|9 Casey Alcorn|
Lauren and Casey Alcorn will face one another when Albany meets East Carolina at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic
Kelsi Briggs hits game-winning home run in the bottom of the sixth inning
Sarah Christian ties her career-high in strikeouts with seven
Kai Clark has a pair of hits including a grand slam
Jordan Lewis homers twice and drives in four in the win
2013 C-USA All-Academic Team
2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
As a Freshman (2013):
Selected to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... A C-USA All-Academic Team selection ... Ended her freshman campaign with a .244 batting average, 17 runs, 33 hits, six doubles, four home runs, 18 RBI, 12 walks and 53 total bases ... In league-only games had a pair of home runs and 11 RBI ... Placed fourth on the team with eight multi-hit games and tied for fifth on squad with three multi-RBI performances ... Appeared in 51 games and made 46 starts (32 at shortstop, 12 at designated player, 1 in right field, 1 first base) ... Hit .375 in the fifth inning and sported a .429 batting average in the seventh inning ... Reached base in each of her first seven times to the plate to start her career with four hits and three walks ... Hit .750 (six-for-eight) at the Pirate Classic (2/8-10) ... Walked as a pinch hitter against Cleveland State (2/8) and Ohio (2/8) on the first day of the tournament ... Picked up the first start of her career and went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, a home run and two RBI against Rider (2/9) ... Had a double and a walk against Ohio (2/9) ... Recorded a pair of doubles, walk, drove in a run and scored twice against Towson (2/10) ... Started at shortstop for the first time against Georgetown (2/15) ...Recorded a pinch hit single vs. Fairfield (2/22) ... Drove in a run with a shallow single against Liberty (2/24) ... Had two hits including a home run and double against Elon (2/27) ... Put up a hit and walk against Binghamton (3/1) ... Had a pair of hits including a triple, scored two runs and stole a base against North Dakota (3/3) ... Doubled and drove in two runs in the first game against UAB (3/16) ...Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the second game against Houston (3/23) ... Had four hits, two runs scored and a home run in the three contest against UTEP (3/29-30) ... Recorded three hits, two RBI, two runs scored and home run in the second contest against Marshall (4/13) ... Scored a pair of runs and had an RBI in the final game of the series against the Thundering Herd (4/14) ... Drove in a run in the opening game of the series against Memphis (4/20) ... Recorded a pair of hits and scored a run in the final contest against the Tigers (4/21) ... Had two hits, a double and a walk in the second game against UCF (4/4) ...Started the team's last 22 games at shortstop.
Lower Dauphin High School:
A four-year starter and letterwinner for her father, Steve, as a member of the Falcons at Lower Dauphin ... Helped guide Lower Dauphin to four Mid-Penn Keystone Division Championships and a cumulative record of 67-7 in her four years ... Worked as the program's team captain in her final season ... Hit .536 as a senior with 23 runs, 37 hits, a .590 on-base percentage, 27 RBI, nine doubles and six triples ... Only struck out a total of four times between her junior and senior campaigns en route to earning Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association (PSBCA) AAAA All-State First Team honors both seasons ... At the end of her standout junior season, was named a Patriot-News All-Star after hitting .604 with five home runs, 27 runs drive in and also winning 12 games in the circle ... Threw a perfect game as a junior ... As a freshman and sophomore, earned PSBCA Honorable Mention AAAA All-State honors ... Her freshman year, she was also named to the Patriot News' Big 11 All-Underclass team ... Also gained softball experience playing for the Central PA Krunch and Wagner's Gold travel program, where in 31 games she had 19 runs, 34 hits, three doubles, three home runs, 29 RBI and hit .392 ... Also lettered in basketball ... A four-year Honor Roll member ... Served as the vice president of her seniors class, where she served in student council and participated in a pair of state fairs.
Intended academic major is recreational therapy ... Daughter of Steve and Kim Alcorn ... Has two sisters, Lauren and Shelby... Her older sister, Lauren, plays collegiate softball for the University of Albany