The Friars opened the 2013 season with a win against Northern Illinois
AT PROVIDENCE: 2012: Played in 37 games and started 27 as a rookie ... Finished with a .220 batting average ... Finished second on the team in steals with four steals ... Recorded eight runs, one double and two RBI on 13 hits ... Led the team with 1.000 fielding percentage in 35 chances.
SHAKER HS:Was a three-sport athlete at Shaker High School (softball, basketball, cross country) ... Recorded a .365 batting average and a .415 on-base percentage ... Was an honor roll scholar-athlete for all four years ... Played club softball for the Blast (2007-08), the STPS Ponies (2009-10) and the Outkast (2011) ... Earned First Team Section II honors and Second Team All-Large Schools Regional accolades.
PERSONAL:Daughter of Jackie and Steven Thibodeau ... Has one older sister, Erica, and one younger brother, Thomas ... Erica is a senior softball player at Bentley University ... An Accountancy major.