3rd in a 3-part series on Leadership Development
2nd in a 3-part series on Leadership Development
Softball vs North Texas
Softball vs Auburn
Softball vs Nicholls State
Softball vs Charlotte - Game 3
Softball vs UTSA - Saturday
Conference USA Academic Medal (2016-17)
2017 (Sophomore): Appeared in 50 games, with 47 starts at second base/shortstop...Recorded a .294 batting average going 42-for-143 with six doubles, one triple, one home run, 13 RBI and 29 runs scored....Drew 16 walks and was hit by a pitch three times for a .374 on-base percentage along with a .371 slugging percentage...Defensively, had 63 putouts with 108 assists and 15 errors for a fielding percentage of .919... Was second on the team with runs scored and stolen bases (7)...Ranked third with hits, doubles, and sac bunts
2016 (Freshman, University of Missouri): Appeared in 34 games, including 10 starts at second base ... Recorded a batting average of .194 with 11 runs scored, one double, and three RBI ... Defensively recorded 21 putouts and 15 chances.
High School: Three-time All-State and four-time All-Conference player for Paragould High School in Arkansas... Junior year, broke the school single-season record with a .500 batting average, 51 hits, 49 runs scored, 18 doubles and eight triples...As a senior hit .556 with 49 runs scored, eight doubles, eight triples, four home runs, 48 RBI and 19 stolen bases... Career: .470 batting average, 198 hits, eight home runs, 131 RBIs, 81 stolen bases and picked up 26 wins in the circle for the Rams...Played summer ball with Arkansas Heat, helped the Heat claim three national titles.
Personal: Full name is Chase Michelle Nelson ... Daughter of Rex and Michelle Nelson ... Uncle Mitch Nelson played for the Braves ... High School teammate Peyton Carter also plays for Southern Miss... Honor Student... Born on February 20, 1997 in Paragould, Ark. ... Majoring in communications.