May 10 – CLEVELAND, Ohio – The North Coast Athletic Conference has announced that Terrier softball senior outfielder, Dana Perrotta has been named an All-NCAC Honorable Mention selection.
In conference action, Perrotta led the way for the Terriers, setting the table for the rest of the Hiram lineup. As the leadoff hitter, the senior posted a team-best batting average of .340, collecting 18 hits and a double against NCAC opponents.
More importantly, Perrotta was a nightmare on the base paths for opposing pitchers and catchers. Posting an on-base percentage of .364, Dana notched eight stolen bases in NCAC play. Her top series came in a doubleheader sweep of Allegheny, as she finished the day with four total, including three in a 6-4 win.
Against top competition in the conference, Perrotta consistently produced, posting seven multi-hit games. Her best performance came against Oberlin, finishing 3-for-6 with a pair of stolen bases.
On the NCAC leaderboard, Perrotta ranked second in the conference in stolen bases on the year, posting a career-high 16. That number also ranked second on the Terrier single-season list, helping move her into the top ten on Hiram's career charts.
On defense, Perrotta proved to be one of the top outfielders in the NCAC, tallying a .947 fielding percentage in 74 chances. She also finished the year with six outfield assists, giving her 13 total over her final two seasons.
Perrotta's honor marked the second-consecutive honorable mention award for the four-year letterwinner as she also tallied All-NCAC laurels following her junior campaign.