Lafayette led the league with most student-athletes on Honor Roll
Five players honored at close of the 2016 season
Leopards next play on April 30 vs. Colgate
Series finale set for Sunday at noon
Varner inks Alexis Randall from Maryland
2016: Appeared in 21 games with six starts... finished with a 3-4 record en route to a 3.83 ERA...led the team in ERA (3.83) and opponent's batting average (.283)...made 15 relief appearances and finished with a pair of saves, tying her for the most in a season at Lafayette...struck out 30 while walking 31...posted a team-best 2.1 ERA in conference action...struck out six in a 3-0 win at UMBC (2/27)...notched the first two saves of her career in the first two games of the Holy Cross series, securing 9-4 and 10-9 wins over the conference foe...picked up a pair of wins in relief in both ends of a doubleheader with Rider (4/17), allowing five hits over 5.1 innings while striking out five...one of 16 Lafayette softball players to earn a place on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2015: Started 16 games as a pitcher and appeared in six more...led the team in innings pitched (90.1), strikeouts (45), and ERA (5.42)...tied for the team lead in complete games (6) and wins (2)...recorded the only shutout on the season for Lafayette while allowing seven hits with one walk and two strikeouts in seven innings pitched at UMBC on 3/18...did not have a single plate appearance on the season...Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.
2014: Appeared in 16 games with 13 starts in the circle...posted a 3-10 mark with a 4.57 ERA in 72 innings of work...managed a 1.6 strikeout to walk ratio...earned first collegiate win vs. Towson (4/2), allowing two runs on six hits...garnered an 8-2 conference victory over Army (4/19) during which she surrendered one earned run while scattering seven hits...beat Rider 5-4 for her third win of season, one of five complete games on the season...threw 1.2 innings without allowing a baserunner to pick up the save vs. Villanova (4/23)...first collegiate hit came against Army (4/20) in one of four at bats on the season.
High School: Four-year starter...Named to All-Area, All-Conference and All-Academic Conference teams...Regional Champions...Honor roll...Academic Excellence award winner...also participated in swimming.
Personal: Daughter of Gregory and Catherine Cherry...has a brother, Lucas...born on Feb. 20, 1995.