Sortino on Holness: "Very confident heading into the season...she is coming into her own and has really matured as a player and I think that is going to show on the field...right in the mix for the right field job."
As A Junior In 2006: Appeared in 42 games, mainly as a pinch runner ... Went 2-2 at the plate with a pair of doubles and two RBI against Dartmouth (March 29) ... Scored 22 runs and was 7-for-8 in stolen base attempts ... Swiped a base and also scored a run as a pinch runner at the NCAA Regional (May 19-21) ... Scored two runs in three pinch running stints at the A-10 Tournament (May 11-13) ... Stole a base as a pinch runner vs. UConn (May 7) ... Scored two runs as a pinch runner at St. Bonaventure (May 5) ... Scored two runs as a pinch runner vs. Rhode Island (May 1) ... Scored a run and stole a base as s pinch runner vs. Dayton (April 28) ... Scored a run as a pinch runner at Central Connecticut (April 26) ... Scored a run as a pinch runner vs. Temple (April 15) ... Had a run scored and two stolen bases as a pinch runner vs. St. Joseph's (April 13) ... Appeared as a pinch runner and stole a base vs. Charlotte (April 9) ... Scored two runs as a pinch runner at Fordham (April 2) ... Scored a run as a pinch runner at La Salle (March 31) ... Went 2-2 (1.000) with two doubles, four runs scored and two RBI vs. Dartmouth (March 29) ... Made two pinch running appearances and scored a run at George Washington (March 24) ... Made three appearances at the FAU Parent's Weekend Tournament (March 17-19) as a pinch runner and scored a run ... Made six pinch running appearances at the adidas Invitational (March 9-12) and scored three runs and stole a base ... Made one pinch running appearance and was caught stealing at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 24) ... Made two pinch-running appearances at the Campbell/Cartier Classic (Feb. 10-12).
As A Sophomore In 2005: Appeared in 21 games as a pinch runner ... 0-1 at the plate ... Scored eight runs and was 1-for-2 on stolen base attempts ... Scored a pair of runs as a pinch runner against Saint Joseph's (April 15) ... Made a pinch running appearance and stole a base against Central Connecticut (April 14) ... Scored a run while pinch running at Connecticut (April 13) ... Appeared as a pinch runner against George Washington (April 6) and scored a run ... Scored a run as a pinch runner against Maine (April 6) ... Made one pinch running appearance against Dartmouth (March 31) ... Scored a run while serving as a pinch runner at Dayton (March 26) ... Made three pinch-running appearances at the Worth Doubletree Classic (March 5-6) and scored two runs.
As A Freshman In 2004: Appeared in 24 games ... Was 1-for-1 at the plate with a single ... Scored nine runs and was 2-for-5 in stolen base attempts ... Scored a run and stole a base at the FIU Blue & Gold Coca-Cola Classic (March 12-14)... Appeared as a pinch runner at La Salle (March 27) and scored a run ... Recorded a hit in her first career at bat at Central Connecticut State (March 30) ... Appeared as a pinch runner and scored a run vs. Dayton (April 9) ... Appeared as a pinch runner and scored a run vs. St. Bonaventure (April 18) ... Made a pinch running appearance and scored a run against Maine (April 23)... Made one pinch running appearance and scored a run against Rhode Island (April 29) ... Made two pinch running appearance and scored a run and was caught stealing vs. Fordham (May 1).
Before UMass: Three-year letterwinner in softball at Beverly (Mass.) High School ... Also lettered for four years in winter track, two seasons in cross country and one season in spring track ... Captained the track team as a senior ... Was a member of the Diversity Committee, Key Club, Student Senate, Peer Education, Unity Coalition, Yearbook Editor and the Prom Committee while at Beverly ... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Michea Abigail Holness ... Born November 18, 1984, in Spanishtown, Jamaica ... Daughter of David and Gail King ... Sister of Sarah ... A Pre Medical Studies major enrolled in the College of Public Health majoring in Exercise Science.
Michea Holness' Career Statistics at UMass
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