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22 Destiny DeBerry
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Career Honors:
» 2016-17 UNC Strength & Conditioning Iron Ram Award

2016 (Freshman): Appeared in 52 games as a true freshman, making 45 starts in left field (46 total starts) • Batted .317 with a triple, 12 walks, six sacrifice bunts and six RBIs on the season • Possesses exceptional speed, ranking third in the ACC and 24th in the nation with 33 stolen bases • Helped UNC break its single-season team stolen bases record and ranked fourth all-time in school history in steals • Ranked ninth in the ACC in sacrifice bunts • Won UNC's Hustle Award.

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Prep: 2014 West 3A State Player of the Year • 2014 Mid-Piedmont Conference Player of the Year • Four-time all-state • Four-time all-district • Four-time all-conference • A four-year starter for Ledford Senior High School, where she batted over .400 all four seasons with 92 career stolen bases • Led the Panthers to the 2012 Mid-Piedmont Conference Championship and the 2014 conference tournament title • Advanced to the fourth round of the state playoffs as a senior and to the third round in 2014 • Played travel ball for the Carolina Cobras and the Carolina Cardinals • Led her team to the 2013 ASA National Championship and a third-place national finish in 2015 • Won the ASA State Championship in 2013 and 2015 • Also ran cross country and track at Ledford, with whom she won four all-conference awards • Two-year member of the National Honor Society (2014, 2015) • Member of the Beta Club • Three-year member of the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society.

Personal: Born Destiny Rhochelle DeBerry on April 18 • Daughter of Brian and Wendi Shirah • Has two older siblings, Erica and Austin • Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Leadership Academy as a member of the Rising Stars program and serves as a CREED Mentor • Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science.

Career Statistics
Year GP GS Avg AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB FLD%
2016 52 46 .317 142 33 45 0 1 0 6 47 .331 12 0 19 .365 2 6 33-38 .941

 

 

Position: Outfield
Height: 5'3"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Thomasville, N.C.
High School: Ledford
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