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The Hoyas set a program record in 2014 with 26 wins, finishing with a 26-22 overall record and a 12-8 mark in BIG EAST play, earning the No. 3 seed in the BIG EAST Championship. Four student-athletes were named to post-season All-BIG EAST team, led by senior Elyse Graziano's nod to the first team. Junior Megan Hyson was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)) Division I All-Region Team. The softball team also excelled in the classroom as 12 Hoyas were named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Prior to her time at Georgetown she served on the staff at North Carolina State where she gained experience in all phases of a Division I program in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Her duties included recruiting coordinator, budget preparation, NCAA compliance, team travel, practice, game planning, training and community service. In her two seasons with the Pack, she was instrumental in the success of a pitching staff that compiled a 1.71 ERA, holding opposition to a .199 batting average, while recording 491 strikeouts in 227.1 innings pitched in 2005.
Conlan spent six seasons prior to her tenure at N.C. State at her alma mater, the University of Connecticut, where she helped the Huskies finish in second and third place in the BIG EAST Conference during the 2000 and 2001 seasons, respectively. In 2001 she was a member of the NFCA Northeast Region Coaching Staff of the Year, after helping direct the team to the BIG EAST title.
During her career, Conlan also served, for three seasons, as the head softball coach at Fairfield University, a position she gained after one campaign as an assistant. As the head coach at Fairfield, Conlan helped the Stags to a runner-up finish in the 1997 MAAC tournament and the program's first winning season since 1988.
As a player at UConn, Conlan led the Huskies to a fifth-place finish in the 1993 Women’s College World Series. She earned All-American status and was named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Year, first team All-BIG EAST, All-New England, All-ECAC and All-Northeast. In four years as a player, her teams captured four BIG EAST tournament titles, while she compiled a 55-17 career record. Conlan also set school records for wins in a season (26), shutouts in a season (14), complete games (26) and consecutive innings without allowing an earned run (73.2).
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