stop
Friday, Sep. 20
(W)16 - 2)
Softball
vs
North Carolina A&T
Saturday, Sep. 21
(W)2 - 1)
Softball
at
Appalachian State
Saturday, Sep. 21
(W)7 - 4)
Softball
at
Queens College
Saturday, Sep. 28
(L)4 - 5)
Softball
vs
Charlotte
Saturday, Sep. 28
(L)5 - 8)
Softball
vs
Charlotte
Sunday, Oct. 6
(W)6 - 2)
Softball
vs
Lenoir-Rhyne
Friday, Oct. 18
FINAL
Softball
vs
Catawba
Sunday, Oct. 20
2:00 PM
Softball
vs
Duke

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Gabi

Howard

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Infielder
Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Taylors, S.C.
High School: Blue Ridge
Major: Business Administration

Bio

Honors
2019: All-SoCon Second Team (third base) and All-SoCon Freshman Team.

2019 (Freshman)
Named to the All-SoCon Second Team at third base and the All-Freshmen Team … Started in all 56 games at third base … Selected the Player of the Week on April 29 … Led the SoCon in walks (37) and was tied for sixth in homers (eight) and eighth in on-base percentage (.421) … Tied for the third-most walks in a single season in program history … Ranked 54th in the nation in walks per game (0.66) … Batted .282 with 44 hits, 30 RBI’s (tied for second-most on the team) and 24 runs … Belted 13 extra-base hits with five doubles for a .468 slugging percentage … Had a .421 on-base percentage with two hit-by-pitches … Was the best hitter in the conference in league play, leading the SoCon in batting average (.421), on-base percentage (.619), walks (22) and sac flies (two) and placing fourth in slugging percentage (.711) … Recorded 11 multiple-hit and 10 multiple-RBI games and seven-game hitting and eight game reached base streaks … Singled against Iowa State (Feb. 8) for first collegiate hit … Slugged a three-run shot for her first collegiate homer along with a walk in the win over UNCW (Feb. 9) … Was a triple shy of the cycle along with two runs and two RBI’s in a win against St. John’s (Feb. 16) … Went 2-2 with a homer, walk and two RBI’s in a victory versus Elon (March 16) … Notched three walks and a single in her four plate appearances in a win at Chattanooga … Collected seven walks along with a pair of homers, three singles, three runs and three RBI’s in the series sweep at Mercer (April 27-28) … Had seven walks, a double and single in a series win against ETSU (May 3-4).

High School
Lettered every year at Blue Ridge High School in Greenville, S.C… Named High School Sports Report All-Region and South Carolina Coaches Association of Women's Sports All-State each year in high school, including being named the 3A Player of the Year her sophomore season… Named to the Greenville News All-State team twice… Helped the Tigers to two region and district championships and an upper-state championship… Played for Team South Carolina for five years under Dave and Leah Majeski along with Delaney Cumbie… Helped the team to win a World Fastpitch Connection World Series Tournament… Lettered both years in playing volleyball… Named all-region for both seasons and broke the school blocks record (90) in her freshman season… Was a four-year member of the school’s Spanish Club.

Personal
Daughter of James and Erica Howard… Has an older sister Selina and younger brother Colton… Majors in Business Administration.

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