BETHLEHEM, Pa. --- Meagan Hennessy '06, a former softball standout, is being inducted into the Moravian College Athletic Hall of Fame on November 11, 2016 in Johnston Hall beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Hennessy is a 2006 Moravian graduate, and she was a four-year letterwinner on the softball squad. During her career, Hennessy was a four-year starting pitcher and helped the Greyhounds reach the NCAA Division III Tournament each season during her career including the National Championship game in 2004 while being named to the World Series All-Tournament Team.
Hennessy finished her career with her name throughout the NCAA Division III record books as she ranked in the top 15 at graduation in shutouts with 53, complete games with 105, strikeouts with 876, wins with 92, innings pitched with 819 2/3, games started with 114, games with 129 and ERA at 0.91. She also had 11 saves, six no-hitters and 233 assists in her career. She set a total of 13 school records at Moravian.
Hennessy earned a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III East Region First Team each season, and she was a First Team NFCA All-American in 2004 and a Second Team honoree in 2005 while finishing her career with a 92-24 record. Hennessy, who led the Greyhounds to four Commonwealth Conference Championships and was a two-time Commonwealth Tournament MVP, was a four-time Commonwealth All-Conference First Team selection, a four-time Commonwealth Conference Pitcher of the Year honoree and the 2003 Commonwealth Conference Freshman of the Year. Hennessy was also a two-time ECAC Division III South Pitcher of the Year and a four-time ECAC Division III South All-Star with three First Team selections.
She was also on the NCAA Division III Regional All-Tournament Team each of her four seasons while leading Moravian to the regional championship game each spring. Hennessy was honored as Moravian's Senior Outstanding Female Athlete in 2006. Off of the field, she was named to the Middle Atlantic Conference Spring All-Academic Team in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Hennessy currently resides in Lake Como, New Jersey. She is a Molecular Biologist at TIB MOLBIOL, and Hennessy is also the director of softball pitching at The Atlantic Club and the volunteer pitching coach at Monmouth University.