Kim (Smith) Rondeau
Grad Year: 1988
Year Inducted: 2006
Kim (Smith) Rondeau was an All-American and All-New England shortstop during her Rhode Island College softball career.
At the time of her graduation, this Oakland, Rhode Island native was RIC’s career leader in hits, runs, home runs and total bases, as well as ranking in the top three in many other statistical categories. Starring on the field for the Anchorwomen from 1983-85, Rondeau earned Second Team All-American honors, the first RIC softball player ever to receive that honor, after leading the squad with a .466 batting average to go along with a team-best 33 runs scored and 19 RBI.
She played in 68 career games, batting .374 (86-for-230) with 77 runs scored, 86 hits, two doubles, nine triples, six home runs, 41 RBI and 31 stolen bases. Rondeau is second in career home runs, third in batting average, tied for third in runs, tied for fifth in triples and 16th in hits in Rhode Island College Softball history.
She was named to Rhode Island College’s All-75th Anniversary Softball Team in 2005.
Rondeau earned a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College in 1988. She is currently a system’s analyst with Teknor Apex Co., in Pawtucket.
She resides in Oakland, Rhode Island with her husband Marc and their daughter Faith.