2017 Spring SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Started 57 games while appearing in 60 total for the Tigers in her true freshman season ... Hit for an average of .259 with 17 extra base hits ... Scored 21 runs during the season and achieved 41 RBI ... Finished the season with 10 homeruns on her way to 17 total extra-base-hits with a slugging percentage of .488 ... Marked two or more RBI in eight games ... Went 2-3 with one run scored in her first collegiate start ... Went 3-3 with two runs and 2 RBI against Penn State ... Led the team in RBI in a game with six, which she achieved twice ... Went 2-3 with two home runs and 6 RBI against Troy ... Hit a dramatic go-ahead homerun in extra innings against Wichita State ... Went 3-4 with 2 home runs and 6 RBI versus Kansas ... Collected five RBI over four SEC Tournament games in May ... Hit a 2-run home run versus Missouri in the SEC Tournament opener ... Went 2-5 during the Tallahassee Super Regional ... Leadoff walk in the 3rd inning of the second Super Regional game led to the only run of the game ... Leadoff single in the 3rd inning of the Super Regional finale led to the first runs of the game for LSU ... 2017 Spring SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll.
Was a four-year standout at Flower Mound High School in Texas, competing in the same district as fellow Tiger Maribeth Gorsuch in Class 6-6A… As a senior was named the Class 6-6A Offensive Player of the Year after hitting .514 with six home runs, 20 RBIs and 20 walks, 14 of which came during the second half of district play… She set the school record for home runs with 25… As a junior led Flower Mound to a 2015 district championship with a 15-1 record in class 6-6A and reached the regional quarterfinals of the state tournament... Was name first team all-district at first base after her junior season after hitting over .390 with more than five home runs to help power an offense that averaged over seven runs per game that year…
Full name is Sydney Brooke Springfield, born January 11 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma… Daughter of Tom and Melissa Springfield… Has one sibling in younger brother Jake… Plans to major in human sciences and education.