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Megan Averbuch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Centerport, N.Y.

High School:
Harborfield

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R

Megan Averbuch

2006: Started 25 of Lafayette's 48 games and made 30 appearances overall...tossed 18 complete games, including a pair of shutouts...blanked Colgate 1-0 in the first round of the Patriot League tournament for the Leopards' first postseason victory since 1994...also threw a 2-0 shutout against Bucknell (4/30) to propel Lafayette into the tournament...pitched 22 of the 23 innings against the Bison (4/29-4/30)...threw all 20 innings in the Patriot League tournament on May 12, shutting out Colgate before falling to Lehigh (3-0) and Army (3-1)...didn't allow an earned run in five different complete game efforts...threw 13 innings before surrendering first earned run of the season at the Rebel Spring Games...beat Holy Cross in the opening game of doubleheaders on consecutive days (4/8-4/9)...also picked up 6-1 win over Colgate in league action...hit .234 at the plate with 12 runs batted in and 14 runs scored...had multiple hits in nine games...reached base safely in 28 of 47 games.

2005: One of two starting pitchers for the Leopards...accounted for six wins and a 4.63 ERA...third in the Patriot League with 83 strikeouts...struck out 11 batters in five innings in an 8-0 shutout of UMES (4/13)...also threw five-inning shutout with eight strikeouts against Delaware State (4/19)...hit .239 with 11 RBI and 13 runs...went 5-for-6 in a doubleheader sweep at Rider (3/29) and drove in the winning run in game two from the designated player spot.

2004: Team leader with a 2.72 ERA and third with a .234 batting average as a freshman...96 strikeouts were second-most in a single season in Lafayette history...started 20 games and made 22 appearances overall...gathered four wins with two shutouts...had stretch of four games (27 innings) without allowing an earned run early in the season...blanked Fairleigh Dickinson with three-hit, 11-strikeout performance (3/14)...also tossed an eight-inning shutout vs. Dayton (3/19)...earned wins at Holy Cross (4/11) and Army (4/25)...had a three-inning save in the season-finale as the Leopards downed Manhattan 2-1...went 4-for-5 in doubleheader at Fairleigh Dickinson (4/7)...hit safely in eight of 11 games from 4/7 through 4/24.

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