Freshman Cayla Drotar tosses her second career shutout
Junior drives ball to center, plates pinch-runner Duffy for walk-off winner
Gamecocks bounce back after falling behind 3-0 in first
Both Victoria Williams & Kenzi Maguire post pairs of doubles; Tiara Duffy hits first career home run for SC
South Carolina stands 32nd in the country in team GPA
Softball vs. Virginia Tech (3/8/17)
Softball vs. Florida (3/18/17-3/19/17)
Photos from Juan Blas from South Carolina's 10-7 win over Troy on April 3, 2016 at Carolina Softball Stadium.
Hull's 2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
- 2015-16 NFCA Scholar Athlete
- 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2016 (FRESHMAN): Started 14 games behind the plate and played in 22 ... Went 6-for-31 at the plate with a pair of RBI ... Posted a single in her first collegiate plate appearance in the win against Virginia Tech (2/13) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored against Winthrop (2/21) ... Walked in consecutive starts against Southern Utah (2/26-27) ... Tallied singles in wins over Buffalo and Charleston Southern while also drawing walks in back-to-back starts against Charleston Southern and at No. 3/3 Auburn (3/16-26) ... Had a sacrifice fly in the Sunday win over Mississippi (4/17) ... Named to the Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll and to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete list.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played six years at Ballard High and Lafayette High ... Earned 2015 Class 3A Player of the Year and a spot on the All-Kentucky first team ... Three-time all-region and all-district performer (2012, 2013 and 2015), including gaining 7th Region Player of the Year honors as a senior ... Named Lafayette High's Rookie of the Year in 2010 ... Holds the school record for home runs (13), doubles (38) and walks (85) ... Compiled a career on-base percentage of .533 and slugging percentage of .684 to go with 118 career RBI ... Led her team to three district titles in 2012, 2014 and 2015 ... Hit seven homers with a .481 batting average as a senior ... Walked over 20 times in each of her final three years ... In travel ball, played with the Tennessee Fury for four years before moving to the Louisville Lady Sluggers for her last two ... Helped the 14U Fury team win the 2012 ASA national title ... Garnered the 2015 Marine Corp Distinguished Athlete Award ... Two-time All-State Academic selection ... A member of the Future Business Leaders of America and FCA.
PERSONAL: Alexis McKenna Hull is the daughter of Joe Hull and Angie Taylor ... Has two younger siblings, Riley and Brady ... Chose South Carolina over Tennessee and Michigan ... Lists Will Ferrell as her favorite actor ... Went on a mission trip to Haiti in the winter of 2014 and sponsors a child there ... Majoring in sports and entertainment management.