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Career Honors & Awards

  • USA Softball Player of the Year Top 50 Watch List (2020 & 2021)
  • Softball America All-American (2020)
  • Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Player of the Week (Feb. 19, 2019)
  • College Sports Madness National Field Player of the Week (Feb. 18, 2019)
  • First-Team All-Big Ten (2018, 2019, 2021)
  • Second-Team NFCA All-Midwest Region (2021)
  • Third-Team NFCA All-Midwest Region (2019)
  • Senior CLASS Award Candidate (2020)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (March 2, 2021)
  • Co-Big Ten Player of the Week (March 9, 2020)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 10, 2020)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 18, 2019)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 19, 2018)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (Feb. 12, 2018)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2020)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Nebraska Silver Academic Medallion (2020)
  • Nine-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll 
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

Big Ten Records

  • Career Big Ten Player-of-the-Week Awards (6, tied with two others)
  • Only Player in Big Ten History to Earn First-Team All-Big Ten Honors as an Infielder & Outfielder

Nebraska Records (based on the end of her career in 2021)

  • Game RBIs (8 vs. Pittsburgh, Feb. 17, 2019)
  • Season Multi-Homer Games (4 in 2019)
  • Season On-Base Percentage (.583 in 2021)
  • Season Hit-by-Pitches (17 in 2021)
  • Career Doubles (49)
  • Career Hit-by-Pitches (39, tied with her sister Taylor)
  • Career Multi-Homer Games (7)
  • Career Conference Player-of-the-Week Awards (6)
  • Consecutive Plate Appearances Reaching Base Safely (24 in 2021 - streak ranked 3rd in NCAA history)

Career Notes (rankings based on the end of her career in 2021)

  • 1 of 3 Huskers to win conference player of the week in consecutive weeks
  • 1 of 3 players in school history with 40 career doubles & home runs
  • 1 of 4 players in school history with 150 career hits, runs & RBIs
  • 1 of 5 players in school history to be a 2-time, 1st-team All-Big Ten pick
  • Ranked 2nd in school history with a .674 career slugging percentage
  • Ranked 2nd in school history with a .478 career on-base percentage
  • Ranked 2nd in school history with 99 career extra-base hits
  • Ranked 3rd in school history with 49 career home runs
  • Ranked 4th in school history with 118 walks
  • Ranked 6th in school history with 169 career runs scored
  • Ranked 7th in school history with a .349 career batting average
  • Ranked 7th in school history with 157 career RBIs

Fifth Season (2021)

