Softball

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Leah DiCristofaro
Leah DiCristofaro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich.

High School:
Lake Shore

Height:
5-2

Position:
C/DP

Major:
Integrative Studies



06/21/2012

Oakland Places 150 Student-Athletes on the Summit League Commissioner's List

Women's swimming and diving won the Team Academic Achievement award for the second straight year.

06/15/2012

Oakland Leads in Academic All-Summit League Selections

The Golden Grizzlies led the league for a fourth consecutive semester

05/01/2012

Oakland Seniors Shine on Senior Day with 9-3, 10-1 Victories over UWO

Seniors Leah DiCristofaro and Colleen Zimmerman combined for seven RBIs on the day.

04/30/2012

Oakland Celebrates Senior Day Against Western Ontario on Tuesday

The Golden Grizzlies will celebrate Leah DiCristofaro, Brittany Doyle, Kelsey Krych and Colleen Zimmerman.

04/29/2012

Oakland Suffers Series Finale Defeat at UMKC 3-0

Oakland will play its final doubleheader on Tuesday at the OU Softball Field.

05/01/2012

Oakland vs. Western Ontario

The Oakland softball team took on Western Ontario at the OU Softball Field as Oakland celebrated Senior Day.

04/20/2012

Oakland vs. IUPUI

The Oakland softball team took on IUPUI at the OU Softball Field on Friday April 20.

04/01/2012

Oakland vs. Western Illinois

Oakland softball took on Western Illinois in the final game of the series Sunday at the OU Softball Field

04/01/2012

Oakland vs. Western Illinois

The OU Softball team took on Western Illinois in a doubleheader on Saturday at the OU Softball Field.

03/28/2012

Oakland vs. Eastern Michigan

The Oakland Softball team took on Eastern Michigan at the OU Softball Team on March 28.

Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

2012
▪ Started in 46 games during the year
▪ Finished tied for team lead in home runs (6) and second in RBIs (19)
▪ Hit .290 with seven doubles and team-high 15 walks
▪ Tied school record with three home runs in one day during doubleheader at Detroit (March 21)
▪ Hit walk-off home run in the eighth inning to earn victory over St. Peter's (Feb. 25)
▪ Drove in four runs on two hits against Western Ontario (May 1)

2011
▪ Played in 25 games including 17 starts during the year
▪ Had four doubles and two home runs
▪ Hit her first career grand slam versus IUPUI (March 18)
▪ Went 2-for-3, scored two runs and drove in two runs versus Centenary (April 1)
▪ Missed the first month of the season due to injury

2010
▪ Played in 41 games, drawing the start in 39
▪ Led the Golden Grizzlies with a .308 batting average
▪ Had eight doubles, two triples and four home runs, scored 15 runs and drove in 19 runs
▪ Led the team with a .538 slugging percentage and a .390 on-base percentage
▪ Went 2-for-3 against Lipscomb (2/26), driving in three runs with a home run and a triple
▪ Academic All-Summit League selection

2009
▪ Played in 46 games, drawing the start in 36
▪ Ranked second on the team and fourth in The Summit League with eight sacrifice bunts
▪ Drove in 12 runs, while smacking two home runs and six doubles
▪ Finished the IUPUI series (March 14-15) 6-for-9, with two doubles, three runs scored and one RBI
▪ Went 3-for-3, with two runs scored and one stolen base at South Carolina State (Feb. 24)
▪ Had a double and home run versus Erskine College (Feb. 26)
▪ Academic All-Summit League selection

Academic Achievements
▪ National Honor Roll

Top Athletic Performance
▪Hitting her first collegiate home runversus Erskine College (Feb. 26, 2009)

High School
▪ Earned three letters for coach Cris Belanger at Lake Shore
▪ Helped team capture regional title as a sophomore
▪ Garnered all-district first team honors and all-county third team honors as a senior
▪ Selected to participate in the MHSSA Division I Senior All-Star Game
▪ Three-time All-Macomb County selection
▪ Selected to participate in the MHSSA Division I Senior All-Star Game
▪ Earned all-district and all-county honors in junior and sophomore seasons
▪ Tabbed all-state honorable mention as a sophomore
▪ Was a member of the hockey team at Grosse Pointe North as a freshman

Personal
Parents:Renee and Frank and DiCristofaro
▪ Father coached three state championship teams and is in the MHSAA Hockey Coaches Hall of Fame
Siblings: Frank and Anthony
▪ Frank played baseball at Adrian (2003) and Wayne State (2004-05) and is the head baseball coach at Lakeview High School
▪ Uncle Charles Dubois played baseball and hockey at New England College (1987-88)
▪ Uncle Daniel DiCristofaro was a member of the Macomb Community College baseball team (1979-80)

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