The Friars will play at the FIU Blue & Gold Felsberg Memorial Tournament
Teri (Rooney) Morgan begins her third season as a volunteer assistant coach at Providence College. A 2002 graduate of the UMass, Morgan was a four-time all-conference selection and the Atlantic-10 Conference Player of the Year in 2002.
A native of Visalia, Calif., Teri still holds the UMass school record for hits in a season (77) and at bats in a season (206). In 2002, she ranked 12th nationally in Division I in triples. That same year, Rooney also was named First Team Academic All-American.
After graduating, Teri was a fulltime hitting and pitching instructor at Planet Fastpitch in Uxbridge, Mass. for four years. Her emphasis was on hitting for consistency and power and fastpitch pitching fundamentals.
In 2004, Teri went on to pursue her master's in business administration at Bryant University, where she was the assistant softball coach for three years. Under her hitting instruction, the team broke numerous school records and enjoyed successful seasons.
Teri is married to Chris and they reside in Cranston, R.I. with their daughter, Sophia.