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13 Lauren Pitney

2017 All-MAAC First Team
2017 MAAC All-Tournament Team
2017 Third Team All-Northeast Region

2017: Earned First Team All-MAAC and Third Team All-Northeast Region honors after starting every game at second base and leading the Jaspers in batting average (.324), home runs (7) and RBIs (37)…Ranked second in the MAAC with a .476 on base percentage…Smacked a bases-clearing double to cap an eight-run inning in an 8-3 victory over Colgate on March 11…Ripped two homers against Columbia on March 12…Ended up 3-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI in the first game, then collected three RBIs in game two of a doubleheader at Mount St. Mary's on March 24…Finished 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored in game one of the MAAC-opening twinbill with Rider on April 2…Had two hits and an RBI in the first game of a doubleheader sweep at Canisius on April 8…Knocked in three runs in game two of the twinbill at Niagara on April 14…Scored twice in the first game of a doubleheader with Central Connecticut State on April 15…Delivered a solo home run against Marist on April 23…After going 2-for-2 in the opener, slammed a two-run homer in the first inning of the second game of a doubleheader at Columbia on April 26…Reached base in eight consecutive plate appearances from May 6-7…Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs in game two of a doubleheader at Quinnipiac on May 6…Crushed two home runs, a solo shot and a three-run blast, in a 7-1 triumph at Iona on May 7 that clinched a playoff spot…Belted a two-run homer in the first inning and added what turned out to be the game-winning RBI single in the third of the Jaspers' 4-3 victory over Siena in the MAAC Tournament elimination round on May 11…Named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team for that performance.

2016: Started the first 11 games at first base before missing  a month due to injury…Took over as the Jaspers' starting third baseman when she returned to the lineup on April 16, manning the hot corner for the final 23 games of the season…Also made one appearance as a pinch hitter…Ranked fourth on the squad in both home runs (3) and RBIs (21)…Scored two runs in each of Manhattan's first two games against Eastern Michigan and Villanova on Feb. 19…Collected first collegiate hit, an RBI double, against Eastern Michigan…Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors on March 8 after hitting .412 with two home runs and 11 RBIs during a five-game winning streak from March 1-6…Went 2-for-4 in each game of the home-opening doubleheader sweep over Hartford on March 1…Belted a grand slam as part of a career-high five-RBI effort at Hampton on March 5…Connected for a three-run shot in another victory over Hampton the next day…Crushed a three-run homer in the first inning of a 15-4 victory at Columbia on April 20…Drove in three runs in game two of the twinbill against Iona on May 5…Finished 2-for-2 with a double, a pair of walks, a run scored and an RBI in the second game of a doubleheader sweep at Saint Peter's on May 7.

Before Manhattan: Posted 90 hits and a career .440 batting average in three varsity seasons at St. Joseph's High School…Led St. Joseph's to the championship game of the Connecticut state tournament in 2015…Received first team all-state, all-area and all-conference honors…Also played volleyball and basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Carmen and Margaret…Has two brothers, Thomas and Matt, and one sister, Kristen…Majoring in exercise science/pre-physical therapy with plans to become a physical therapist…Born on April 9, 1997.

Position: Infield
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ansonia, Conn.
High School: St. Joseph's
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