1996 Season

Season in Review

The softball team finished second in the CAC during the regular season, but was upset in the semifinal round of the CAC Tournament. Junior catcher Whitney Dunn, who was eighth in the nation in batting (.545) and 16th in RBI (42), was CAC Player of the Year and made the ECAC Southern Region All-Star Team. Senior pitcher/shortstop Roxanna Bautista batted .420 with 47 runs batted in (ninth in the nation) and on the mound was 10-9, with five shutouts, a 2.67 earned run average and 115 strikeouts in 118 innings. Bautista, who was 10th in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings, finished her career as the school's all-time strikeout leader (262) and was second in wins (32). She made first-team all-CAC pitcher. Junior 2B Sandy Eley (.330 avg., team-high 10 sacrifice hits) made second-team all-CAC.

1996 Roster

No. Name Yr. Pos. B/T Ht. Hometown/High School
1 Sandy Eley Jr. 2B R/R 5-7 Berwyn Heights, Md./Elizabeth Seton
6 Amy Robichaux So. P/1B R/R 5-6 Lafayette, La./Dulles
8 Annemarie Pringle Fr. OF L/L 5-4 Edgewater, Md./St. Mary's
9 Kathleen Anderson Jr. OF R/R 5-7 College Park, Md./Pallotti
10 Roxanna Bautista Sr. P/IF R/R 5-5 Sacramento, Calif./Valley High
13 Jen MacDonald So. 3B/SS R/R 5-6 Ramsey, N.J./Ramsey
17 Hilary Ward Fr. 1B/OF R/R 5-8 Brewster, Mass./Nauset Regional
20 Whitney Dunn Jr. C/OF R/R 5-7 Dunkirk, Md./Northern
22 Michele Daly So. 1B/OF R/R 5-8 Verona, Pa./Oakland Catholic
23 Christine Runfola Fr. C/OF R/R 5-3 Elk Grove, Calif./Elk Grove

Results (17-15-1, 5-3 CAC)

Date Opponent Score
Mar. 4 Albany (Div. II) # L, 1-3
Mar. 4 Wheaton (Ill.) # W, 4-0
Mar. 4 Rochester Tech # L, 4-12
Mar. 5 Wheaton (Ill.) # L, 3-5
Mar. 5 Albany (Div. II) # L, 1-3
Mar. 5 Notre Dame (Ohio) # W, 19-1
Mar. 7 St. Rose (Div. II) # L, 3-11
Mar. 7 La Roche # W, 12-2
Mar. 7 Rochester Tech # W, 8-5
Mar. 8 St. Rose (Div. II) # L, 6-8
Mar. 8 Notre Dame (Ohio) # W, 15-6
Mar. 21 Gallaudet * W, 13-4
Mar. 21 Gallaudet * W, 15-0
Mar. 22 Dominican (Div. II) L, 2-4
Mar. 22 Dominican (Div. II) T, 3-3
Mar. 23 Pace (Div. II) L, 3-7
Mar. 23 Pace (Div. II) W, 14-4
Mar. 24 Christopher Newport L, 3-7
Mar. 24 Christopher Newport L, 3-4
Mar. 27 at Columbia Union (D. II) W, 14-1
Mar. 30 Shenandoah W, 10-0
Mar. 30 Shenandoah W, 14-0
Apr. 12 York (Pa.) * W, 1-0
Apr. 12 York (Pa.) * L, 1-2
Apr. 13 Mary Washington * W, 8-4
Apr. 13 Mary Washington * W, 15-7
Apr. 14 at Gettysburg W, 15-10
Apr. 14 at Gettysburg L, 10-11
Apr. 15 at Salisbury State * L, 4-9
Apr. 15 at Salisbury State L, 3-9
Apr. 17 Wesley (Del.) W, 7-3
Apr. 17 Wesley (Del.) W, 14-0
Apr. 20 York (Pa.) $ L, 0-8

# Cocoa, Florida
* Conference games (CAC)
$ CAC Tournament at Salisbury State
Home games in bold

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