5  Paige Baggett
Paige Baggett


Winterville, N.C.

High School:
D.H. Conley






Houston 3, East Carolina 1 - 9 innings (photos by Rob Goldberg, Jr.)

Pirates battle the top team in C-USA into extra innings before falling, but still clinch a spot in the league tournament.

2005 C-USA All-Freshman Team

As A Junior (2007)
Ranked second on the team in doubles and home runs, third in batting average and fifth in hits ... Made 23 starts at shortstop, helping the squad to a 15-8 record in those games ... Also featured at designated player a team-high 21 times in which the Pirates were 16-5 ... Batted in the cleanup spot a team-high 23 games as the team compiled a 16-7 mark ... Tied Charina Sumner for the longest hitting streak on the team, spanning eight games ... Produced nine multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests which included a four-hit, three-RBI effort against UNC Wilmington (4/17/07) ... Led the team in many single-game highs including six RBI vs. College of Charleston, 11 total bases at UNC Wilmington, three runs scores vs. St. John's and at UNC Wilmington, four hits at UNC Wilmington and two home runs vs. College of Charleston and at UNC Wilmington.

As A Sophomore (2006)
Top-five on team in offensive categories; average, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI and total bases ... Had seven multi-hit games including one threehit game ... Held the longest hitting streak on the team, totaling 11 games ... Ended the season on a five game hitting streak ... Had three multi-RBI games, including one three- RBI game against California on Mar. 26 ... Started all 56 games she played in ... Started at shortstop for 38 of those games ... Most prominently featured in the fifth spot, appearing there 25 times compared to 12 times in the eight hole ... Team was 12-0 when she batted eighth ... Led team in single-game high in total bases for the season with six against California ... Tied Ashley Quick with most assists in a game when they both totaled eight against UCF (5/06).

As A Freshman (2005)
Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team ... Finished the season with a .326 batting average with two home runs and 24 RBI ... Played in 59 games, making 26 starts at second base, nine at shortstop and 10 as the designated hitter ... Led the team in triples with two ... Recorded nine multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... Collected a season- best three hits in the series opener against Charlotte ... Drove in five runs against Liberty on Feb. 27, plating three runs on a three-run home run ... Hit a grand slam in the series opener against Saint Louis.

D.H. Conley High School
Four-year letterwinner ... Four-time all-area and all-conference player ... Named Conference Player-of-the-Year as a senior ... Received team's top offensive player award four times ... Named to the 2004 NCHSAA 4A All-State team ... Earned all-state honorable mention accolades in 2003 ... Was nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award ... Led the conference in hitting as a freshman with a .474 batting average ... Four-time all-conference basketball player ... Conference volleyball player of the year as a senior ... Two-time Female athlete of the year at school.

Career Highs
Runs: 3 (twice, last at UNC Wilmington 4/17/07)
Hits: 4 at UNC Wilmington 4/17/07
RBI: 5 vs. Liberty 2/27/05
Home Runs: 2 (twice, last at UNC Wilmington 4/17/07)
Stolen Bases: 1 (nine times, last at UNC Wilmington 4/17/07)

Daughter of Joey and Myra Baggett ... Won two gold medals at the North Carolina State Games ... Member of the 1999 12-andunder and the 1998 10-and-under state championship teams ... Attended ECU Softball Camp each summer from 1998-2003 ... Academic major is physical education.