Softball Captain Eligible for National Award
Former SAAC President Earned Master's Degree in Four Years
Owls End Season With 51-9 Record
Owls Clinch Bid to 11th NCAA Tournament
Owls In Championship Game for Second Year in a Row
The FAU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held its second annual field day at A.D. Henderson University School on April 10, 2015.
• Went 2-for-2 with two walks, three runs scored and an RBI in season opener vs. Arkansas (2/6)
• Had hits in nine straight games early in the season
• Scored game’s only run in 1-0 win over Tulsa (2/13)
• Posted three straight two-RBI games vs. Michigan St., Providence and Maryland
• Went 3-for-4 with a homerun, two RBI and a run scored in 5-4 win over Louisiana Tech (3/14)
• Had two RBI in 9-0 win over Middle Tennessee (3/20)
• Smacked solo homerun at Kentucky (4/6)
• Homered vs. North Texas in C-USA tournament (5/7)
• Was named to C-USA All-Tournament team
Sophomore (2014): Singled and scored vs. St. John's...singled and scored vs. Maryland...went 2-for-4 vs. Penn State...went 2-for-3 vs. Loyola Marymount...went 3-for-4 with two runs scored vs. Illinois...singled, drove in a run and scored vs. Southern Miss...homered vs. Louisiana Tech...drove in game's only run vs. FIU...scored game winning run to clinch sweep vs. UTEP...had two doubles and scored twice in series vs. Middle Tennessee...had nine multiple hit games on the year.
Freshman (2013): Had a breakout freshman season starting 56 of 57 game appearances, primarily in the outfield...had the third highest team batting average at .312...went 2-for-3 and scoring four runs in the 11-3 win over Eastern Michigan (3/4)...had the team's second most total hits with 44 (second most in conference play), which included nine doubles, two triples and five homeruns...notable appearances include going 1-for-2 with two runs and three RBIs in the 8-0 win over ULM (3/7) and going 3-for-4, including one homerun, with one run and two RBIs in the 5-0 victory against Dartmouth (3/22)...went on a nine game hitting streak mid-season and also had nine multiple hit games...ended the season with the 23 RBIs, third highest on the team, and the second most walks with 25.
Prep: Earned MVP honors at the FACA all-star game. Named defensive MVP of Lake Wales. Third team all-state selection as a junior. Class 5A First Team All-State selection by the Miracle Sports Award Committee as well as a Class 5A Second Team All-State member by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA). Also an honorable mention volleyball player.
Personal: Daughter of Elena and Carlton Thompson...graduated from same high school that produced former FAU softball player and current assistant Chan Walker.
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