Mississippi State Softball 2021 NCAA Tournament Capsule

Mississippi State Bulldogs

SEC (33-23, 8-15)

Coach: Samantha Ricketts
Key Field Players:
Fa Leilua, Senior, IF, .340 BA, 18 HR, 45 RBI
Carter Spexarth, Senior, OF, .333 BA, 11 HR, 39 RBI
Mia Davidson, Senior, C/IF, .307 BA, 16 HR, 39 RBI
Chloe Malau’ulu, Junior, OF, .286 BA, 18 RBI
Paige Cook, Sophomore, UTL, .272 BA, 18 RBI
Key Pitchers:
Annie Willis, Senior, P, 2.59 ERA, 16-9 W/L, 6 CG, 132.1 IP, 144 SO
Emily Williams, Senior, P, 3.59 ERA, 8-5 W/L, 3 CG, 101.1 IP, 124 SO
By the Numbers:
Batting Average: .272 (122nd in nation, 9th in conference)
Double Plays per Game: 0.17 (230, 12)
Doubles per Game: 1.19 (135, 7)
Earned Run Average: 3.31 (118, 11)
Fielding Percentage: .951 (227, 13)
Home Runs per Game: 1.19 (31, 7)
Scoring Offense: 5.06 (74, 9)
Slugging Percentage: .462 (62, 7)
Stolen Bases per Game: 0.65 (211, 11)
Triples per Game: 0.11 (201, 10)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2019Regionaldefeated Seattle, lost to Washington, eliminated by Washington
2018Regionallost to North Dakota State, defeated Saint Francis (PA), defeated North Dakota State, eliminated by Arizona
2017Regionallost to BYU, eliminated by Fordham
2015Regionallost to Baylor, defeated Weber State, eliminated by Baylor
2014Regionallost to Texas, defeated Texas Southern, eliminated by Texas
2013Regionallost to Florida State, defeated Mississippi Valley State, eliminated by South Alabama
2009Regionallost to California, eliminated by Florida State
2008Regionallost to Hawaii, defeated Stony Brook, eliminated by Hawaii
2007Regionaldefeated Pacific, lost to Arizona, eliminated by Pacific
2005Regionaldefeated Texas A&M Corpus Christi, lost to Texas, defeated Texas A&M Corpus Christi, eliminated by Texas
2004Regionaldefeated Iowa, lost to California, eliminated by Florida Atlantic
*all team stats through 5/9