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Erin Trippi
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Erin Trippi 783713
Position: Catcher
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lyndhurst, NJ
High School: Paramus Catholic
Experience: 3 Years

Fourth season on the Hofstra Softball roster…Served as the starting catcher for the last two seasons and is expected to fill that role again this season.

2014: NFCA second-team All-Northeast Region pick…Second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection…Finished 10th in the CAA with 33 runs scored… Hit .313 with eight home runs and 41 RBIs…Tied for fifth in the CAA in home runs…Started all 49 games and caught every pitch…One of just four players in the league to crack the 40-RBI plateau...Walked 30 times against just 25 strikeouts…Posted a .429 on-base percentage…Drove in six runs and scored twice in a win over Lehigh on April 23…Scored two runs and picked up three RBIs at Delaware on April 19…Reached base safely in 11 consecutive games at one point and ended the season with a six-game on-base streak…Notched 11 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games…Threw out 11 of 23 potential base-stealers while leading the pitching staff to a 2.21 ERA.

2013: NFCA first-team All-Northeast Region pick…First-team All-Colonial Athletic Association pick for second consecutive season… Named the CAA Player of the Week on April 2…Batted .359 with five home runs and 46 RBIs with a .500 slugging percentage…Caught every pitch in helping pitcher Olivia Galati earn NFCA second team All-America honors…Registered 14 multi-hit games and posted a .994 fielding percentage as a backstop…Batted .434 in CAA games, driving in 22 runs in 23 games….Hit .300 with two doubles in three CAA Tournament games…Hit a grand slam as part of a two-homer game in which she had six RBIs at Drexel on April 7…Drove in four runs and hit her first career triple at Seton Hall on April 16.

2012: First-team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection…All-CAA Rookie team…NFCA second-team All-Northeast Region pick…Appeared in 51 games, making 41 starts…Batted .280 with four home runs and 31 RBIs…In CAA play, hit .302 with a .566 slugging percentage…Did not commit a single error with six starts at catcher and 44 total chances…Hit her first two career home runs on the same day, going deep in both ends of a doubleheader at Georgia State on March 24…Batted .500 in the CAA Tournament, going 4-for-8 with two runs scored and a RBI during the championship run…Registered seven multi-hit games…Drove in a career-high three runs against Towson on April 28.

High School: Played four years of varsity softball for Paramus Catholic High School where she was named first-team all-county for three years…As a senior, earned first-team all-league honors…Was a two-time second-team all-state selection in her junior and senior seasons.

Personal: Born March 28, 1993…Started playing softball at age 13…Majoring in business…Lists The Outsiders as her favorite book…Chose Hofstra for its academics and for its softball program…Also recruited by Fordham, Tennessee and Oklahoma. 

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