18 Joy DePaolis
Joy DePaolis


Alquippa, Pa.

High School:



2 VL

Miscellaneous: Hard-working player who rounds out Army's talented senior class ...versatile athlete who heads into final season filling valuable role as utility outfielder ... ability to back up every position provides Army with a lot of flexibility ... possesses excellent speed and good base-running skills as team's top returning pinch runner ... also utilized as a pinch hitter ... tireless work ethic as team's inspirational leader on and off the field ... two-year letterwinner.

2004: Appeared in 38 of 49 games, mainly as a pinch hitter and pinch runner ... scored season-best 11 runs ... drove in a run with lone hit of year in non-league nightcap sweep of Manhattan ... came in as pinch hitter in the bottom of the sixth with two outs and runners on the corners ... RBI single to left field knocked in Jamie Gjurgevich to close out the scoring in 5-3 victory ... scored five straight runs in Patriot League games versus Colgate and Bucknell ... first of three runs to score in the top of the fourth as Army rallied to overcome a 4-1 deficit in the opening game of the Colgate series ... scored final run in last two games in closing out four-game sweep of the defending conference champions ... following weekend scored run in doubleheader split in series opener against Bucknell ... scored six times in league contests.

2003: Appeared in 25 games with starts in four ... earned starting nod in left field in home opener against Fordham ... also drew starts against Marist, Holy Cross and Bucknell ... lone hit of season, a single to left field, delivered the second of three runs in the bottom of the seventh as Army's rally fell short in 8-6 loss to Cornell ... scored a career-high seven runs ... one of three runs delivered in bottom of the seventh as Army rallied to hand top-seed Lehigh a 3-1 elimination loss at the Patriot League Tournament ... scored as pinch runner in 4-3 heartbreaker to nationally-ranked Hofstra ... crossed the plate three times in regular-season league play.

2002: Appeared in 12 games, mostly in a pinch runner role ... also saw relief duty at shortstop ... involved in 11 putouts ... drew a bases-loaded RBI walk in Army's 10-1 win over Delaware ... scored first career run in 19-0 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore ... collected lone hit in Patriot League series opener with Holy Cross ... drew first collegiate duty opposite Manhattan playing shortstop in final inning of second game of doubleheader ... involved in a putout and assist ..season-high two assists recorded in Patriot League opener versus Bucknell.

High School: Three-sport athlete at Hopewell Senior High ... earned four varsity letters in softball ... served as team captain senior year ... all-section honorable mention at shortstop as a sophomore ... named to the Roaring Twenties squad for Beaver County as a shortstop junior year and second base final season ... also starred in soccer and basketball, serving as team captain in both ... named all-section as a midfielder in soccer senior year.

Personal: Given name is Joy Lynn DePaolis ... born Dec. 4, 1982 ... parents' names are Judy and Joseph DePaolis ... majoring in Law.

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