Talented pitcher who goes into the season as one of the team?s two starting pitchers ... the team?s main relief pitcher in her first season ... has prepared herself for her new role ... consistent pitcher who possesses excellent control and a deceiving change-up ... working on fielding her position better ... has good movement on her pitches ... a hard thrower despite her slight build.

AS A FRESHMAN: Ranked nationally and in the BIG EAST Conference in saves with four ... tallied saves against Miami, Pittsburgh, Villanova and Providence ... had a career-high six strikeouts in the team?s 2-1 loss to Western Michigan ... pitched a complete game shutout against Butler, allowing just five hits ... made her first career start against Bowling Green, limiting the Falcons to one run on three hits before being relieved in the fifth inning ... won her first career game against Toledo, March 27, after entering in relief and allowing just one hit in three innings of work ... made her collegiate pitching debut against Miami, relieving Angela Bessolo in the fifth inning ... pitched three innings against the Red Hawks, allowing two hits and striking out five of the 12 batters she faced in her first trip back to her home state of Florida.

PREP & PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in softball at Naples High School ... ended career with a 62-3 record, 50 shutouts, a 0.16 ERA and struck out 739 batters in 428 innings ... high school team was ranked number one in the nation in 1998 after finishing the season with a 34-0 record ... won four conference championships, three regional and three state titles at Naples ... three-time first-team all-state selection ... also selected second-team all-state as a junior ... national recordholder her sophomore season for both individual and lowest earned-run average (0.00) ... Florida state player of the year and Fastpitch World high school All-American as a sophomore ... played summer ball with the Greater Naples Braves and the Greater Naples Queens ... appeared in Sports Illustrated?s ?Faces in the Crowd? section with her sister, Marissa, after pitching the Naples Braves to the Senior League Softball World Series title ... along with her sister, became the first teammates ever to throw no-hitters in the same year at the series ... won three World Series titles, while allowing only one run in 55 innings over those three seasons ... member of the National Honor Society ... father, Michael, played baseball at West Virginia and uncle, Rick, played football at Virginia ... sister Marissa also attends Notre Dame (Class of 2003) ... born December 2, 1979, in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... enrolled in the College of Business.

Michelle Moschel
Michelle  Moschel


Naples, Fla.

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