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Sara Gallacchi   6
Sara Gallacchi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schenectady, N.Y.

High School:
Schenectady

Height:
5-8

Position:
IF/OF

B/T:
R/R


GENERAL - A local player from Schenectady...Showed a good glove at shortstop last season...Expected to see time at both middle infield positions this season...Daughter of Gregory and Maria Gallacchi...Chose Siena because of its nice campus and location.

AS A JUNIOR - Made 47 appearances, with 40 starts...Hit .212 with three RBI's, three stolen bases, and 15 runs scored...Set a program record with 13 sacrifices...Logged season-high three hits against Central Connecticut (4/5)...Finished season on a hot streak, recording six hits in her last 11 at-bats.

AS A SOPHOMORE - Appeared in 23 games, making 18 starts...Batted .185 with an RBI...Posted a .290 on-base percentage...Ended the season on a three-game hitting streak...Reached base all three times (one hit, two walks) in regular season finale victory over Canisius (5/2).

AS A FRESHMAN - Started 25 of 30 games she played in...Had three sacrifices and one stolen base...Drove in her first career run in the second game of a doubleheader against UAlbany (3/27).

BEFORE SIENA - A four-year starter in softball and soccer...First Team Big Ten as a sophomore, junior and senior...Athlete of the Year as a senior...MVP as a sophomore and senior...Had the highest team batting average as a sophomore, junior and senior.

LAJEUNESSE ON GALLACCHI -"Sara came on last year and she produced for us. We threw her in at a number of defensive positions, and she played solidly everywhere she went. She'll play a key role on offense; she's very good at moving runners and getting the bat on the ball."

GALLACCHI'S STATS

year AVG gp-gs ab r h 2B 3B HR rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2008 .000 30-25 25 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 1 0 8 0 .038 0 3 1-2 46 46 11 .893
2009 .185 23-18 27 1 5 0 0 0 1 5 .185 4 0 6 0 .290 0 1 1-1 33 38 9 .888
2010 .212 47-40 113 15 24 1 0 0 3 25 .221 4 5 17 1 .270 0 13 3-3 43 62 7 .938
Totals .176 100-83 165 17 29 1 0 0 5 30 .182 9 5 31 1 .261 0 17 5-6 122 146 27 .908

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