Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2022)
  • Nebraska Gold Academic Medallion (2023)
  • Seven-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll Member 
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2021, 2022, 2023)

Senior Season (2024) 

  • Has started 11 games
  • Has made eight starts in left field and three starts in right field
  • Went 3-for-8 in the final three games of the Troy Cox Classic
  • Had a double and three RBIs against Montana
  • Had a hit in four straight games from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23

Junior Season (2023) 

  • Started all 58 games in the outfield
  • Had career-highs in runs (26), hits (55), doubles (14) and home runs (5)
  • Hit a team-high .455 with five hits and two RBI at the Houston Invitational 
  • Tallied five hits including one double and one homer with a .357 batting average at the TaxAct Clearwater Invitational
  • Had six hits including one double, one triple and one home run at the Troy Cox Classic 
  • Hit .368 with seven hits including four doubles, one home run and four RBIs at the Hillenbrand Invitational
  • Finished 4-for-11 at the Shocker Classic with one double and one RBI 
  • Added two hits in the win over Iowa State 
  • Had two hits and two RBI in the Michigan series 
  • Hit a team-best .625 in the series win over Wisconsin with five hits including two doubles and four RBI 
  • Went 1-for-2 at the Big Ten Tournament with one walk
  • Smashed a two-run homer in game three of the NCAA Regional to help the Huskers past No. 22 Wichita State in extra innings 

Sophomore Season (2022)

  • Started 36 games in left field and five games in right field 
  • Had a career-best 25 RBI 
  • Was 4-for-7 at the Rock Chalk Challenge including one double and one triple and four RBIs  
  • Smashed her first career homer against Creighton 
  • Added four hits and three doubles with one RBI at the Michigan State series
  • Smashed her first career grand slam against Iowa, finishing the doubler header with four RBIs 
  • Finished the Minnesota series hitting .700 (7-for-10) with three doubles, one home run and nine RBIs 
  • Went 3-for-9 with a double at the Wisconsin series 
  • Recorded a run against Penn State at the Big Ten Tournament 

Freshman Season (2021)
Hitting

  • Played in 31 games with 21 starts
  • Started 14 games in left field, four in center and three in right field
  • Also appeared as a pinch runner seven times and as a defensive replacement once in addition to three relief outings as a pitcher
  • Started the season opener against Indiana in left field
  • Scored a run as a pinch runner in game two vs. the Hoosiers
  • Also started in the win against Ohio State
  • Went 5-for-12 with three runs and three RBIs in the Purdue series
  • Hit safely in all three games, producing her first career hits
  • Went 1-for-2 with two runs and her first two career RBIs in game one
  • Was 3-for-3 with a run, RBI and stolen base in the series finale
  • Had an RBI and scored a run in game one against Penn State
  • Produced an RBI single in the series finale with Penn State
  • Scored a run as a pinch runner in game three vs. Illinois
  • Also scored as a pinch runner in game one at No. 24 Minnesota
  • Started both games of the Wisconsin doubleheader in left field
  • Had a hit and scored two runs in game one and drove in a run in game two
  • Was 2-for-3 with her first two career doubles in the Maryland doubleheader
  • Went 1-for-3 in Nebraska’s win at Northwestern
  • Her single came as part of Nebraska’s two-run seventh-inning rally from a 4-3 deficit

Pitching

  • Made three relief appearances as a freshman
  • Made her debut in the circle in game two against No. 23 Michigan
  • Tossed a scoreless inning vs. the Wolverines
  • Pitched the final 1.1 innings in game three at Rutgers, allowing one run
  • Tossed two-thirds of an inning at No. 24 Minnesota

Before Nebraska

  • Ranked 30th in her class by Extra Inning Softball
  • Was a member of the 2019 USA U17 Women’s National Team
  • Helped team USA to a perfect 8-0 record in the Pan American Championships in October 2019
  • Helped team USA become the first-ever U17 team to win the gold medal
  • Pitched a complete seven-inning shutout and allowed just two hits in the championship game over Argentina
  • Played two seasons on varsity for Bradshaw Mountain High School and finished her career with a 23-2 record, a 0.71 ERA, 15 shutouts and 265 strikeouts through 138.0 innings pitched
  • Hit .613 with 95 hits, 88 runs, 68 RBIs and 17 homers through two varsity seasons
  • Played 11 games as a senior before the rest of the season was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic
  • Finished with a 4-1 record, a 0.89 ERA and 61 strikeouts through 31.1 innings pitched in 2020
  • HIt .526 with 20 runs, 20 hits, 23 RBIs and eight homers as a senior
  • Helped Bradshaw Mountain High to the second round of the state championships as a junior
  • Finished with a 0.66 ERA and earned 19 wins in her first varsity season
  • Pitched 106.2 innings and recorded 204 strikeouts, while holding opponents to just a .063 batting average
  • Earned third-team all-America honors and was a first-team all-region pick by the NFCA as a junior
  • Named the MaxPreps Player of the Game six times and was a finalist for the Arizona Republic’s Softball Player of the Year Award 
  • Named the Courier Female Athlete of the Year.
  •  Played travel ball for the Arizona Desert Thunder, the same club team as former Husker and family friend Mattie Fowler and fellow Husker Sydney Gray
  • Coached by Kelly Fowler and Kenzie Fowler Quinn; Fowler Quinn was a former NFCA All-American for Arizona
  • Also played for Sliderz Softball under coaches Larry Neal, Victor Hambrick, Brandon Ramirez and Tony Piazza
  • Ran track in high school and was named the Most Outstanding Freshman in 2017 
  • Finished her career as the school record holder in the javelin

Personal

  • Born on Jan. 22, 2002
  • Is the daughter of Larry Neal and Kelli Neal
  • Has two younger brothers, Jacob and Hardy
  • Majoring in child, youth and family studies