3-14-2016 Florida vs Auburn Softball
3-9-2016 Tennessee State vs Auburn Softball
2-28-2016 Indiana State vs Auburn Softball
2-27-2016 St. John's vs Auburn Softball
Tigers earn a 5-1 victory over Eagles
JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Appeared in 46 games and started 29… drilled 20 hits, including four doubles, three home runs and one triple… netted 26 RBI and crossed the plate 17 times… maintained a .463 on-base percentage and held a .461 slugging percentage… drew 23 walks and added a pair of sacrifice flies… named Academic All-SEC. Game Highlights: Went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and two runs scored against Butler (2/13)… drilled a pinch-hit triple that plated two versus Furman (2/13)… set a career-high with six RBI on a double and a home run against Appalachian State (2/14)… scored twice and laced an RBI double versus Oklahoma State (2/19)… went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI against DePaul (2/20)… racked up two hits and scored a run versus Fordham (2/21)… laced a pinch-hit home run against Indiana State (2/28)… went 1-for-2 with a walk versus Florida (3/14)… had an RBI single and was hit by a pitch in the series finale against South Carolina (3/26)… netted a pair of hits and totaled three RBI at Kentucky (4/1-4/3)… secured two RBI in pinch-hit opportunities versus Longwood (4/8-4/9)… launched a home run and scored three times at Arkansas (4/15)… drew a walk and had an RBI against Jacksonville State (5/22).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Played in 45 games with 28 starts, primarily as the designated player… also pitched 10.2 innings in the circle with one start coming against Dartmouth (2/21)…compiled a 4.59 ERA through 11 appearances with eight strike outs and only 15 hits given up … at the plate, hit .270 with 20 walks and only 19 strikeouts on the year while driving in 21 RBI and 10 runs scored…hit .255 in SEC play with 12 hits, two home runs and 12 RBI in 47 plate appearances. Game Highlights: Had a career-best three hits in a 3-for-3 day against Tennessee (4/2) with one double…hit only two home runs on the year, but her second home run was a big one as it was a 3-run home run vs. Alabama (4/18) to help the Tigers defeat the Tide 13-12 in eight innings … had one hit each in all three games of the SEC Tournament with two RBI as Auburn’s designated player…followed up the SEC Tournament championship with two hits in the NCAA Tournament and three RBI, both of those hits coming in the Women’s College World Series.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Started 30 games of 45 appearances during her first year as a Tigers, all at either first base or designated player position...batted .255 with 24 hits, 16 runs scored, five home runs and 30 RBI...slugged .479 with 10 walks and 15 strikeouts...also pitched in the circle with six appearances and a 1.75 ERA...totaled eight innings in the white circle, giving up six hits, two earned runs and four strikeouts...batted .208 in SEC play with 16 starts...had 10 hits in conference play with three doubles and nine RBI Game Highlights: Notched her first collegiate hit vs. Marshall (2/14) in a pinch hit role, bringing in two RBI...the next day vs. Winthrop (2/16), pinch hit again only this time, hitting two two-run home runs, her first home runs as a Tiger...the four RBI total stayed as a season-high for the remainder of the season...tallied five total games with multi-RBI, coming against Winthrop, Syracuse (3/1), Ball State (3/15), Murray State (3/19), Mississippi State (3/21) and Missouri (4/13)...started two games of the NCAA Minneapolis Regional vs. Green Bay (5/17) and Minnesota (5/18), appearing in four of the five games of the regional...went 1-for-1 vs. Minnesota in game one of the regional final, hitting a game-winning home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to send the weekend to a deciding final game.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Jimmy Pruett ... named 2012 7AAA Player of the Year ... also earned first-team all-state ... named Gainesville Times Northeast Georgia Player of the Year ... Posted 13-3 record with a 0.71 ERA as a senior in 2013 ... had 123 strikeouts in 72.0 innings of work ... also as a senior, hit .611 with nine home runs, 26 RBI, 12 doubles and .747 on-base percentage ... played travel ball for Atlanta Vipers, winning 2013 18Gold ASA national championship.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Margaret and Jeff Abbott ... has one brother, Jeffrey ... major: Healthcare Administration...greatest memory came on the 2014 season's final day when she hit a game-winning two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to send the NCAA Minneapolis Regional to a deciding final game.