Playing 10 games over Spring Break in Clermont, Fla., the Blugolds finished with a 9-1 record, falling only to eighth-ranked Tufts University (Mass.). Fern hit safely in eight out of 10 games, recording a total of 16 hits, a team-high, for a batting average of .533. Six of the hits were for extra bases (five doubles and a home run) while she was also walked five times and struck out only twice. Fern also led the Blugolds with 14 RBI. Against a Tufts’ pitcher who was an All-American last season, Fern was 1-for-2 while walking once without a strikeout. In the field for the week, Fern recorded 30 putouts and had two assists with no errors.