  • Named to the All-Big Ten First Team for the third time
  • Became the 8th Husker to be a three-time first-team all-conference selection
  • Became the first player in Big Ten history to earn first-team All-Big Ten honors as an infielder (2018 & 2019) and an outfielder (2021)
  • Named to the NFCA All-Midwest Region Second Team
  • Started all 40 games she played as a senior
  • Reached base in every trip to the plate in 11 of her 40 games
  • Set Nebraska season records for on-base percentage (.583) and hit-by-pitches (17)
  • Ranked 6th in Nebraska season history with 39 walks, two shy of the record despite playing only 40 games
  • Entering the NCAA Tournament, led the nation in “free passes” (BB + HBP) per game (1.40)
  • Entering the NCAA Tournament, ranked 2nd nationally in on-base percentage,  2nd in walks per game (0.97) and 7th in hit-by-pitches per game (0.42)
  • Led in the Big Ten in walks, hit-by-pitches & on-base percentage and ranked 6th in slugging percentage (.651), 7th in home runs (7) and 8th in runs (29)
  • Reached base safely in consecutive plate appearances from April 2-10, the 3rd-longest streak in NCAA history and just two shy of the NCAA record 
  • Hit .444 in the opening weekend with three homers & six RBIs
  • Was named the Big Ten Player of the Week for the sixth time in her career, tying the Big Ten record for career player-of-the-week awards
  • Went 2-for-3 with a double and a homer in the opener vs. Indiana
  • Marked her 19th career game with multiple extra-base hits
  • Went 4-for-7 in the Michigan State doubleheader with a homer, two walks and three RBIs
  • Was 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the game one win
  • Was 1-for-3 with two walks and a tying sixth-inning homer in game two
  • Went 2-for-5 in the Ohio State doubleheader with an inside-the-park home run in game one, the first of her career
  • Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning of the win vs. No. 23 Michigan
  • Had three hits and reached based seven times in the Purdue series
  • Was 3-for-5 with two doubles and four runs in the Penn St. doubleheader
  • Posted the highest statistically possible batting average (1.000), on-base percentage (1.000) & slugging percentage (4.000) in the Rutgers series
  • Reached base in all 15 of her plate appearances vs. the Scarlet Knights
  • Homered in her only at bat, walked nine times and was hit by five pitches
  • Was intentionally walked twice, including once with the bases loaded
  • Was hit by a school-record three pitches in game two of the Rutgers series
  • Reached base in 12 of 15 plate appearances in the Illinois series, including each of her first nine plate appearances
  • Tied the NU record with her 48th double in game one at No. 24 Minnesota
  • Went 2-for-3 in game four with the game-winning two-run homer
  • Was 0-for-0 with two walks and two hit-by-pitches in game one of the Wisconsin doubleheader
  • Had another perfect day (0-for-0 with three walks) in game one vs. Maryland
  • Went 2-for-3 in game four against the Terps with a double and two runs
  • Went 4-for-10 in the Northwestern series with two home runs, a 1.000 slugging percnetage and a .571 on-base percentage
  • Reached base in all six plate appearances in the first two games of the series
  • Was 2-for-4 in her final game, and she homered in her final at bat

Senior Season (2020)

  • Season was cut short due to the Coronavirus pandemic
  • Named a Softball America All-American
  • Named Big Ten Player of the Week twice 
  • Became the second player in Nebraska softball history to win two conference player of the week awards in the same season more than once (2018 & 2020), joining Ali Viola who was the Big Eight Player of the Week twice in 1995 and the Big 12 Player of the Week twice in 1998
  • Led the conference in slugging (1.000), runs scored (28), hits (33), doubles (10), home runs (11) and total bases (76)
  • Ranked third in the Big Ten in batting average (.434)
  • Started all 23 games for Nebraska in center field 
  • Led Nebraska in nearly every offensive category including average (.434), runs (28), hits (33), doubles (10), home runs (11), RBIs (22), total bases (76), slugging (1.000) and on-base percentage (.482)
  • Became the third player in NU history to have at least 40 career doubles and 40 career home runs, joining multi-All-Americans Taylor Edwards and Ali Viola
  • Set a school record with seven career multi-home run games
  • Ranks fifth on NU career doubles list with 42
  • Ranks fifth on NU career home runs list with 42
  • Ranks fourth on NU career extra-base hits list with 85
  • Ranks eighth on NU career RBIs list with 140
  • Had at least one hit in the first six games of the season, extending her hit streak to 12 games dating back to the final six games of 2019
  • Became the first Husker to have a 10-game hit streak since Gina Metzler in 2017
  • Went 7-for-16 (.438) with nine runs, two doubles, four homers, five RBIs and four walks in the opening weekend at the Troy Cox Classic
  • Named Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 10 for her performance at the Troy Cox Classic
  • Hit 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in the season opener against New Mexico State
  • Went 2-for-4 with three runs, one walk and one homer in the first game against UTEP to help pick up NU's first win of the season
  • Also had a home run against Bradley
  • Went 1-for-2 with two runs and two walks in game two against UTEP
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs and one homer against No. 20/24 Arkansas
  • Hit 3-for-4 with oe run in game one against Georgia Tech at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
  • Scored one run in game two against the Yellow Jackets
  • Had one hit against Boston College in the final game of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
  • Led the Huskers at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic going 8-for-16 (.500) with five runs, two doubles, two homers and seven RBIs
  • Went 2-for-4 against BYU at Mary Nutter
  • Hit 3-for-4 with two runs and five RBIs against Cal
  • Hit a double and scored one run against No. 2 Washington
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and two homers against No. 7 Florida
  • Went 6-for-14 (.429) with seven runs, two doubles, two homers and four RBIs at the Mizzou Tournament
  • Had one hit in game one against No. 21/23 Missouri
  • Went 2-for-4 with two runs and a double in game one against Wichita State
  • Hit two-for-4 with two runs, one RBI, a double and a homer in game two against the Tigers
  • Had a home run in game two against the Shockers and finished with three runs and three RBIs
  • Named Co-Big Ten Player of the Week on March 9 after her performance at the ASU Invitational
  • Went 8-for-16 (.500) with five runs and six RBIs at the ASU Invitational
  • Also hit three doubles and three home runs to slug 1.250
  • With her three doubles and three homers, became the third player in NU history to have at least 40 career doubles and 40 career home runs, joining multi-All-Americans Taylor Edwards and Ali Viola
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, two homers and three RBIs against Oregon State
  • Her two home runs against the Beavers marked her school record seventh career multi-home run game
  • Hit 2-for-3 with one run and two RBIs against Wright State
  • Also had a double and a home run against the Raiders
  • Had two hits against Lehigh
  • Went 2-for-3 with two doubles, one run and one RBI against No. 15/17 Arizona State
  • Drew a walk and scored one run against NM State

