|HOMETOWN||Lake Wales, Fla.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Lake Wales HS|
As A Freshman (2010)
Named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen Team ... one of three Eagles to start all 52 games ... batted .210 with three doubles and three home runs ... drove in 15 runs and scored 19 times ... switch positions in the middle of the season, moving from shortstop to third base … opened her collegiate hit going 1-for-3 with a triple versus Canisus (Feb. 13) … followed that with a 2-for-3 performance with a home run against Long Island (Feb. 13) … hit another home run versus St. Francis (Feb. 28) … hit a double and a home run off Villanova (Feb. 28 & Mar. 6) … drove in two runs in the second game against the BIG EAST foe … picked up her first conference hit against Kennesaw State (Mar. 19), going 2-for-4 in game one of the double header … had a RBI versus Stony Brook (Mar. 13) and Illinois (Mar. 19) … went 1-for-3 and had two RBI on a double against Oklahoma State (Mar. 20) … drove in one batter against conference foe Jacksonville (Mar. 25) … had a double in game one against ETSU (Apr. 3) … went 3-for-3 against Campbell (Apr. 8) with two RBI ... closed out her rookie season with a 2-for-5 day and two runs scored against Mercer (Apr. 24).
A four-year starter at Lake Wales … part of the Class 4A State Championship team in 2007 … four-time Second Team All-County selection ... two-time Second Team All-State selection ... earned Third Team All-State honors as a sophomore and All-Academic Team honors as a senior … was a member of the Junior League World Series Champion team in 2005.
Nursing major ... daughter of Richie and Denise Upchurch ... has one brother, Ryan (14) … cousin of former FGCU Baseball standout, Josh Upchurch ... born December 6, 1990.