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Kerry Griffin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Allenhurst, N.J.

High School:
Red Bank Catholic

Height:
5-11

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R

Kerry Griffin

2011: Started all 44 games in which she played first base...hit for a .287 average with 14 RBI...had an on base percentage of .346 and a .330 slugging percentage...had six RBI against win over Wagner...had nine multiple-hit games...had a sac fly RBI to help the Leopards take a 4-3 win over Colgate (5/1)...one of 13 Lafayette players selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Started 47 of 48 games, splitting time between first base and third base...hit for a team-best .343 average with 48 hits (third all-time in a season)...career .320 average and 56 career RBI rank her ninth all-time at Lafayette...drove in 14 runs with three extra-base hits...had 14 multiple-hit games...registered first hit and run of season at Norfolk St. (3/6)...drove in a pair of runs vs. Niagara to give Leopards lead in eventual 5-4 win(3/7)...hit .320 during Rebel Spring Games (3/15-3/19)... stolen first base of career at Princeton (3/28)...drove in two runs in the fifth that led to a 4-2 win over Iona (4/1)...went 3-for-4 in second game of doubleheader against Drexel (4/7)...went 4-for-8 with four RBI in doubleheader at Penn (4/14)...had six hits in the Holy Cross series (4/24-25)...hit .417 in series against Colgate (5/1-2)...one of eight Lafayette players selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Starting at first base in all but one of 46 games...hit for a .308 average with 23 RBI and two home runs...managed four extra-base hits...carried .991 fielding percentage with 318 putouts and 47 assists...second on the team in RBI...hit .308 during Rebel Spring Games (3/16-3/20), including 3-for-4 outing against Wagner (3/17)...singled for three RBI in first inning of game one of the Bucknell series (4/4)...went 4-for-5 in second doubleheader versus Holy Cross (4/19)... played crucial role in second doubleheader against Colgate, going 4-for-8...singled in eighth inning and scored to aid a 5-3 rally win and followed with a game-tying homer in final game of series...went 7-for-8 with seven RBI against Fairleigh Dickinson (4/30)...provided an insurance run in sixth inning with 2-for-4 outing versus Colgate (5/8) in Patriot League Tournament.

2008: Started 45 games predominantly at first base...hit for a .307 clip with one homer, 19 RBI and 10 extra-base hits...posted a team-best 13 game hitting streak...received Rookie of the Week honors after boasting a .450 batting average during the Rebel Spring Games...was 3-for-4 against Columbia (3/20) with an RBI and run scored...hit an RBI double against Drexel (3/25)...scored two runs against Bucknell (3/29) and drove in two with a single in the third game of the series (3/30)...went 3-for-6 against Rider (4/1), hitting her first career home run...drove in two runs in 7-2 victory over Lehigh (4/5)...doubled and singled against Fairleigh Dickinson (4/9)...claimed a 4-2 lead with a two-run double en route to an extra-inning victory over Holy Cross (4/13)...hit for a .571 average at Delaware State (4/16), finishing with a double and a triple...was 2-for-3 with an RBI in finale game of Colgate (4/16) series sweep...hit a two-run double against Lehigh (5/11) for the 2-1 tournament victory...named to All-Patriot League Tournament Team.

Favorite Quote: "I have been wounded, not slain. I shall lie here and bleed awhile, then I shall rise again and fight. The title of a champion may from time to time fall to others more than myself, but the heart, the spirit, and the soul of a champion shall remain within me. For my greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time I fall."

Why I Chose Lafayette: I chose to come to Lafayette because of its reputation for academic excellence and because of its softball program. Lafayette encompassed everything that I was looking for in a college.

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