Kristyn T. Alexander ’09 was an outstanding catcher on Rhode Island College’s softball team from 2004-07. During her tenure, the Anchorwomen won three Little East Conference Regular Season Championships and two LEC Tournament titles. RIC won the NCAA N.E. Regional and qualified for the NCAA National Championship Round during her senior year in 2007.
The East Wareham, Mass. native closed out her RIC career having played in 169 games, starting 161 of them. She batted .327 with 46 runs scored, 163 hits, 27 doubles, four home runs, 91 RBI and five stolen bases. She owned a .406 career slugging percentage, a .418 on-base percentage and a .989 fielding percentage. At the conclusion of her career, Alexander was Rhode Island College’s all-time leader in career at-bats (498), RBI and hit by pitch (11), was second in hits and total bases (202), tied for third in sacrifice flies (4), fourth in doubles, walks (38) and putouts (656), tied for fourth in home runs, seventh in batting and 10th in slugging percentage.
As a senior in 2007, Alexander was named First Team All-Little East and to the NCAA N.E. Regional’s All-Tournament Team as an at-large selection. She played in 46 games, starting 43 of them. She batted .364 with 15 runs scored, 48 hits, seven doubles, three home runs and 30 RBI. She owned a .485 slugging percentage, a .437 on-base percentage and a .990 fielding percentage.
As a junior in 2006, she was named Third Team All-New England At-Large and Second Team All-Little East Conference. Alexander played in 44 games, starting all of them. She batted .326 (43-for-132) with 14 runs, 43 hits, 10 doubles and a team-high 28 RBI. She owned a .402 slugging percentage, a .396 on-base percentage and a .995 fielding percentage.
As a sophomore in 2005, Alexander was named Second Team All-Little East Conference as a catcher. Alexander played in 42 games, starting 37 of them. She batted .270 with 31 hits, five doubles, one home run, five runs scored, 13 RBI and five walks. She owned a .339 slugging percentage, a .311 on-base percentage and a .988 fielding percentage.
Kristyn T. Alexander
Grad Year: 2009
Year Inducted: 2013
As a freshman in 2004, she was named the Little East Conference’s Rookie of the Year and also earned First Team All-Little East honors as a designated player. Alexander played in 37 games, starting all of them. She batted .345 with 41 hits, five doubles and 20 RBI. Alexander also had eight walks, 12 runs scored, a .387 slugging percentage, a .380 on-base percentage and a .962 fielding percentage.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Rhode Island College in 2009.
Alexander resides in Wareham and is currently an elementary physical education and adapted physical education teacher for the Bourne Public School system. She is also a girls’ varsity high school hockey coach for Bourne-Mashpee-Wareham (BMW).