LeEllen Lewis joined the Hood College softball coaching staff as an assistant for the 2013 season.
A 2008 graduate of Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., Lewis was a four-year starter and four-time all-Commonwealth Coast Conference honoree as an outfielder. A team captain for the Hawks her senior year, she started all 154 games she appeared in and was consistently among the team leaders in virtually every statistical category.
A lifetime .406 hitter, Lewis racked up 186 hits, including 25 doubles, 26 triples and 12 home runs in her four years at Roger Williams. She also drove in 143 runs, scored 130 runs and stole 40 bases as the Hawks' No. 3 hitter in the lineup. As a junior, Lewis led the Hawks with a stellar .492 batting average and was recognized as a first-team all-conference selection; she also earned second team plaudits as a freshman, sophomore and senior. The top-seeded Hawks advanced to the championship game of the CCC tournament her junior year as well, but fell to five-time champion Endicott in the final.
Her coaching experience includes a one-year stint as the interim head coach at her alma mater during the 2009-10 season when she guided the team to a 20-19 overall record. Lewis also served as an assistant coach at the Eastbay Baseball Academy in Bristol for two seasons and as an assistant at Salve Regina University in Newport during the 2009 season. Lewis has also been involved with Coach Burdette and the Heartbreakers Fastpitch Association as both a player and coach for many years.
Lewis is a native of Brunswick, Md., and graduated from Brunswick High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in architecture in 2008 and completed her master's degree in architecture at RMU in 2010. Lewis currently resides in Frederick.