Senior Jessica Phillips Went 3-for-3 with Three RBI
Five U of M seniors will be honored pregame Sunday
Chester Led Memphis with Two Hits and a Run Scored
Phillips hits three-run homer for Tigers
Curtis Collected Three Hits and a Run Against the Vols
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
Holds the second-highest career stolen base percentage (.913) ... Tied for fifth in most career triples (3).
2012 (Redshirt Junior)
Started 39 of the 50 games she appeared in at center field for the Tigers ... Was 6-for-7 in stolen bases on the season ... Went 2-for-2, including a double, and scored a run against Mississippi State (4/24).
2011 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Started 38 games in center field ... Had the team's fourth highest slugging percentage (.324) ... Fifth on the team in overall runs scored (17) ... Tied for third in doubles on the season (5) and tied for second in triples with (2) ... Fifth on the team in stolen bases (5) ... Had a season long hitting streak of five games ... Recorded five multiple hit games and three multiple RBI contests ... Knocked in four game-winning RBI and scored two game-winning runs ... Posted her first multi-hit game of the season against FIU with a two-hit performance ... Collected a hit against Kentucky in the finale at the FIU Combat Classic ... Posted first extra-base hit of the season against Appalachian State ... Hit another double against Georgia State and scored the game-tying run ... Singled in a run in the first game against Mississippi Valley State ... Scored an insurance run off a Heather Mott single in the Tigers' 2-0 win against Houston ... Knocked in third run of 2011 via double in first game against UTEP ... Scored twice against the Miners in game two ... Reached base in all five plate appearances in the series finale against UTEP, doubling twice and scoring once ... Tied Heather Mott and Maddie McKinley's school-record with three triples in game two against Alabama State; she also scored twice and drove in two runs, both season highs ... Scored a run in both games against Marshall ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored and drove in the game-winning run in an 8-0 victory over Tennessee State ... Doubled, drove in two runs and scored one of her own in the Tigers rout against Arkansas ... Stole her first base of 2011 in the middle game of the UCF series ... Hit the game-winning home run to lift the Tigers to a 1-0 victory in the second game against UAB and was one of three Tigers with two hits against the Blazers ... Singled, stole a base and scored in game one against Southern Miss and then knocked in a run with a single in a four-run, sixth inning comeback in game two ... Drove in the game-winning runs in the Tigers' NCAA Regional victory over Chattanooga with a two-run single and went 2-for-4 in the game with a run scored.
Redshirted the 2010 season.
Played in 47 games with 32 starts ... Started all 32 games in center field ... Finished third on the team in runs scored (24) and stolen bases (10) ... Fourth on the team in batting average (.275) and sac bunts (5), and fifth in games played (47) ... Also had five doubles, a home run and a triple ... Had seven multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games ... Had a season-long hitting streak of four games twice ... Scored three runs as a pinch runner ... Four hit performance against UTEP was a season-high for Memphis ... Singled in her college debut against #2/3 Alabama and stole a base ... Went 1-for-2 with a double and a run scored against South Alabama ... Scored a run against Northwestern State ... Knocked in the game-winning run in both games of a doubleheader with Alcorn State ... Went 4-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored in the two games ... Also stole two bases in game one ... Went 3-for-6 with four RBI and two runs scored in a doubleheader with Middle Tennessee ... Hit her first career home run in game one, a three-run blast over the center field fence ... Scored the game-winning run in the second game in the third inning ... Had four putouts and assisted on a double play against Drexel ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored and a sac against Kennesaw State ... Batted 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI in game one of a doubleheader at Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a double in game two of a doubleheader against Central Arkansas ... Went 7-for-12 with five RBI and three runs scored in a three-game series with UTEP ... Finished 2-for-4 with two RBI, a triple and a run scored in game one of a doubleheader with the Miners ... Closed out the series against UTEP with a 4-for-5 performance with two RBI, two runs scored and a double ... Went 1-for-2 with a double and a run against Utah ... Hit a double and scored in a 1-for-3 performance against Radford ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI against Hawai'i ... Scored a run in both games of a double header with UT Martin as a pinch runner ... Stole a base in all three games against Marshall ... Singled, stole a base and scored in a pinch hit appearance in the final game of the series with Marshall ... Scored a run in game two against Houston ... Stole her 10th base of the season in a pinch run appearance in game one against UAB ... Walked and scored a run against the Blazers in the C-USA Tournament.
Four-year letterwinner in the outfield out of Girls Preparatory School in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... Coached by Susan Crownover ... High school teammate of fellow Memphis teammate, Jessica Phillips ... Named to the 2006, 2007 and 2008 all-state and all-region teams ... A three-time all-city selection and a 2005 honorable mention all-state ... Had a career .397 batting average with 25 home runs, 33 double, 131 RBI, 40 stolen bases, seven triples and 112 runs scored ... Batted .455 as a senior with 10 home runs, 10 stolen bases, 52 RBI, three triples, seven doubles, 40 runs scored and 13 walks ... Hit .381 as a junior with 42 runs, 40 RBI, nine home runs, nine doubles and seven stolen bases ... Helped lead GPS to a Division II state championship in 2007 and 2008 ... Went 2-for-3 with three RBI and three runs scored in the state championship game as a senior ... As a sophomore, hit .430 with 15 extra-base hits, six home runs, 21 runs, 28 RBI and six stolen bases ... Also lettered in volleyball as a setter and basketball as a forward ... 2007 volleyball team won the state championship ... Involved in the Service League, Habitat for Humanity and Young Democrats at GPS.
Full name is Kamri Athea Chester ... Daughter of Robert and Yvonne Chester ... Nickname is Kam ... Graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology in December 2012.