Seven Softballers on All-Region Teams, Including Quartet on First Team
Softball's Romero, Lawrence, Win Silver at Junior World Championship
Softball's Lawrence Tabbed Big Ten Freshman of the Week
Lawrence Slams, Driesenga Blanks Hawkeyes in Softball's DH Sweep
Postgame Notes: U-M 8, Iowa 6; U-M 8, Iowa 0
MGoBlue.com reveals the top 10 plays for the month of May in Michigan Athletics.
At Michigan ... NFCA All-Great Lakes Region second team (outfield, 2014) ... All-Big Ten first team (outfield, 2013) ... Academics ... Academic All-Big Ten (2014) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2013, 2014).
Sophomore (2014) ... NFCA All-Great Lakes Region second team (outfield) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Regular Season ... Started 59 games in left field and knocked in 58 runs ... Collected 19 multi-RBI games and 15 multi-hit games ... Batted 6-for-11 with 2 RBI in the Super Regional at Florida State (May 22-23) ... Belted a pair of homers, including a seventh-inning game-tying longball, against Arizona State in the Tempe Regional title game (May 18) ... Smacked a homer and knocked in three runs against San Diego State (May 16) ... Hit a home run, recorded two RBIs and scored two runs against Illinois (Apr. 26) ... Collected two hits, one RBI and scored two runs against Purdue (Apr. 23) ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs against Central Michigan (Apr. 16) ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run, four RBIs and scored three runs against Michigan State (Apr. 13) ... Hit a double, scored a run and recorded two RBIs against Michigan State (Apr. 11) ... Collected two hits, two RBIs and scored one run against Western Michigan (Apr. 8) ... Hit a double, scored one run and knocked in two against Detroit (Apr. 2) ... Recorded two hits, two RBIs and scored three runs against Penn State (Mar. 29) ... Hit a three-run home run against Louisville (Mar. 15) ... Went 3-for-3, scored four runs and collected two RBIs against Kent State (Mar. 15) ... Went 2-for-2 with two RBIs against Arizona (Mar. 7) ... Collected two hits against UCLA (Mar. 5) ... Recorded three hits and three RBIs against Kent State (Feb. 21) ... Hit a grand slam against Central Arkansas (Feb. 15) ... Went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and one run scored against Memphis (Feb. 15).
Freshman (2013) ... All-Big Ten first team (outfield) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (April 22)... Regular Season ... Appeared in 63 games, starting 55 in left field, four at second base and one at designated player ... Batted .314 with seven home runs, 38 RBI and tied for the team lead with 11 steals ... Tied for the team lead with four outfield assists ... Scored a run against Washington in the WCWS (June 2) ... Threw a runner out at home during the Super Regional against Louisiana Lafayette (May 24) ... Hit her first career grand slam against Iowa (April 21) ... Batted 3-for-4 at Indiana (April 16) ... Hit a seventh-inning, game-tying home run at Michigan State (April 14) ... Had a 3-for-3 day with two RBI vs. Ohio State (April 6) ... Went 2-for-3 with three runs scored vs. Penn State (March 30) ... Hit two doubles against Penn State (March 29) ... Collected two hits and three RBI vs. Purdue (March 23)... Had two hits, including a home run, against Oregon (March 3) ... Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored, two stolen bases and one RBI vs. Georgia Tech (March 1) ... Collected two hits and one RBI vs. DePaul (Feb. 24) ... Hit first collegiate home run, and knocked in two runs vs. Hofstra (Feb. 23) ... Went 2-for-5, including a triple along with one RBI vs. Illinois State (Feb. 22) ... Collected two hits, including a triple, and four RBI with two runs scored vs. Massachusetts (Feb. 17) ... Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored vs. Maryland (Feb. 16) ... Collected first collegiate hit and made collegiate debut vs. Marshall (Feb. 8)
Prep ... Graduated from Greater Atlanta Christian School (2012) ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Beta Club ... Four-year varsity letterwinner (2009-2012) ... AA Player of the Year (2012) ... All-state honors (2011) ... Gwinnett County Player of the Year (2012) ... Four-time all-county (2009-2012) ... Led team to three straight regional runner-up finishes (2009-2011) and a regional championship (2012) ... As a senior, set school records in base hits (54), home runs (14), on-base percentage (.667), stolen bases (49), runs batted in (38) and runs scored (67) ... Helped A&L Vipers to the 2010 ASA Gold National Championship ... Four-year letterwinner in basketball (2008-2012).
Personal ... Sierra Nicole Lawrence was born on Jan. 21, 1994 ... Enrolled in School of Kinesiology ... plans on studying computer science ... Daughter of Suzette Lester.
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