Head coach: Todd Herrick, fifth season
2012 record: 15-16 (4-10 Southeast)
Returning letter winners (starters): 10 (Six)
Top players: SS/P/2B Jordyn Roark (Sr.), SS/P/2B Kimmie Rodriguez (Jr.), LF/2B Jamison Bascom (Sr.), CF Austyn Dziewit (Jr.)
Outlook: The Roadrunners will have to deal with life without standout pitcher Amanda Roark for the first time since the 2008 season, and Herrick said it will likely be a pitcher-by-committee process in the circle.
Offense shouldn’t be a problem with the return of Rodriguez (.506, 3 HR, 28 RBIs), Jordyn Roark (.450, 9 RBIs), Bascom (.370, 17 RBIs) and Dziewit (.302, 13 RBIs).
“With a veteran team returning, I am expecting good things this year,” Herrick said. “It should be a fun and exciting season, and reaching the postseason is our first priority.”