Born September 27, 1995... Majoring in Business Finance... Aspires to become an accountant... Chose PBA because of the great softball team and the smaller class sizes... Favorite verse is 2 Timothy 1:7... Favorite team is the New England Patriots... Favorite athletes are Tom Brady and Dustin Pedroia... Daughter of Jeff and Tina Rano... Has two siblings: Carrie and Matthew.
Starting in all 48 games she played, Rano started the year at the hot corner for eight games, transitioned to first-base for three games before finding a permanent home at shortstop for the final 37 games… Batted .312 on the year, picking up 44 hits in 141 at bats, including three doubles and one triple… Had 13 multi-hit games on the year, including three three-hit contests… Drove in 17 RBIs on the year including four multi-RBI games… Scored 18 runs on the season while scoring twice in a game once… Finished the season with a .969 fielding percentage.
Stepped into the starting third-base position for most of the season while batting near the bottom of the order... Started 48 of the team's 55 games while playing in a total of 50 games... Finished the season with a .237 batting average (27-114) including four doubles and two triples... Scored 15 runs while driving in 11 runs... Walked seven times while being hit by two pitches... Produced six multi-hit games on the season including a season-high of three hits in a game twice... Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored versus Eckerd College on April 18th.
Saw her role grow from reserve infielder/outfielder to starting right-fielder down the stretch... Played in 30 games while making 15 starts at either third-base or the outfield... Finished the season with a .237 batting average by going 14-of-59 for the season... Registered five runs scored with four runs driven in... Earned her first collegiate hit and RBI on February 21st versus Merrimack College... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored at Nova Southeastern University on April 1st... Also went 2-for-3 with an RBI versus Barry University on April 15th.
Competed on the girl's softball team for head coach Steve Ahern at Jupiter High School... Chosen to the All-Conference first-team... Selected as an All-Area second-team member... Earned her team's gold glove award... Helped lead her team to the State finals.