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Makenna DiGuilio
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Makenna DiGuilio 1896277
Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Warwick, N.Y.
High School: Warwick Valley

2016: Makenna DiGuilio spent time between being an outfielder, a pinch runner, and a designated player in 2016, gaining time in the field nine times. She gained entry into games mostly as a pinch runner and excelled at the task with eight runs scored in her 22 appearances. DiGuilio collected two of her three at-bats in back-to-back appearances against Western Michigan and North Dakota, but went hitless in those two plate appearances. She picked up her only hit of the regular season when she stroked a single at Rhode Island on April 27. She played in both ends of the Iona doubleheader, scoring one run in the team’s 8-2 victory in the nightcap. DiGuilio also garnered one plate appearance against Yale which turned into a walk and enabled her to score later in the inning. 

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2015: Makenna DiGuilio appeared in 30 games as a freshman, contributing primarily as an outfielder and as a pinch runner. Her last game came against USC-Upstate during the NCAA tournament, appearing as a pinch runner. She started two games and batted .400 in those games (2 of 5) with an RBI. She batted .250 when coming off the bench (2 of 8) with an RBI. Her starts came against Saint Peter’s and Stony Brook, both as an outfielder. She scored a  run in six of her last seven pinch-running appearances including all three of her MAAC tournament appearances. Her only run scored as a position player was against Hampton, a game in which she went 1 for 2 with an RBI. She cleanly fielded all six of her chances this year including an assist against Illinois-Chicago.

Before Fairfield: DiGuilio comes to Fairfield University via Warwick Valley High School where she was a member of the varsity softball team. She played more than 80 games during her career, including a personal-best 21 contests as a sophomore. In her four-plus seasons, DiGuilio batted .371 with 109 hits and 74 runs scored. She posted 25 extra-base hits during her stay, including 19 doubles and four home runs. Her best offensive seasons came in 2012 when she batted .410 with 22 RBI, six doubles, one triple, and three homers. DiGuilio also spent time in the pitching circle, posting a 10-7 record and a 3.04 ERA during her 27 career appearances. She received a spot on the Section 9 second team as a sophomore and a first-team berth in her senior season. She was presented with the Most Dedicated Female Athlete Award in her senior season at Warwick Valley. In the classroom, DiGuilio was a member of the school’s High Honor Roll. She played club softball with Frozen Ropes for three seasons and Diamond Dolls for one year.

 

 

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