Junior Season (2019)

  • Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors for the second straight season
  • Named to the NFCA All-Midwest Region Third Team for the first time in her career
  • Set a Nebraska single-season record with four multi-home run games
  • Tied for first on Nebraska's career multi-home run games with six
  • Moved into eighth on Nebraska's all-time home run list with 31
  • Started all 52 games for Nebraska, making 44 starts at shortstop and eight starts in left field
  • Led Nebraska at the plate in batting average (.376), slugging percentage (.758), hits (56), walks (33), doubles (12), total bases (113), at bats (149), on-base percentage (.497), RBIs (50) and home runs (15)
  • Ranked second on the team with 13 stolen bases
  • Drew three walks in the season opener against Lamar
  • Also had one RBI, one run and a stolen base against the Cardinals
  • Had one hit, one run and two RBIs against Texas Tech
  • Had one hit in game two against Lamar and also drew one walk and had a stolen base
  • Had one hit in NU's second game against Texas Tech
  • Went 7-for-12 (.583) with eight runs, 14 RBIs, one double, five home runs and three walks at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Slugged 1.917 with an on-base percentage of .667
  • Went 4-for-4 with four runs, eight RBIs, one double and two homers - including one grand slam - in the final game against Pitt at the Challenge
  • Recorded career highs in runs, RBIs, hits and home runs against the Panthers
  • Tied the Nebraska single-game record with eight RBIs against Pitt
  • Earned Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Player of the Week, College Sports Madness National Field Player of the Week and Big Ten Player of the Week for her outing at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Went 5-for-11 at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic and also scored one run
  • Went 1-for-3 with three runs and an RBI in game one against Idaho State
  • Scored one run against Colorado State
  • Had a double in game two against ISU
  • Led Nebraska going 3-for-8 (.375) in the Wichita State Series
  • Also had one run, one home run and four RBIs against the Shockers
  • Went 4-for-4 with two runs, three RBIs and two home runs in game one against Tulsa
  • Marked her sixth multi-hit game of the season and her third multi-home run game
  • Her four hits tied a career high and tied for fourth on Nebraska's single-game hit list
  • Went 1-for-2 with a run in game two against No. 25 Michigan
  • Went 2-for-3 with a home run and a double in Nebraska's 3-2 win over Illinois in game one of the series
  • Led Nebraska going 4-for-7 (.571) with two runs one double, one homer and one RBI in the Illinois series
  • Went 3-for-3 with three runs, four RBIs, two homers, a double and a walk against South Dakota State
  • Had a home run in game two against No. 25 Northwestern
  • Went 4-for-9 (.444) with six runs, two doubles, a home run, five walks and two RBIs in the Purdue series
  • Had one double in game one against Purdue
  • Went 1-for-3 with three runs and one RBI in game two against Purdue
  • Hit 2-for-3 with three runs and an RBI in the series finale against the Boilermakers
  • Went 4-for-11 (.364) with one double and four RBIs in the Minnesota series
  • Went 1-for-3 with a walk in game one against No. 18 Minnesota
  • Went 2-for-4 with two runs in game two against the Gophers
  • Had one hit and two RBIs in the game three against Minnesota
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and two doubles against South Dakota
  • Went 3-for-6 (.500) with one run, one homer, three RBIs and a walk in the Iowa doubleheader
  • Had one RBI after hitting a sac fly in game one against Maryland
  • Led the team going 3-for-4 with two runs and one RBI in game two against the Terrapins
  • Went 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs in the series finale against Maryland
  • Went 5-for-11 (.455) with two runs, one RBI and one walk in the final series of the regular season against Wisconsin
  • Went 3-for-4 with one run and one RBI in game one against Wisconsin
  • Had one hit, one run and one walk in game two against the Badgers
  • Recorded one hit in the series finale against Wisconsin
  • Went 1-for-2 with one run and two walks against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament

