|23 Meredith Mitchell|
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2013 C-USA All-Freshman Team
As A Freshman (2013):
Earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors after turning in a strong debut season ... Ended her season ranking fourth on the team with her .291 batting average ... Also recorded 20 runs, 32 hits, three doubles, a triple, 37 total bases, .336 slugging percentage and six stolen bases ... Led the conference with her nine outfield assists including throwing seven runners out at the plate attempting to score ... Played well in league-only play and led the team with her .333 batting average and 20 hits ... Also scored 12 runs and stole six bases against league foes ... Pinch ran and scored a run against Cleveland State (2/8) ... Started her first career game in the outfield against Towson (2/10) ... Used a runner and scored against Georgetown (2/15) ... Started in right field and had three at bats against St. John's (2/16) ... Reached base with a walk and scored a run against Liberty (2/22) ... Had first career hit and scored a run against Liberty (2/24) ... Had a single, a sacrifice and scored a run against Elon (2/27) ... Recorded a double against Binghamton (3/1) ... Recorded a pair of hits including a double and laid down a sacrifice against North Carolina (3/1) ... Drove in a run against No. 22 Baylor (3/2) ... Recorded a base hit against North Dakota (3/3) .... Recorded outfield assists in back-to-back games against Syracuse (3/12) and No. 21 Hawai'i (3/12) ... Had a hit and scored a run in the first game against UAB (3/16) ... Put up a base hit in the first game against Houston (3/23) ... Picked up a pair of hits and scored two runs in the second game against North Carolina State (3/27) ... Hit a hit, a run scored, walk and outfield assist in the opening game of the series against UTEP (3/29) ... Had multiple hits, including a double, plus a walk and stolen base in the second game against the Miners (3/29) ... Walked, stole a base and scored a run in the series finale against UTEP (3/30) ... Had a hit, a run scored and an outfield assist in the series against UNC Wilmington (4/3) ... Recorded three hits and another outfield assist in the three-game series against No. 20 Tulsa (4/6-7) ... Had a career-game with three hits (including a triple), three runs scored and three RBI plus two stolen bases in the first game of the series against Marshall (4/13) ... Had a multi-hit performance and a stolen base in the second game against the Thundering Herd (4/13) ... Had four hits, a run scored and an outfield assist in the series against Memphis (4/20-21) ... Recorded a hit, a run scored and outfield assist against Southern Miss (5/4) ... Recorded a hit and run scored in the conference tournament against Marshall (5/9).
Spent the fall of 2012 attending Chattanooga State before transferring to East Carolina for the spring 2013 semester
Played and lettered in varsity softball for all four years as a member of Sequatchie County High School (SCHS) ... Was a First Team All-District 7-AA selection in all four seasons ... Aided program to four consecutive District 7-AA Championships ... Helped lead SCHS to TSSAA Sub-State Tournament in each of her final three seasons ... Hit .477 as senior with 57 runs scored, 33 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 43 games ... Her run total led the Chattanooga area ... Was named to the Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps All-Area as a junior when she totaled a .433 average, two home runs, seven triples, nine doubles, 20 RBI and 35 runs scored in 28 games ... In 29 games as a sophomore, hit .364 with 23 runs and 10 RBI in 28 games ... Began her high school career by hitting .367 with 22 runs, 11 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 24 games ... Earned a spot on the Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of the Preps All-Area in her initial campaign ... Gained additional softball experience playing for the Chattanooga Mustangs ... Her club team was the Tennessee (18A) ASA State Champions in 2011 and 2012 ... Aided the Mustangs to a top-15 finish at ASA Nationals (18U) in 2011 and 2012 ... Hit .469 with a home run, 12 triples and 20 stolen bases ... Was named the Homecoming Queen of her high school in the fall of her senior year
Intended academic major is accounting with a minor in finance ... Daughter of Dusty Mitchell and Stephanie Ewton ... Has six younger siblings: Madison Presto, Wyatt Presto, Austin Mitchell, Grace Mitchell, Brody Mitchell and Cain Mitchell.