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Gina Fuchs
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Gina Fuchs

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Penn State, 2003

06/24/2015

Softball Coaching Staff Tabbed Best in Mid-Atlantic Region by NFCA

Head coach Holly Aprile and staff were one of 11 coaching staffs in the nation honored

03/26/2015

Panthers Head South for Match-Up with #11 Florida State

Pitt will look to take down its first ranked opponent of the season.

03/24/2015

Panthers Face St. Bonaventure in Midweek Doubleheader

Pitt looks to continue their winning ways against the Bonnies.

03/20/2015

Pitt Softball Ready for Home Opener vs. NC State

After traveling for 28 consecutive games, the Panthers will host for the first time this season.

03/17/2015

Pitt Softball Receiving Votes in National Poll

The Panthers are earning votes for the first time since 2008.

02/18/2015

Pitt Softball Fall Ball Gallery

Pitt Softball Fall Ball Pictures

gfuchs@athletics.pitt.edu
412-383-7352

Gina Fuchs
begins her 11th season as a member of the Pitt softball coaching staff. She oversees the outfield and also instructs base running and slap-hitting fundamentals, while assisting with recruiting and scouting.


University of Pittsburgh
2014

  • Led Carly Thea to a team-high slug percentage (.636), good for 10th-best in the ACC
  • Helped Carissa Throckmorton tally 30 hits with a .377 slugging percentage
  • Jordan Fannin committed no errors in 41 chances from right field
  • Kaila Balatgek stole four bases in four attempts

2013

  • Helped the panthers improve their highest individual stolen base percentage from 70% (2012; Kelly Hmiel 11-16) to 86% (Carly Thea, 6-7)
  • Helped outfielder Taylor Henry to a .981 fielding percentage


2012

  • Kelly Hmiel stole 11 out of 16 bases


2011

  • Pitt finished third in the Big East with 79 steals under the guidance of Fuchs.
  • Panthers set a school record with 236 runs scored, eclipsing the 2006 record.
  • Panthers have set team records in stolen bases three of the last six years under Fuchs.
  • Reba Tutt finished 47th in the nation in runs per game.
  • Ashley Amistade leads the Big East with 27 steals while hitting .321.


2010

  • Played a pivotal role in Ashley Amistade increase from a .250 batting average in 2009 to a .320 average in 2010.


2008

  • Reba Tutt shatters the freshman record for steals in a season with 26


Playing Career

  • Four Year letterwinner at Penn State (1999-2003)
  • Two-time team captain at Penn State (2002,2003)
  • Earned First-Team All-Big Ten honors twice (2000,2002)
  • Career record holder in stolen bases (123), hits (238), runs scored (149), and games played (213)
  • Set single-season records in at-bats (197), singles (63) and stolen bases (42)
  • Three-time academic All-Big Ten recipient (2000, 2002 & 2003)

Education

  • Graduated from Penn State in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science.

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