Roni Sparrey
Roni Sparrey
Position: Associate Coach
Roni Sparrey enters her fourth season as a member of the Matador coaching staff, assuming the responsibilities of Associate Coach prior to the 2010 season. At Northridge, Sparrey supervises the infield and oversees the defense in addition to administrative responsibilities. In her three seasons with CSUN, the Matador defense has posted an average fielding percentage of .966 and has finished among the top fielding teams in the Big West Conference and Division I. Sparrey also helped the 2009 Matadors lead the Big West in stolen bases, finishing the year with 62 stolen bases. She has also overseen several Matadors receive All-Big West Conference honors, ranging from First Team awards to Conference Freshman of the Year honors. Sparrey joined the Northridge softball staff in 2007 after spending two seasons as assistant coach at Cal Poly. The stint with the Mustangs followed a successful softball career with Cal Poly. During her four-year career with the Mustangs, Sparrey hit .298 with 203 hits in 682 at-bats. The 203 hits places her first all-time on the Cal Poly career hits list. As a sophomore, Sparrey led the team with 17 runs batted in and nine stolen bases in earning All-Big West Conference second-team honors. She repeated as an all-conference player as a junior, receiving honorable mention accolades after recording a .293 average, six steals and 10 RBI. In her senior campaign, Sparrey led the club with a .373 average, three home runs and 26 runs batted in, earning her first-team All-Big West honors and first-team All-West Region accolades. Along with her .298 career average, Sparrey also posted seven home runs, 68 runs batted in, 29 stolen bases and 32 doubles. In her two years as an assistant on the Cal Poly staff, Sparrey helped the Mustangs to a 35-16 record and a second-place finish in the Big West in 2005 and a 27-23 mark and a third-place finish in '06. Sparrey, a native of Vallejo, Calif., graduated from Cal Poly in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in recreation administration.

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