Senior first baseman heads fundraising effort to support autistic brother
Wednesday, 7 p.m., Tigers Softball Complex
Tigers strike out 30 in pair of shutouts
Memphis ends three-game losing skid
Tigers sweep Murray State to end regular season
2013 Memphis Softball Portraits. Photos by Lindsey Lissau
Memphis softball at CBU on October 9, 2012 in a 8-2 victory.
Memphis vs East Carolina on May 5, 2012 at the Tiger Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis Softball senior day against East Carolina on May 6, 2012.
Memphis softball vs Alcorn State on April 10, 2012 at the Tiger Softball Complex. All photos by Joe Murphy
Appeared in 32 games and made 15 starts at first base or designated player ... finished the season with eight RBI ... Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly against North Texas on Feb. 8 ... Hit a pinch-hit double against #10 LSU on Feb. 16 ... Delivered a two-run single in a 7-4 loss at Houston on April 28 ... Set a career-high with those two RBI in the Houston contest.
Appeared in 37 games with 16 starts, 15 as a designated hitter ... Was fifth on the team in batting average (.250) and slugging percentage (.324)... Totaled 17 hits and seven RBI on the season ... Hit her first career home run in an 8-0 run-rule contest against Alcorn State (4/10) ... Went 2-for-3 in a 1-0 win over Southeast Missouri (2/26) ... Drove in both runs for the Tigers off a double in a 3-2 loss to No. 8 Tennessee (4/17) ... Was 2-for-2 and recorded a walk against UCF (4/20).
Played in 18 games with nine starts ... Started six games at first base and three as the designated player ... Made eight pinch hit appearances and was 1-for-8 ... Had two multiple hit games and one multiple RBI contest ... Made her collegiate debut as the starting first baseman against North Florida ... Collected her first career hit against Kentucky as a pinch-hitter, driving in the game-winning run ... Drove in three runs against Alabama A&M, including a two-run double for her first career extra-base hit ... Started two games at first base at the Stanford Nike Invitational ... Started the last two games of the East Carolina series at designated player ... Had eight putouts in a start at first base against Houston in game two of a doubleheader ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a run scored in an 8-0 victory over Tennessee State.
Lettered six years as a starter for the DeSoto Central High School Jaguars ... Started for the varsity team beginning in seventh grade ... Holds a career .437 batting average with eight home runs, 128 RBI and 157 runs scored, all four serve as school records ... Boasts a .575 career on-base percentage and a .614 slugging percentage ... Was a four-time All-Chickasaw Conference selection ... Was selected to the 2010 Mississippi State High School Athletic Association All-Star Softball game ... Also an accomplished power-lifter for the Lady Jaguars placing second runner-up at the MSHSAA Powerlifting State Championship in both 2008 and 2009 ... Also competed for the Lady Jaguar volleyball team.
Daughter of Roger and Marcia Goranson ... Was an accomplished student as a member of the National Honors Society ... Named as the Rotary Student of the Month in February of 2010.