Carbone Named to NE10 All-Conference Second Team for Second-Straight Season

Carbone has been named to NE10 All-Conference teams in three of her four years as a Skyhawk

NE10 Releases Softball All-Conference Teams and Awards 

EASTON, Mass. (May 2, 2017) – Senior Michelle Carbone (Deer Park, New York/St. Anthony's) of the Stonehill College softball team has been name to the Northeast-10 All-Conference second team for her second-straight season, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.  

Carbone garnered three All-Conference nods in her four years as a Skyhawk

This will be Carbone's third NE10 honor in her four-year career as a Skyhawk.

The senior is ranked in many categories in the NE10, including 20th in hits (39) and stolen bases (6), 21st in batting average (.320), 30th in doubles (6), 40th in on-base percentage (.351), and 49th in slugging percentage (.369).

Carbone also has her name etched in the school record books in 12 categories: third in doubles in a career (35), tied for fifth in hits in a career (167), sixth in ERA in a season (1.41 - 2016) and stolen bases in a career (19), seventh (11 - 2014) and ninth (10 - 2016) in doubles in a season, seventh in at-bats in a career (502), eighth in career batting average (.333), most RBI in a career (84) and homeruns in a career (13), 10th in runs in a season (28 – 2016) and runs scored in a career (75), 18th in RBI in a season (28 – 2016).

This season, the senior co-captain kicked off the season with a 2.42 ERA in the two appearances she made with a 1-1 record. At the plate, she led the team in stolen bases, hits and doubles, while also ranking second on the team in batting average, runs scored and on-base percentage this season. During the series against Saint Michael's College this year, Carbone batted 8-for-9, while scoring two runs for the Skyhawks. She also held five-game hit streaks three times this year, as her longest is a 12-game hit streak in her junior year when she totaled 21 hits, including three doubles.

The senior co-captain has her named etched in the school records in 12 categories 

She earned second team honors her junior year after producing a career year at the plate and on the mound for the Skyhawks. The Deer Park, New York native hit .366 to go with five homeruns, 27 RBI and 27 runs scored which are all a career high. In the circle, Carbone when 5-2 with a 1.41 ERA (second in the NE10) in 11 appearances, including five starts. She recorded 20 strikeouts in 44.2 innings of work, and held opponents to a .186 batting average. In the classroom, Carbone was been named to both the NE10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

As a sophomore, Carbone appeared on the mound in nine games, starting six of them and combining for a 2-2 record including two saves and three complete games. She recorded 10 strikeouts and averaged 2.45 earned runs. At the plate, she played in 26 games for a total of 120 at bats, hitting .300 (36-for-120, ranking fourth on the team. Carbone was named to the NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll during the spring semester.

After completing her freshman year, she was named to both the third team and All-Rookie team after a breakout campaign in which she hit .341 (46-for-135) with eight doubles, five home runs, 26 RBI, and a team-high 71 total bases. She slugged .526 and got on base at a .348 clip while also adding five steals and 17 runs scored. In the circle, Carbone when 6-6 with a 4.90 ERA in 21 appearances, including 10 starts. She recorded a team-best 52 strikeouts in 82.2 innings of work, and held opponents to a .298 batting average. Carbone also collected two NE10 Rookie of the Week awards her freshman season.

The Stonehill College softball team concluded the season finishing with an overall record of 11-30, while being 9-15 in the NE10. The Skyhawks finished ranking sixth in the Northeast division.

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2017 NE10 Softball All-Conference

Player of the Year – Brenna Martini, Adelphi
Pitcher of the Year – Lindsay Mapes, Adelphi
Defensive Player of the Year – Gabby DeLeo, New Haven
Rookie of the Year – Megan Butts, New Haven
Coach of the Year – Elaine Schwager, Merrimack

First Team

1B – Alyssa Williamson, Merrimack
2B – Samantha Waskowitz, Merrimack
3B – Brenna Martini, Adelphi*%
SS – Courtney Case, Le Moyne*
C – Erin Garczynski, SNHU^
Utility – Nicoletta Cuccio, Adelphi
OF – Ashley Clark, Assumption^
OF – Sierra Whitlock, New Haven
OF – Amanda Bickford, Saint Anselm&
DH – Jadyn Costello, Saint Rose
P – Lindsay Mapes, Adelphi&
P – Megan Cook, Merrimack
At Large – Taylor Luzzi, New Haven&

Second Team

1B – Stephanie Menard, Assumption*
2B – Nicole Camera, Adelphi^
SS – Julie Devlin, New Haven^
C – Caitlin McBride, Merrimack
Utility – Dana Nicoletti, Saint Rose
OF – Kelsey Kennedy, Bentley&
OF – Lauren Zazzaro, Le Moyne
OF – Michelle Carbone, Stonehill^
DH – Marissa Colby, New Haven
P – Alexis Eastman, Le Moyne^
P – Megan Butts, New Haven
At Large – Sam Hennequin, Saint Anselm
At Large – Megan Murrell, Saint Anselm

Third Team

1B – Fallon McCarthy, Adelphi
2B – Giuliana D'Arcangelo, SCSU
3B – Kaleigh Finigan, Merrimack
SS – Ashley Abad, Assumption^
Utility – Haley Currie, Merrimack*
OF – Sabrina Riley, Le Moyne
OF – Mariah Tenney, Merrimack
OF – Cat Vaughan, New Haven
DH – Sarah Lavallee, SNHU*%
P – Jessica Vadala, Adelphi
At Large – Victoria Rathwell, Saint Michael's
At Large – Jamie Mainez, AIC
At Large – Erin Thompson, Saint Anselm

* - First Team Selection in 2016
^ - Second Team Selection in 2016 
& - Third Team Selection in 2016  
% - First Team Selection in 2015 

All Rookie Team (13) 
-listed alphabetically by school- 

Kailah Konkel, Adelphi
Christina Rizzi, Adelphi
Peyton Bellrose, Le Moyne
Tiffany Mangiameli, Merrimack
Megan Butts, New Haven
Cat Vaughan, New Haven
Kylie Stonebraker, New Haven
Emma Bernet, Pace
Erin Thompson, Saint Anselm
Maggie Murphy, Saint Anselm
Michaela Kane, Saint Anselm
Torie Rathwell, Saint Michael's
Hannah Neverett, SNHU