Softball - Varsity Girls
About the Program:
Thayer Softball is one of 11 teams that compete in the Independent School League (ISL) and is part of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). Our comprehensive schedule starts in March and runs through May each spring, and our home games and practices take place on our main softball field on campus. Head Coach Laura McDonough, who played collegiately at Bentley University, has been at the helm since 2016. For any further information, please email Coach McDonough at email@example.com. Go Tigers!
|2||Sophie Butner (captain)||Outfield||2021||Hingham, MA|
|3||Michelle Le||Outfield||2024||Boston, MA|
|4||Riley Joyce||Outfield||2023||South Boston, MA|
|6||Katie Holmes||Outfield||2024||Hingham, MA|
|8||Hannah Gondelman||Pitcher||2024||Milton, MA|
|9||Amanda Fogel||Outfield||2023||North Easton, MA|
|14||Bella Bodio (captain)||Second Base||2021||Ashland, MA|
|15||Alena Mulhern||Shortstop||2023||Kingston, MA|
|16||Jordana Hersh||First Base||2022||Canton, MA|
|18||Sophie Garber||Catcher||2022||Wellesley, MA|
|22||Hannah Sullivan||Outfield||2024||Boston, MA|
|40||Bella Marinilli||Third Base||2024||Braintree, MA|
Laura McDonoughHead Coach
Coach McDonough comes to Thayer as a Braintree resident and a 2009 Braintree High School alum. While a student at Braintree High School, Coach McDonough captained the Varsity Soccer, Basketball and Softball teams. She was a member of the 2006 MIAA Division 1 State Champion Soccer team, as well as the 2008 and 2009 MIAA Division 1 South Champion Softball teams.
Coach McDonough attended Bentley University, where she majored in Information Design and Corporate Communication with a minor in Psychology, graduating Cum Laude. She was a two time captain of the Women’s Softball Team and was an NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete. After two shoulder surgeries her sophomore season, she played a fifth year for the Bentley University Falcons and received her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Marketing.
McDonough currently works at Dunkin’ Brands, The World Headquarters of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins, as a Supervisor in the Communications Department.
Laura KaplanAssistant Coach
Carmen BottariAssistant Coach