2015 NCAA Softball Super Regional
#3 Sandra Simmons
Position: Infield
Bats: Left Handed
Throws: Left Handed
Height: 5'6"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Fountain Valley, Calif.
High School: Marina HS
Born: 12/18/1993
Sandra Simmons Bio
Game Log Game Log
Career Stats Career Stats
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/09/2014

2014 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2014 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
2013 NCAA Baton Rouge All-Regional Team

Started all 62 games for the Tigers as a sophomore at first base, as she was one of only three players on the team to start every contest on the season… Was named to the 2014 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team… Averaged .305 at the plate for LSU, finishing the season tied for fourth in hits with 53, third in RBI with 37 and tied for first in doubles with 11… Had a .994 fielding percentage with just two errors on the year which was the highest percentage among the everyday starters… Finished second on the team in multi-hit games with 15, having 14 two-hit games and one three-hit game… Had eight multi-RBI games with six games of two RBI and is one of just two players on the team with two games with four RBI… Hit below .300 just four times this season… Was 5-for-6 in stolen bases... Hit LSU’s first triple of the season against Texas in the opener (Feb. 6)… Drove in four for the first time this season, using just one hit, a double, to help defeat SIUE (Feb. 7)… Solo home run proved to be the difference in the Oklahoma State game as LSU defeated the Cowgirls 1-0 (Feb. 8)… Came in twice and drove in one on two hits against Central Arkansas (Feb. 9)… Had a 2-for-3 day against George Washington with two RBI and two runs scored with a home run (Feb. 15)… Did not garner a hit against Penn State but had two RBI with two sacrifice flies (Feb 17)… Went 1-for-4 against Washington with two RBI (Feb. 20)… Had a 2-for-3 day against Iowa State, driving in the game-winning run on her final hit of the game (March 1)… Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and drove in four RBI for the second time on the season with a three-run home run against Lamar (March 1)… Went 2-for-3 in the finale against Auburn (March 9)… Was walked a season high three times against Nicholls (March 19), earning six on the week when including the Oklahoma series… Had back-to-back two-hit games against Alabama, accounting for half of LSU’s hits in the finale (March 30)... Hit .400 and was one of two players to earn four hits against Alabama on the weekend in the series… Earned two hits for the third straight game going 2-for-2 with a double, RBI and season-high three runs scored against ULM (April 1)… Became the second player in program history, and first since Kirsten Shortridge, to steal home plate in a game, tying the finale in the seven-run bottom of the sixth inning against Georgia (April 13)… Became the second player this season to have two doubles in a single game in the second game against Hofstra (April 16)… Had her first three-hit game of the season in the series opener against South Carolina going 3-for-5 with two RBI (April 18)… Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the series clincher over South Carolina in game two (April 19)… Earned two hits for the 12th time this season, going 2-for-3 with an RBI in the series opener against Ole Miss (April 25)… Went 1-for-2 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in the win over Southeastern La. (April 30)… Had two 1-for-3 outings against Mississippi State in games one and two… Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in the win over Missouri in the SEC Tournament (May 8)… Opened the NCAA Tucson Regional going 1-for-3 with an RBI and run scored (May 16)… Was 2-for-4 against Arizona in the winner’s bracket game with a double and RBI (May 17)… Went 1-for-3 with a double against Boston U. (May 17)… Drilled a two-RBI double in her only hit of the game in the last game of the season against the Wildcats (May 18).

Started 57 of 58 games at first base and missed only the Michigan game (March 2) … Secured a .270 batting average (43-of-159) to go along with four home runs and 34 RBIs … Her 34 RBIs, eight multi-RBI performances and eight doubles were second on the team … Her 43 hits, 10 multi-hit efforts and four homers were fourth-best on the squad … Tallied 306 putouts and eight assists against three errors en route to a .991 fielding percentage … Her 306 putouts ranked ninth in the SEC … Picked up her first career RBI on a sacrifice fly against Hampton (Feb. 9) … Collected her first career hit and scored her first career run on a solo homer during LSU’s 9-1 win at Ole Miss (Feb. 13) … Provided the game-tying RBI double in the fourth inning as part of LSU’s 7-2 comeback win over Virginia (Feb. 15) … Added a 2-for-3 effort and three RBIs against Virginia (Feb. 16) … Belted a grand slam to break a 6-6 tie during the seventh inning versus BYU (Feb. 21) … Marked LSU’s first grand slam since the 2009 NCAA Tempe Regional, a span of 197 games … Recorded hits in all three games of the Mississippi State series (March 8-10) and knocked a two-run homer during LSU’s 9-2 win in the series finale … Turned in a 2-for-3 effort with a two-run double versus No. 17 Kentucky (March 15) … Opened a career-long seven-game hitting streak (March 19-27) with a 2-for-2 effort and two runs scored against Georgia Southern (March 19) … Notched hits in all three games of the South Carolina series (March 22-24) … Was 2-for-4 with three RBIs at Arkansas (April 5) … Drove home a team-leading four RBIs during series win at No. 10 Texas A&M (April 12-14) … Scored a season’s best three runs in 8-0 victory over No. 12 Missouri (April 20) … Provided the game-winning single with two outs in the eighth inning of LSU’s 3-2 walkoff win over No. 4 Alabama (April 25) … Added a solo homer during series finale against No. 4 Alabama (April 27) … Went 2-for-4 with a RBI at Georgia (May 3) … Started all four games of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (May 17-19) at first base and earned NCAA Baton Rouge All-Regional honors … Equaled a career-high four RBIs as part of a 2-for-3 effort and an 11-1 elimination game victory over Central Connecticut State (May 18). 

Four-year letterwinner for Shelly Luth at Marina High School in California ... Team won 2009 & 2010 Sunset League championship ... Secured All-Sunset League honors during all four seasons (2009-12) highlighted by a trio of first-team selections (2010-12) ... Listed No. 61 among ESPN's Top 100 High School Recruits for Class of 2012 ... Participated in 2012 Orange Country vs. Riverside Country All-Star game ... Four-time Scholar Athlete award recipient ... Plays travel ball with SoCal Firecrackers, teammates with Kellsi Kloss.

Daughter of Mike and Tammy Jones ... Born on December 18, 1993 ... Has two sisters: Stephanie (25) and Shannon (20) ... Majoring in child and family studies.