Erica Gagnon Hunter
Induction Year: 2009
Class of: 2001
Sports: Softball

Erica Gagnon Hunter, Class of 2001. One of the most prolific pitchers in the history of USM softball, Gagnon Hunter is a three-time NFCA Regional All-American (1998, 1999, and 2000). A three-time Little East Conference All-Conference selection (1998, 1999, 2000), Gagnon Hunter has the distinction of being named LEC Pitcher and Rookie of the Year in 1998 after leading the Huskies to an LEC Championship.  Second in her career wins with 55, Gagnon Hunter threw a complete game in USM’s first and only NCAA Regional tournament win, a 4-1 decision over Oneonta. Gagnon Hunter’s career in the circle for USM left her name throughout the record books. In addition to her career wins, Gagnon Hunter is second in innings pitched (558), games started (84) and complete games (74). She is third in career strikeouts (377), fourth in win-loss-percentage (.632, 55-32) and fifth in career earned run average (1.81). She holds the record for fewest walks per 7 innings at 1.05. Gagnon Hunter earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2001.