Former Massachusetts pitcher Barb LaFogg begins her first season as an Assistant Coach.
In two years at UMass, LaFogg was 21-11 with a 2.12 ERA.
In 2005, LaFogg was a first-team Atlantic 10 All-Conference member as well as second-team NFCA All-Region pick. She was also voted by the league's sports information directors as the A-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year.
For her career, LaFogg went 21-11 in the circle with a 2.12 ERA. She limited opponent's to a .197 batting average and ranks 10th all-time with 233 strikeouts. She made 41 appearances, started 31 games, had 21 complete games and six shutouts. LaFogg capped her senior season by throwing her first career no-hitter on Senior Day, May 8, against Quinnipiac. The only base runner she allowed came via a walk. LaFogg also threw four, one-hit shutouts. On March 31 against Dartmouth, she lost a perfect game on the last batter, but still struck out a career-high 15 batters in that game. The 15 k's was also a UMass Softball Complex record. LaFogg compiled a 4.02 strikeout to walk ratio and fanned 1.2 batters per inning. She tallied nine double-digit strikeout games in 2005. Her 212 strikeouts in 2005 rank as the fourth-most in a UMass single-season.
Prior to UMass, LaFogg went to Seton Hall University. She is a native of Williamsburg, Mass., and was a four-year letterwinner at Hampshire Regional High School.