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3 GiOnna DiSalvatore

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Name
GiOnna DiSalvatore
Position
First base
B/T
L/R
Ht
5'9
Birthday
March 11, 1989

Batting

SeasonTeamABRHRBI2B3BHRSBSOAVG
2011Carolina Diamonds46193300010.196
2012Carolina Diamonds151325023729017.331
2013USSSA Pride1462348431103018.329
2014USSSA Pride144264726512114.362
2015USSSA Pride113102511204012.221
2016USSSA Pride1039256400113.243
2017USSSA Pride594151010107.254

PROFESSIONAL: Enters her 8th season in the NPF, her sixth with the Pride after spending the first two seasons with the Carolina Diamonds. Named 2013 NPF Offensive Player of the Year. 2012 All-NPF Team (1B).

NPF ACCOLADES:

2013 Offensive Player of the Year
2012 All-NPF Team 1B

2017 Season: Finished her seventh season hitting .254 with 4 runs, 15 hits, 1 double, 1 home run and 10 RBI in just 59 at-bats.

2016 Season: DiSalvatore finished her 6th season with 6 RBI’s, 25 hits, a .282 on base percentage, and a .243 batting average.

2015 Season: DiSalvatore finished the season with 11 RBI’s, 4 home runs, 25 hits, a .248 on base percentage, and a .223 batting average.

2014 Season: DiSalvatore finished the season with 21 RBI’s, 37 hits, a .308 on base percentage, and a .257 batting average.

2013 Season: Named NPF Co-Offensive Player of the Year and all NPF team at first Base. GiOnna led the league with 43 RBI’s. She also had a .329 batting average and scored 23 runs.

2012 Season: Batted .331 for the Carolina Diamonds in an outstanding campaign that saw her hit a league leading 9 HR, 23 RBI, and 32 runs scored.

2011 Season: Batted .196 in 4 plate appearances with the Diamonds.

COLLEGE: Graduated from UCLA in 2011. 2-time First Team NFCA All-American, 2-time All-Pacific Region honors, 3-time All Pac-10 Second Team (2008-09, 2011) 2008 All Pac-10 Freshman First Team, 2009 NFCA All-West Region, 2010 First Team All Pac-10. 2010 National Champion. UCLA all-time doubles leader (65).

PERSONAL: Born on March 11, 1989 to parents Joe and Hanna DiSalvatore in Palm Harbor, FL. Graduated from UCLA with a degree in sociology. DiSalvatore has a younger sister, Davionna, who played volleyball at Ohio State University from 2010-2013.