Tigers have four players earn SEC postseason honors
Stephens recently earned degree in nursing
Loss eliminates Tigers from SEC Tournament contention
Tigers close out home schedule with two wins
Tigers will recognize seniors prior to start of game
4-27-13 Appalachian State vs Auburn Softball Game 1 Anthony Hall
4-27-13 Appalachian State vs Auburn Softball Game 2 Anthony Hall
Georgia vs Auburn on Sunday, March 17, 2013 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Georgia vs Auburn on Saturday, March 16, 2013 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Minnesota vs Auburn on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Career ... T-6th in HBP's (18) ... 4th in single-season HBP's with 17 in 2012.
In 2012 SEC Overall Stats ... 2nd in HBP's (17).
2012 ... Appeared 51 games with 44 starts ... Hit .121 with two doubles, two home runs, nine RBI and 15 runs scored ... Had four two-out RBI ... In SEC play, appeared in 27 games, all starts ... Led AU with 17 HBP's which is fourth-most in a single season in AU history ... First career hit was solo home run vs. Appalachian State ... Singled, drove in career-best three runs and scored twice in victory over No. 23 Georgia Tech ... Hit solo home run in win at Georgia State ... Set career-best with three hits (all singles) in win over No. 14 UCLA ... Also drove in a run and scored vs. Bruins ... Had RBI and scored vs. Drexel ... Notched first career walk-off hit in game one win vs. Arkansas ... Delivered bases-loaded single in eighth inning to beat Razorbacks 3-2.
2011 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 27 games with one start ... Played primarily as pinch-runner ... Went 0-for-9 with two walks ... Scored eight runs and went 3-for-3 in stolen bases ... Appeared in 11 SEC games, scoring three runs and going 1-for-1 in stolen bases ... Earned first career start on Feb. 20 vs. Western Carolina, starting in RF.
2010 ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 12 games ... Made first collegiate appearance as pinch-runner vs. Notre Dame ... Also had pinch-runner appearance vs. Nebraska ... Pinch-ran vs. Kentucky (gm. 3) and No. 14 LSU (gm. 3) ... Pinch-ran and scored in game three vs. South Carolina ... Pinch-hit vs. Samford, flying to deep CF ... Scored as pinch-runner in game two vs. Tennessee and vs. Middle Tennessee.
High School ... Played for coach Stephanie Brown ... Lettered in softball (four seasons), basketball (one season) ... Graduated second in class with 4.35 GPA ... Hit .375 as a senior and .425 with nine home runs as a junior.
Personal ... Born Sept. 18, 1990, to Kathy and Keith Stephens ... Has one brother, Sawyer,and two sisters, Karley, and Somyr ... Major: Nursing.