Leopards drop both halves of Marist doubleheader
Murphy goes 4-for-5 on Tuesday
Lafayette continues non-league play on Wednesday at St. Peter's
Turner goes 5-for-7 for Leopards at plate
Patriot League play opens on Saturday vs. Lehigh
Photos by Rick Smith
2011: Made 13 appearances on the mound with five starts...marked a 0-6 record with a 7.77 ERA...hit for a .214 average with one home run and three RBI...had a homer against Seton Hall (3/19).
2010: Started 29 of 34 games...appeared in 11 games on the mound with five starts where she had a 1-4 record and a 6.73 ERA...hit for a.192 average...registered first career hit and then scored the game-winning run in the fifth inning at Norfolk State (3/6) where she was making her first appearance on the rubber...threw 6.2 innings in a 6-5 loss versus Rider (3/18), the first start of her collegiate career...drove in the game-winning run in the second in a 3-1 win over Marist (3/19)...earned first career win against Wagner (3/24), allowing six hits in five innings of work...recorded career-high seven strikeouts at Army (4/3)...went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and first double of career against Drexel (4/7)... tripled against Bucknell (4/10)...one of eight Lafayette players selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Starting pitcher all four years and recorded 150 strikeouts her senior season...also played first base and hit for a .500 as a senior...served as co-captain in 2009...was a three-time member of the Western League A Team and earned a spot on the B Team as a freshman...team advanced to the CIF Semifinals during her sophomore campaign...three-time team MVP...plays travel ball with Nemesis 18U Gold...also played basketball and was a team captain as a senior...received the President's Award all eight semesters and was a Seal Bearer for Academic Achievement.
Favorite Quote: "You have four years of college softball. You don't want to look back when you're 25 and say 'I could have. I should have'."
Why I Chose Lafayette: Lafayette is a small beautiful school with really nice people.