24   Molly Gallagher
Molly Gallagher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reading, Mass.

High School:
Reading Memorial

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF


AS A JUNIOR IN 2007
Appeared in 44 games, starting 26, and hit .197 with four doubles, two triples, nine stolen bases and four runs batted in... Against Iowa on March 2, reached base three times via walk in three plate appearances and scored twice... Also reached base three times on March 14 against Buffalo, with two walks and a double, in three plate appearances... Twice in games against Albany hit a triple, the first on February 25 in a 1-for-2 effort with one run, and the second on April 1 in a 2-for-2 effort with two runs scored... Went 2-for-4 on April 7 with a double and run off Binghamton.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006
Hit .186 in 54 games, scored 23 runs and had eight RBI on the season... Was third on the team in both walks (20) and stolen bases (17)... Got first RBI of the campaign on March 20, a 5-2 win over Georgia Southern... Recorded first multi-hit game of the season, going 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run in a 12-0 rout of Holy Cross on March 26... Scored the game-tying run in the bottom of the seventh in a 5-4 loss to Vermont on April 2... On April 8, with BU trailing Hartford 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh inning, hit a single that plated the game-tying run and then the eventual game-winning run on an error by the left fielder... Tallied the only two RBI for the Terriers in a 10-2 loss to Binghamton on April 22.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005
Named to America East's Academic Honor Roll for earning grade point averages of 3.0 or higher... Saw action in 38 games, getting 21 starts mostly in right field.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERISTY
Two-time Middlesex League All-Star as a junior and a senior captain... Named Boston Globe Softball Player of the Week once... Played soccer and basketball at Reading Memorial... Earned the soccer team's coaches', captain, and hustle awards... Selected as basketball team's hustle award winner twice... Played for the Middlesex County Krush under head coach Phil McElroy... An honor student who was a class officer and student council member, a Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Student Advisor Committee member, and a State delegate to the National Federation of State High Schools Leadership Conference... Earned her school's Excellence in Education Award in 2003.

PERSONAL
Born on Dec. 16, 1985, in Savannah, Ga... Daughter of Denise and James Gallagher... Enrolled in the College of Communications... Chose B.U. over Syracuse and Connecticut.

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