MICHELLE J. COTE '95
One of the superb power hitters in Asumption College history, Michelle J. Cote '95 is among the career and season leaders in many offensive categories and has now returned to her alma mater as an assistant coach.
She played at Coyle and Cassidy High School in Taunton, MA and was a standout performer for Coach Victor Augusto.
Cote, also a superb defensive first baseman for the Greyhounds, finished with a career batting average of .457 and .690 slugging percentage and was also ranked among the leaders in runs (113), hits (205), singles (143), doubles (35), triples (9), home runs (18), stolen bases (52), runs batted in (128) and batting average (.457) for Coach Dan Santerre.
She was selected a first-team all-star four times by the coaches in the Northeast-10 Conference and three times (1993, 94, 95) by the E.C.A.C. Division North and New England Intercollegiate Softball Coaches Association. She was team Most Valuable Player and captain in 1995.
She batted .393, .547, .470 and .475 as one of the premier offensive players in the region and hammered nine homers with 47 runs batted in during a banner senior year.
She has served as an assistant softball coach at Nichols (1999), an assistant basketball coach with the South Central Sharks (Oxford, MA) (2000 01) and with the South Central Xplosion (Thompson, CT) (2006) softball team.
She received her B.A. in Psychology in 1995. She is currently a Program Manager in Business Development for Charles River Laboratories in Worcester and previously served as a Surgical Techician at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center for the U.S. Army Reserves in Washington, DC. She currently resides in Shrewsbury, MA.