Conference USA Preseason Player of the Year ... Outstanding hitter ... Hard worker ... Leading candidate for starting right fielder ... Big strong player ... Athletic ... Good arm ... Runs the bases well
2010 Preseason Conference USA Player of the Year 2009 Preseason All-Conference 2008 Preseason All-Conference
Awards/Honors 2009 First Team All-Conference
2009 Conference USA All-Tournament Team
2008 Second Team All-Conference
2007 Second Team All-Conference
2007 Newcomer of the Year
2007 All-Freshman Team
2009 (Jr.): Turned in outstanding junior campaign ... Earned First Team All-Midwest Region Honors ... Named First Team All-Conference USA ... Named to the C-USA All-Tournament team ... Preseason All-Conference USA Selection ... Played and started in all 56 games ... Led the team in every major offensive category ... Batted .408 with a team-high 60 hits including 16 doubles, 11 home runs and four triples ... Tallied 47 runs batted in ... Had a team-high 45 walks, including 11 intentional walks ... Finished with a team-best .796 slugging percentage and .552 on-base percentage ... Ranked among the nation's best 200 players in batting average (36), home runs per game (117), runs batted in per game (56), doubles per game (44), walks (12), slugging percentage (18), runs per game (71), home runs (80), triples (44), and on base percentage (7) ... Ranked in the top 10 in 11 C-USA statistical categories, including leading the league in slugging percentage, on base percentage, runs scored, runs batted in and walks ... Named C-USA Hitter of the Week once ... On track to become the school's all time leader in hits, runs scored, runs batted in, doubles and total bases ... Is the school's all-time leader in on base percentage, walks and triples ... Tallied 17 multiple-hit games and 13 multiple-RBI games ... Of her 60 hits, 31 were for extra bases ... Registered 117 total bases ... Had 10-consectuive intentional walks in the series against UCF (4/4-5) ... Hit a two-run homer against No. 17 LSU ... Had the game-winning home run against Marshall (3/22) when she belted a two-run long ball in the top of the fourth inning ... Had a solo blast against South Dakota State (2/14) in the bottom of the seventh inning to send the game into extra innings ... Hit a bases loaded double against Baylor (3/10), driving in three of the four runs for the 4-3 win ... Put together two six-game hitting streaks ... Hit safely in 12 of her last 15 games ... Was 12-of-13 in stolen bases ... 2008 (So.): One of four players to play and start every game ... Led the team in four offensive categories that included batting (.333), hits (52), RBIs (29) and total bases (83) ... Had a slugging percentage of .532 ... Earned Second Team All-Conference honors ... Recorded 13 multiple hit games and eight multiple-RBI games ... Had a team-high 37 walks ... Was three-of-three against Northwestern State (3/26) ... Finished season with a nine-game hitting streak ... Ranked in 10 career categories ... A preseason All-Conference USA Selection ... 2007 (Fr.): Ranked among the team's leaders in batting average (No. 1), slugging percentage (No. 1), on-base percentage (No. 1), runs scored (No. 1), hits (No. 1), RBIs (No. 1), doubles (No. 2), triples (No. 1), home runs (No. 1), total bases (No. 1), walks (No. 1) and stolen bases (No. 4) ... Tallied a freshman record 13 home runs and 41 RBIs ... Her home run number ties for third best on the school's single-season chart ... Named C-USA Newcomer of the Year, as well as to the Second Team as Utility and the All-Freshman team ... Tabbed C-USA Player of the Week for April 16 ... One of two players to play and start in all 56 games ... Tied a school record with a five-hit game against Louisiana Tech (2/24), while also driving in five runs and scored four times as she tallied a two doubles, a single, a triple and a homer in the contest in hitting for the cycle ... Drove in game's lone run with a suicide-squeeze bunt against South Alabama (2/14) in a win ... Hit go-ahead triple which put the Lady Eagles in front for good against Jackson State (2/20) ... Tallied 10 multi-hit games and a team-high 12 multi-RBI contests ... Had a four-RBIs contest against Florida A&M ... Longest hitting streak was six games ... Made just one error in 54 fielding chances ... In her collegiate debut against Stephen F. Austin, hit a home one in her first at-bat on the first pitch (2/9).
Prep: Four-year starter for Coach Gary Ivy at Oak Grove High School ... Played with fellow Lady Eagles Logan James and Courtney Hill ... Led the team in hits two-straight seasons, including 42 as a junior ... Led the team in runs batted in with 43 as a junior ... Paced the team in slugging percentage ...Named the 2005 Hattiesburg American Fastpitch Player of the Year and to the All-Star Team ... First team all-state and all-district in 2005 ... 2005 Best Outfielder ... A member of two state championship teams ... National Beta Club ... National Honor Society ... Beta Club ... Southern Miss Alumni Academic Scholar ... A three-year letterwinner in basketball and volleyball.
Travel Ball: Played travel softball for the X-treme Heat, Southern Storm and MS Eclipse ...Hit .487 with the Eclipse, with 14 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 22 RBIs.
Personal: Daughter of Moses and Shirley Hill ... Mother was an All-Star basketball performer at Southern Miss and was the first female inducted into the Southern Miss M-Club Sports Hall of Fame ... Sister, Courtney, also a member of the softball team ... An exercise science major.
Hill's Career Highs
Mb>Hits: 5 vs. Louisiana Tech (2/24/07)
Runs: 4, 3 times, last vs. NC Central, 2/28/09)
RBI: 5, 2 times, last vs. East Carolina (3/14/09)
2B: 2, 3 times, last vs. Alabama State (2/21/09)
3B: 1, 12 times, last vs. South Alabama (4/16/09)
BB: 4, 2 times vs. UCF (4/5/09)
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