Kristie Dederick drives in two runs in game one victory.
AT PROVIDENCE: 2013: Played in 34 games, starting four as a sophomore ... Scored seven runs and had two stolen bases ... Named to the 2012-13 NFCA Scholar-Athletes team. 2012: Played in 30 and started in 14 games as a rookie ... Posted six runs, three doubles and one RBI on four hits.
MIDDLETOWN HS: Was a four-year letter winner in softball, basketball and ran cross country for one season ... Captained both her softball and basketball teams her junior and senior seasons ... Played club softball for the Rhode Island Magic, Bay State Cardinals and ITZ Lightning ... Helped Middletown capture the 2011 Rhode Island State Championship in basketball and was named tournament MVP ... Was class vice president ... Member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Chuck and Melissa Paiva ... Has one younger brother, Christopher ... Marketing major.