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2014 (Junior): Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... named to the NFCA All-Region Team ... earned First Team All-Patriot League honors for the second straight year ... selected to the Patriot League All-Tournament Team after batting .692 over four games, finishing with nine hits and three RBIs ... started all 49 games ... finished with the third highest batting average in the nation and the best in the Patriot League, hitting .482 (80-166) ... set program's single-season record with 80 hits ... .482 batting average was the third highest in team history ... had 15 doubles, one triple, one home run and 29 RBIs ... walked nine times and was hit by one pitch ... stole 12 bases on 12 attempts ... 23 multi-hit games ... nine multi-RBI games ... hit .433 (26-60) with seven doubles, one triple and one home run in conference games ... earned Patriot League All-Academic honors ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2013 (Sophomore): Earned first team All-Patriot League honors … selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team … garnered NFCA Scholar Athlete All-America distinction ... made 48 starts in 49 appearances, playing at short stop for the Bison … compiled a .324 batting average in a team-high 145 at-bats, a mark that ranked 12th in the Patriot League … also put up a .379 slugging percentage, a  team-high .376 on-base percentage and a .928 fielding percentage …  led the Bucknell offense with 47 hits, including six doubles and a triple … scored 21 runs and batted in 12 RBIs … went 9-for-10 in stolen bases … had a five-game hitting streak from March 1 to 11 and another from April 2 to 7, registering at least one hit in all four of Bucknell’s games with Colgate … put up six-game streaks from April 13 to 20 and April 27 to May 10, tallying a hit in each of the Bison’s three post-season games  … put up multiple-hit games in three of Bucknell’s four contests with Holy Cross, including a 3-for-5 performance on April 28 that led to three runs … one of 12 Bucknell softball players named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.  

2012 (Freshman): Played in 43 games, primarily at shortstop ... made 30 starts at shortstop and 10 in the outfield ... final eight appearances of the season came in the outfield ... led Bucknell freshmen, and finished second on the team overall, in runs scored (12) ... scored 10 runs in non-conference play to lead the team ... also led Bison rookies in hits (21) ... registered two multi-hit games, going 2-for-3 with a run against La Salle and 3-for-4 with a run in game two vs. Holy Cross ... also notched first career RBI against the Crusaders ... one of eight Bucknell softball players named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. 

High School/Personal: Three-year letterwinner at Magnolia West ... named first team All-District from 2009-11 ... also named Team MVP and Offensive MVP in 2009 and 2011 ... received Gold Glove in 2010 ... Summa Cum Laude ... member of the National Honor Society ... 2010 NFCA Scholar-Athlete Girls Got Game recipient ... also received President's Award ... recognized for completing 100+ hours of community service ... University Interscholastic League in academics and music ... played travel softball with Texas Peppers Gold Peacock ... majoring in sociology and anthropology. 

Position: Shortstop
Year: Senior
Hometown: Magnolia, Texas
High School: Magnolia West
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