Official Home of the Rhode Island Thunder Gold

Congrats to the 18U Rhode Island Thunder Gold - Lotti

The 2016 Pennsbury Invitational Showcase Champions!!!!!

9th Place at IDT Boulder!!!!

15th at the Demarini Invitational!!! (full results on team Lotti page)

2016 

Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year

Kiara Oliver


North Kingstown and Rhode Island Thunder Gold junior pitcher Kiara Oliver has been named the Gatorade Rhode Island softball player of the year!!!!

Oliver led the Skippers to an undefeated state title!!! 

The right-hander finished 22-0 this season with a sub 0.20 ERA. The 5-foot-5 UMass commit allowed only 30 hits while striking out 230+ in 120+ innings. 

At the plate, Oliver had a .458 average with a pair of home runs, a .661 slugging percentage and 20 RBI. 

2016-2017 RI Thunder Gold College Showcase Team Tryouts Announced!!!

Tryouts will be held on Tuesday & Sunday in August!!!

For questions, please contact Dave Lotti (401) 374-4934 or email: boo2kay@aol.com


Date
Day
Time
Location
August 2nd
Tuesday 
6-10pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 7th
Sunday
4-8pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 9th
Tuesday 
6-10pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 14th
Sunday
4-8pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 16th
Tuesday 
6-10pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 21st
Sunday
4-8pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 23rd
Tuesday 
6-10pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 28th
Sunday
4-8pm
Plainville Athletic Complex
August 30th
Tuesday 
6-10pm
Plainville Athletic Complex


Plainville Athletic Complex (PAL) is located on Everett Skinner Road, Plainville, MA

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2016-2017 Rhode Island Thunder Gold Youth Tryouts


We are pleased to announce the tryout dates for the youth program.  If you have any questions regarding tryouts, or you are interested in coaching at the youth level, contact Ed Lincoln at 401-529-8975 or rithundergolded@verizon.net

All youth tryouts will be held at:


Wide World of Indoor Sports (North) 621 Pound Hill Road, North Smithfield RI 02896


8/6/16: 9am-12pm fields #3 & #4 (10U & 12U 9am-10:30am, 14U & 16U 10:30am-12pm)

8/10/16: 6pm-9pm on fields #1 & #2 (10U & 12U 6pm-7:30pm, 14U & 16U 7:30pm-9pm)

8/13/16: 9am-12pm in the Dome (10U & 12U 9am-10:30am, 14U & 16U 10:30am-12pm)

8/17/16: 6pm-9pm on fields #1 & #2 (10U & 12U 6pm-7:30pm, 14U & 16U 7:30pm-9pm)

8/20/16: 9am-12pm on fields #1 & #2 (10U & 12U 9am-10:30am, 14U & 16U 10:30am-12pm)

8/27/16: 9am-12pm on fields #1 & #2 (10U & 12U 9am-10:30am, 14U & 16U 10:30am-12pm)


Included are some of our 2015-2016 Youth Results!!  (as of 6/21)

Join us in 2016-2017!!!


12U RI Thunder Gold!!!

Minnie Mouse Classic Westerly  RI - Champions!!!    
Fall Bash Southington CT - Champions!!!  
Halloween Bash Plainville MA - Champions!!!  
14U Wide World of Sports Indoor Winter League - Champions!!!  
12U Adirondack Winter Tourney  -- Runner Up!     
14U Adirondack Winter Tourney  -- Runner Up!     
Fast Pitch Nation Spring Classic CT - Champions!!!  
The Gold Rush Chester NY - Runner Up!
Memorial Day Classic Plainville MA - Champions!!!  
Hurricane on the Hill  Meriden CT - Champions!!!  
Lightning Strikes Southington CT - Champions!!!
14U RI Thunder Gold!!!

Keystone Invitational, Hersey, PA - Champs!!!

RI Extreme May fly - Pony - RI - Champions!!! 

Pony Shock to System Meriden, CT - Champions!!!

CT River Rumble - USSSA - CT - Champions!!!

16U Wide World of Sports Indoor Winter League - Champions!!!  


Columbus Day Clash- Plainville, MA - Runner Up!


Halloween Bash Plainville, MA - Runner Up!

