LANCASTER, PA - Franklin & Marshall College officials have announced the hiring of Jen Fried '04 as assistant women's soccer coach.
A 2004 graduate of F&M, Fried will assist head coach Steve O'Day following a four-year career as a Diplomat player.
A native of Reisterstown, Md., she recorded 68 saves with 10 goals allowed on 158 shots in 1,314 minutes as she concluded her career with a .685 goals against average and an 87.2 save percentage.
As a senior, she made 19 saves with four goals allowed on 56 shots in 395 minutes as she finished with a .911 goals against average and an 82.6 save percentage.
A two-sport athlete at F&M, Fried concluded her senior season by being selected to the 2004 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Southern Softball All-Star team.
The 2004 Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Year and a four time All-CC selection, Fried ranked among the Centennial Conference leaders in batting average (.393, fourth), hits (44, seventh), doubles (nine, sixth), homeruns (one, 11th), slugging percentage (.500, ninth), on base percentage (.433, sixth), total bases (56, eighth), stolen bases (11, second) and runs (19, 13th) as she became the first Franklin & Marshall College player to earn Player of the Year honors.
A 2002, 2003 and 2004 All-CC first team selection, she ranks among the program's best players as she holds the all-time hits record with 151, 25 more than runner-up Mimi Young '96, Fried is also the all-time leader in doubles (36) and ranks sixth in RBI (51), runs (76) and stolen bases (32).
She concluded her four-year career with 151 hits, 36 doubles, five triples, one homerun, 51 RBI, 29 walks, 32 stolen bases and a .386 batting average (151-for-391).