Freshman Taylor Huntly pitched five innings, only giving up two hits for the Friars.
AT PROVIDENCE: 2013: Started all 52 games for the Friars as a freshman ... Recorded a .341 batting average including 62 hits, 42 runs scored, 10 RBI and one double ... Her 62 hits led the Friars ... Had team-best 22 stolen bases in 25 attempts... Had a .988 fielding percentage with a 74 putouts ... Named College Sports Madness Softball's BIG EAST Rookie of the Year on May 7.
MORRIS KNOLLS HS: Was a three-sport athlete at Morris Knolls High School (softball, indoor track, cross country) ... Captained both her softball and indoor track teams during her senior year ... Recorded a .410 batting average ... During her senior year, her team recorded a 22-8 record and was conference champion... In 2012, she received All-Conference First Team, All-County First Team and All-East Region First Team accolades ... Was an honor roll scholar-athlete for all four years and was a member of the National Honor Society ... Played club softball for the NJ Pride (2010-2012) and the Denville Blue Devils (2005-2010).
PERSONAL: Daughter of Kristin and Anthony Baldassari ... Has one younger sister, Mia... Psychology major.