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10   Meghan Carta
Meghan Carta

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Middletown, Conn.

High School:
Mercy

Height:
5-6

Position:
C/UT

Birthdate:
04/05/1989

B/T:
R/R


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As A Senior (2011): Game-by-Game Statistics
Started in all 48 games at catcher ... Batted .215 (32-149) with three home runs, 21 RBIs, and 10 runs scored ... Tied for the team lead in doubles (9) and was third in RBIs ... Batted 2-for-3 with a two runs driven in at Rhode Island (5/7) ... Hit a home run, walk twice, and scored three runs vs. La Salle (5/1) ... Slugged her second grand slam of the season and ended the game by throwing out a base-stealer at Dayton (4/15) ... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI and run scored at Temple (3/26) ... Had an RBI double, walked and scored a run at Charlotte (3/19) ... Doubled and drove in two runs vs. Colorado State (3/12) ... Hit a grand slam and scored twice vs. Toledo (3/11) ... Had a sacrifice fly vs. Washington (2/27) ... Drove in UMass' lone run with a single vs. #11 Michigan (2/20) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI at FAU (2/19) ... Batted 3-for-4 with a double and two runs driven in the season opener vs. Penn State (2/18).

As A Junior in 2010: Game-by-Game Statistics
NFCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Started all 53 games at catcher ... Batted .308 (44-143) with 13 doubles, 13 home runs, 43 RBIs, and 22 runs scored ... Led the team in RBIs, doubles, and tied for lead in home runs ... Hit 3-for-6 in two NCAA Tournament games (5/21-22) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, and two RBIs in A-10 Championship vs. Fordham (5/15) ... Had two hits and drove in two runs vs. Saint Joseph's (5/9) ... Hit a two-run home run vs. Temple (5/7) ... Hit a sixth inning two-run home run to break a tie in a win vs. Boston College (5/5) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs vs. Dayton (5/2) ... Hit a three-run home run in a rain-ended eight-inning tie at Saint Louis (4/24) ... Had the first multi-home run game of her career, hitting a grand slam and a two-run homer for a career-high six RBIs at UConn (4/16) ... Homered at Boston University (4/13) ... Hit a two-run double vs. Charlotte (4/10) ... Doubled in a run in a 3-0 win vs. Charlotte (4/9) ... Went 4-for-7 with two home runs, four RBIs and four runs scored in a doubleheader at La Salle (4/1) ... Batted 3-for-3 with a two-run home run and finished with a career-high five RBIs in game one a nd added a RBI sin gle in game two at George Washington (3/28) ... Had a RBI double vs. USF (3/6) ... Homered for the second-straight game, vs. Loyola Chicago (3/5) ... Hit the first home run of her career vs. Chattanooga (3/5) ... Doubled and drove in a run vs. Ilinois-Chcago (2/13).

As A Sophomore in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 12 games, started in seven ... Batted .217 (5-23) with a double, three RBI, and two walks ... Drove in a run in game one and went 2-4 in game two at Dayton (3/22) ... Went 1-3 in a start behind the plate vs. Jacksonville (3/14) ... Made the first start of her career at catcher and walked twice vs. Central Michigan (3/13) ... Hit a two-run pinch-hit double vs. N.C. State (2/20) for her first career hit and RBI ... Made her first appearance of the season, pinch-hitting vs. Long Island (2/7).

As A Freshman in 2008:
Played in five games making one start ... Made a relief appearance behind the plate against Saint Louis (4/26) ... Made collegiate debut at the FAU Kick-Off Classic (2/8-11).

Before UMass:
Four-year letterwinner at Mercy (Conn.) ... Batted .426 with a .809 slugging percentage as a senior and was intentionally walked 48 times in 100 plate appearances ... Finished high school career with a .373 batting average, including a .410 clip her sophomore through senior seasons, with 18 doubles, 16 triples, 10 home runs, 109 RBI, a .580 on-base percentage and a .681 slugging percentage ... She compiled a career .989 fielding percentage behind the plate and through out 67 percent of would-be base stealers ... Led team to three Southern Connecticut Conference championships, three Quinnipiac Division championships and a Class LL state title her senior season ... Four-time All-SCC Quinnipiac Division team selection as well as a two-time All-State, New Haven Register All-Area, Middletown Press All-Area and Hartford Courant All-State selection ... Was also the MVP of the state title game her junior year.

Personal:
Meghan Rose Carta ... Born April 5, 1989, in Hartford, Conn. ... Daughter of Carl and Patricia Carta ... Sister of Kelly, Laura, Jennifer, and Michael ... A Sport Management major.

Meghan Carta's Career Statistics at UMass

YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG. BB SF-SH SB-A
2008 .000 5-1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0-0 0-0
2009 .217 12-7 23 0 5 1 0 0 3 6 .261 2 0-0 0-0
2010 .308 53-53 143 22 44 13 0 13 43 96 .671 13 0-5 0-0
2011 .215 48-48 149 10 32 9 0 3 21 50 .336 16 3-2 0-0
Career .253 118-109 320 32 81 23 0 16 67 152 .475 31 3-7 0-0

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