Was named second team All-Southern Conference at first base ... started all 57 games, hit .308 on 52 hits, 28 runs scored, 13 doubles, one triple, one home run and 28 RBI ... had 10 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests ... went 3-for-4 with a double at Charleston Southern (Feb. 9) ... went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI at Alabama State (Feb. 15) ... went 3-for-4 with a single, double, triple coming a home run shy of the cycle against Hartford (March 1) ... roped the game-winning walk-off double to defeat Virginia (March 3) ... hit her first home run of the season, a grand slam against Charlotte (Mar. 14) ... went 3-for-4 with a double in game two against Furman (Mar. 23) ... picked up three hits, two runs scored and four RBI in the Elon series (Mar. 29-30) ... had three hits with two runs scored and an RBI in the series against Appalachian State (April 13-14) ... went 3-for-7 with two runs scored and an RBI in the doubleheader against North Carolina Central (April 18) ... had a 2-for-3 effort against North Carolina (April 24) with an RBI ... had two hits with three RBI in the SoCon Tournament against Samford (May 10).
Was a 2012 NCCSIA All-State Softball Team selection … started all 56 games for the Spartans at first base … was third on the team with a .297 batting average on 49 hits … led the team with 10 doubles and second with 10 home runs … posted a team-best 46 RBI, which was sixth best in the Southern Conference … tied for the team lead with 30 runs scored and two triples … had a team best .564 slugging percentage and second in on base percentage (.366) … went 4-for-4 against Fordham (Feb. 17) with two home runs, a double, four RBI and three runs scored … put together a six-game hitting streak from Feb. 25 through Mar. 4 … fell one RBI short of a school record with six at Samford (April 1), hitting her second career Grand Slam in the process … also had a walk-off RBI single in a 6-5 win over Western Carolina (April 28) … finished with 12 multi-hit and multi-RBI games … was 5-for-7 with a home run and three RBI in the series against the College of Charleston (April 21) … also was second on the team in fielding percentage at .981, making just eight errors in 389 putouts.
Was a second-team All-Southern Conference selection at designated player for the second straight season after earning preseason all-conference first-team honors … saw action in 47 games with 44 starts … also saw time at first base and third base … hit .269 with three home runs and 14 RBI … scored 13 runs, drew 14 walks and had three doubles … turned in the second-best fielding percentage on the team, committing just one error in 112 total chances for a .991 mark … had five multi-hit games, including a 3-for-3 performance with a homer, three RBI and two runs against Furman on March 26 … was 5-for-8 with two homers and five RBI in the series against the Paladins … made the Dean’s List both semesters … Academic All-SoCon selection and an NFCA Scholar-Athlete.
Earned second-team All-Southern Conference honors and was a SoCon All-Freshman pick … was named to the SoCon Championship All-Tournament Team … named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State Team … appeared in 52 games with 47 starts, mostly at designated player … also saw action at first base and third base … hit .326 with six doubles, a triple, six home runs and 21 RBI … scored 23 runs and drew 16 walks … was second on the team in average, on-base percentage (.409) and home runs … third in runs, hits (44), total bases (70) and slugging percentage (.519) … had 12 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games … turned in a nine-game hitting streak from April 17-27, hitting .519 (14-for-27) over that span … had three three-hit games, doing so against NC State (3/25), Western Carolina (4/18) and Chattanooga (5/13) … her 3-for-4 effort against the top-seeded Lady Mocs in the SoCon tournament included a grand slam that sent UNCG to the 4-1 win … hit .429 in four SoCon tourney games … her two-run homer against Chattanooga on May 1 accounted for UNCG’s lone hit in the game … had a double, triple and three RBI against Marshall on March 24 … hit a solo homer against Niagara on Feb. 28 for her first career home run … earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the fall semester.
Four-time All-Southern Maryland Athletic Conference performer for coach Robert Radford at Northern High School in Owings, Md. … was named the 2009 Player of the Year by both The (Southern Maryland) Recorder and The Calvert Independent … was a three-time Washington Post All-Extra … also took All-Metropolitan Md., D.C. and Va. honors from the Washington Post in 2009 … Maryland’s fourth-leading home run hitter of all-time … led the SMAC in home runs in 2009 … helped Northern to three straight conference and regional titles and state 3A championships in 2008 and 2009 … also played two years of basketball at Northern … played club softball for the Bayside Blues for nine years, helping coach Mike Kriner’s team qualify for the ASA Class A Nationals with just eight players.
Eileen Elizabeth Horsmon ... born March 20, 1991, in Laurel, Md. ... daughter of Edward and Kathy Horsmon … has an older sister, Allison ... her father played football for Towson … majoring in sociology with a concentration in criminology.
| SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:|
Hits: 4, vs Fordham, Feb 17, 2012
Doubles: 2, vs Morehead State, Mar 03, 2012
Triples: 1, vs Kennesaw State, Mar 04, 2012 ; Virginia Tech, Mar 14, 2012
Home runs: 2, vs Fordham, Feb 17, 2012
Total bases: 11, vs Fordham, Feb 17, 2012
RBI: 6, at Samford, Apr 01, 2012
Runs scored: 3, vs Fordham, Feb 17, 2012
Walks: 2, Western Carolina, Apr 28, 2012 ; at Furman, Mar 24, 2012
Hit by pitch: 1, Elon, Mar 17, 2012 ; at Samford, Mar 31, 2012 ; vs Coll. of Charleston, May 11, 2012
Struck out: 2, 6 times
Sac flies: 1, 5 times
Sac bunts: 1, at Samford, Mar 31, 2012
At bats: 4, 11 times
Stolen bases: 1, at Gardner-Webb, Mar 22, 2012
Field chances: 13, Jacksonville, Feb 10, 2012
Putouts: 13, Jacksonville, Feb 10, 2012
Assists: 3, Georgia Southern, Apr 07, 2012