Sophomore Season (2018)

  • 1 of 9 unanimous All-Big Ten selections
  • Started all 54 games at shortsop, despite not ever playing the position
  • Led the team in numerous offensive categories, including batting average (.356), hits (57), home runs (12), RBIs (43) and runs scored (41)
  • Batted .373 in league play with six home runs and 20 RBIs 
  • Hit-by-pitch nine times and drew 23 walks to boast a .459 on base percentage on the year
  • Posted a team-high 17 multiple-hit games and 13 multiple-RBI games
  • Tied for the team lead with a nine-game hitting streak and a 12-game reached base streak
  • Ended the year reaching base in seven straight games
  • Earned co-Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Feb. 12 for her performance at the Kajikawa Classic
  • Went 11-for-21 at the Kajikawa Classic with five RBIs, one double and one home run
  • Went 5-for-5 with one walk between two games on Feb. 11
  • Hit a two-out, game-winning single against No. 19 BYU
  • Went 4-for-12 at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and earned Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 19
  • Became the the third Husker ever to be named conference player of the week back-to-back weeks (Feb. 12 & Feb. 19)
  • Went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and one run in the upset over No. 6 Texas A&M
  • Went 1-for-4 with three RBIs, one run and one home run against St. John’s
  • Drew a walk and scored one run in game two of the Wichita State series
  • Went 2-for-4 with one run and one double in the 7-0 win over Green Bay
  • Hit 2-for-4 with one run and two doubles in the 6-3 victory over UNI
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, one homer and one walk against Tulsa
  • Scored the game-tying run in the seventh-inning comeback win over Tulsa
  • Hit 3-for-3 with one double, one homer, one run and two RBIs against California State University, Northridge at the Easton Invitational
  • Went 1-for-2 against No. 5 Oklahoma at the Easton Invitational
  • Went 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs in game one against South Dakota State
  • Hit her first career homer at Bowlin - and the first homer at Bowlin of the season - in game two against the Jacks, finishing with two runs and two RBIs
  • Went 2-for-3 in game one against Michigan State, hitting a two-run home run and adding four RBIs
  • Went 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and one run scored in 9-3 win over South Dakota 
  • Hit 4-for-7 in the Northwestern series; also had five runs, six RBIs and three home runs, including two homers in game two
  • Went 1-for-3 in game one against Minnesota
  • Scored one run in game two against Wisconsin
  • Collected one hit and scored a run in each game of the Illinois series
  • Drew two walks against Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament

