Hillsborough, North Carolina
Personal: Both parents served in the U.S. Army … sister, Montana, plays softball at Mississippi State … married Sean Smith on Dec. 13, 2021 … hobbies include performing bat tricks and collecting baseball cards … pursuing her master’s degree in sports administration at Mississippi State after graduating with bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in May 2021 … joined Mississippi State softball coaching staff as a graduate assistant on Sept. 12, 2022.
2022 Championship Season: Accumulated 1,280 leaderboard points to claim 21st place in the league standings … secured 370 stat points after registering 10 hits, including three doubles and four home runs … also drove in 11 runs while starting all 15 games … hit a home run in back-to-back games to finish Week Two … drove in four runs while going 3-for-4 with two runs scored against Team Chidester on Aug. 20 … also fashioned two RBI with a home run in season finale against Team Chidester on Aug. 28 … one of 13 players selected in Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft.
2022 Season: One of 13 players selected in Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft.
International Experience: Two-time participant in International Canada Cup with TC Colorado.
At Mississippi State: Five-year letter winner for the Bulldogs who started all 270 games of her career from 2018-22 … authored .352 batting average with 92 home runs and 220 runs batted in … finished with 277 hits, including 47 doubles and five triples … also scored school-record 219 runs, including 50 or more runs during freshman and sophomore campaigns … Southeastern Conference and Mississippi State’s career home runs leader … also completed career tied for third on NCAA’s career home runs list … honored as 2022 NFCA/Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year … two-time NFCA All-America pick who earned spot on First Team during 2022 season … also earned First-Team All-America distinction from D1Softball.com and Softball America in final collegiate season … garnered NFCA All-Region honors four times … three-time First-Team All-SEC performer … Second-Team CoSIDA Academic All-America honoree as a graduate student … two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District pick … tabbed 2018 SEC Freshman of the Year in addition to being a Top 10 finalist for NFCA National Freshman of the Year award … finished her career as Mississippi State’s career leader in games played and started, slugging percentage (.775), home runs, runs scored, runs batted in (220), total bases (610), times hit by a pitch (57), runners picked off (13), defensive chances (1,759), putouts (1,555) and runners thrown out (57) … posted 69 multi-hit games during her career, good for fourth on Bulldogs’ career list … owns school record with 56 multi-RBI efforts … played at every infield position during her career, including catcher, first base, second base, shortstop and third base … also played as the Bulldogs’ designated player during her career.
Career stats do not include AUX season stats.