Softball- End Of The Year Recap

Softball- End Of The Year Recap

In new head coach Alyssa Krause's first season, Dean College Softball finished the year 11-13.  The Bulldogs jumped out of the gate early with five wins to start the season.  A mid-April rough patch saw them drop six games in a row to Albertus Magnus, Becker, and Lesley.  Dean responded with wins against Wheelock, Fisher and Southern Maine CC down the stretch, before closing out the year with a doubleheader loss to Bay Path.

The Bulldogs went 10-6 at home and 1-7 on the road.  They batted .319 on the year with a .376 OBP and a .483 slugging percentage.  They hit 15 home runs. 

Samantha Mulcahy led the team with a .524 average.  She had 33 hits in 63 at bats and drove in 15 runs while scoring 26 times. She also stole 7 bases.  Mulcahy shined in a March 29 game against Mitchell, going 3-3 with 3 RBI's and 3 runs scored in an 11-9 victory.

Angelina Taylor hit .373 on the year with 28 hits in 75 at bats.  She drove in 22 runs with 7 doubles, 2 triples and 3 homers.

Alexis Brown led the Bulldogs in RBI's with 29.  She hit .358 on the year with 4 homers, 5 doubles and 5 triples.

Melanie Rios Nevarez hit 5 home runs and drove in 23, while batting .316.  She also tied for second on the team with 23 runs scored.

Taylor started 14 games for the Bulldogs, finishing 7-7 with 13 complete games.  She pitched 92.1 innings, allowing 146 hits and 112 runs (93 earned), while striking out 95 and walking 28.  She finished with a 7.05 ERA.  In an April 20th win against Fisher College, Taylor pitched a complete game 5 hitter, allowing 3 earned runs while also going 3-4 at the plate.  

Karrisa Menzinger started the other 9 games for Dean, finishing 4-5 with a 5.55 ERA.  She pitched 46.2 innings, allowing 59 hits and 50 runs (37 earned) while striking out 33 and walking 30.  She pitched a complete game no hitter on April 8th against NHTI, striking out 7 in 5 innings for a 10-0 win.