HU Softball BIO
D.J. Slugh
Player Profile:
D.J. Slugh 687873
Position: UT
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marlboro, NJ
High School: Colts Neck

Saw action as a pinch-hitter and in the outfield…Will look to earn more at-bats in her senior season.

2012: Appeared in 27 games, including 12 starts…Tallied one home run and 10 RBIs…Scored eight runs and stole a base in her only attempt…More than half of her hits went for extra bases with three doubles and a long ball…Deliveredone of the most clutch plays of the season with a pinch-hit single in the 11th inning against USF in the NCAA Super Regional; allowing her to score the eventual game-winning run in Game 1…Made a fantastic catch in the sixth inning at Towson on April 29 to keep Olivia Galati’s no-hit bid alive before the Tigers got a hit later in the game…Hit a three-run home run at Georgia State on March 25.

2011: First team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection...Appeared in 39 games, including 28 starts...Hit .338 with three home runs and 20 RBI...Hit 5-for-10 in the four games of the Hofstra Invitational after moving into the starting line-up, including 2-for-4 with three runs scored in a win over Columbia on March 19...Had seven RBI in a doubleheader sweep of James Madison on April 16, including 2-for-3 with three RBI in the opening game, and 2-for-3 with a homer and four RBI in the nightcap...Homered and had two RBI in the series finale at Drexel on March 27...Batted 3-for-3 in the series opener against Towson on April 24.

2010: Appeared in six games, before missing the second half of the season with shoulder surgery...Batted .600 (3-5) in limited action...Earned hits in her first three collegiate at-bats, including an RBI double against Delaware, a single against Delaware, and a double and a run scored against Maryland.

High School: Played four years of softball at Colts Neck High School in Colts Neck, New Jersey...Was a first-team All-Freehold Region third baseman...Also named second-team all-county...Helped her team to a 15-9 record as a senior, batting .388 with four homers and 18 RBI...Also competed for two years on the Colts Neck gymnastics team.

Personal: Born June 14, 1991...Has three sisters and a brother...Also recruited by Towson and Stony Brook...Lists Kerri Strug and Derek Jeter as her favorite athletes...Lists The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold as her favorite book...Started playing softball at age 7...Linguistics major.


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