Cherry shuts down UMBC offense; Thomas goes 2-for-3 for Pards
Softball returns to action on Monday vs. Rhode Island and UMBC
Didio goes 3-for-4 in game two
Lafayette closes out opening weekend tourney on Sunday morning
Leopards open season Feb. 6 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
2014: Started in 37 of 40 games in the outfield and in the pitching circle...hit for a .243 average, third best on the team, with 26 hits, three doubles and a home run...led the team with 16 RBI while also registering seven multiple-hit games (second most on the team)...was good for a .464 clip with two outs and .333 with runners in scoring position...finished with a 3-2 record in 18 pitching appearances while starting three games...led the team with a 3.32 ERA while in 44.1 innings...Academic All-Patriot League selection who also secured Patriot League Academic Honor Roll laurels...drove in two runs, including the game-winner, with a sixth inning bloop single in a 2-1 win over Bucknell (4/6); she closed out the game in a relief pitching roll in the final two innings, including a diving flip play that cut down a runner at the plate...notched additional wins over Rider (4/22) and Villanova (4/23), allowing four runs combined in nine innings in the two outings...against Rider (4/22), she threw a complete game in game one of a doubleheader and then did her damage at the plate in game two, belting her first career grand slam in a 5-4 victory.
Why I Chose Lafayette: I chose Lafayette because it offered an opportunity to excel as a student-athlete providing excellent academic resources while allowing me to fulfill my goal of playing softball at the collegiate level.
Favorite Quote:"The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will." -Vince Lombardi
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