Gozdz '16 on all-region softball team
Hamilton College's Olivia Gozdz '16 (Darien, Conn./Darien HS) has been selected for the 2015 Division III All-Region Softball Team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
NFCA Division III All-Region Team
Gozdz was voted to the second team as an outfielder in the New England Region. The center fielder also made the second team as a first-year in 2013. She is one of 45 players on the three teams in the New England Region. All-region players are nominated and selected by NFCA member coaches in each of the eight Division III regions.
Gozdz, who was placed on the NESCAC all-conference first team on May 5, is ranked fifth in the conference with a .413 batting average. She is sixth with a .633 slugging percentage and seventh with a .467 on-base percentage. Gozdz is tied for the NESCAC lead with a team-record 15 doubles, is 10th with 69 total bases and 45 hits, and ninth with seven stolen bases. She led the Continentals with 24 runs scored, 25 RBI and three home runs, and handled 47 chances in the outfield without committing an error.
For her 91-game career, Gozdz is batting .408 with 117 hits, and already holds the program record for doubles with 34. She has scored 58 runs and driven in 53.
Gozdz helped Hamilton to a tie for third place in the NESCAC West Division standings with a 5-7 record. The Continentals finished with an overall record of 15-17, and the 15 wins tie a team record for most in a season.