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Sage Softball History

  • Program start: 1972
  • Coaches: Aggie Stillman (’72-80, ’86), Lindsay Sawyer (2008-2011), Jamie Brown (2012-2017), Jamie Trudeau (2018), Erica Li (2019 to present)

    All-Time Rosters (1972-2005)

    Results (1972-2005)

    Season Statistics (1972-2005)

    Highlights

  • Jamie Brown honored as 2012 Skyline Conference Co-Coach of the Year.

  • Six straight appearance in Skyline Conference Tournament and ECAC’s (2011-2017)

  • Program’s first Skyline Conference regular-season champions in 2014, hosted Skyline Conference Tournament.

     

    Notable Student-Athletes:

    Alexa Silk: (2015-2018) Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2015); National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Northeast Region Second Team (2015). Named to Skyline Conference First Team in 2016 and 2017 as well as CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team (2016, 2017, and 2018). National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Northeast Region Third Team (2017). Empire 8 Honorable Mention and Sportswomen Team in 2018. Sage 2017-2018 Co-Female Athlete of the Year.  Set Sage’s career stolen base record in 2018. For her time at Sage, she was 66-71 on stolen base tries. Silk added a .416 career batting average, which ranks fifth all-time at Sage. She played in 132 games (No. 6), with 129 starts and added 447 at bats (4th). She was third with 186 career hits, fifth in doubles (36), fourth in triples (9), second in home runs (17), while adding 82 RBIs (8th).

    Jessica Adams: (2014-2017) She capped her 2017 season having also earned acclaim as the Sage Gator of the Year as the Most Outstanding Player on the team. Two time NFCA All-Region player. 2017 Third-Team selection comes as the second of her career having been named to the Second-Team her freshman year. A three-time Skyline All-Conference All-Star having earned a spot on the 2017 All-Star First Team. As a senior, she added 46 hits, 28 RBI's, 24 runs, 13 doubles, ten stolen bases, 3 home runs and one triple with a .362 batting average and a .551 slugging percentage. The captain finished her career ranked 2nd in doubles (42), 3rd in RBI's (94), 4th in hits (165), 4th in stolen bases (31), 5th in runs (94) and 9th in home runs (ten). A captain her senior year, Adams led Sage to its first regular-season Skyline Conference regular-season title during her freshman season and helped the Gators make 4 Skyline Conference Tournament appearances and pair of ECAC Division III Metro Tournament showings. The shortstop was an excellent student having been on the Dean's List, the Skyline Scholar-Athlete Team and the Sage Scholar-Athlete Team.

    Rachel Smith: program’s first CoSIDA Academic All-American (2012); Skyline Conference Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2012); record holder of most homeruns in a season (9) [12]; Sage Softball’s Gator of the Year (’12); Sage’s Female Athlete of the Year (’12); Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (’12).

    Kristen Beikrich: Sage’s first three-time CoSIDA Academic All-American (2013, 2014, 2015); Sage’s first ECAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year (2013-14); Skyline Conference NCAA Woman of the Year (2014-15); Gator of the Year (2015); all-time leader in career hits (221), stolen bases (65), runs scored (166); four-time Skyline Conference Scholar-Athlete (2012-2015); Sage Female Athlete of the Year (2013); National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Northeast Region Third Team (2015); Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2015); Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2012, 2013); Skyline Conference Softball Player of the Year (2013); Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year (2012).

    Kelsey Newberg: Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2012); Sage Recipient of ECAC Merit Medal (2012); Skyline Conference NCAA Woman of the Year (2012).

    Kellie Jones: CoSIDA Academic All-District Third Team (2010); Sage Athlete of the Year (2009-10); Sage Softball’s Gator of the Year (2010); NFCA All-Region Team (2010); Atlantic Region Third Team (2010); Atlantic Region Honorable Mention Team (2009); Skyline Conference Scholar-Athlete (2009); Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2009).

    Morgan Dunn: She was named Skyline Conference Player of the Year (2016) after breaking program’s single-season records for hits, doubles, home runs, and RBIs on the season. Becomes first softball player and female student-athlete named an All-American in 2016. Dunn was a First-Team Skyline selection at third base. The senior, a two-time Skyline Player of the Week in 2016, was named the 2016 Skyline Player of the Year. On 136 at-bats, the third baseman recorded 64 hits, 50 RBI's, 42 runs, 20 doubles, nine homeruns, three stolen bases and one triple. After finishing second in the Skyline Championship, Dunn has a .471 average, 6th in Sage single-season records, and a .831 slugging percentage. Dunn was named Skyline Player of the Week twice this season. She led the Skyline in runs, hits, RBI's, doubles, home runs and total bases (113). She etched her name in the Sage record books after only two seasons with the Gators. Dunn ranks in single-season doubles (1st, 20), single-season home runs (1st, nine), single-season RBI's (1st, 51), single-season hits (1st 64), career batting average (2nd, .428), single-season runs (4th, 42), career home runs (4th, 14), career RBI's (4th, 84), and career doubles (5th, 30).

