The Patricia Graham Award
Renee LeClaire (Merrimack, NH) - Softball
Presented to the most outstanding female athlete in the junior class.
Renee, an All-NEWMAC second teamer and NFCA All-New England third teamer, was fourth in triples and home runs with six apiece among NEWMAC student-athletes. In 42 games, the junior batted .331 with 16 extra base hits, 30 RBI and 20 runs. Renee collected a pair of hits in the first three contests of an eight-game hitting streak that began in Florida and closed it out with a season-high four in game two at Emerson and a pair in the first game versus Amherst. Six of 11 multi-hit games came in conference action featuring five hits versus Wheaton.