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1   Michelle Libby
Michelle Libby

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Porter, Maine

High School:
Sacopee Valley

Height:
5-11

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
03/01/1988

B/T:
R/R


  • She's Looking Toward The Future (Portland Press Herald • May 23, 2007)
  • Libby Working To Earn Her Spot (Sacopee Valley Citizen • April 23, 2007)
  • Michelle Libby Interview (3/23/09)

    As a Senior in 2010: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Started all 53 games, 46 in left field, five at third base, and two at DP ... Batted .295 (39-132) with 10 home runs, 29 RBIs, and 19 runs scored ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run and a double in the A-10 Championship vs. Fordham (5/15) ... Blasted a two-run home run vs. Saint Joseph's (5/9) ... Hit a home run and drove in a pair vs. Temple (5/7) ... Was 2-for-3 and drove in a run vs. Boston College (5/5) ... Smacked a two-run home run in a 3-1 win vs. Rhode Island (4/27) ... Hit a three-run home run at Boston University (4/13) ... Had two hits, one a home run at Boston College (4/6) ... Hit a two-RBI double vs. San Diego (3/19) ... Homered vs Kansas (3/18) ... Doubled and drove in a run vs. Robert Morris (3/7) ... Hit a two-run single in the sixth inning to finish the scoring in a 6-5 win at USF (3/6) ... Hit a home run vs. Loyola Chicago (3/5) ... Doubled, walked, drove in a run and scored twice vs. Mississippi State (2/26) ... Homered and drove in three runs vs. Illinois-Chicago (2/13) ... Went 4-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the opener vs. Providence (2/12) ... Batted .533 (8-15) at the FIU Combat Classic (2/12-14).

    As A Junior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 42 games, started in 33 ... Batted .312 (29-93) with nine doubles, three home runs, 18 RBI, 12 runs scored, and 15 walks ... Tied for team lead with seven sacrifice bunts ... Had a pinch-hit run-scoring single in the A-10 Championship game vs. Saint Joseph's (5/9) ... Went 2-2 with a double and a RBI vs. La Salle (5/2) ... Batted 2-3 with a home run, two RBI, and two runs scored at Saint Joseph's (4/10) ... Hit a home run at Boston College (4/8) ... Doubled, walked twice, and scored once vs. St. Bonaventure (3/28) ... Batted 3-3 with two doubles and three runs driven in in a 4-0 win vs. St. Bonaventure (2/27) ... Went 4-4, setting a career-high in hits while hiting her first career home run, driving in three runs, scoring twice, and stealing a base vs. Central Michigan (3/13) ... Recorded two sacrifice bunts vs. DePaul (2/28) ... Reached base each time she went to the plate vs. N.C. State (2/20) going 2-2 with a double, two walks, three RBI, and two runs ... Went 1-2 against both Pittsburgh (2/7) and Michigan (2/8) ... Made her first start of the season at third base and went 3-4 with two doubles, two RBI, two stolen bases, and a run scored vs. Long Island (2/7).

    As a Sophomore in 2008:
    Appeared in 21 games, making seven starts ... scored five runs while driving in one on a sacrifice hit against North Florida (2/9).

    As a Freshman in 2007:
    Played in one game and was 0-for-1 as a pinch hitter against San Diego State (Feb. 10).

    Before UMass:
    Four-year letterwinner for Tim Vacchiano at Sacopee Valley (Maine) High School ... Four-time, first-team All-State including Gatorade Player of the Year award as junior for being top softball player in the state ... Became the first athlete from Sacopee in 18 years to go to a Division I school ... As a senior, compiled a .719 batting average and had a 0.57 ERA in 99.2 innings pitched ... Had 188 strikeouts and allowed just 14 hits ...Tallied 69 RBI and 639 strikeouts in her career ... Also a four-time Western Maine Conference pick and team MVP ... Named the 2006 Portland Press Softball MVP of the Year as well as the Female Athlete of the Year ... Earned Class C Player of the Year accolades during her senior season while earning the President's Education Award ... Also lettered in golf and basketball.

    Personal:
    Michelle Renee Libby... Daughter of Kelly and Lisa Libby ... Sister of Felicia and Ross ... A Sport Management major.

    Michelle Libby's Career Statistics at UMass

    YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG. BB SF-SH SB-A
    2007 .000 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0-0 0-0
    2008 .045 21-7 22 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 .045 2 1-1 0-0
    2009 .312 42-33 93 12 29 9 0 3 18 47 .505 15 0-7 3-5
    2010 .295 53-53 132 19 39 7 0 10 29 76 .576 24 1-3 2-2
    Career .278 117-93 248 36 69 16 0 13 48 124 .500 41 2-11 5-7
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