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18U RI Thunder Gold - Lotti - Ranked 34th Nationally!!!

Our own 18U RI Thunder Gold - Lotti -  has been ranked 34th in the nation according to US Club Rankings!  This is a major accomplishment for our 18U Gold team!  No other team in New England broke into the top 100!  Commitment + Dedication + Teamwork = Success!!!!!






FEATURING MIKE WHITE  - Head Coach - University of Oregon!!!!

January 10th 2015 - Sign Up ASAP!!!  Info Attached Below

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The 18U Rhode Island Thunder Gold is the premier fastpitch travel organization in the Northeast.  In addition to hosting our own tournaments, we travel to compete in the best showcase tournaments across the country.  As an organization, we prepare our players to perform and exceed at the collegiate level athletically and academically.


2014-2015 RI Thunder Gold College Showcase Tryouts!

We invite all players and families to attend our practices at the Plainville Athletic League (PAL Complex) on George St/Everett Skinner Road in Plainville, MA.   

The RI Thunder Gold has created an additional Showcase team under manager Kevin Clapp.  This will be a competitive regional showcase team and will play 5 fall and 7 summer top level showcase tournaments.  Kevin has openings for position players and pitchers.  If you are interested, please contact Coach Kevin Clapp at

2014-2015 RI Thunder Gold Youth Private Tryouts!

Although our open tryouts are completed, we invite all players and parents to schedule a private tryout or attend an open practice with a team.  Thunder practices are open to players looking for the right fit or if you are just interested in seeing what the RI Thunder Gold is all about.  We have youth opportunities at 10U, 12U, & 14U.  

12U Macgowan: 1 Opening to complete our roster.  All positions considered.  Please contact coach Brett if interested. Email:

12U Levesque: 1 Opening to complete our roster.  All positions considered.  Please contact coach Brian if interested. Email: Brian McDonough <>

14U Hopkins: Openings for positional players and pitchers.  

12U Russ: Openings for 2 players including a catcher to complete our roster

10U: Looking for 3 players (all positions) to complete our roster


If you have any questions regarding our 10U-16U teams or private tryouts, please contact Ed Lincoln (401) 529-8975 email:  You can also use the "contact us" link in the menu to set up a private tryout or attend a Thunder Gold practice.

RI Thunder Gold is proud to announce their Winter Exposure Camp on January 10th, 2015 at New England's premier indoor facility Wide World of Indoor Sports ( in Kingston, RI. 

As this is an indoor facility, we cannot guarantee acceptance to either the camp or the all-star games due to limited space! 


Dave Lotti's 2014 RI Thunder Gold Ranked 20th in the Nation!!!!!  

2014 RI Thunder Gold - Lotti Show

Dave Lotti's RI Thunder Gold team ranked 20th in the nation by Gold Fastpitch!  A remarkable accomplishment by a college showcase program in the Northeast.  The teams in this top 20 list provide college programs the top prospects to compete and succeed.  GREAT JOB GIRLS COMPETING WITH THE BEST IN THE NATION!!!!!!


  1. OC Batbusters-Haning
  2. Corona Angels-Tyson
  3. Originals, MO
  4. Beverly Bandits-Conroy
  5. So Cal Athletics
  6. EC Bullets-Schnute
  7. Sorcerer Gold
  8. Firecrackers-Rico
  9. So Cal Choppers
  10. Wagner’s Gold-Dunn
  11. Cal Explosion
  12. Team North Florida
  13. Carolina Elite Gold
  14. Lady Lightning Gold Team Miken
  15. Texas Firecrackers Gold-May
  16. Birmingham Thunderbolts
  17. Lady Magic
  18. Washington Ladyhawks-Miller
  19. Grapettes Gold
  20. Rhode Island Thunder Gold


18U RI Thunder Gold (Lotti)

Competes at the Premier Girls Softball National Championships!

Dave Lotti's - RI Thunder Gold team competed at the best pre-collegiate fastpitch softball tournament in the country!  The team traveled to Huntington Beach, California and competed with the best teams in the country.  The field included over 100 of the best college showcase teams and programs.  Included is a link for results!  

RI Thunder College Player Spotlight


  Hannah Anderson

Hannah Anderson



East Greenwich, R.I.

High School:
East Greenwich




Before St. John's: Played four years of varsity softball ... freshman and sophomore years were at Lincoln School ... junior and senior year at East Greenwich ... named captain her senior season ... finished her junior season with a .474 average and a 16-5 record ... hit .549 as a senior to earn the school's Outstanding Senior Athlete award after leading her team to a 21-2 record and the Division II Softball State Championship title ... played for the R.I. Thunder Gold Lotti (2012-14) where she led her team to a 20th-place finish at the PGF Nationals ... also played four years of varsity basketball and two years of varsity lacrosse ... served as basketball captain her senior year. 

Personal: Hannah Caroline Anderson ... daughter of Peter and Betsey Anderson ... has one sister, Mollie, and two brothers, Pete and Owen ... enjoys reading, running and surfing ... used to have chickens, ducks, a pony, two miniature ponies, a sheep and rabbits ... hopes to graduate with the highest degree possible in kinesiology and become either a personal trainer or sports trainer ... started playing softball at the age of eight. 

Anderson Up Close... 
Favorite Ballpark: Fenway Park (Boston, Mass.) 
Favorite Softball Player: Caitlin Lowe & Natasha Watley 
Favorite Food: Green bean casserole, quiche 
Most Influential Person In Your Athletic Career: My parents. They supported me throughout my whole life especially my athletic career. They helped me to become the person I am today and pushed me to be the best I can be in all aspects of my life. 
Best Piece of Softball Advice:"Respect all, fear none." - Dave Lotti (R.I. Thunder)