Echols Delivers Two RBI Doubles
Late-inning heroics propel MSU to another victory
Eveland hits her seventh homer of the season
Foerster homers, doubles in home finale
Spartans play first home series since flooding
The 2017 MSU Softball season kicks off on Friday, Feb. 10. Eighteen Spartans make up this year's team.
2017 | 2018
FRESHMAN (2017): Completed her inaugural collegiate season with a .285 batting average, starting 52 of 58 games at second base ... had four doubles, two homers, and 10 RBI ... Had an impressive collegiate debut with a 2-for-3 performance at the plate, including her first collegiate homer vs. North Florida (2/10) ... Posted a 2-for-3 performance with a walk vs. Troy (2/11) ... Went 1-for-3 against FAU (2/12), breaking up a no-hitter in the fifth inning ... Went 1-for-3 vs. Villanova in the opener in Madiera Beach (2/17) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored vs. UAB in the nightcap (2/17) ... Went 1-for-3 in the finale at LMU (2/26) ... Had base hits in each of the first three games of the Georgia Bulldog Invitational (3/4-5), including a home run vs. the No. 16 Dawgs (3/4) ... Smacked a double in the Spartan victory at Georgia Tech (3/8) ... Went 2-for-3 in a win at Georgia State (3/9) ... Had 1-for-4 efforts in each game of the first day of the Kennesaw State Owl Invitational (3/10) ... Went 1-for-3 in the first and third games of the Purdue series (3/24-25) ... Was 1-for-2 with a run scored in a midweek win over Western Michigan (3/29) ... Went 1-for-2 in both ends of a doubleheader vs. Illinois (4/15), with a double in the first game ... Had a 1-for-4 effort at the plate with a run scored vs. Toledo (4/19) ... Compiled a pair of hits in the Ohio State series (4/21-23) ... Had four hits in the Indiana series (5/6-8), including a career best three in the second game ... Had three base hits in the Big Ten Tournament (5/11-13) with three runs scored ... Went 3-for-3 in the NISC game vs. IUPUI (5/17) with a run scored ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at St. Francis High School in Sacramento, California ... Has started in every game in her high school career ... Named first team All Delta League as a junior, where she also led her team in RBI with 30 and was voted Most Inspirational by her teammates ... Four-year All Delta League selection, earning Second Team honors as a freshman and sophomore and First Team as a junior and senior.
CLUB: Competed for the Lady Magic under Coach Rick Havey in Sacramento, California ... Individually was ranked No. 35 in the nation in the class of 2016 by Full Count Softball ... Finished 13th in PGF nationals at the 18U division in 2015 and fifth at 16U in 2014 ... 2014 team finished as the No.2 ranked team in nation by GoldFastpitch.com ... Won the Colorado IDT in 2014 ... 16U team came in second at the ASA Nationals in Sunnyvale, California, (to current teammate Bridget Rainey's Atlanta Vipers team) in 2013 and finished fourth in the US Club Rankings.
PERSONAL: Born March 17, 1998 ... Daughter of Rommel and Annie Baccay ... Honored with high academic excellence for finishing with a 4.0 GPA her freshman through junior years ... A former participant in competitive karate, won 11 consecutive fights to win the 2006 title in her age group. She also held the "Most Incredible Amateur Internationals Point Sparring Record" ... Plans on majoring in human biology.