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Kristyn Marinelli


Jamison, Pa.

High School:
Central Bucks South

Last College:
Government & Law





Kristyn  Marinelli


Softball Moves Forward Into 2018 campaign

Leopards return seven starters and a Preseason All-Patriot League selection


Patriot League Selects 13 for Academic Honor Roll

Selections must hold a 3.2 semester GPA


Marinelli Drives in Four to Lead Leopards to Doubleheader Sweep

Lafayette wins 2-1 and 7-5 at Holy Cross; Teams will conclude series on Sunday


Leopard Offense Held to Three Hits in Nightcap

Lafayette will close out season with weekend series at Holy Cross


Leopards Sweep Rider to Win Fifth Straight

M. Wensel drives in three runs while Gordon and Thomas collect wins


Lafayette vs. Delaware St.

Lafayette Softball


Lafayette vs. Boston University

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Villanova

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano


Lafayette vs. Villanova

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano


Lafayette vs. Army

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano

2016: Played in 31 games with 27 starts...spent time at pitcher with 13 starts and 17 appearances and first base in 17 games...posted a 3-10 record with a 4.97 ERA and was second on the team in innings pitched (74.2)...recorded the victory in Lafayette's season-opening win over Rhode Island (2/19) when she struck out three...fanned six in a 4-3 win at UMES (2/27)...pitching 8.1 innings in a one-run loss in nine innings at Lehigh (3/26)...came on in relief, throwing 4.2 inning sin a 9-4 win over Holy Cross (4/10)...offensively, finished with a .154 average and five RBI...hit a home run at UMES (2/28) of 16 Lafayette softball players to earn a place on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Started 24 games on the season with eight of those starts coming from the pitching of four players on the team with a homerun...batted .222 with 12 hits...held a 7.50 ERA in 37.1 innings pitched...second on the team in batting average (.308) and slugging percentage (.423) in conference games...her .990 fielding percentage was the best on the team in conference games...was 2-for-2 at the plate with the bases loaded...third on the team in batting average with runners in scoring position (.333)...surrendered four earned runs and 10 hits with three strikeouts in 11.1 combined innings pitched in back-to-back contests in the Elon Tournament (3/7-8)...Academic All-Patriot League and Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.

One of three players to start all 42 games, seeing time at first base, pitcher and designated hitter...Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection...hit for a .212 clip with nine doubles, two home runs and 11 RBI...led the team by drawing 20 bases on balls...was 4-of-5 on the season with a runner on third and fewer than two outs...went 3-for-5 including a solo home run in her first ever plate appearance and then added another RBI in the 11th frame to hand Leopards an 8-6 win in season opener vs. Towson (2/22)...also belted a home run in the season finals at Boston U. (4/27)...made 10 pitching appearances with six starts to post a a 7.11 ERA in 41.1 innings...struck out a career-best six batters vs. Temple (4/1).

High School: Three-year letter winner...senior captain...named Central Bucks South MVP...named to Suburban One All-League Team...All-Intelligencer First Baseman...member of 2012 PA AAAA State Championship team...member of 2013 ASA 18U "A" PA State and National Championship Runner-up team...graduated Magna Cum Laude...Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award winner...National Honor Society member.

Personal: Daughter of Gary and Karen Marinelli...has a sister, Taylor...born on Oct. 26, 1994.