Kristie Dederick hits three-run home run in game one.
AT PROVIDENCE:2012: Started 52 games as a senior ... Recorded a six game hitting streak and 11 multiple-hit games ... Posted the third highest batting average on the team (.274) ... Led the team with 175 at bats and 48 hits ... Led the team with 137 assists ...2011: Started 53 games as a junior ... Finished second on the team with a .347 batting average and 10 home runs ... Led the team in hits (61), runs (35) and total bases (100) ... Also recorded 25 RBIs and a .568 slugging percentage ... Had 18 multiple-hit games, five multiple-RBI games and an 11-game hit streak (3/20 - 4/2) ... In 20 BIG EAST games, she led the team with a .391 batting average, seven home runs, 14 runs and 25 hits ... Earned 2011 Capital One Academic All-District honors ... 2010: Started in all 50 games ... Posted a .267 batting average, 15 runs and 19 RBIs ... Had 11 multiple-hit games, four multiple-RBI games and a four-game hit streak ... 2009: Played in 36 games and posted a .269 batting average, 13 runs and seven RBIs ... Had eight multiple-hit games and a six-game hit streak (4/9 - 4/26) ... 14 of her 25 hits came in BIG EAST Conference games.
READING MEMORIAL H.S.: Played four years of softball, field hockey and ice hockey ... Captained the softball team during her junior and senior years ... Also captained the field hockey and ice hockey teams as a senior ... Graduated from Reading with a career batting average of .521 ... Finished as Reading's career leader in hits and runs scored ... Also had over 120 hits in four seasons and struck out just four times in over 300 career at-bats ... Made just one error in 100 career games ... Was a First Team League All-Star all four seasons ... Was a Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic as a junior and a two-time Boston Herald All-Scholastic ... Selected as 2007 League MVP ... Member of the National Honor Society and was a four-year winner of the Student Athlete Award.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Gary and Lorry Abrams ... Has one older brother, Matthew ... Her cousin, Larry Rooney, played hockey at Providence College ... Marketing Major.