|15 Angel Barrella
As A Junior (2008)
Saw action in 55 games, starting 40 of them ... All 40 starts were as a designated player, with the team going 21-19 in those games ... Produced a .305 batting average in her 40 starts, the second-highest average among Pirate starters ... Went 2-3 with a double, RBI and run scored in the team's 4-2 victory over Mississippi Valley State, the program's first ever NCAA Tournament win ... During the season, established new single-game career-highs in runs (two), hits (three), and runs batted in (two) ... Has not committed an error in her collegiate career ... Had a career-best five-game hitting streak (4/20/08-4/26/08) ... Hit .370 (10-27) leading off and .326 (15-46) with runners in scoring position.
As A Sophomore (2007)
Played in 26 games, starting six of them ... One of five Pirates who compiled a flawless fielding percentage ... Recorded a hit and RBI in her first game of the season, against Gardner-Webb at the Carolina Classic ... Had a season-high four at bats at Coastal Carolina, tallying a run and a hit (3/13/07) ... Compiled a two-game hitting streak (4/22/07, 5/6/07)... Notched six putouts vs. St. John's (2/24/07) ... Was the designated player four times as the Pirates were 3-1 in those games.
As A Freshman (2006)
Recorded her first collegiate hit against the College of Charleston (2/26/06) ... Had a three-game hitting streak ... Team was 5-1 when she appeared as a designated hitter ... Out of 11 games started, five were at first base and six were as a designated hitter ... Did not commit an error in 45 chances at first base.
Sachem North High School
Four-year letterwinner ... Helped team to four consecutive league championships ... Three-time team Most Valuable Player ... Two-time all-county player ... Batted .548 as a senior with a slugging percentage of .846, including two home runs and 18 RBI ... Named Female Athlete-of-the-Year as a senior ... Served as team captain during her final three seasons ... Earned team Rookie-of-the-Year honors as a freshman in 2002 ... Coached by Jenn Nardone ...Three-year letterwinner in volleyball as an outside hitter and two-year letterwinner in basketball as a shooting guard ... Honor Roll student ... National Honor Society member.
Career Single-Game Highs
Runs: 2 (two times, last at Memphis 4/26/08)
Hits: 3 (vs. Marshall, 4/6/08)
RBI: 2 (two times, last vs. UTEP 4/20/08)
Stolen Bases: 1 (four times, last vs. Liberty 2/29/08)
Academic major is physical education ... Parents are Peter and Angela Pekrul ... Has three younger siblings (Amber, Alexis, Pete Jr.).