Pitt softball stays unbeaten in fall season
Head coach Holly Aprile and staff were one of 11 coaching staffs in the nation honored
The Panthers finish 37-22; make first-ever ACC/NCAA postseason appearance
The Panthers fell to No. 3 Michigan, 10-3, to end its remarkable run.
After trailing, 2-0, the Panthers came back to tie the game, 2-2, before giving up four runs in the sixth.
Pitt Softball Fall Ball Pictures
Was a part of the first-ever Pitt softball team to reach the ACC Championship Game and NCAA Regional Final...Recorded a hit and scored a run in win over California in the NCAA Regional Tournament...Started all three games of the ACC tournament in the outfield...Notched a double in game one against Louisville and scored one run...Had one hit including two runs and one RBI in game two against Saint Francis (Pa.)...Recorded three RBIs on two hits in the Syracuse series...Scored one run in Notre Dame series...Had one hit and one run at Ohio State...Recorded one hit against Florida State...Scored one run against NC State in final series game...Scored one run against LIU Brooklyn...Appeared at the plate seven times and tallied two runs in three games against Virginia...Went 2-for-3 at the plate against College of Charleston, recording her second career double...Made a start in every game in the outfield at the UC Santa Barbara Gaucho Classic...Recorded a single, stolen base, and run scored against Rutgers...Started all five games in the outfield at the Hampton Inn and Suites Tournament...Went 6-for-12 and scored six runs through five games setting her batting average at .500.
2014: Game-by-Game Statistics
Appeared in 41 games with 33 starts...Drew 14 walks in only 81 at-bats en route to posting a .368 on-base percentage...Tallied a career-high 21 hits with a .259 average...Was a perfect 2-for-2 with a double and 2 RBI against Cal State Fullerton...Was 2-for-3 with a run scored against Binghamton...Credited with a combined 2-for-4 series against Virigina after earning five walks in three games...Had two hits in three tries in the nightcap of the twinbill against visiting Georgia Tech...Was 2-for-3 in the season finale against Maryland, making her 4-for-9 with two runs scored on the series.
2013: Game-by-Game Statistics
Started 24 games...Named to the Hilltopper Classic All-Tournament Team...Went 2-for-3 with her first career RBI against South Dakota State...2-for-3 with a run against Western Michigan...1-for-3 with two runs against Valparaiso and had a game ending double play in right field...2-for-2 with a walk and scored the game-winning run against James Madison...Talled two walks and a run against Providence...Named to the Big East Honor Roll the week of 5/6 for going 6-for-7 (.857) in a three game series at Rutgers...Was 3-for-3 with a run in the opening game against the Scarlet Knights...Was 2-for-3 with a run in the series finale.
Carried a perfect fielding percentage during her high school career, playing two seasons at Napa High School and two seasons at Vintage High School (also in Napa, Calif.)...four-time All-Napa County selection...three-time All-Monticello Empire League honoree...led Napa to the 2012 Monticello Empire League Championship... selected as the 2011 Napa Valley Register All-County Defensive Player of the Year...named the 2009 Napa Valley Register All-County Newcomer of the Year...voted Outstanding Player of the Year at Napa...selected as the Team Best Defensive Player in 2010...collected the 2009 Team MVP honor at Vintage...hit safely in a team-high 22 of 27 regular-season games and had a team-best 11 multi-hit games as a junior at Napa...led the team in runs (29), hits (36), walks (12), batting average (.404) and on-base percentage (.480) that same year...as a sophomore tallied team highs in batting average, on-base percentage, runs and hits at Vintage High School...batted at .357 her rookie season...won the 18U gold with Sorcerer Club Softball and competed in the Premier Nationals in 2010 and 2011...named the Best Defensive Basketball Player as a freshman...mentioned on the honor roll all four years.
Daughter of Kelly and Jeff Sills...has an older sister, Gabrielle...Economics major.
Incoming Freshmen Earn High School Softball All-America and All-Region Status
Softball Coaching Staff Tabbed Best in Mid-Atlantic Region by NFCA
Four Panthers Selected to All-ACC Academic Softball Team
Pitt Garners 11 Votes in Final USA Today/NFCA Top 25 Poll
Recapping the Historic 2015 Pitt Softball Season
Pitt Student-Athletes and Teams Win ACC Top Six for Service Award