Macchiarulo Grabs Second Team Nod
Colonials Post Season-High 16 Hits on Saturday
Pair Led GW to Perfect Week at Home
Colonials Open Conference Play with Perfect Weekend
GW Softball Wins Conference Opener on Friday
GW Softball vs. Kentucky (2/8/14)
2016: Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference selection...Started 38 games for the Colonials -- all in left field...Led Colonials with a .384 average on the year -- good for fourth in the A-10 and third on GW's single-season list - and a .444 on-base percentage...Stole a team-best 18 bases in 19 attempts to rank fifth in the league...Posted a team-best .444 (16-for-36) average against A-10 opponents in 12 conference games...Tallied 10 multiple hit games, including a program record-tying four hits against La Salle (March 26)...Posted four multi-RBI games on the year...Posted team's longest hitting streak at 13 consecutive games from March 23-April 10...Tallied a 16 game reached-base streak from March 23-April 13...Scored a career-high three runs at St. Bonaventure on April 2...Posted first career home run against Columbia (March 4)...Season cut short due to injury... GW Athletics Academic Dean's List member...Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
2015: Appeared in 33 games, making 15 starts -- 10 as the designated player and five in the outfield...Had breakout year at the plate, batting .297 (19-for-64) with three doubles and three triples for a slugging percentage of .438...Tallied 13 RBIs and scored three runs...Batted team-best .433 (13-for-30) against conference opponents with eight RBIs, two doubles and two triples...Had career-high three hits in the second game of a doubleheader with Rhode Island (May 2) en route to a career-best four RBIs...Posted two hits in the opening game of a doubleheader with George Mason (April 8)... Drove in three runs on two hits in the nightcap of a doubleheader at Saint Louis (April 11)... Tallied career-best six game hit streak from March 19-April 11 in which she batted .471 (8-for-17) with a .500 on-base percentage and a .647 slugging percentage.
2014: Saw action in 30 games, primarily as a pinch runner ... Scored four runs and stole two bases on the season ... Did not commit an error in three chances in the outfield.
High School: Hit .454 and slugged .818 as a freshman in 2010 en route to Third-Team All-State and Newtown High School Offensive Player of the Year honors ... Named one of the top 25 players in Connecticut by the New Haven Register in 2011 after batting .485 with a .680 on-base percentage and .780 slugging percentage as a sophomore ... Led the Nighthawks to the 2010 South West Conference title and Class LL state finals ... Also lettered in track and field, placing 11th in the long jump at the conference championship ... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Monica Lynne Macchiarulo ... Born Aug. 15, 1995, in Norwalk, Conn. ... Daughter of Lynne and Mark Macchiarulo ... Has a younger brother, Michael, and two younger sisters, Morgan and Mackenzie ... Intends to major in exercise science and aspires to attend medical school to pursue a career in sports medicine or pediatrics.