The Golden Eagles softball team will play a three-game series against the Wildcats to open the season.
2013 (Sophomore, Nicholls State): Played in 29 games, making 24 starts ... Recorded a .226 batting average, going 14-for-62 with two doubles, a home run, nine runs scored and five RBI ... Recorded multiple hits on three occasions, picking up a pair of base knocks against Alcorn State, Northwestern State and Southeastern Louisiana ... Drove in a season-high two runs against North Dakota State, while scoring a run in nine separate games ... Recorded first collegiate home run against North Dakota State ... Notched doubles against Alcorn State and Stephen F. Austin.
2012 (Freshman, Nicholls State): Started 33 of 34 games played ... Recorded 14 hits in 79 at bats with a double, seven runs scored and four runs batted in ... Had three multi-hit games, including a 3-for-3 day against Sam Houston State (March 17) ... Drew nine walks and was successful on only stolen base attempt ... Defensively, threw out six runners from behind the plate.
High School: Lettered at Poplarville High School in Poplarville, Miss. ... Helped the Hornets advance to the postseason for three consecutive seasons ... Named All-State (2011), All-District (2009, 2010, 2011) and All-Region (2009, 2010, 2011) ... Selected for the Gulf Coast All-Star Game ... Earned team MVP honors and Offensive and Batting Title accolades ... Earned award for offense and defense as a sophomore ... Also played soccer ... Played travel ball with Louisiana Voodoo.
Personal: Full name is Emylea Paige Miller ... Daughter of Martha and Paul Miller ... Has a younger brother, Carsen ... Born on Feb. 20 in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Undeclared major.