Junior Season: Saw action in all 61 games, starting 53 in the outfield • Recorded 35 hits for a .271 batting average• Registered 69 putouts while fielding .986 • Stole seven bases on nine attempts.
Sophomore Season: Appeared in 56 games and started 52 in center field • Named second-team All-ACC • Posted a .356 batting average on the year, ranking fourth in the ACC • Collected 47 hits with 12 RBIs • Recorded her first career home run in the game two victory at Radford on April 25 • Stole nine total bases on 10 attempts • Registered 56 putouts and three assists.
Freshman Season: Appeared in 54 games and started 20 games in the outfield • Made 11 consecutive starts in right field to close out the season • Ranked second on the team in stolen bases with 13 in 16 tries • Complied a .367 batting average over the last 15 games with five stolen bases • Talented, speedy outfielder made several tough catches with one assist from right field.
Prep: Two-time first team all-league • Second-team all-state in 2010 and first-team All-CBL • Member of the all-county squad in 2008 • Her summer team earned a fourth place finish at the ASA Gold Nationals in 2009 • Led the Southern California Athletics to the 2010 Premier Fastpitch Softball 18HS National Championship.
Personal: Majoring in exercise and sport science • Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Veteran Leader program and also serves as a Creed Mentor and a Carolina Softball Leadership Council member • The daughter of Ted and Cathy Nece • Born Jan. 22, 1992 in Fontana, Calif. • Has two sisters.
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