Elise Fortier is on the coaching staff for RI Thunder - Lotti. This is her second season with Thunder after coaching at two Division I programs, Hofstra University and Florida Atlantic University. At Fordham, Fortier helped the Rams to back-to-back Atlantic 10 titles in 2013 and 2014 and was the 2014 ECAC Player of the Year and the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year. She hit .389 and tallied 20 home runs (only player in the country to hit 20 homeruns in back to back seasons), 73 RBIs, 13 doubles and 35 walks. The shortstop from Coventry, Rhode Island posted a .495 on-base percentage and slugged .854. She set the Fordham career home run record with 46 in just three seasons.
Fortier graduated from Coventry High School where she also was part of two high school championships in 2009 and 2010. She pitched and played third base for four years at the varsity level. In 2010 she was the RI Gatorade player of the Year.
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