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 Elyse Meredith 33
Elyse Meredith
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

High School:
Ridge

Height:
5-7

Position:
1B/3B

B/T:
R/R

AS A JUNIOR (2003)
Played in 43 games, starting 26...hit .221 with 19 hits and 12 RBI...knocked eight hits for extra bases...collected a .978 fielding percentage...hit .323 in BIG EAST games with 10 hits and 10 RBI...posted three multiple-hit games, including a 3-for-3 effort in a 9-2 win over Seton Hall...a BIG EAST Academic All-Star...earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Excellence...

A SOPHOMORE (2002)
Played and started all 52 games...batted .227 with 18 runs batted in and 10 extra base hits...collected 49 total bases...scored 11 runs...had three home runs...has six multiple-hit games including two three-hit outings...was a perfect 3-for-3 against Holy Cross...had a .991 fielding percentage with 292 putouts... won the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement... winner of the 2002-03 Wallace E. Carroll Jr. Athletic Scholarship Fund Endowed Scholarship.

A FRESHMAN (2001)
Appeared in 32 games, making 12 starts as the designated player or infielder (first or third) ... batted .140 with seven hits in 50 at-bats ... connected for one double and one home run ... drove in five and scored three more runs ... had one stolen base on the season and drew two walks ... her home run in the bottom of the eighth inning gave BC a 5-4 win over No. 22 Massachusetts ... hit safely in three of the last four games she played in ... earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement and was a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

BEFORE BC
Selected as a two-time captain of Ridge's softball team ... an all-county selection in her junior and senior seasons ... named to the All-Group II team ... an accomplished athlete, also a member of the soccer and basketball teams at Ridge ... a member of the county champion soccer team in 1996 and 1999 and state champion team in 1996 ... captained soccer in her senior season and basketball in her junior and senior seasons ... a member of the New Jersey state Olympic Development Team for soccer for three years.

PERSONAL
Born on February 28, 1982... the younger of Lynda and Charles Meredith's two children .... served as president of the National honor Society at Ridge, winning the NHS Service Award ... honored with the Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar Award and the AP Distinguished Scholar Award ... received the Somerset County Sportsmanship Award ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences as an economics major and a mathematics/chemistry minor.

CAREER STATISTICS Year GP/GS Ave. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI 2001 32/12 .140 50 3 7 1 0 1 5 2002 52/52 .227 141 11 32 6 1 3 18 2003 43/26 .221 86 9 19 4 1 3 12 Career 127/90 .209 277 23 58 11 2 7 35

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