Tigers win first game, 2-0, before falling 4-3 (8) in the second
The Tigers battle the Sugar Bears at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday
Junior Libby Goranson goes 4-for-4 with a home run and a double
Memphis plays Christian Brothers at 4 p.m. Tuesday at CBU's Bland Field
Memphis falls 8-7 (10) in game one before winning game two of the doubleheader, 3-1
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 vs Alcorn State on April 10, 2012 at the Tiger Softball Complex. All photos by Joe Murphy
Started 43 of the 46 games in the outfield with 34 of those starts coming in left field ... Hit her first career home run against Tulsa (4/6) ... Had 22 hits and 11 runs scored on the season ... Went 4-for-5 and scored the winning run in a 3-2, 13-inning win over Southern Miss (3/31) ... Scored two runs in the Tigers' 10-5 win over Jacksonville State (2/11) ... Went 2-for-4 against Idaho State (2/17) and Tulsa (4/7).
Started 40 of her 44 appearances this season in right field ... Was named to the 2011 Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Held the fourth-highest batting average (.243) for the Tigers in 2011 season and also finished with the fourth-highest RBI (15) ... Had a season long hitting streak of five games ... Had six multiple-hit games and three multi-RBI contests ... Scored two game-winning runs and drove in two game winners ... Scored 11 runs and had six doubles ... Made her collegiate debut as a pinch hitter against DePaul ... Saw her first action in right field against FIU and recorded her first career-multi-hit game and RBI ... Made her first career start in right field against Kentucky ... Scored the game-winning run against Georgia State ... Started all four games in the Stanford Invitational, collecting three hits ... Drove in three runs against UC Davis, including a two-out, two-run double in the seventh to put Memphis ahead, 8-3 ... Drove in Maddie McKinley for the game-winning run in game two against East Carolina ... Knocked in the game-winning run via a double in the third inning of game two against UTEP and had a career-best three hits with two doubles, two runs and two RBI ... Went 4-for-8 in two games against Marshall with two runs scored and a pair of RBI ... Scored the game-winning run in game two against the Herd ... Scored the game-winning run against Tennessee State ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI in a NCAA Regional victory against Chattanooga.
Lettered four seasons as a shortstop and center fielder for coach Olivia Reichert ... Batted .500 with a .965 fielding percentage as a senior ... Was a four-time all-district, all-conference and all-region selection as well as being selected as a team MVP during her senior year ... Holds a career .379 batting average with seven home runs, 55 RBI and a .605 slugging percentage ... Was a team captain during her junior and senior seasons with the Chargers ... Led Cor Jesu to conference championship games twice throughout her prep career ... Is the state record holder for most home runs in a game with three as a freshman ... Was named the October 2009 Get in the Game Saint Louis magazine player of the month.
Played travel ball with the St. Louis Fusion Gold ... As a team captain she hit .489 with a .521 on-base percentage while helping the club finish 49-16 in 2009.
Daughter of Greg and Jill King ... Her father, Greg, was an all-conference baseball player at the University of Missouri-St. Louis ... Was an active member of the National Honors Society, TREND (Turning Resources & Energy in New Directions), Latin Club in high school as well as boasting a 4.10 GPA.