Newfane grad is starter at Princeton

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 26 March 2023 at 10:21 am

Contributed Photo – Julia Dumais

Newfane graduate and Princeton University freshman Julia Dumais is off to a strong start as a member of the Tigers softball team.

Dumais has started at third base in all 20 games to date for the Tigers and is hitting .279 with 4 doubles, 1 triple and 8 runs batted in.

She had a season highlight on Saturday as she banged out a triple to drive in Princeton’s lone run in a 1-0 victory over Brown which upped the Tigers Ivy League record to 4-0.

Defensively, she has a .938 fielding average with 25 putouts and 35 assists.

Dumais earned first team Niagara-Orleans League and All-Western New York honors her senior year at Newfane.