In new head coach Alyssa Krause's first season, Dean College Softball finished the year 11-13. The Bulldogs jumped out of the gate early with five wins to start the season. A mid-April rough patch saw them drop six games in a row to Albertus Magnus, Becker, and Lesley. Dean responded with wins against Wheelock, Fisher and Southern Maine CC down the stretch, before closing out the year with a doubleheader loss to Bay Path.
The Bulldogs went 10-6 at home and 1-7 on the road. They batted .319 on the year with a .376 OBP and a .483 slugging percentage. They hit 15 home runs.
Samantha Mulcahy led the team with a .524 average. She had 33 hits in 63 at bats and drove in 15 runs while scoring 26 times. She also stole 7 bases. Mulcahy shined in a March 29 game against Mitchell, going 3-3 with 3 RBI's and 3 runs scored in an 11-9 victory.
Angelina Taylor hit .373 on the year with 28 hits in 75 at bats. She drove in 22 runs with 7 doubles, 2 triples and 3 homers.
Alexis Brown led the Bulldogs in RBI's with 29. She hit .358 on the year with 4 homers, 5 doubles and 5 triples.
Melanie Rios Nevarez hit 5 home runs and drove in 23, while batting .316. She also tied for second on the team with 23 runs scored.
Taylor started 14 games for the Bulldogs, finishing 7-7 with 13 complete games. She pitched 92.1 innings, allowing 146 hits and 112 runs (93 earned), while striking out 95 and walking 28. She finished with a 7.05 ERA. In an April 20th win against Fisher College, Taylor pitched a complete game 5 hitter, allowing 3 earned runs while also going 3-4 at the plate.
Karrisa Menzinger started the other 9 games for Dean, finishing 4-5 with a 5.55 ERA. She pitched 46.2 innings, allowing 59 hits and 50 runs (37 earned) while striking out 33 and walking 30. She pitched a complete game no hitter on April 8th against NHTI, striking out 7 in 5 innings for a 10-0 win.