January 6, 2014

Katie Gagne - Softball

Freshman Katie Gagne was honored as the North Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Week after helping the Spartans go 5-3 with her pitching and hitting. 

Gagne was dominant on the mound this past week while going 2-0 for the Spartans while also batting .421 in 19 at-bats. The freshman posted a 1.75 ERA in 16.0 innings while striking out 13 batters and walking just four. She allowed 11 hits and four earned runs while striking out six in a complete-game against Maine Maritime to earn her first collegiate win. Gagne then didn't allow a run the rest of the week, tossing 9.0 scoreless innings in three different games while giving up just seven hits and striking out seven batters. She earned her second win with 4.0 innings of three-hit ball with two strikeouts against Maine Maritime. 

Gagne was also a force at the plate, going 8-for-19 (.421) with five doubles, four runs and four RBI. She had three two-hit games and slugged .684 with a .421 on-base percentage. For the year she is second on the team with .360 average and tops the team with a .560 slugging percentage.