Senior hit her seventh homer of the year, put game away with next two-RBI hit
Masters makes the second team, while Snaer captured a spot on the third team
Pictures from the opening round matchup between the host Gamecocks and Auburn Tigers in the 2014 SEC Softball Tournament
Shots from Senior Day, when the Gamecocks beat No. 20/20 Auburn 4-2.
Shots from the Gamecocks' 3-1 win over Georgia Southern
Shots from the Gamecocks 2-1, come from behind win.
Pictures from the Friday night game between the Gamecocks and Aggies.
- 2014 NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team (DP/U [non-pitcher])
- 2014 NCAA Tournament All-Region Team (Tallahassee Regional)
- SEC Player of the Week (March 31, 2014)
- 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
- 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Posted 11 top-15 career listings in her two years in the Garnet and Black ... Owns the school's record for doubles per game with her 0.23 average ... Fourth in both slugging percentage (.547) and RBI per game (0.58) and fifth in home runs per game (0.11) ... Sixth in three categories: on-base percentage (.407), runs per game (0.67) and walks per game (0.37) ... Also tied for eighth in sacrifice flies (7), ninth in batting average (.326), 11th in hits per game (0.93) and tied for 12th in homers (12).
2014 (SENIOR): Started all 56 games in which she appeared, spending time at second, in right field and as the designated player ... Earned a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Southeast Region second team at the DP/Utility (non-pitcher) spot ... Tallied 12 marks that made South Carolina's top-15 for a single season ... Finished tied for second in the Southeastern Conference in doubles (19), while her 0.34 doubles per game ranked 15th in NCAA Division I and set a new program record ... Those 19 doubles also stand second in SC's history ... Had four other marks make the nation's top 150 ... Her slugging percentage of .644, the third highest for a Gamecock in a year, ranked 15th in the SEC along with her batting average (.362), which tied for 15th in program annals ... Her 47 runs led the team and tied for 13th in Gamecock history, while her 0.84 runs per game stood fourth ... Tied for seventh in school history with eight homers in a year, finishing eighth in homers per game (0.14) ... Her .447 on-base percentage is the 11th best in SC history for a year, while she finished 15th in total bases (112) ... Hit six times, tied for 11th in a year, while her three sacrifice flies is tied for 13th ... Broke out with a 3-for-4 outing against LIU Brooklyn (2/14), scoring and driving in two runs .... Doubled in a 2-for-4 day against Maryland (2/15), scoring twice in her first game of the year in the leadoff spot ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and a triple, driving in two in the win over Michigan State (2/22) ... Started a 16-game hitting streak in the Eastern Kentucky (3/11) triumph, posting two doubles ... Hit a walk-off home run against No. 13/15 Texas A&M (3/15-1) to spur the Gamecocks to a doubleheader sweep ... Tallied six hits in the three-game series against Mississippi (3/29-30), including a three-hit outing with a homer and three RBI in the game-one win ... Doubled twice in Sunday's win over the Rebels ... Named SEC Player of the Week after her play against the Rebels ... Had her hitting streak snapped in the second game at No. 15/17 Georgia, drawing an intentional walk to load the bases in the seventh ... Her sister Lauren drew a walk immediately afterwards, giving the Gamecocks their first win in Athens since 2001 ... In the Saturday win at Arkansas (4/12), she doubled, scored twice and drove in two in a 2-for-3 day ... Homered in four of her final five games, starting with the Senior Day triumph against Auburn (5/4) ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs and the long ball in the NCAA Tournament win over Fordham (5/17) ... Garnered a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.
2013 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 55 games, starting 48 ... Of those starts, 31 came as the designated player and 17 in center field ... Also played an inning at second base ... Hit .282 with a .358 on-base percentage, both fifth among regulars ... Had four sacrifice flies, tying for seventh in a single season at South Carolina ... Twice drove in six runs, the first coming in her third game in the Garnet and Black ... In that game, went 2-for-3 with a triple in the second win against Stetson (2/9) ... That started a seven-game hitting streak which included a homer in the Florida A&M game (2/15), her first as a Gamecock ... Began her season-best eight-game hitting streak with a 1-for-3 day in the series finale against No. 21/20 Kentucky (4/7) ... Drove in two runs in a 2-for-3 outing against Coastal Carolina (4/10) ... Also went 2-for-3 with two runs and a double against Presbyterian (4/16) ... Posted two RBI in all three games at Mississippi State (4/26-28), a series the Gamecocks swept on the road ... Had homers in the last two games, with Sunday's seventh-inning round-tripper proving to be the deciding run ... In the first game of the NCAA Austin Regional, drove in all six runs with a 2-for-4 day, hitting a grand slam and a double in the win over Houston (5/17).
2011-12 (NORTHWEST FLORIDA STATE): Played two years for the Raiders, starting mostly at second base ... Hit .410 as a freshman and .428 as a sophomore, leading the team to a pair of Panhandle Conference titles ... Slugged .808 as a freshman, posting 11 homers and 27 doubles on the year...Drove in 55 runs and stole six bases ... Her sophomore season, slugged .750 with 20 doubles, four triples and seven homers ... Part of five double plays while her fielding percentage rose to .951 ... Drove in 103 runs during her NWF State career.
2010 (FLORIDA STATE): Signed with the Seminoles, attending the school for the fall of 2010 but never played.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years at Greenbrier High School ... Earned first-team all-area honors from the Columbia County News Times on three occasions ... Missed her senior year with a knee injury ... On the honor roll all four years ... Played for coach Dickey Vallery's Atlanta Vipers travel ball team.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Charles and Cyd, Ashlyn Elizabeth Masters has one sister, former teammate Lauren ... Says her favorite musical group is Hootie and the Blowfish and her favorite athlete is Josh Hamilton ... Lists her sister as her biggest softball influence ... Majoring in sport management.