continued Megan McDonough, a senior outfielder, contributed a lot in 2012, Whipple said.
“We’re looking for Megan to play a key role in our success,” he said.
Joining these four are sophomore catcher Alexandra Newer; pitcher/infielder Gabrielle Vaisey, also a sophomore; senior outfielder Jessica Lylyk; junior outfielder Lexi Pratt, and freshman infielder Courtney Viele. They are backed up by junior fielder Desiree Smith; sophomores Julianna Dewar, outfield; Rickie-Lee Wicks, outfield, and Amanda Braynack, infield/outfield.
Whipple said he has confidence in the progress his team is making toward their goals of becoming more competitive.
“This year’s outlook is positive,” he said. “We’ve filled the gaps pretty well and are looking for some of the younger players to step up.”