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9 Paulina Gutkin

Career: Two-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... played in 120 games, including 83 starts ... hit .271 (65-240) with six doubles, four triples, one home run, 36 RBIs, 16 walks, and 46 runs scored ... stole 24 bases on 33 attempts.

2018 (Senior): Played in 45 games, including 40 starts ... hit .243 (27-111) with two doubles, three triples, one home run, and 19 RBIs ... added nine walks, 17 runs scored, and nine stolen bases on 11 attempts ... hit .273 (9-33) with seven RBIs while playing in 15 league games ... had six multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games on the season ... hit her first career home run in a loss to Austin Peay ... went 3-for-3 with a double in a loss at Mercer ... in two wins over St. John's, she combined to go 3-for-6 with a triple, four RBIs, and four runs scored.

2017 (Junior): Started 42 of the 43 games she played. all in the outfield ... hit .291 (37-127) with four doubles and one triple, finished with 15 runs, 17 RBIs, and seven walks ... was 10-of-16 on stolen-base attempts ... had 10 multi-hit games ... went 2-for-4 with a double and four RBIs in an 8-2 win at Gardner-Webb ... scored the go-ahead run in the top of the sixth inning in a 2-1 win over Niagara ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2016 (Sophomore): Played in 26 games primarily as a pinch-runner and started one game in the outfield ... scored 10 runs and stole five bases on six attempts ... scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 1-0 win over Army West Point.

2015 (Freshman):  Didn't record a decision while posting an ERA of 4.85 in four appearances ... struck out three batters in 4.1 innings of work ... scored four runs as a pinch-runner ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School/Personal: Born Feb. 4, 1996 in Nanjing, China ... daughter of Ben Gutkin and Marcy Goldman ... earned four letters in softball and one in swimming at Tappan Zee High School ... a three-time All-State selection in New York ... named First Team All-State, MSG Varsity Player of the Year, and the Hudson Valley Player of the Year following her junior season ... a four-time All-County selection and a three-time All-Section honoree ... three-year team captain ... guided team to two conference titles ... during the 2013 season, Tappan Zee advanced to the New York State semifinals during a season that included regional, sectional and conference championships ... went 38-7 over final two seasons, posting a 1.04 ERA as a junior and a 1.22 ERA as a senior ... tallied 408 strikeouts in 307 innings over final two seasons ... batted .500 with five home runs and 21 RBIs her senior season ... played club softball with Jersey Fusion, Jersey Intensity and Jersey Breakers ... has one sibling, Shaun.

Major: Biology

Position: Outfield
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tappan, N.Y.
High School: Tappan Zee
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