Team Details

Softball - Varsity Girls


2018 Team Store:

2017 Award Winners:

Co-MVPs: Elizabeth Tangney and Nicole Barrett.

Coaches: Molly Greenough.

All-League: Jazmin Diaz

Honorable Mention: Nicole Barrett



# Name Position Class Hometown
2 Nicole Barrett (captain) 2nd 2017 Abington, MA
10 Jazmin Diaz SS 2018 Dorchester Center, MA
8 Madeleine Farrell 1st/IF 2020 Quincy, MA
12 Manqing Feng IF/OF 2019 Braintree, MA
22 Toni Geisel 3rd 2019 South Boston, MA
40 Molly Greenough (captain) IF/OF 2017 Abington, MA
9 Jenna Hersh C 2019 Canton, MA
4 Anna Howley IF/OF 2018 Braintree, MA
13 Bayden Ibrahim 1st/3rd 2019 Randolph, MA
7 Karina Kilburn LF/IF 2020 West Roxbury, MA
11 Cassandra Olsen P/3rd 2019 Raynham, MA
5 Nadia Pena Cruz IF/OF 2020 Pembroke, MA
3 Persia Pena Cruz IF/OF 2020 Pembroke, MA
1 Samantha Rando C/UTIL 2018 Holbrook, MA
6 Tessa Schneider CF 2018 Weymouth, MA
19 Elizabeth Tangney (captain) P 2017 Milton, MA

Coach Info

  • Laura McDonough
    Head 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.

  • Allison Garnsey
    Assistant Coach
    Allison comes to us from sunny Boca Raton, FL where she attended her undergraduate studies at Florida Atlantic University and would frequently squeeze in some light scuba diving between classes. After she completed her Masters in Chemistry at the University of Florida, she traded in her scuba octos for the enchanting gates of Thayer Academy. She is going into her 5th year at Thayer and has taught all grades, from Integrated Science (Honors and Regular) to Quantitative Chemistry, and the senior level Advanced Topics in Physics. She enjoys coaching girls' softball, and advises Thayer's GSA - Club Spectrum.
  • Laura Kaplan
    Assistant Coach
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