Davis Delivers Sixth-Inning RBI Double
Rainey goes 6.2 innings in standout pitching performance
MSU starts Spring Break in Athens at Georgia Bulldog Invitational
MSU and its six California natives play three-game series at LMU
MSU scores most runs in 42 years
The 2017 MSU Softball season kicks off on Friday, Feb. 10. Eighteen Spartans make up this year's team.
JUNIOR (2017): Hit .167 over 22 games, primarily as a pinch hitter ... Had six RBI, six walks, and was hit by a pitch three times for a .444 on-base percentage ... Got her first start of the season behind the plate vs. Villanova (2/17) ... Smacked a grand slam in the game vs. North Dakota (2/18), her first collegiate home run ... Went 1-for-1 against East Tennessee State (3/11) and also drew a walk ... Came in as a pinch hitter in two of the three games against Maryland (3/31-4/2), and earned a walk each time ... Entered the Big Ten Tournament game vs. Indiana (5/11) as a pinch hitter and smacked a two-RBI double into left to give the Spartans the lead for good ...
SOPHOMORE (2016): Appeared in 38 games, starting 15 ... Hit .200 on the year, smacking four doubles and plating eight runs ... Started all five games at the FGCU Kickoff Classic as the designated player, getting a pair of hits, two walks, and two HBP in 11 at-bats ... Was the designated player in four of the five games at the FAU Invitational, smacking doubles against Florida Atlantic (2/26) and Columbia (2/28), and adding an RBI on a sac fly vs. Boston University (2/27) ... Went 2-for-2 with a career-best three RBI against Bowling Green (3/19) in an extra-inning affair, then got her first start behind the plate this season vs. Wright State and went 1-for-3 in the nightcap .... Went 2-for-4 with one start behind the plate in the Wisconsin series (3/25-26), including a pinch-hit single in the top of the seventh in game three ... Came up with a pinch-hit double in a game at Penn State (4/1) ... Came in as a pinch hitter in MSU's seventh-inning come-from-behind rally over Eastern Michigan (4/27) ...
FRESHMAN (2015) Provided depth at catcher and made seven starts as the designated player ... Hit .333 with two walks, a double, and three RBI ... Made her first career appearance behind the plate against Alabama A&M (3/14) ... First career hit also came against the Bulldogs, a single in a 12-0 victory (3/15) ... Reached base on an error in an extra-inning game vs. Eastern Michigan (4/14) ... Started a five-game hitting streak against Western Michigan (4/22) ... Had a hit in each of the three games against Indiana, with a pair of RBI and walked twice in the opener (4/24-26) ... Went 1-for-2 against Notre Dame (4/28).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year softball letterwinner at Glenbrook South High School ... 2013 and 2014 All-Conference selection ... Earned All-Area honors as a senior ... Panel holder and leader for Erika's Lighthouse, a A teen depression education organization.
CLUB: Competed for the Illinois Sluggers ... Team Captain.
PERSONAL: Born April 4, 1996 ... Daughter of James Davis and Elizabeth Yordanoff ... Has two older brothers, Gordon and Xander ... Majoring in marketing.