Capital Region softball legend Casey Halloran-Bump enters her third season as an assistant coach with the Siena Softball program. This past year under Halloran-Bump's guidance pitchers Amanda Gatt and Lauren Butts won 10 games each and received MAAC honors. Gatt was named to the All-MAAC second team while Butts was name to the All-Rookie team. In her first season, Halloran-Bump helped guided the Saints to program records of 29 wins and 13 MAAC victories. She also helped lead a program that posted its first winning season since 1988 and achieved just its second MAAC Tournament victory.
"Casey brings with her a wealth of experience as a pitching coach to the Siena program," said head coach Bill Lajeunesse upon her appointment. "She had a stand out high school and college career as a pitcher at Columbia high school and the University of Albany where she won numerous awards for her play. Casey has enjoyed coaching success as the pitching coach at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. This experience will help our pitching staff gain the knowledge needed to compete at the Division I level and in the MAAC."
Halloran-Bump joined the Saints from nearby Division III Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she was the program's pitching coach and assistant since 2009.
Halloran-Bump is responsible for working with all day-to-day operations of the softball program. She is involved in the recruitment of players as well as the management of the softball program. Halloran-Bump is instrumental in player development as the program's pitchers and catchers coach. She also assists as the hitting coach and coaches first base on game days.
Halloran-Bump earned her pedigree during her years as a pitcher for the UAlbany Great Danes where she led the Great Danes to back-to-back-to-back America East Championships in 2005-2007 while earning America East Tournament MVP twice and the America East Pitcher of the Year and UAlbany Athlete of the Year in 2006.
During her career at UAlbany, Halloran-Bump rewrote the softball record book for all pitching statistical categories. She finished her pitching career in 2007 with seven records, including most career wins (27), strikeouts (595), Complete Games (68), Games Started (97), Innings Pitched (650.2), Appearances (125), and No-Hitters (4). Halloran-Bump still holds four pitching records today (Wins, Innings Pitched, Appearances, Games Started).
After her collegiate career, Halloran-Bump continued to work in the Capital Region softball community for the Troy City School District where she coached junior varsity and varsity softball from 2007-2010 and owns Casey Halloran's Fast Pitch Universe to provide pitching and hitting lessons to players.