Last year's record: 3-14
Key returning players: Ariel Hastmann, Sr. (OF); Jordi Jandreau, Sr. (OF); Morgan Kaseman, Sr. (SS)
Key newcomers: N/A
Outlook: Though they did not have the worst record in the UCBAC last season, the 2013 Rams have little place to go but up after wrapping up 2012 with a 3-14 mark. "We have a great group of girls this year," head coach Megan Meinert said. "We are looking to improve on last year's record, and continue to grow as a program."
Head coach: Geralyn McComas (second season)
Last year's record: 13-5
Key returning players: Sam Day, Sr. (3B); Lauren MacNeill, Sr. (1B); Lauren Plakatoris, Jr. (OF); Lauren Pupa, So. (P); Jenna Weissner, Sr. (C); Alex Zorbach, Sr. (SS)
Key newcomers: Maggie Deckleman, Fr. (2B); Ivey Wagner, So. (CF)
Outlook: Second-year skipper Geralyn McComas said her team is both talented and has a great work ethic, and that the 2013 Cougars' only goal at this point is to improve on last season's record, which was pretty good to begin with.
Head coach: Brian Giro (fourth season)
Last year's record: 2-6
Key returning players: Morgan Burke, So. (P); Chelsea Dawson, Jr. (1B); Taylor Dawson, Fr. (SS, 3B)
Key newcomers: Michaela Leftwich (Util.); Alexis Lewis (3B); Julia Smith (OF)
Outlook: "Our team is young, but is playing well," head coach Brian Giro said after his team kicked off its season with a victory over Baltimore Lutheran. "There are areas that need improvement. Right now, we're just working on solidifying the basics; the rest will come with time."
Head coach: Fred Mongan (ninth season)
Last year's record: 16-4
Key returning players: Alyssa Hockaday, Jr. (P, CF); Sarah North, Jr. (SS); Liz Stevens, Sr. (LF); Ally Venuto, Jr. (C)