Gwaltney, a junior from Anaheim Hills, Calif., started all 55 games for the 49ers at left field. She ended the season with a .304 batting average, and was tops on the squad in hits (52), runs scored (39), home runs (14), RBI (40), total bases (104) and slugging percentage (.608). In addition, she tied for second on the team in doubles (8), triples (1) and walks (28). Her home run total shattered the school record for homers in a season and career.
The Atlantic 10 leader in home runs and total bases, Gwaltney tied for first in the conference in RBIs and was second in slugging percentage. She was also nationally ranked in home runs throughout the regular season.
Gwaltney is a two-time All-Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team selection, with her second career honor coming this season. In addition, she is a two-time First Team All-Atlantic 10 honoree and former All-Rookie squad member. The slugger was also honored by College Sports Madness this season as the Atlantic 10 Field Player of the Year.
Gwaltney helped Charlotte to a 29-26 record and 10-10 mark in the Atlantic 10. The Niners earned their seventh straight bid to the Atlantic 10 Tournament, finishing fifth in the conference standings.
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