Leopards return seven starters and a Preseason All-Patriot League selection
Selections must hold a 3.2 semester GPA
Six Leopards manage a hit in 5-0 loss
Lafayette wins 2-1 and 7-5 at Holy Cross; Teams will conclude series on Sunday
M. Wensel drives in three runs while Gordon and Thomas collect wins
2017: Started 19 games in left field during her rookie season...hit for a .293 average with three RBI, batting primarily out of the second spot in the lineup...hit for a .391 average with runners on and a .500 clip with runners in scoring position...did not make any errors in 24 chances...hit for a .355 average in nine games during Patriot League play...collected the first two hits of her career in an 8-0 win at Colgate (4/14)...singled in a pair of runs in an extra-inning loss to Drexel (4/27)...went 3-for-3 with an RBI in a 7-5 win at Holy Cross (5/6)...one of 13 Lafayette softball student-athletes named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Outfielder who has played center field and left field...four-year starter and two-year captain on her high school softball team...All-State selection in 2014, 2015 and 2016 when she also garnered All-Eastern Connecticut Conference honors...secured 2016 Academic All-State honors in 2016 and was named the 2016 McDonald's CAS-CIAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year...hit for a .555 career average, batting .620 in her senior year with 57 hits (Stonington single-season record) and 36 runs scored and .527 as a junior...set school records for career hits (181) and runs scored (141)...led high school team to titles in 2012, 2013 and 2016...selected to New London Day All-Area Team and to the All-Norwich Bulletin Team in 2014, 2015 and 2016...earned All-Eastern Connecticut Conference Honorable Mention as a sophomore in 2013...played travel ball with Rhode Island Thunder Gold, Connecticut Charmers Gold and Massachusetts Polar Crush Gold...participated in track and field as a sprinter and jumper...National Honor Society member and High Honor Roll student...member of the Spanish National Honor Society and Link Crew.
Personal: Daughter of William and Susan Kane...has an older sister, Theresa, who plays softball at Georgetown...born on July 11, 1998.