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Gwen Turner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Danville, Va.

High School:
Dan River

Height:
5-6

Position:
INF/OF

B/T:
L/R

Gwen Turner

06/22/2012

Eight Take Place on Patriot League Softball Academic Honor Roll

Leopards are coming off Patriot League Tournament Appearance

05/14/2012

Senior Student-Athlete Award Nominees Announced

Albert Award and Class of 1913 Trophy winners will be recognized on Thursday

05/10/2012

Leopards Edged 2-0 in Pitchers' Duel at Lehigh

Lafayette to play second-round game on Friday at 1:30 p.m.

05/09/2012

Softball Readies For Patriot League Tournament

Leopards open double-elimination event with Lehigh on Thursday

05/08/2012

Four Selected For Patriot League Softball Honors

Dorn, Robinson and Turner named All-Patriot League Second Team; Gebhardt merits All-Academic status

05/11/2012

Lafayette 2, Colgate 1

Patriot League Tournament

05/11/2012

No. 4 Lafayette vs. No 2. Army

Patriot League Tournament

05/10/2012

Lafayette at Lehigh -- Patriot League Softball Tournament

Photos by Rick Smith

04/29/2012

Lafayette vs. Bucknell Senior Day Photo Gallery

Photos by Teddy Weiss

04/28/2012

Lafayette vs. Bucknell Photo Gallery

Photos by Rick Smith

General: Serving as team captain in 2012.

2011: Started all 45 games in which she played, mostly at leftfield...hit for a .315 average with four RBI and four doubles...had 11 multiple hit game and an on base percentage of .349 and .343 slugging percentage...lead-off single helped guide the Leopards to a 2-0 win over Army (4/18)...had two lead-off singles in the 9-2 win over St. Peters (4/20)...had a team high 18-game hitting streak and also added a nine-game streak later in the season.

2010: Started 46 games, mostly at shortstop...hit for a .180 average with four RBI and one home run...had five multiple-hit games...led the team in runs scored (21)...singled in two runs as part of a five-run fourth inning in win over Hartford (3/16)...drove in a run in a win over Hartford (3/19)... went 2-for-4 in a 2-1 win over Wagner (3/24)...went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases against Iona (4/1)...went 2-for-4 at St. Peter's (4/13)...went 2-for-3 with a home run at Penn (4/14)...was 2-for-5 with a triple and run scored in third game of series at Holy Cross (4/25).

2009: Started all 46 games between second base and left field...hit four triples to tie for sixth on Lafayette's single season record list...led team in stolen bases (6-for-9)...registered first career hit against James Madison (3/7)...clocked hits in six of Lafayette's eight contests at the Rebel Spring Games (3/16-3/20)...doubled against St. Peter's (3/20) to bring home game-tying run...scored runs in five consecutive games, starting with Wisconsin-Green Bay (3/19)...went 2-for-4 with one RBI and scored in first conference game versus Army (3/27)...tallied season-high five putouts against Drexel (4/1)...first career triple highlighted .429 clip in Bucknell series (4/4-4/5)...went 3-for-4 and drove in team's only run in second game at Lehigh (4/11)... started a seven-game hitting streak in game two of Colgate series (4/25-4/26)...named Patriot League Rookie of the Week (5/4) after capping a 7-for-15 (.467) clip with a season-high 4-for-4 outing with a career-high three runs against Fairleigh Dickinson (4/30)...went 2-for-4 with two doubles and scored game-winning run against Colgate (5/8) to send Lafayette to Patriot League Tournament semifinals.

High School: Boasted a .521 career batting average while serving as a two-year captain...lead her team to back-to-back state championship appearances claiming the title in 2006...received First-Team All District and All-Region honors...Named District and Region Player of the Year as a Senior...a Virginia First-Team All-State selection at shortstop in 2008...also a two-year letter winner for the basketball team...served as Senior Class President and Class Salutatorian.

Favorite Quote: "Be strong in the Lord and never give up hope."

Why I Chose Lafayette: I came to Lafayette because it was a school that academically was going to challenge me and I'd be able to play the sport I am passionate about.

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