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    Caitlin Dent


    Boynton Beach, Fla.

    High School:
    Park Vista




    Pack Softball Sets Record-Smashing Standard

    Under first-year head coach Shawn Rychcik, the Wolfpack won the school's second ACC title, advanced to an NCAA Regional title game for the first time in school history and broke nearly 40 team and individual school records.


    Pack Comes Out Swinging, Wins Rain-Interrupted Game over JMU, 6-4

    Freshman Hanna Sommer hit a solo home run in the fifth and Kirsty Grant and Renada Davis had back-to-back doubles in the seventh to give sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman her 33rd win of the season. The Pack will now play No. 5 Tennessee in the first of two possible games Sunday afternoon for the NCAA Knoxville Regional championship.


    Pack Softball Falls 7-0 to #5 Tennessee; Ends Season at 35-20-1

    Tennessee scores its seven runs in the first four innings to eliminate the ACC champion Wolfpack and win the NCAA Knoxville Regional.


    Senior Bethaney Wells Blasts 2-Run Homer To Lift Pack Softball

    The senior left fielder smacked her eighth homer of the season in the bottom of the sixth, leading NC State to its first win ever in the first game of an NCAA Regional, a 2-0 victory over James Madison in the NCAA Knoxville Regional. Sophomore righthander Emily Weiman picked up the complete-game win.


    NC State Softball Grabs ACC Championship With 1-0 Win over FSU

    Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman shut down the Seminoles with a four-hit shutout to win her 31st game of the season. The 2013 ACC Pitcher of the Year was also named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. The Pack will receive the ACC's automatic berth into the NCAA Championship.

    As a Junior (2012)

    • Started 51 games in the outfield, in her second year as a starter.
    • Batted .213 in 136 at-bats.
    • Had a career-high four home runs.
    • Drove in 16 runs.
    • Led the team with 34 walks, improving her on-base percentage to .376.

    As a Sophomore (2011)

    • In her first year as a full-time starter, made 42 starts in 45 appearances in the outfield for the Wolfpack.
      Put together a .230 batting average, hitting mostly in the sixth position in the lineup.
    • Notched six doubles and three home runs on the campaign.
    • Drove in 22 runs.
    • Compiled seven multi-hit and multi-RBI games throughout the season.
    • Put together a five-game hitting streak.
    • Contributed two outfield assists on defense, mostly from right field.
    • Was a part of one double play from the outfield.

    As a Freshman (2010):

    • Appeared in 17 games, making three starts.
    • Notched three hits, two of which were doubles, in 21 at-bats.
    • Scored one run.
    • Drove in three RBIs.
    • Drew three walks and was hit by a pitch twice.
    • Did not commit an error on defense.

    High School

    • A four-year letterwinner under head coach Pam Romero at Park Vista High School.
    • Helped lead her team to four district championships.
    • A four-time first team all-conference and first team all-county player.
    • Hit .373 for her career.
    • Struck out just 14 times during her first 260 plate appearances.
    • Played club ball with the Miami Stingrays under head coach Chuck Layman.
    • Was a heavily lauded setter for her high school volleyball team, lettering for four years.


    • Father, Bucky, was a member of two World Series championship teams with the New York Yankees and was named the 1978 World Series MVP.
    • Her twin brother Cody plays baseball at Florida.
    • Majoring in sport management.

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