Fairfield Softball BIO
Tori Reed
Player Profile:
Tori Reed 1795944
Position: Catcher
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dover, Del. / Poly Tech

2016: Reed stood out at the plate as well as behind it as the team’s starting catcher. The juniorposted her second straight .300-plus season after batting .355 a year ago. Reed leads the team with 13 doubles, while her 16 extra-base hitswere second on the squad. The junior started 44 games behind the plate and six games as the team’s designated player. She averaged nearly a hit per game with 49 in 50 contests. Reed started the season with a nine-game hitting streak, stroking 13 hits in 32 at-bats (.406) with seven RBI, three doubles, and one home run. Her next best streak came at the end of the season when she hit in four straight contests before going hitless in the first game of the Iona doubleheader. Over the final six games of the regular season, Reed batted .500 with eight hits in 16 at-bats. Reed did not commit an error during the season with 229 putouts and 14 assists.

2015: Reed ended the year as the team’s second-leading hitter with a .355 batting average in her 46 starts. Reed was one of two Fairfield student-athletes with more walks than strikeouts, posting 16 base-on-balls with 14 strikeouts. Her .415 on-base percentage was also second on the team while her .558 slugging percentage was tops on the team. She led the Stags with 15 extra-base hits, registering eight doubles and six home runs. Reed posted a 12-game hitting streak late in the season, starting on April 11 vs. Saint Peter’s through the first game at Marist on April 26. The catcher batted .357 during the streak with 15 hits in 42 at-bats. Reed registered an RBI in 20 games and a hit in 36 of 44 games played. The sophomore also had a 10-game hitting streak earlier in the year. Reed enjoyed success in MAAC regular-season play, hitting .394  with four doubles, a triple, and a homer with 15 RBI in 20 starts.


2014: Tori Reed broke into the lineup early this year, gaining her first action with the Stags as a designated player. She finished the season with a .284 batting average, stroking 27 hits in 40 appearances. Reed began platooning with Lauren Liseth behind the plate midway through the year. Reed had six extra base hits with five doubles and one home run. She was one of three Fairfield players to have more walks (16) than strikeouts (7) during the year. She was among the team leaders with a .391on-base percentage, placing fourth overall. Reed hit her first collegiate home run against Kansas as part of the Kentucky tournament. Her two-run homer helped her record her first collegiate RBI as well. Reed was a perfect three for three in the stolen base department this year, all of which came in consecutive games (one vs. Iona and two vs. Saint Peter’s). 

Before Fairfield: Reed earned All-State honors while playing at Polytech High School in Dover. She is a solid fundamental player and can play multiple positions. She will challenge for time behind the plate as well as at one of the infield positions. She is a member of the Severna Park Hornets ASA team in Maryland.


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