2014: Received First Team All-MEAC honors and All-MEAC Tournament Team recognition... Named to Capital One Academic All-District II Team... Earned Preseason All-MEAC First Team honors... Received MEAC Academic recognition... Started all 52 games… Led the Hornets in batting (.404 - fifth best in the MEAC), at-bats (166 – third most in the MEAC) and stolen bases (17), while finishing first in the MEAC in hits (67) and sacrifice bunts (17)… Tallied 19 RBI, eight walks, two doubles, one triple, a home run and 74 total bases… Maintained a .438 on-base (second highest on the team) and .446 slugging percentage… Totaled 18 multi-hit games, including a season-high 4-for-4 effort with two runs, a triple and an RBI in DSU’s 5-2 win over Coppin State in the MEAC Tournament (May 9)… Scored two or more runs in 12 games, including a season-high three, in addition to a 3-for-3 effort at the plate with a walk, an RBI and two stolen bases in DSU’s 8-0 win at Morgan State (April 6)… Tallied five multi-RBI games, including a season-high four twice… Stole two or more bases in three games… Held a season-long nine-game hit streak (April 19 – April 27)… Defensively, recorded 78 putouts, one assist and committed four errors for a .952 fielding percentage… In DSU’s 8-0 win over Hartford (March 14), went 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI… In the Hornets’ 5-1 win over Mount St. Mary’s (March 22), went 2-for-3 with two runs scored… In MEAC play (18 games), batted .438 in 64 at-bats with 28 hits, 20 runs, 15 RBI, two doubles, one home run and 33 total bases… Drew three walks, totaled seven stolen bases and four sacrifice bunts… Maintained a .516 slugging and .471 on-base percentage… Registered 21 putouts, no assists and committed one error for a .955 fielding percentage… In DSU’s 12-2 win at Morgan State (April 6), went 3-for-4 with two runs, two RBI, a double, a walk and a stolen base… In the Hornets’ 13-0 win over Coppin State (April 12), went 2-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored… At Howard (April 26) in DSU’s 11-1 victory, went 3-for-3 with four RBI, a homer and a stolen base… In the Hornets’ 8-4 victory at UMES (May 4), went 3-for-5 with a run scored.
2013: Started all 57 games… Earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Region Second Team recognition... Received Second Team All-MEAC honors… Was named MEAC Player of the Week (April 23)… Batted .443 with a team single-season record 86 hits in a team-leading 194 at-bats, including four doubles… Maintained a .452 on-base percentage, while posting a .464 slugging percentage… Led DSU in runs scored (86) and drove in 19 RBI… Drew two walks and led the Hornets in stolen bases (19)… Recorded eight sacrifice hits and a team-high 90 total bases… Notched 128 putouts, 85 assists and committed 14 errors for a .938 field percentage… Totaled 26 multi-hit games, including 14 games with three or more…. Registered a season-long 10-game hit streak... Scored two or more runs in 14 games… Tallied five multi-RBI games.
High School: Four-year varsity softball player… As a sophomore, earned All-League and All-Division honors… As a senior, received All-County, First Team All-Long Island and Seventh Team All-State recognition, while the squad reached County Championship Finals… Also earned three varsity letters in soccer, while playing two seasons on the varsity level in basketball… Academically, was a member of the National Honor Society.
Club/AAU: Long Island Heat.
Personal: Born April 19, 1994 in Coram, N.Y… Daughter of Robert and Michele Gazzola… Sister to her brother Andruw… Dad (Robert) played basketball at St. Josephs (Pa.)… Major currently undecided.