Wide World of Sports Indoor Winter League - Runner Up!!!   

ASA Mass Open Woburn, MA - Runner Up

\Memorial Day Classic - Runner Up!

High Five ASA National Qual Warwick, RI - Runner Up!

USSSA CT State Championship - Runner Up!

Pony Dynamite Clissic - Runner Up!

ASA Independence Day Bash - Runner Up!






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Dobbins Softball Consulting and Development Presents:

New England Collegiate Instructional and Exposure Clinic

August 27-28, 2016

Saturday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Lunch break noon-1:00)

Sunday 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 

Winslow Park

300 Airport Rd.

Warwick, RI 02886

For players ages 12-18 years old

Cost: $165.00 per participant (Enrollment will be limited)

www.dobbinssoftballcd.com

Instructors/College Coaches Confirmed to attend:

Jimmy Kolaitis, University of Oregon

Bill Vasko, University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Megan Brown, Boston College

Elise Fortier, Hofstra University

Becca Carden, Boston University

Mary Holt, University of Rhode Island

Shayne Lotito, Bryant University

Janelle Iaquinto, Marist College

Melissa Inouye, Iona College

(More instructors/coaches will be added as clinic fills to the cap number)

Clinic will feature instruction from the above mentioned staff in the areas of offense, defense, pitching and catching. Sessions will feature a skill evaluation/practice/drill sessions followed by a live controlled-scrimmages coached and instructed by the collegiate staff. Certified umpires will be used for the controlled scrimmage event. There will also be a general question and answer for players, parents, and coaches attending the event. 

Pre-registration for this event is REQUIRED. Enrollment will be limited. To register go to http://www.dobbinssoftballcd.com/new-england-collegiate-instructional-clinic.cfm then follow the instruction for enrollment and payment. Once registration is complete you will receive a confirmation of enrollment. For more information contact Lee Dobbins at (423) 552-0490 or email at dobbinsfp@hotmail.com

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14U Levesque wins another title in Maryland at the Keystone Invitational!!!

Great Job Ladies!!! 

BIG East!!!  St John's Red Storm!!!!

Congratulations to RI Thunder Gold player Caitlyn Mattera and her family for her recent signing of a National Letter of Intent to play college softball for St John's University!


Rhode Thunder Gold (Lotti) Current College Commitments!
Class of 2019    
Vanessa OatleyMegan Gorman  
      
Class of 2018    
MacKenzie BeyerEmily Piersgustavo  
      
Class of 2017    
Mary Haff Julia DaCostaGabby Conca
      
Class of 2016    
Christa WagnerThais GonzalezAdrian Smith 
Ashley HessionKaitlin MatteraPeyton Silvermann
Guiliana Hathaway    

 

Rhode Thunder Gold (Wilson) Current College Commitments!

2018

Hannah Davis 
Verbal to Quinnipiac University
2017

Kiara Oliver 
Verbal to University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Hope Lincoln 
Verbal to University of Bridgeport

Alexis Sangermano 
Verbal to Quinnipiac University

2016

Lexi Rodi
Verbal to University of Bridgeport

Emily Cronin
 Verbal to Central Connecticut State University

Morgan Perry 
Verbal to St. Anselm College

Cora Geunes 
Verbal to Cornell University

Annie Mitchell 
Verbal to Babson College

Hollis Wivell 
Verbal to University of Connecticut   

Emily Turney 
Committed to Adelphi University   


Rhode Thunder Showcase (O'Connell) Current College Commitments!


2017
Sky OConnell
 Verbal Commitment to WPI

2016

Anastashia Pennacchia
 Verbal Commitment to University of Albany
Logan Filo-Loos
 Committed to Southern New Hampshire University
Kyla Johnson
 Verbal Commitment to Framingham State University
Meryl Adams
 Verbal Commitment to Saint Lawrence University
Leila Camplese
 Committed Commitment to WPI
Caroline D'Aprile
 Verbal Commitment to Plymouth State


Thunder Players Building Tradition!


