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Bella D’Errico

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Bella D'Errico

career honors

2014 NFCA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
FSU STUDENT-ATHLETE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

Junior Season (2016)

Experienced pinch runner and made impacts off the bench for the Seminoles in 2016…appeared in 23 games and scored nine runs for the Seminoles, including two in ACC play and a run in a 4-3 win on the road at Auburn on April 20…Pinch ran and scored in games against LIU Brooklyn and FIU in the Juiceblendz Softball Invitational (Feb. 12-14)…came in as a pinch runner and scored against Minnesota in a 2-0 win on Feb. 21…came in as a pinch runner and scored against CSUN in win on Mar. 6…came in as a pinch runner and scored against Cal State Fullerton in win on Mar. 8…came in as a pinch runner and scored against Cal Poly in win on Mar. 12…pinch ran and stole a base at Boston College on April 16.

Sophomore Season (2015)

Excellent pinch runner with impressive instincts while on the base paths…played in 31 games (30 as a pinch runner) and scored 15 runs and finished with five stolen bases…played in her first game of the season on March 6 against Bethune-Cookman and scored a run…scored a run against Troy on March 18…pinch ran and scored in game one and game three of the road series at No. 25 Virginia Tech…scored a run against No. 9 Auburn on March 25…pinch ran and scored in each appearance at NC State on April 3 and 4…scored a run in each of the last two games of the Virginia series on April 18-19…pinch ran and scored the winning run in a 2-1, eight-inning victory at Georgia Tech on April 25 – she reached second on a wild pitch, stole third with two outs and scored on an infield single by Lauren Harris…entered the game to play left field and had her first career at bat on May 3 at North Florida…pinch ran and scored against both Boston College and NC State at the ACC Championships (May 7-9)…stole a base against Dartmouth and No. 13 UCF in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on May 15 and 17…scored a run at No. 8 Tennessee on May 22 in game two of the NCAA Knoxville Super Regional on May 22.

Freshman Season (2014)

Played in 45 games as a pinch runner and scored 11 runs during her freshman season…scored a run as a pinch runner in FSU’s 5-0 victory vs. North Dakota State on February 16…stole her first collegiate base versus Houston in the Easton Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on February 28…scored as a pinch runner in FSU’s 5-1 win at No. 11 Alabama on March 2…ran for Kelly Hensley and scored in FSU’s 14-6 win over Maryland (4/5)…recorded a stolen base against Syracuse on April 20…came on to pinch run for Celeste Gomez and scored against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament semifinal on May 9…pinch-ran and scored on a home run by Celeste Gomez versus Michigan in game two of the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional on May 23.

High School

A four-year starter at Ponte Vedra High School…named to the 5A Miracle Sports Softball First-Team All-State player as a senior…garnered first team all-first coast, first team all-St. Johns County and team co-offensive player of the year honors in her senior year…named to the all-first coast team and all-county team her sophomore and freshman years…garnered her high school’s team co-offensive player of the year and Big Bat Award (junior, sophomore and freshman years) and the team hustle and roadrunner awards…had a career batting average of .450…batted .486 in her senior season…played club ball for the nationally-ranked Florida Storm Gold under Jerry Shepherd…a member of the National Honor Society, mission trip club, ambassador marketing club academy, JT Townsend Foundation and Mackenzie Wilson Foundation…was also a vacation bible school counselor and softball camp volunteer…played basketball, volleyball and soccer in addition to softball during high school.

Personal

Born on May 5, 1995…majoring in Media and Communication…daughter of Michael and Mary D’Errico…has one sister, three brothers and four dogs…enjoys playing at Florida because there is nothing like playing a top team in a packed stadium…favorite movie is ‘Hunger Games’…favorite magazine is People…loves listening to Florida Georgia Line…enjoys her advertising class…cannot live without coffee, the beach and her family…enjoys watching Criminal Minds…favorite home-cooked meal is BBQ chicken…loves serving the community, especially when the team visits patients at the hospital…fruit, yogurt and granola are her choices for a healthy snack…squats, lunges and pushups are the top exercises she believes that kids can do at home…recommends kids eat bananas before a big game and that they do something active every day…believes that it is important to stay in school not only to have a successful life, but also to become the best version of you and reach your full potential…has learned the importance of hard work, physically and mentally, through playing sports…says that her proudest moment was becoming a Nole.