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): Saw time in 36 games with 25 starts… Hit .203 with 16 hits, including a homer against Sanford on March 1… Finished the year with 20 total bases and handed all 22 chances in the field without an error… Recorded a pair of extra-base hits including a double against Houston on April 18… Recorded three hits in UConn’s regular season series finale against Tula on May 2-3.
2014 (Sophomore Season): Started 26 of 32 games for the Huskies this season... Fyfe exploded for the first three home runs of her career over a two and a half week span, recording her first career homer and grand slam against Hartford (April 16), which gave her a career-high five RBIs and landed her on the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll ... the left fielder finished her sophomore year ranked fourth on the team with a .254 batting average in 71 at bats, racking up 10 runs on 18 hits... drove in 13 runs, including five multi-RBI games... she finished with 26 putouts in left field and one assist.
2013 (Freshman Season): Saw action in seven games, with four starts... Recorded a .143 batting average with one hit in seven at-bats... Scored one run and earned four put-outs in the field.
Before UConn: Attended Bedford High in Bedford N.H... Captained the softball team senior year... Three time First Team All-State and one time Third Team... Hudson Heat Gold 16U state champions... Played for former U.S. Olympic coach Ralph Raymond... Part of the National Honors Society... Nominated for the National English award... Received the Wellness Academic Achievement award... Part of the high honor roll.
Personal: A Pre-Communication Sciences major... Born May 10, 1994.