Marylynn Muldowney, a former House Information Tribune All-Space shortstop who went on to get pleasure from a stellar profession on the College of Rhode Island, has been named Edison Excessive College’s head softball coach.
The township’s board of training permitted Muldowney, who teaches at Washington Elementary College within the district, final month.
“She’s very passionate and educated concerning the sport of softball,” Edison Excessive College Athletics Director Jeff DiCocco stated of Muldowney. “We predict nothing however optimistic issues to return from her.”
A 3-sport star in highschool, who additionally performed soccer and basketball at North Brunswick, from which she graduated in 2013, Muldowney batted .471 whereas incomes third-team All-State honors on the diamond as a scholastic senior.
Muldowney, who served as group captain for every of the three sports activities she performed in highschool and likewise represented North Brunswick as its feminine Better Middlesex Convention Sportsmanship Award winner as a senior, was named Rhode Island’s captain in 2017.
Throughout her four-year faculty profession, which concluded with 108 hits, Muldowney began at a number of positions in 171 of the 178 video games Rhode Island performed.
Lou Emanuel, the vice principal at North Brunswick, who served as athletics director throughout Muldowney’s enjoying days at the highschool, stated he believes Muldowney will have the ability to recruit athletes from different sports activities to play softball whereas concurrently encouraging her gamers to compete in different actions.
“She’ll have the ability to put the time into the softball program and educate them that one sport isn’t the one method to achieve success,” Emanuel stated. “Her resume alone brings a whole lot of clout. She has the flexibility to speak with completely different youngsters in several sports activities. In our day of specializing in one sport, she bucks the traits. She performed three sports activities. She is aware of these faculty coaches on the subsequent stage need to see youngsters who can do a number of issues.”
After setting North Brunswick’s profession report with 116 hits, Muldowney set the tone for a formidable run at Rhode Island with an impressive rookie marketing campaign through which she led the group with 30 hits whereas incomes Atlantic 10 Convention All-Rookie Group honors.
Muldowney is a hitting and fielding teacher on the Baseball Warehouse in Highland Park, a extremely revered baseball and softball educational academy.
“She’s bought ardour, she’s bought vitality and he or she’s a trainer at coronary heart,” stated Mike Garlatti, Northeast Scouting Supervisor for the Colorado Rockies and a former assistant baseball coach at Rutgers College who owns and operates the Baseball Warehouse.
“I knew Marylynn as a participant and now as an teacher and coach. I believe she’s going to do nice at Edison. She’s bought nice bloodlines.”
Muldowney’s father, Jim, is at present the top softball coach at Middlesex County School, the place he beforehand compiled a 141-81 report over 9 seasons because the Blue Colts’ head baseball coach.
Jim Muldowney additionally loved a New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Affiliation Corridor of Fame profession as a head baseball coach at Edison Excessive College.
He reworked the Edison baseball program right into a perennial state energy, posting a 275-75 report whereas main the Eagles to seven Better Middlesex Convention championships and two NJSIAA Group IV titles in 13 seasons.
The Edison softball program, which compiled a 44-11 mixed mark over the 2011 and 2012 seasons, has not gained greater than six video games in any single marketing campaign since, in keeping with annual data posted at NJ.com.