Ten student-athletes garner NFCA Scholar-Athlete accolades
Gamecocks Samie Garcia and Lauren Lackey both get two hits in the loss
The redshirt junior tosses a complete-game five-hitter without a walk but comes away without the win
Seniors Lauren Lackey and Kaitlin Westfall both get three hits in the loss
Photos from the Senior Day ceremony and the final game at the current setup of Beckham Field.
Photos from the 4-2 loss to the Lady Vols
Pictures from the game one win over Longwood on March 31, 2012
Photos from the Gamecocks' 13-7 win over the 49ers at D.L. Phillips Complex
Photos of the Gamecocks' 5-0 shutout of defending Horizon League champion Illinois-Chicago
- 2011-12 NFCA Scholar-Athlete
- 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
CAREER: Finished her time at South Carolina fifth on the walks per game charts for a hitter (0.37) ... Holds the second-best career fielding percentage for a Gamecock first baseman in the SEC era with a .991 percentage.
2012 (SENIOR): Started all 48 games she played, with every start coming at first ... Hit .200 on the year ... Drew 14 walks, fifth most on the team, and also laid down six sacrifice bunts, fourth on the squad ... Posted the best fielding percentage for a South Carolina first baseman in a season with a .996 mark in 256 chances ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI in the Villanova win (2/19) ... Hit a two-run homer in the nightcap against Charleston Southern (2/28) ... Also posted a two-run blast in the road win at Kentucky (4/6) ... Posted hits in both of her final two games at Mississippi (5/5-6), including a double and two RBI in Saturday's contest ... Gained two stolen bases on the year, including in her final collegiate game against the Rebels (5/6) ... Earned placement on the 2012 Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Also a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (JUNIOR): Started 44 games and played in 49, mostly at first base ... Posted a .357 on-base percentage, fifth among regulars, while tallying a .212 batting average ... Her three homers tied for third on the team ... Played good defense at first, making just four errors in over 300 chances (.987 fielding percentage) ... Posted a double in her first game in the Garnet and Black, driving in a run as well in the victory over Charleston Southern (2/11) ... Tallied her first Gamecock home run in the win over Furman during the Palmetto State Showdown (2/12) ... Went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI in the win over Seton Hall (3/5) ... Posted her only three-hit game in the second contest at Longwood (4/9) ... Hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the triumph at USC Upstate (4/13).
2010 (YAVAPAI COLLEGE): Helped the Roughriders to the 2010 NJCAA Division I World Series, where they finished third ... Yavapai College, in Precott, Ariz., claimed the Region I title under coach Stacy Iveson ... Hit .433, fifth among starters, while topping the team in slugging at .726 ... Held the third-highest on-base percentage (.510) last year ... Hit a team-best 12 home runs and added 21 doubles while driving in 62, second highest on the team.
2009 (PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE): Played in 52 games for the Aztecs ... Led the team with a .992 fielding percentage ... Hit .352 with 13 doubles and three triples ... Stood third on the team in doubles and fourth in triples ... Ranked fifth with 40 RBI ... Compiled a .390 on-base percentage.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in softball and basketball at Sabino High School in Tucson, Ariz.
PERSONAL: Molly Borneman Brossart was born to parents Steve and Marybeth ... Has one brother, Steven ... Chose the Gamecocks over Villanova and Louisiana-Monroe, among others ... Like wakeboarding and anything outdoors ... Majoring in marketing, looking to emphasis sports marketing.