Jessica Neidigh   |   #6   |   INF

Height: 5-8

Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.

Previous School: Brookwood High School

Eligibility: Sr.

Softball: Jessica Neidigh

2014
Started all 55 games at second base … Named First-Team NFCA All-Southeast Region … Earned Honorable Mention All-South Atlantic Conference honors … Led the team with 23 multiple-hit games … Posted an 1-game hitting streak from late February through mid-March …  Reached base in 17 consecutive contests … Fifth on the team and ninth in the SAC with her .376 batting average … Led the team with 186 at-bats … Second on the team and fourth in the SAC with 70 hits … Second on the team and in the SAC with 60 runs scored … 10th in the conference with 102 total bases … Ranked 34th in the country in runs per game …Fourth on the team with 12 doubles, 102 total bases and .441 on-base percentage … Led the league with 26 stolen bases … Was 26-for-26 in stolen base attempts and is 63-of-64 in stolen base attempts in her three-year career – Caught for the only time in her career in the seventh inning of a 7-2 win over North Georgia in the opening game of the 2013 Hickory Regional …  Her .425 career batting average ranks second all-time in school history … The 70 hits on the season ranks 5th for hits in a season at AU … Stands one hit away from setting the most career hits in school history … Currently stands second in the school record books with 11 triples … Her 60 runs scored during the season ranks 4th in the school record books – She also holds the top two spots in the record books … Holds the school record with 188 career runs scored … Set the school record with 26 stolen bases in 2014 and holds the school record with 63 career stolen bases … Was hit by a pitch on eight occasions during the season, which equals the  second-most in school history … Ranks second in school history with her .474 career on-base percentage.

2013
Started all 55 games … Set school record  and led the league with 90 base hits … Notched  29 multi-hit games … A First-Team All-America selection ... Led the conference with a .457 batting average, which is second all-time in school history … Posted a team-high 17-game hitting streak … Named Daktronics First-Team All-Region … Earned First-Team All-South Atlantic Conference honors … Named SAC Player of the Week on 4/2/13 … Third in the conference with a .670 slugging percentage … Ranked eighth nationally in runs scored per game … Ranked 10th in the NCAA with six triples … Ranked 15th nationally with her .457 batting average … Led the league with 66 runs scored and tied for first in the SAC with six triples … Second in the SAC with 15 doubles … Tied for 17th in the conference with five home runs … Second in the SAC with 20 stolen bases … Was 20-for-21 in stolen bases on the season … Currently holds the school record with a .449 career batting average and ranks second in school record books with 128 career runs scored.

2012
Started all 51 games … Ranked fifth nationally in runs scored per game … Ranked 31st in the nation in batting average … Led the conference with a .440 batting average and led the SAC with 85 hits and 62 runs scored … Led the team  with 123 total bases … Ranked second on the team with a .637 slugging percentage, a.473 on-base percentage and 15 doubles … Tied for the team lead with four triples … Added five home runs on the season … Scored at least three runs on five occasions … Started the season with a six-game hitting streak and later added a 24-game hitting streak … Hit safely in 44 games … Perfect 17-for-17 in stolen bases on the season … Also made five appearances in the circle, posting a 3-1 record with a 6.85 ERA … Started three games as a pitcher and tossed 22 1/3 innings with two complete games … Named South Atlantic Conference Freshman of the Year … Earned First-Team All-SAC honors … Named SAC Player of the Week (4/16) … Recorded a team-high five hits at Chowan (2/11/12) … Notched a team-best six RBI versus Tusculum (4/14/12) … Had a pair of stolen bases on three occasions.

Personal
Born on Jan. 19, 1993 … Daughter of Greg and Terry Neidigh … Majoring in Education.
 

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