2012 Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Garnered 38 appearances which included 31 starts split between designated player (25) and second base (6) … Turned in a .311 batting average (28-for-90) to go along with three home runs and 20 RBIs … Improved her average by 78 points between her freshmen and sophomore seasons … Hit safely in 19 of her 31 starts … One of eight players to collect 20 or more RBIs … Tallied six multi-hit and six multi-RBI efforts … Made her first start of the season versus North Dakota State (Feb. 15) where she ripped a two-run double to cap a 9-0 victory … Started a career-long eight-game hitting streak (Feb. 15-March 2) … Notched her first career three-hit effort fueled by two RBI singles which included the go-ahead run during the fourth inning against UNLV (Feb. 22) … Went 2-for-3 versus No. 16 UCLA (Feb. 22) … Was 1-for-3 with two RBIs against Syracuse (March 1) … Belted her first career home run, a two-run shot, during the sixth inning of a 14-6 triumph over No. 14 Michigan (March 2) … Added a five-game hitting streak (March 13-22) with RBIs in four of those outings … Cranked homers in back-to-back games versus Georgia Southern (March 19) and South Carolina (March 22) … Equaled a career-best three hits against Georgia Southern, while her two-run dinger during Carolina game broke a 0-0 tie during the fourth inning … Went 1-for-4 with a RBI double at Arkansas (April 5) … Added hits in both of her starts at No. 10 Texas A&M (April 12 & 13) … Was 2-for-3 and her RBI single capped LSU’s 8-0 victory over No. 12 Missouri (April 20) … Went 1-for-4 with a two-run double at Georgia (May 5) … Earned the start versus Central Connecticut State (May 17) at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional … Was 0-for-2 and drew a walk.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Made 26 appearances, including 16 starts between second base (15) and designated player (1) ... Totaled a .233 batting average (10-for-43), scored 13 runs and tacked on four RBIs ... Made her first career start versus Penn State (Feb. 11) and was hit-by-a-pitch ... Ripped a two-run double and scored a run to cap LSU's 8-0 victory over Louisiana Tech (Feb. 12) ... Went on to hit safely in seven consecutive starts (Feb. 12-26) sparked by a five-game hitting streak (Feb. 21-26) and claimed Tiger Invitational All-Tournament honors ... Was 1-for-3 with a run scored and RBI versus Cal State Northridge (Feb. 18) ... Produced her first career multi-hit effort, a 2-for-2 performance, against South Alabama (Feb. 25) ... Drew two walks and scored two runs during LSU's wins over No. 23 Oklahoma State (March 3) and Mississippi State (March 18) ... Represented the winning run on Tammy Wray's RBI single in a 2-1 victory over Georgia Tech (March 20) ... Ignited LSU's five-run fifth inning with a leadoff double during a 6-1 win over Nicholls State (April 4) ... Served as a pinch runner late in the season, including appearances versus No. 9 national seed Missouri (May 26) at the NCAA Columbia Super Regional and No. 19 South Florida (June 2) during the Women's College World Series.
Four-year letterwinner for Denise Fasana at Marist High School in Illinois ... Team won its regional championship from 2008-10 ... Collected All-Conference and All-Area honors from 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Garnered an All-State selection in 2010 ... First player in school history to make and start on varsity team as a freshman ... Plays travel ball for the Beverly Bandits.
Daughter of Robert and Jackie West ... Born on June 4, 1993 ... Has three siblings: Tatiana (23), Cristian (15) and R.J. (13) ... Anticipated to major in education.