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The 2017 MSU Softball season kicks off on Friday, Feb. 10. Eighteen Spartans make up this year's team.
JUNIOR (2018): Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Appeared in 39 games, starting 22 ... Hit .167, posting one homer and four doubles ... Was the DP in all five games at the FAU First Pitch Invitational (2/9-11), getting three hits and walking a team-best five times ... Had a pair of base hits and three RBI over four games at the Gamecock Invitational (2/16-18) ... Had an RBI single in the Louisville Slugger Invitational finale vs. San Diego State (3/10) ... Had a pair of base hits (one double), two walks, and a pair of RBI in the Nebraska series (3/23-25) ... Doubled in the first game of the Minnesota doubleheader (4/8) ... Smacked her first home run of the season, a three-run shot, in the home win over Eastern Michigan (4/24) ...
SOPHOMORE (2017): Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Appeared in 44 games, starting 33 ... Hit .233 with nine homers and 16 RBI ... In Big Ten games only, hit seven homers - which ranked third among B1G players ... Added three doubles and drew 19 walks ... Started three of the first four games of the season at DP, and recorded a double and a walk in three at-bats vs. Troy (2/11) ... Went 1-for-3 vs. Robert Morris (2/19), and scored once ... Played all three games of the Maryland series (3/31-4/2), starting the last two in right field and hitting her first homer of the season in the series finale ... Started in right field all three games of the Penn State series (4/8-9), leading the team with a .625 average (5-of-8) with a double, a home run, and two RBI ... Had two hits in the second game of the Illinois series (4/15), including a homer and an RBI ... Homered in the finale at Rutgers (4/30) with a 2-for-4 effort at the plate overall ... In the Indiana series, started the final two games and hit three homers, going 5-for-8 with four RBI (5/7-8), and tied the school record with two homers in the series finale ... Hit a homer in the Big Ten first round vs. Indiana, (5/11) ... Smacked a two-run homer in the NISC first round vs. Murray State (5/16) ... Walked twice in MSU's victory over Murray State in the rematch (5/17) ..
FRESHMAN (2016): NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... Saw limited action early in the season due to injury but got more time as the season wore on and she got healthy ... Appeared in 33 games, starting 16 ... hit .259, smacking two doubles and a pair of home runs ... Had nine RBI ... Missed the first three weekends of the season with injury ... Made her collegiate debut as a pinch hitter vs. Kennesaw State (3/5) ... Started in the outfield against South Carolina, going 0-for-2 with a walk ... Came in as a pinch hitter in both ends of the doubleheader vs. Connecticut (3/6) ... Appeared in all five games at the Holy City Showdown at the College of Charleston, getting her first collegiate hit against the host Cougars (3/13) ... Had an impressive game vs. Bowling Green, smacking a double that scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and a grand slam in the 10th inning in a win over Bowling Green (3/19) ... Had a hit and a run scored in her only at-bat vs. Western Illinois (3/20) and scored a run as a pinch runner vs. Illinois-Chicago (3/20) ... Started two of MSU's three games vs. Wisconsin in left field (3/25-26), going 2-for-3 in the finale with a career-best four putouts ... Was 3-for-3 in a midweek non-conference tilt against Western Michigan (3/19), smacking her second career home run and a double with two RBI ... Extended her hitting streak with a single vs. Central Michigan (3/30) ... Started two of three games in the Penn State series (4/1-2), collecting a pair of hits and an RBI in five at-bats ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Huron High School in New Boston, Michigan... Three-year captain ... Named first-team all-league, first team all-district and to the Monroe County Dream Team in her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons ... Varsity team MVP as a senior.
CLUB: Played for coach Donny Dreher's Finesse Fastpitch team based out of Wixom, Michigan.
Personal: Born March 24, 1997 ... Daughter of Michael and Gena White ... Has three siblings - Niko, Steele, and Dayton ... Majoring in kinesiology.