On Friday, University of Connecticut softball head coach Jen McIntyre announced that Emily O'Donnell, Ashley LaPenta, Alyssa Gardea, Alyson Ambler, and Heather Fyfe will serve as team captains for the 2015 campaign
2015 (Junior Season): Earned a starting assignment in 50 games for the Huskies… Finished the year with a .269 batting average that ranked third on the team… Connected for four home runs, including a grand slam against Memphis on April 12… Was selected as a member of The American’s weekly honor roll on April 13… Ranked second on the team with seven doubles and led all Huskies with three triples… Was one of two players to record five stolen bases and finished the season 5-for-6 on the basepaths… Held a .966 fielding percentage and recorded a pair of assists as the primary centerfielder.
2014 (Sophomore Season): Started 32 games and played in 42 contests for the Huskies as a sophomore... ended the year with a .172 batting average and led the squad with a pair of triples on the year... she scored 14 runs and tallied 14 hits in 81 at bats, recording five RBIs and 21 total bases... the center fielder recorded 58 putouts and assisted on five throughout the year.
2013 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 27 games, starting 11... Recorded eight hits in 32 at-bats, including a home run and two RBI... Struck out only six times all season... Held a .324 on-base percentage and committed just one error to earn a .933 fielding percentage.
Before UConn: Attended Eleanor Roosevelt High in Eastvale, California... Part of the softball team and was All-league champions... Graduated with high honors... ASA Junior Umpire of the Year in 2009.
Personal: An exploratory major... Born March 10, 1994.