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SOFTBALL
Feb 16 - 10:00 AM
Georgia State
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Feb 16 - 3:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Auburn
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Feb 17 - 9:00 AM
Maryland
Delaware
Delaware
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Feb 17 - 11:30 AM
Georgia State
Delaware
Delaware
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Feb 23 - 11:00 AM
Nicholls State
Delaware
Delaware
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Feb 23 - 1:30 PM
Kent State
Delaware
Delaware
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Feb 24 - 11:00 AM
Arkansas
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Feb 24 - 1:30 PM
McNeese
Delaware
Delaware
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Feb 25 - 11:30 AM
Albany
Delaware
Delaware
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Mar 2 - 2:30 PM
Czech National Team
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 2 - 5:00 PM
UMass
Delaware
Delaware
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Mar 3 - 10:00 AM
Ball State
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 3 - 3:00 PM
Robert Morris
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 4 - 11:30 AM
Binghamton
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 9 - 12:30 PM
Baylor
Delaware
Delaware
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Mar 9 - 5:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Liberty
SOFTBALL
Mar 10 - 10:00 AM
Baylor
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 10 - 3:00 PM
Ohio University
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 11 - 12:00 PM
Ohio University
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 17 - 10:00 AM
Cornell vs. Villanova
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 17 - 12:00 PM
Villanova
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 17 - 2:00 PM
Cornell
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 18 - 10:00 AM
Cornell vs. Villanova
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 18 - 12:00 PM
Cornell
Delaware
Delaware
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Mar 18 - 2:00 PM
Villanova
Delaware
Delaware
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Mar 21 - 2:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Lehigh (DH)
SOFTBALL
Mar 24 - 12:00 PM
Drexel (DH)
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Mar 25 - 12:00 PM
Drexel
Delaware
Delaware
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Mar 28 - 3:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Saint Joseph's (DH)
SOFTBALL
Mar 31 - 12:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Towson (DH)
SOFTBALL
Apr 1 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Towson
SOFTBALL
Apr 4 - 3:00 PM
Monmouth (DH)
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Apr 7 - 2:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
James Madison (DH)
SOFTBALL
Apr 8 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
James Madison
SOFTBALL
Apr 11 - 3:00 PM
Delaware State (DH)
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Apr 14 - 12:00 PM
Hofstra (DH)
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Apr 15 - 12:00 PM
Hofstra
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Apr 21 - 12:00 PM
College of Charleston (DH)
Delaware
Delaware
SOFTBALL
Apr 22 - 12:00 PM
College of Charleston
Delaware
Delaware
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Giovanna Kolofer
Player Profile:
Giovanna Kolofer 1744239
Position: Utility
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Salinas, Calif.
High School: Notre Dame HS
Major: Health Behavior Science
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
• Fifth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned four letters
• Has appeared in 140 games while making 131 starts through her first four seasons
• Batting .316 for her career with 116 hits and 77 runs scored
• Ranks seventh in UD history with 30 stolen bases and 15th with 67 RBI

2017 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
• Served as team captain for second straight year
• Appeared in and started 45 games, all but four at third base (missed eight games with a knee injury)

• Ranked second on the team with 30 runs scored, and was third with a .324 batting average, 46 hits, 23 RBI and six steals
• Posted 13 multi-hit games
• Had a 10-game hitting streak from Mar. 5 through Mar. 25
• Tied the school record for hits in a game by going 5 for 5 vs. Coppin State on Mar. 30
• Went 4 for 4 with four RBI and two runs scored at Drexel on Apr. 2
• Named CAA Player of the Week on Apr. 3
• Finished with five hits, four RBI, two doubles and two runs scored in a doubleheader sweep of Villanova
• Drilled home runs vs. Campbell and Rider
• Earned the UD Team Sportsmanship Award


2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Served as team captain
• Appeared in the first 15 games of the season while making 14 starts before missing the rest of the year with an elbow injury
• Redshirted the year and maintained junior eligibility
• Made 12 of her 14 starts at third base
• Batted .341 with 14 hits, 12 RBI and 10 runs scored
• Went 4 for 4 with a triple, three RBI and two runs scored vs. Siena
• Had two hits against Holy Cross and FIU

2015 SEASON
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GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Played in 42 games while making 37 starts, all but two at second base
• Batted .259 on the year with 21 hits and 10 RBI
• Ranked third on the team with 10 stolen bases and fifth with 21 runs scored
• Led the squad with 17 walks
• Went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and an RBI against Western Carolina
• Added two hits during the final game vs. James Madison
• Hit safely in 10 of 12 games from Apr. 19 through May 1
• Belted a two-run homer against Marist
• Recorded doubles vs. Rider, Coppin State and Towson


2014 SEASON
• Second Team All-CAA selection
• Named to CAA All-Rookie Team
• Tabbed UD Alumni Association Team MVP
• Led the Blue Hens and ranked seventh in the CAA with a .340 batting average
• Tied for second in the league with four triples
• Ranked second on the team with 22 RBI and was third with 35 hits, 16 runs scored and 10 stolen bases
• Appeared in 38 games while starting 35, all but two at third base • recorded an eight-game hitting streak from Mar. 16 through Apr. 2, the longest by a Blue Hen on the season
• Went 10 for 14 during a four-game stretch vs. Penn, UNCW and UMES
• Was 3 for 5 with five RBI, two runs scored, a triple and a home run during the 12-4 win at Rider, and added three hits during the nightcap victory over the Broncs
• Tied the school single game record by scoring four runs against UMES
• Named CAA Rookie of the Week on Mar. 31

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year starter on the Notre Dame High School softball team
First team All-Tri County Athletic League selection
• Named All-Monterey County by the Salinas Californian and Monterey County Herald
• Selected softball team MVP
• Batted over .500 as a senior, when she led the county in stolen bases and walks
• First honor roll student

PERSONAL
• Giovanna “Jo” Marie Kolofer
• Born May 5, 1995
• Daughter of Eddie Kolofer, who is an assistant coach on the UD women's track and field team, and Rhonda Violini
• Has an older sister, Natalee, and an older brother, Scott
• Father ran track at Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo and helped the team to the NCAA Division II national championship
• Brother competed for the Cal Poly triathlon team
• Health behavior science major at Delaware with a minor in strength & conditioning.


CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR AVG. GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2014 .340 38/35 103 16 35 3 4 1 22 49 .476 10 1 13 0 .404 0 2 10-11 42 61 6 .945
2015 .259 42/37 81 21 21 3 0 1 10 27 .333 17 0 13 0 .388 0 1 10-13 48 52 7 .935
2016 .341 15/14 41 10 14 2 1 0 12 18 .439 2 0 4 0 .372 0 3 4-4 10 15 2 .926
2017 .324 45/45 142 30 46 5 2 2 23 61 .430 15 1 15 0 .392 0 1 6-7 43 67 15 .880
TOTALS .316 140/131 367 77 116 13 7 4 67 155 .422 44 2 45 0 .392 0 7 30-35 143 195 30 .918

 

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