school record. Hunley graduated from Bucknell in May of 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with a religion minor. Following graduation, Hunley spent the summer playing softball in the top league in Stockholm, Sweden with the Alby Club. Hunley rejoined the Bison as an assistant coach for the 2005 season and served as the graduate assistant for two seasons during which she completed her classroom requirements for a masters of science degree in education in college student personnel. Hunley has been instrumental in the Mountaineers recent success, including a PSAC playoff berth in 2009, since joining the program especially in recruiting and pitching.
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Alanna Jenkins Apalachin, NY / Owego Free Postion: Catcher Year: Freshman Major: Elementary Education
Courtney Bauder Jersey Shore / Jersey Shore Position: Utility Year: Freshman Major: Undecided Jamie Castellano Hauppage, NY / Happauge Postion: Infield Year: Senior Major: Elementary Education Kaitlyn Harris Endwell, NY / Maine-Endwell Position: First Base Year: Sophomore Major: Biology Liz Pieniazek Geneva, NY / Geneva Position: Pitcher Year: Sophomore Major: Graphic Design
Position: Infield Year: Freshman Major: Nursing
Allie Earle Troy / Troy
Kate Pratt Troy / Troy Position: Pitcher/Shortstop Year: Sophomore Major: Education Danielle Long Pottstown / Pottsgrove Position: Infield Year: Junior Major: Geography Jordan Rishel Muncy / Muncy Position: Outfield Year: Senior Major: Criminal Justice/Psychology Caitlin Klobosits Coplay / Whitehall Position: Pitcher Year: Junior Major: Business