Senior catcher Shelby Gonzales goes 2-for-3 with homer, 3 RBI
Junior third baseman Codee Yeske goes 2-for-3, scores game-winning run in seventh
Yeske joined by Kelley Dillon and Dana Hathorn with homers in South Carolina's win
Junior second baseman Dana Hathorn goes 4-for-4 in the win
Game times set for 7, 4 and 1 PM at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field
2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in 32 games, starting 17 ... Ten of those starts came behind the plate, while the other seven came at first base ... Hit .157 with two doubles and an RBI ... Moved up batters at a .536 clip, third best on the team ... In her first career start, went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Winthrop (2/11) ... Scored twice in the win over Villanova (2/19) ... Her homer was a two-run shot in the seventh in game two at Coastal Carolina (3/7) ... Had a hit and an RBI in the final game of the Arkansas series (3/11) ... Tied the home game against Charlotte (3/14) with a sixth-inning RBI double.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three softball letters under coach Tom Sullivan at Gloucester Catholic ... Helped the Rams to consecutive New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Non-Public B titles in 2010 and 2011 ... A 2011 all-south Jersey and all-non-public first-team selection by the Newark Star-Ledger ... Twice named to the Philadelphia Inquirer All-South Jersey first team ... An all-country and all-conference player as well, she hit 19 home runs in her final two years ... Earned All-Salem County accolades as a freshman at Woodstown High School ... Also played two years of field hockey, where she earned first-team all-conference honors ... Played travel ball with the New Jersey Mystics Gold team led by Stacey Jackson ... Off the diamond, she was a honor roll member and volunteered with the Special Olympics and the Miracle baseball league.
PERSONAL: Olivia Alexandra Lawrence is the daughter of Dave and Ursula and has two brothers, David and Andrew ... Chose the Gamecocks over Villanova, Fordham and Charleston Southern ... Enjoys snowboarding and going to the beach ... Says her favorite athlete is Chase Utley ... Majoring in education.