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6   Denise Denis
Denise Denis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Middle Grove, N.Y.

High School:
Saratoga Springs

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
11/06/1983

Bats/Throws:
Left/Left


As A Junior In 2004:

Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on May 2 ... Selected to the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team (May 15) ... Played in 33 games, making 18 starts ... Batted .306 with 19 hits, 13 runs scored, six doubles, two triples (tied for sixth in the A-10), two home runs, 17 RBI and eight walks ... Was 3-for-3 (1.000) in stolen base attempts ... Compiled a .636 slugging and a .386 on-base percentage ... Had six sacrifice hits to her credit ... Went 2-9 (.222) with a run scored and two walks at the Fiesta Bowl Classic (Feb. 13-15) ... Went 1-8 (.125) with a run scored and a stolen base at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 27-29) ... Went 1-5 (.200) with a double and a sacrifice at the FAU Worth Invitational (March 6-7) ... Was 0-2 (.000) with a run scored and a walk at the FIU Blue & Gold Coca-Cola Classic (March 12-14) ... Appeared as a pinch runner and scored a run against Vermont (March 26) ... Was 1-2 (.500) with her first career home run at Harvard (April 6) ... Also drew a walk, scored a run and drove in a run ... Was 0-1 (.000) in a pinch hitting role vs. Dayton (April 9) ... Reached on an error in one plate appearance as a mid game replacement vs. Boston College (April 15) ... Was 1-3 (.333) with a triple, a RBI, a walk and three sacrifices vs. St. Bonaventure (April 18) ... Was 0-1 (.000) as a pinch hitter at UConn (April 21) ... Was 1-2 (.500) with a double, two runs scored, three RBI and a stolen base against Maine (April 23) ... Hit a game-winning three-RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning as UMass overcame a 5-3 Maine lead ... Batted .500 (2-4) with a double, a run scored, two RBI and a sacrifice at Temple (April 25) ... Hit .600 (3-5) with a double, a home run, three runs scored and four RBI against Rhode Island (April 29) ... Was 1-2 (.500) with a double, a walk and three RBI vs. Fordham (May 1) ... Batted .500 (1-2) with a RBI and a stolen base against Quinnipiac (May 2) ... Was 0-1 (.000) with a strikeout at Boston College (May 6) ... 2-2 (1.000) with a walk, a double, a RBI and a run scored vs. Boston College (May 9) ... Was 3-5 (.600) with a triple, two RBI and a sacrifice at the Atlantic 10 Tournament (May 13-15)... Was 0-7 (.000) at the NCAA Tournament (May 20-21).

As A Sophomore In 2003:

Appeared in 49 games, making 34 starts in the outfield ... Eighth on the team with a .235 batting average ... Banged out 19 hits and scored 16 runs ... Blasted three doubles and posted eight RBI ... Drew 11 walks and was 8-10 (.800) in stolen base attempts ... Compiled a .272 slugging percentage and a .323 on-base percentage ... Hit one sacrifice fly and also had three sacrifice hits to her credit ... Went 0-5 (.000) with a stolen base in four games (two starts) at the Fiesta Bowl Tournament (Feb. 7-9) ... Batted 2-4 (.500) with three runs scored, an RBI and a stolen base at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 21-23) ... Hit a team-best .429 (3-7) with a double and a stolen base at the Speedline Invitational (March 6-9) ... Went 1-9 (.111) with a double, one run scored, two RBI and a sacrifice fly at the Blue & Gold Classic (March 6-9) ... Went 1-2 (.500) with a run scored vs. Syracuse (March 16) ... Drew a walk, stole two bases and scored a run in three pinch running assignments at the Atlantic 10/Big East Challenge (March 22 23) ... Batted 0-3 (.000) with a run scored at La Salle (March 28) ... Scored two runs in two pinch running appearances at Fordham (March 31) ... Hit .500 (1-2) with a run scored and a stolen base vs. Maine (April 2) ... Went 1-3 (.333) with an RBI against Harvard (April 10) ... Batted 2-3 (.667) with an RBI against Rhode Island (April 13) ... Went 0-2 (.000) with a walk at UConn (April 15) ... Went 1-2 (.500) against Boston College (April 16) ... Went 0-3 (.000) with a run scored at Dayton (April 19) ... Went 1-3 (.333) with a double and two RBI against UConn (April 23) ... Batted .250 (1-4) with a walk and a sacrifice against St. Bonaventure (April 25) ... Went 0-1 (.000) with a walk and a sacrifice at Boston College (April 30) ... Went 0-2 (.000) against Boston University (May 1) ... Went 3-6 (.500) with a run scored and a stolen base against Central Connecticut (May 3) ... Went 1-2 (.500) with two runs scored and a stolen base against George Washington (May 4) ... Batted .125 (1-8) with a walk and an RBI at the Atlantic 10 Tournament (May 8-10) ... Started all five games and was 0-10 (.000) at the NCAA Tournament (May 15-18) ... Drew three walks and recorded a sacrifice hit in the five games.

As A Freshman In 2002:

Appeared in 36 games, making four starts in the outfield ... Banged out four hits, while scoring 13 runs ... Had a triple and drove in three runs ... Swiped three bases ... Went 1-for-2 with a run in the 6-2 win over Illinois-Chicago ... Batted 1-for-2 with a run and two RBIs in the 9-0 shutout of La Salle ... Hit 1-for-3 with an RBI in the 3-1 victory over Vermont.

Before UMass:

Four-year letterwinner in softball at Saratoga Springs (N.Y.) High School ... Team won sectional championship during junior campaign while placing second in New York state tournament ... Hit .434 with a .554 on-base percentage and a .642 slugging percentage as a senior ... Team captain as a senior ... Received the 2001 Raymond Waldron Outstanding Female Athlete Award and 2000 Most Complete Player Award ... Also lettered in basketball and volleyball ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:

Full name is Denise Ellen Denis ... Born on Nov. 6, 1983, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ... Daughter of Jack and Ellen Denis ... Has one brother, Jay ... Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Individual Concentration majoring in Sports Facility and Business Management.

Denise Denis' Career Statistics at UMass

YEAR
AVG.
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
TB
SLG.
BB
SO
SB-A
2002
.250
36-4
16
13
4
0
1
0
3
6
.375
1
3
3-6
2003
.235
49-34
81
16
19
3
0
0
8
22
.272
11
26
8-10
2004
.306
33-18
62
13
19
6
2
2
17
35
.565
8
21
3-3
Career
.264
118-56
159
42
42
9
3
2
28
63
.396
20
50
14-19

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