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Molly Fichtner
Molly Fichtner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

Last College:
UT-San Antonio

Height:
5-2

Position:
Catcher

Experience:
3L



08/20/2014

Alabama Athletics Enters New School Year after Enjoying Tremendous Academic Success in 2013-14

Alabama's more than 550 student-athletes averaged over a 3.2 grade point average, including 46 that maintain a career GPA of 4.0

08/18/2014

Molly Fichtner Named Volunteer Assistant Coach

Former All-SEC Catcher to Join Alabama Coaching Staff this Season

07/10/2014

99 Alabama Student-Athletes Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide was one of three schools with 95 or more honorees

05/22/2014

Softball Boasts Program-Record Four Academic All-Americans

Alabama is the Only Team with Four Academic All-Americans

05/15/2014

Softball Boasts Five NFCA All-South Region Honorees

Alabama's Three First-Team Honorees are the Most of Any South Region Team

06/01/2014

WCWS: UA Defeats Oregon Post-Game

WCWS: UA Defeats Oregon Post-Game

05/31/2014

Women's College World Series: UA Defeats Kentucky Post-Game

Women's College World Series: UA Defeats Kentucky Post-Game

05/28/2014

Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS

Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS

04/23/2014

Preview: Softball Hosts #13 Georgia

Preview: Softball Hosts #13 Georgia

03/08/2014

Recap: Alabama Run-Rules USC 14-4 in Game 1

Recap: Alabama Run-Rules USC in Game 1 14-4

2013 (JUNIOR): Played in 45 games and started 38 times primarily behind the plate ... hit .313 with three home runs and 33 RBI ... scored eight times and smacked eight doubles ... slugged .464 while sporting a .379 on-base percentage ... walked 14 times and struck out only 10 ... hit .341 during SEC play ... all three of her home runs were hit against league opponents ... batted 2-for-2 with two RBI and a double against Texas A&M (March 30) ... hit 7-for-8 (.875) with three runs, a home run and five RBI in the Missouri series .... SEC Player of the Week following that series against Mizzou ... the home run was her first as a member of the Crimson Tide ... in the series opener against Missouri, batted 3-for-3 with an RBI (April 5) ... batted 3-for-3 with two runs, four RBI and her first Alabama home run in the series finale (April 7) ... collected three hits and drove in two runs against Mississippi Valley State (April 9) ... batted 2-for-4 with a double and a RBI against UAB (April 10) ... hit a home run and had four RBI in game two of the series against Kentucky (May 4) ... scored the game-winning run against Texas A&M in the SEC Tournament opening game (May 8) ... batted .300 with a team-high six RBI in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... recorded three RBI in the regional championship game against Western Kentucky (May 19).

2011 (SOPHOMORE) - UTSA: Named Southland Conference Student-Athlete of the Year and first team All-Southland Conference shortstop ... started all 52 games and batted .365 with a team-leading 61 hits and 19 multi-hit games to go along with 27 runs scored, three home runs and 18 RBI ... ranked among the SLC's top 10 in hits (61/3rd), batting average (.365/5th), on-base percentage (.425/6th) and total bases (78/6th) ... in Southland play, she led the team in batting average (.438), runs (11), hits (28) and on-base percentage (.486) ... ranked among the 50-toughest players to strike out in the country with only nine in 167 at-bats ... compiled a season-best nine-game hitting streak from Feb. 24 through March 13 in which she hit .548 (17-for-31) with four doubles, five RBI and eight runs scored.

2010 (FRESHMAN) - UTSA: Named Southland Conference Freshman of the Year and earned second team all-league honors after starting all but one game behind the plate ... ranked among the conference's best in several categories, including runs scored (40/tied for 1st), on-base percentage (.482/2nd), home runs (11/3rd), walks (37/3rd), total bases (101/4th), slugging percentage (.652/5th), batting average (.350/6th), hits (55/8th), doubles (11/8th) and RBIs (34/9th) ... her 37 walks tied a season school-record ... led the squad with 14 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games. ... reached base in 19 consecutive games and had a 13-game hitting streak, the longest of each on the team ... during the hitting streak, she batted .455 (15-for-33) with three doubles, a triple, five homers and 10 RBI ... slugged 1.061 and had a .591 on-base percentage ... earned Southland hitter of the week honors on Feb. 15, after leading UTSA to a win over No. 24 Illinois in which she hit 4-for-4 with five RBI including a grand slam in her second collegiate at-bat ... went 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs and four RBI at No. 3 Alabama (Feb. 18) ... helped UTSA tie an NCAA record when she was one of four consecutive players to homer in a win at Texas State (April 29) ... hit .364 (16-for-44) with runners in scoring position and .396 (21-for-53) with two outs, while posting nine two-out RBI ... in 30 Southland games, hit .310 with 27 hits, 24 runs, eight doubles, five homers and 17 RBI, plus a .981 fielding percentage with 226 putouts and 36 assists ... threw out 21 runners, the second most in the conference.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time District 24-5A MVP while playing at Clear Brook High School during her junior and senior year ... letterwinner and starter all four years ... earned All-Greater Houston honors ... helped lead Clear Brook to the district title and the first round of the Class 5A playoffs ... 2008 first team all-district and all-state honorable mention selection by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... earned all-district honorable mention accolades at third base as a freshman ... played select ball for Texas Aces Gold and the Houston Power Gold under coach John Glowacz.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Eric and Jana Fichtner ... has one sister Amber ... majoring in general studies.

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