Tigers finish 2012 season with 33-23 overall record
Branndi Melero connects on solo homer for Tigers
Tigers play at 3 p.m. CT Saturday in an elimination game
Tigers' rally in seventh falls short
Tigers will be seventh seed in SEC Tournament which begins Thursday
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Mississippi St vs Auburn softball on Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Tennessee vs Auburn on Friday, April 6, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Kentucky vs Auburn on Saturday, March 24, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Career ... 10th in games played (224) ... 9th in games started (119) ... 6th in RBI (119) ... 4th in Home Runs (34) ... 1st in runners caught stealing (70) ... 2nd in caught stealing percentage (.378) ... T-5th in single-season RBI with 41 in 2012 ... T-6th in single-season home runs with 12 in 2012 ... 1st in single-season caught stealing percentage with .474 (18-of-38) in 2009.
In 2012 SEC Overall Stats ... T-10th in RBI (41) ... 10th in Home Runs (12) ... T-11th in Sac Bunts (7) ... T-1st in Runners Caught Stealing (18).
2012 ... Appeared in 56 games, all starts ... Hit .288 with team-best 12 home runs and 41 RBI ... Also posted team-best .538 slugging percentage ... In SEC play, started all 28 games ... Hit .203 and led AU with five home runs and 15 RBI in league play ... Leads team with 12 multi-RBI games and is tied for second with 12 multi-hit games ... Hit .350 in month of February with four home runs and 13 RBI in 14 games ... Second on team with .344 batting average in March with six home runs and 21 RBI ... Tied career high with three hits in game one vs. Kentucky ... Also drove in three runs on a double and two-run homer vs. UK ... Delivered two-run single in game two vs. No. 2 Alabama ... Gave AU a 3-2 lead in second inning of game two vs. No. 10 Tennessee ... Hit solo home run in 5-1 win in game two vs. Arkansas ... Hit two-out, solo home run in top of fifth that broke tie game and lifted AU to 3-2 win over South Carolina (gm. 2).
2011 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 53 games with 50 starts ... Hit .219 with seven doubles, 27 RBI and four home runs ... Appeared in 24 of 28 SEC games, starting 21 ... Hit .219 in SEC play with one home run and 10 RBI ... Hit .265 w/RISP for the season ... Threw out 13-of-33 (39 percent) base stealers ... Threw out 6-of-18 (33 percent) base stealers in SEC play ... Hit .316 with four doubles, two home runs and 10 RBI in 15 games in month of February ... Drove in game-winning run with two-out RBI double in sixth inning in 2-1 win over Troy ... Hit solo home run in victory over McNeese State ... Hit .357 (5-14) with three RBI, a double, stolen base (1-1) and three runs in five games of War Eagle Classic ... Tied career high with four RBI in win over UConn, going 2-for-3 with three-run homer ... Hit .375 with three RBI in three games vs. Ole Miss ... Had second-best team average of .364 (4-for-11) with a double and two RBI in three games at No. 11 Tennessee ... Was part of game-ending play to clinch series win vs. No. 4 Georgia ... In game three, with AU leading 3-2 with two outs in top of seventh inning, UGA's Megan Wiggins tripled and attempted to advance home for tying run after relay throw to third was wild ... Backing up third base on the play, pitcher Angel Bunner retrieved ball in foul territory and fired home to Eisterhold who applied tag for final out of game ... Went 2-2 with two RBI and a double in game three vs. No. 10 Florida ... Hit two-run home run in top of eighth inning to beat No. 18 Kentucky 5-3 in game one of series ... Drove in game-winning run on sac fly vs. Portland State in NCAA Seattle Regional.
2010 ... Appeared in 56 games, starting 54 ... Hit .239 with 11 home runs, 28 RBI and 16 runs scored ... Threw out 17-of-51 (33 percent) base stealers, fourth-most in SEC ... In SEC games, started all 28 games and hit a team-best .273 with seven home runs and 14 RBI ... Threw out 13-of-35 (37 percent) base stealers ... The 13 runners thrown out was tied for most in SEC ... Committed just one error behind the plate with 20 assists ... Had three game-winning RBI, all coming against SEC teams ... Hit .556 (5-for-9) in Kentucky series ... Set career best with three hits (all singles) in game three vs. Kentucky ... Hit solo home run in sixth inning to give AU a 4-2 lead in game two vs. No. 4 Florida ... Singled in games two and three vs. No. 14 LSU ... Hit solo home run in sixth inning of game two vs. South Carolina to give AU a 5-3 lead after SC had cut deficit to one run ... In game three vs. South Carolina, set career high with four RBI and tied career high with three hits (two singles, double) ... Had two-out RBI single in fifth inning in 3-1 win vs. Troy ... Crushed two-run home run and walked in two at-bats vs. Samford, both AB's coming in first inning ... Hit two-run home run vs. Mercer ... Hit solo home run and scored twice in game two vs. No. 13 Georgia ... Allowed just one stolen base in four attempts vs. UGA ... Had game-winning RBI in 3-2 win in game one vs. Ole Miss ... GW RBI came on two-out double in seventh inning ... Also hit solo home run in game two vs. Ole Miss ... Had RBI double vs. Middle Tennessee ... Had three hits in Arkansas series, with a pair of home runs and a single ... First home run was two-run shot in game one that tied game 2-2 in first inning ... Second home run was solo shot in first inning of game three that proved to be game-winner in 2-1 victory.
2009 ... Started all 59 games with 53 starts ... Hit .226 with 23 RBI ... Tied for team lead with seven home runs ... Led Southeastern Conference in base runners thrown out with 22 ... Had a team-best five game-winning RBI (Jacksonville, WKU, Winthrop, ARK-1, LSU-2) ... Hit three-run, walk-off home run in bottom of eighth inning to defeat Western Kentucky 5-3 ... Home run vs. WKU was first of career ... Hit go-ahead, solo home run in bottom of sixth inning vs. Purdue ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI vs. No. 18 North Carolina ... Drove in game-tying run in bottom of ninth in game one win vs. Ole Miss ... Went 2-for-3 with game-winning RBI single in top of eighth inning in game one win vs. Arkansas ... Hit a pair of home runs, one solo and one two-run shot, in game three vs. No. 6 Georgia ... The two-home-run game was first by an Auburn player since Holly Currie in 2006, a span of 218 games and 92 home runs ... Hit two-run home run to spark Tigers to a 6-1 win in game two vs. No. 20 LSU.
High School ... Played for coach Shane Eicher at Owasso High School ... Lettered three years in softball and one year in basketball ... Earned all-state and all-conference honors in 2007 and 2008.
Personal ... Born April 11, 1990, to Larry and Denise Eisterhold ... Has one brother, Christopher, 16, and one sister, Rachel, 23 ... Played travel ball for Tulsa Eagles Gold ... Major: Marketing.