Sophomore Kiki Baldassari went 7-for-8 in the two games.
AT PROVIDENCE: 2014: Started all 35 games for the Friars ... Registered a team-best .356 batting average, 42 hits, 18 runs scored and 12 stolen bases ... Recorded at least one hit in 27 of the Friars' 35 games ... Also had nine multi-hit games ... In the BIG EAST, Baldassari ended the year ranked tied for first in hits (28), tied for second in stolen bases (7) and fifth with a .418 batting average (conference only) ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on May 5... Named First Team All-BIG EAST ... Earned College Sports Madness All-Conference Team ... Picked for the College Sports Madness Preseason All-Conference First Team. 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.