Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS
2015 (SOPHOMORE): Made 39 starts over 59 appearances ... third on the team with a .347 batting average and 13 stolen bases ... hit a two-run double against No. 23 South Alabama (Feb. 5) in the seventh inning to help complete the 2-1 comeback victory ... went 2-3 and scored a pair of runs at Samford (Feb. 11) ... tallied a four-game hit streak, starting against Samford (Feb. 11) and running through the game vs. Cal Poly (Feb. 14) ... was named to the Easton Bama Bash All-Tournament team ... went 2-3 with an RBI against No. 5 Michigan (Feb. 20) ... hit her first career home run against James Madison (Feb. 21) as part of a 3-3 performance ... scored two runs and knocked in a pair of hits in the weekend finale against Lipscomb (Feb. 22) ... went 2-2 and scored the first run of the game in the series finale vs. Louisiana (March 1) ... hit a third inning double and eventually came around to score in game one vs. Georgia (March 14) ... hit an RBI double as part of a 2-3 performance vs. Georgia State (March 18) ... went 2-3 with an RBI single and a two-run double against MVSU (March 31) ... went 2-3 with two runs scored and an RBI against Southern Miss (April 1) ... hit a go-ahead two run single in the sixth inning of game three against Kentucky (April 5), giving Alabama the 2-0 win and the series victory ... drove in two runs on a fifth-inning triple at UAB (April 7) and later scored in the inning ... extended her hitting streak to a career best six games with a 2-3 performance vs. UAB (April 14), scoring twice while driving in a run ... earned a hit in each game of the series at Auburn (April 17-18) ... went 2-4 with a sixth-inning RBI single against Troy (April 21) ... earned a hit in every game of the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional, including a 2-4 performance with an RBI in the finale against Washington (May 17) ... hit a two-run double as part of a 2-2 performance vs. Oregon in the Women’s College World Series (May 30), accounting for both of the Tide’s runs in the 2-1 victory.
2014 (FRESHMAN): Made 52 appearances, primarily as a pinch-runner, with six starts in the outfield ... hit .333 over 24 at-bats with eight hits and six RBI ... went 7-10 in stolen bases ... made her first appearance against Kennesaw State (Feb. 7) as a pinch-runner ... made her first start against Northwestern State (Feb. 8), going 1-3 with her first hit and first stolen base ... scored two runs against Northwestern State (Feb. 8) and one against Troy (Feb. 9) ... went 3-4 against Tennessee State (Feb. 14), driving in two runs and also scoring ... scored as a pinch runner in both games against Houston at the Easton Crimson Classic ... scored as a pinch runner in both game one (March 7) and game two (March 8) against South Carolina ... went 1-3 against Mississippi Valley State (March 11) with a two-run triple and an RBI groundout ... scored in each game during the Ole Miss series ... swiped her fifth stolen base of the season in game two against the Rebels (March 15) ... delivered a pinch-hit RBI single in the sixth inning of game three at Ole Miss (March 16) ... scored in game three against Florida (March 23), laying down a sacrifice bunt but reaching on an error before coming around to score ... entered as a pinch-runner against South Alabama (April 2), immediately stealing second on the next pitch for her sixth stolen base of the season ... scored as a pinch runner in game two at Mississippi State (April 12) ... similarly scored as pinch runner in series opener at Missouri (May 1) ... started a game-ending double play as a defensive substitution in right field against USC Upstate (May 17) in the NCAA Regional round ... appeared as a defensive substitution in both games against Nebraska during the NCAA Super Regional round ... made three appearances at the Women's College World Series, as a defensive substitution
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-time all-state selection ... Tuscaloosa News "Softball's Best" selection all four seasons of her career while playing for American Christian Academy... career batting average leader for the state of Alabama at .669 (336-502) ,as the only player in state history with a career average over .600 ... also set career state records for runs (337) and consecutive times to reach base safely (18) ... posted three of the top four single-season batting averages in state history: .688 in 2013, .658 in 2011 and .645 in 2010 ... her 40 career triples ranked second in state history... earned five hits in one game, coming up one hit shy of tying that state record ... twice scored five runs in a single game, putting her second on yet another state single-game record list ... swiped 233 career stolen bases, ranking third in state history... struck out only three times in a single season, good for third-best in state history (min. 155 plate appearances) ... her 336 career hits ranked 11th in the state record book ... set the state record for single-season batting average in 2011, hitting .658 ... hit .619 in her junior season with 91 hits including five home runs, 14 doubles and 11 triples ... also was a six-time state champion at ACA in cross country and track and field ... two-time all-state selection in cross country and track and field ... set school records in the 100 meters, 200 meters, triple jump and the 400-meter relay team ... member of the National Honor Society, VISTA, BETA Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Tuscaloosa Four Runners.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Austin and Marla Dare ... has two brothers, Parker and Davis ... majoring in public relations.