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7 Kristen Turner
AS A SENIOR (2017):
  • All-MAAC First Team selection.
  • All-MAAC Academic Team selection.
  • Named the 2017 Joseph E. O'Connell award winner.
  • Named MAAC Player of the Week once on March 8.
  • Finished her career ranked No. 1 all-time in five different categories: hits (208), doubles (42), home runs (44), slugging percentage (.648), and runs batted in (159).
  • Additionally, finished her career ranking top-10 in games (189), at-bats (593), runs (110), and walks (57).
  • Tied the Iona softball program hit record in her final collegiate at-bat against UNCW (May 17) with her 208th career hit.  It was also her first and lone career triple.
  • Set the program record for doubles on Apr. 26 against Rider with her 40th career double.  Finished her career with 42 two-baggers. slugging percentage (.648), and runs batted in (159).
  • Finished with 167 at-bats, tied for eighth most all-time in a single season.
  • Her 57 hits ranks tied for sixth all-time in a single season and her 15 doubles ranks second all-time for a single season.  10 home runs are seventh-most in a single season.  Her 43 RBI ranks is second-most all-time in a single season.
  • Led the team in batting average (.341), slugging percentage (.623), hits (57), runs batted in (43) doubles (15), home runs (10), total bases (104) and sacrifice flies (4).
  • Scored a season-high four runs vs. Wagner (Mar. 5) and drive in a season-high six RBI at Saint Peter's (Apr. 30).
  • Twice hit two home runs at Fordham (Apr. 11), and at Saint Peter's (Apr. 30); both game she touched a season-high eight total bases.

AS A JUNIOR (2016):
  • All-MAAC First Team selection.
  • All-MAAC Academic Team selection.
  • Appeared in 46 games, starting in all of them.
  • Finished the season with a .369 batting average, seventh highest for a single season in program history.
  • Hit 11 home runs, including two in a single game against Rider (April 10)
  • Became Iona's All-Time Home Run Leader against Siena (May 3), hitting her 34th career round-tripper.
  • Became the All-Time Runs Batted In Leader against Canisius (April 17); ended the season with 116 career RBI.
  • Recorded 15 multi-hit games.
  • Had two separate six-game hitting streaks.
  • Went 3-4 with two RBI against Dartmouth (March 19).
  • Went 3-4 versus Rider (April 10), collecting two runs and five runs batted in
  • Went 4-7 with one RBI and five runs scored in a pair of games against Saint Peter's (April 27)
  • Went 4-6 with two HR, four hits, five RBI and four runs scored in a pair of games against Siena (May 3).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015):
  • All MAAC First Team selection.
  • Appeared in 44 games, starting 43.
  • Earned a batting average of .360 on the season.
  • Tallied 12 home runs, 49 hits, and 32 runs batted in.
  • Went 3-3 with two runs scored, and a run batted in vs. Rider (Apr. 4).
  • Went 4-5 with four runs scored, five runs batted in, a double, and three home runs against Saint Peter's (Apr. 12).
  • Went 2-4 with a scored run vs. Rutgers (Apr. 29).
  • Went 3-4 with four runs batted in, a double, and a home run against Siena (May 3). 
  • Went 3-4 with two runs scored, four runs batted in, a double, and a home run vs. Manhattan (May 6).
  • Went 2-3 with a run scored, a run batted in, and a home run against Fairfield (May 7).
  • Recorded 16 multi-hit games.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014):
  • ECAC Division I Softball All-Star Second Team selection.
  • 2014 MAAC Rookie of the Year.
  • First Team All-MAAC.
  • MAAC Player of the Week (Feb. 25).
  • Three-time MAAC Rookie of the Week.
  • Appeared in and started all 48 games for the Gaels.
  • Batted .336 with 50 hits, 11 doubles, while leading the team in both home runs (11) and runs batted in (52).
  • Went 4-5 with a double, three runs batted in, and two runs scored vs. UMBC (Feb. 21).
  • Went 1-3 with a home run, four runs batted in and two runs scored vs Drexel (Mar. 8).
  • Went 1-2 with a home run, two runs batted in, and a run scored vs. Florida A&M (Mar. 14).
  • Went 2-3 with a home run, four runs batted in, and a run scored vs. Green Bay (Mar 19).
  • Went 2-3 with a home run, a double, four runs batted in, and two runs scored vs. Stony Brook (Mar. 26).
  • Went 3-4 with a run batted in and a run scored vs. St. Johns (Mar. 27).
  • Went 3-4 with a home run, a double, four runs batted in, and two runs scored vs. St. Peter's (Apr. 1).
  • Went 2-3 with two runs scored and two runs batted in at Canisius (Apr. 6).
  • Went 1-2 with a home run, four runs batted in, and two runs scored vs. Monmouth (Apr. 12).
  • Went 3-4 with a double, two runs batted in, and two runs scored at Quinnipiac (Apr 13).
  • Went 1-3 with a double and a run scored vs. Siena (Apr. 26).
  • Went 1-2 with two runs batted in vs. Rider (May 4).
BEFORE IONA:
  • Named to New Jersey All-State Team by the Newark Star-Ledger.
  • Three-time All Olympic Conference First Team Selection.
  • Three-time All Gloucester County Team Selection.
  • Two-time All Courier Post South Jersey Team Selection.
  • Philadelphia Inquirer All South Jersey Team selection as a senior.
  • All-Group Four First Team Selection as a senior.
GAME-BY-GAME:

2014 2015 | 2016 | 2017

Position: Infielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Turnersville, NJ
High School: Washington Township
Major: Speech Pathology
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