Freshman Season (2017)

  • Started in 47 of Nebraska’s 53 games as a freshman
  • Made 46 starts in right field and one as the designated player
  • Ranked third on the team in hits (39), runs (29), home runs (4), walks (17) and RBIs (25)
  • Finished with 10 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI efforts
  • Hit .348 during Big Ten play with six doubles, one triple, one homer and 18 RBIs
  • Also drew 12 walks in league play to post a team-best .458 on-base percentage
  • Ranked 10th in the Big Ten in doubles during conference play and 13th in RBIs
  • Had a two-run double in series finale at Purdue
  • Hit her first career triple in game two at Purdue and also added an RBI
  • Reached base safely in a career-high 10 consecutive games from April 12-29
  • Was 14-for-31 (.452) during the streak with four doubles and six RBIs
  • Added four walks and three hit-by-pitches to post a .553 on-base percentage
  • Was 5-for-11 with three doubles and three RBIs in the series with No. 25 Illinois
  • Went 3-for-4 with a career-high two doubles and three RBIs in the series finale
  • Was 6-for-12 with a double, three runs and two RBIs in the Penn State series
  • Went 3-for-4 with a double and career-high-tying two runs in the series finale
  • Was 3-for-4 and scored the walk-off run in game two of the Penn State series
  • Had an RBI double in the series finale at Rutgers
  • Drew four walks and had a two-run single in the doubleheader at Rutgers
  • Was 4-for-9 with a homer in three-game sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Had more RBIs in the UW series (7) than in her first 25 games combined (6)
  • Also scored three runs and drew three walks in the Wisconsin series
  • Drew a career-high three walks in game three win at No. 22 Wisconsin
  • Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in game two win at Wisconsin
  • Was 2-for-4 with a homer and a career-high four RBIs in game one at Wisconsin
  • Hit a game-winning two-run homer in the eighth inning
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs vs. No. 8 Minnesota on March 25
  • Had two hits and scored two runs vs. Omaha
  • Went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI in opener vs. New Mexico St.
  • Set a career high with three hits and hit her first career double
  • Went 2-for-3 with her third career homer and two RBIs vs. Lamar on March 5
  • Tied her career high with two runs vs. Lamar
  • Went 2-for-4 with her first two home runs and three RBIs vs. Oregon State
  • Became the sixth Husker freshman to have a multi-homer game
  • Third-fastest Husker freshman to produce a multi-homer game (11th game)
  • Marked her first game with multiple hits, multiple RBIs and multiple runs
  • Produced her first career hit as part of a 1-for-2 day vs. No. 24 Pitt on Feb. 17
  • Scored the first run of her career vs. No. 13 Washington

Before Nebraska (Vista Murrieta High School)

  • Selected for the 2016 PGF High School All-American Game
  • One of 36 players nationally selected for the game
  • Named a 2016 PGF Western Region All-American
  • Was a four-time all-league and all-area selection
  • Was one of 14 players named to the 2016 All-Inland first team
  • Posted a .408 career average with 33 doubles and 22 home runs
  • Totaled 131 hits, 102 runs and 103 RBIs in 105 career games
  • Batted .438 as a senior with seven homers and 27 RBIs
  • Added 14 doubles and two triples while scoring 40 runs
  • Hit .461 as a junior with 10 doubles and seven homers
  • Drove in 27 runs as a junior
  • Posted a .359 average as a sophomore
  • Started as a freshman and hit .388 
  • Totaled five doubles, six home runs and 20 RBIs
  • Played her travel ball for the Corona Angels

Personal

  • Management major who earned bachelor's degree in May of 2021
  • Born on Feb. 16, 1998
  • Daughter of Brian and Denise Edwards
  • Has one older brother, Tyler
  • Has two older twin sisters, Tatum and Taylor
  • Tatum and Taylor were both two-time All-Americans at Nebraska
  • Taylor is NU’s all-time home run leader (54)