2015


Ashley Guillette - University of Florida


Tori Dubois (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - Penn State


Adriana Toro - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - Coastal Carolina


Sara Dawson (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - Pitt


Leah Perez (Thunder Gold - Wilson) – Babson College 

 

Taylor LeBrun (Thunder Gold - Wilson) – Simmons College


Kaleigh Goulart (Thunder Gold - Wilson) – Bryant University-RI


Taylor Lyman (Thunder Gold - Wilson) – Indiana University-Perdue University Fort Wayne   


Jillian Stockley   (Thunder Gold - Wilson) – University of Connecticut  

Leiandra Wilson  (Thunder Gold - Wilson) - Saint Anselm College


 2014

Theresa Kane - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - Georgetown


Madi Shaw - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) Fordham University


Sydney Matzko - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - University of North Carolina 


Brittney McNulla - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - University of Virginia


Gianna Hathaway - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - UMASS Amherst


Hannah Anderson - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - St John's


Kristen Niland - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - U of Maine


Christine Ramirez - (Thunder Gold - Lotti) - Providence College


Stephanie Martin - (Thunder Gold - Wilson) -Southern New Hampshire U


Alycia Marsello - (Thunder Gold - Wilson) - Georgian Court University


Brittany Perdigao - (Thunder Gold - Wilson) - Southern New Hampshire U

   

Marissa Colby - (Thunder Gold - Wilson) - University of New Haven-CT 


 Alyssa Williamson (Thunder Gold - Wilson) - Drexel University-PA   

 

2013

Ashley Hessler (Thunder Gold - Wilson) 

University of Bridgeport-CT


Hannah Glowacki (Thunder Gold - Wilson)

Post University-CT 


Kate Dawson (Thunder Gold - Wilson)

Post University-CT


Kara Prevost (Thunder Gold - Wilson)

Post University-CT  


Kayla Maloney - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Lindsey Meyer - UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Shannon Smith - UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKEY

Nicole Lundstrom - SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

Ali Page - BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Kara Prevost - POST UNIVERSITY

Kate Dawson - POST UNIVERSITY

Hannah Glowacki - POST UNIVERSITY

Natalie Burchat - SMITH UNIVERSITY

 

2012


Hannah Dionne (Thunder Gold - Wilson)

Saint Joseph’s University-PA

Patty Borges - Stony Brook University

Olivia Godin - University of Massachussetts at Amherst

Meghan Rico - George Washington University

Briana Chiusano

 

2011

Lauren Duggan - University of Connecticut

Emily Felbum - Coston University

Nikki Silva - Bucknell

 

2010

Maggie Quealy - University of Massachussetts at Amherst

Alyssa Zahka - Marist College

Elise Fortier - Fordham University

Tori Rocha - Hofstra University

 

2009

Jayme Mask - Boston University

Kiki Saveriano - University of Connecticut

Emily Wilcox - University of Delaware

Kristen Mitchell - Lehigh University

Amy Leal - Caldwell College

 

2008

Erin Wade - Hofstra University

Amy Vaughan - University of Connecticut

Michelle Hollebeke - Colgate University

Magan Lamoureux - Marist College

Kyllie Magill - University of Massachussetts at Amherst

Danielle Lotti - Dominican College

Kelly Ryan - Caldwell College

 

2007

Christina Pinkus - Wagner College

Jocelyn Abaray - University of Vermont

Lindsay Rice - Brown University

Tierney Marceau - Post University

 

2006

Tricia Sullivan - University of Connecticut

Samantha Shawn - University of Delaware

Stephanie George - University of Maine

Kate Revens - Providence College

Ann Kyzer - University of Hartford

Amanda Audette - Holy Cross

 

2005

Megan Correira - LIU C.W. Post

Kayleigh Lotti - Hofstra University

Krystal Shannon - Shippensburg University

 

2004

Maggie Feix - University of Massachusetts

Erika Marini - Wheaton College

Danielle Rezendes - Barry University


BIG TEN!!!! MICHIGAN!!!!!

Congratulations to RI Thunder Gold player Thais Gonzalez and her family for her recent signing of a National Letter of Intent to play college softball for the University of Michigan!

Congratulations to RI Thunder Gold player Chista Wagner and her family for her recent signing of a National Letter of Intent to play college softball for Penn State University!

Congratulations to our very own Guiliana Hathaway for signing a National Letter of Intent to play softball at Central Connecticut State University!