    Hillary Faas: (2011-2014) 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Metro Softball Player of the Year capping an outstanding athletic career and First Team (SS). As a senior, Faas hit .465 with 6 home runs and a team-best 45 RBI. She finished the season ranked nationally in eight different categories including No. 44 in batting average (.465), while also ranking No. 19 in RBI's with 45 and a 1.22 RBI per game average. On the 2014 season, she led Sage with 45 RBI's and added six home runs, 20 extra-base hits and a .729 slugging percentage. She had a .514 on-base percentage as well in 37 starts at short stop, while boasting a .950 fielding percentage. Two-time Skyline Conference Player of the Week, she was also cited as the ECAC Metro Division III Player of the Week as well. She led the Gators in almost every offensive category and penned her name to numerous career marks along the way. She played and started 151 consecutive games, while breaking the  career marks for most at-bats (498), most doubles (44), most home runs (20), most hits (193), and most RBI's (130). She stands No. 2 in career runs scored (122), while ranking No. 3 in walks (50), No. 11 in stolen bases (15), and No. 10 in career batting average (.388).

    Katie Kovage: Kovage breaks Sage career marks for most games played as a pitcher (78), most wins (38), while standing No. 2 in innings pitched (369.1 IP), and strikeouts (221). Named to 2014 ECAC Metro Second Team (P). Also a 2014 Skyline Conference All-Star First Team honoree, finished her second season at Sage ranked in both pitching and hitting categories. She finished the season with a .382 batting average which was second on the team and added 38 RBI's to finish the year ranked No. 80 with her 1.03 RBI per game average. She added an 11-7 record in the circle with a 3.85 ERA in 94.2 innings of work.

    Therese Costello Shook: Hall of Fame Member—inducted in 1993; first-base and pitcher for softball team 1972-75, batting average of .493.

    Kim Traham: Hall of Fame Member—inducted in 1993; softball player 1977-80, assistant coach 1980-86, athletic trainer 1981-87.

    Rosann Case: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 1993, softball pitcher 1976-78, among top five for all-time strikeouts and wins in program history.

    Mary Leary: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 1997, player 1979-82, career batting average of .526 (second all-time).

    Wendy Kuhn: Hall of Fame member—inducted 1999, player 1988-92.

    Paula Weeden Day: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 2003, player 1995-98, holds records for innings pitched per season, stolen bases, triples, games played, strikeouts, career hits.

    Kelli Martin: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 2005, player 1983-86, holds records in single-season games pitched, single-season victories, ERA.

    Melissa Roy Basiuk: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 2010, player 1999-02, MVP (2000, 2001, 2002), first player in program history to have 40 hits and 30 runs scored in a single season, NSFCA Scholar Athlete (2002), NSY Women’s Athletic Association First-Team (1999), #1 in triples in a single season (13), #6 in career hits, #2 in career triples, #5 in batting average, #4 in stolen bases, #2 in RBI’s in a single season.

    Caitlin (CJ) Ostrowski-Grebert: Sage Athletic Hall of Fame Member—inducted 2007, player 2004-06.

     

    Sage’s All-Time Empire 8 Conference All-Stars and Award Winners

    2019

    Amanda Kiriakos, Honorable Mention, OF

    Cassidy Schaeffer, Empire 8 Softball Sportswomen Team

     

    2018

    Alexa Silk, Honorable Mention Team, 2B

    Alexa Silk, Empire 8 Sportswomen Team

    Sage All-Time Skyline Conference All-Stars and Award Winners

     

    2017    

    Alexa Silk, First Team, 2B

                   Jessica Adams, Second Team, SS

                   Katy Rimawi, Second Team, 3B

                   Allison Ford, Second Team, UT

                   Amy Hart, Second Team, P

                   Jessica Adams, Named 2016-2017 Skyline Conference Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

     2016  

    Morgan Dunn, First Team, 3B, Skyline Player of the Year

                   Alexa Silk, First Team, 1B

                   Jessica Adams, First Team, SS

                   Katy Rimawi, First Team, OF

                   Katie Kovage, First Team, DP

                   Katy Rimawi, Second Team, 3B

                   Katie Kovage, First Team, P

    2015     

    Alexa Silk, First Team, 2B

    Kristen Beikirch, Second Team, C

                   Morgan Dunn, Second Team, 1B

                   Jessica Adams, Second Team, SS

                   Alana Vandenburg, Second Team, OF

                   Katie Kovage, Second Team, P

    2014  

    Hillary Faas, First Team, SS, Skyline Player of the Year

                   Katie Kovage, First Team, DP

                   Kristen Beikirch, Second Team, UT

     

    2013  

    Kristen Beikirch, First Team, 2B, Player of the Year

    Hillary Faas, First Team, SS

                   Tiffany Bezio, Second Team, OF

                   Kelsey Newberg, Second Team, UT

                   Kelsey Newberg, Second Team, P

     

    2012  

    Kristen Beikirch, First Team, 2B, Skyline Rookie of the Year

                   Rachel Smith, First Team, OF

                   Kelsey Newberg, First Team, UT

                   Hillary Faas, Second Team, SS

                   Jamie Brown, Skyline Co-Coach of the Year

    2011     

                   No honorees

    2010  

    Mallory Ingalls, Second Team, C

    Kellie Jones, Second Team, SS

     

    2009  

    Maria Pasquarelli, Second Team, C

                   Kellie Jones, Second Team, SS

                   Jennifer Ahearn, Second Team, 2B