Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 13, 2023) 
  • Rawlings/NFCA Gold Glove Award (2022) 
  • Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2022 & 2023)
  • NFCA Second-Team All-Midwest Region (2021)
  • NFCA Third-Team All-Midwest Region (2022)
  • Big Ten All-Defensive Team (2022)
  • Tied for 10th-most saves in a season with 4 in school history (2022) 
  • 2022, 2023 Team Captain
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2023)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • Nebraska Silver Academic Medallion (2021, 2022, 2023) 
  • Seven-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll Member
  • Sam Foltz 27 Hero Leadership Award (2021)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)

Fifth Season (2023)

  • Preseason No. 11 by Extra Innings as a two-way Player to Watch

Pitching

  • Made 30 starts in the circle and 48 appearances 
  • Finished the season with a career-best 25 wins 
  • Added career-bests in innings pitched (222.0), complete games (20), shutouts (5) and strikeouts (135)
  • Appeared in 22 of Nebraska's 23 Big Ten Conference games 
  • Went 3-0 with three complete-game shutouts at the Houston Invitational, giving up no extra-base hits 
  • Recorded the win against Texas A&M after pitching 3.2 innings and holding the Aggies scoreless 
  • Appeared in four games including three against top-eight opponents at the TaxAct Clearwater Invitational 
  • Finished 3-0 with a save at the Hillenbrand Classic 
  • Pitched the complete game against No. 16 Arizona to pick up the victory 
  • Went 2-0 in the conference opening weekend against Purdue 
  • Appeared in all three games of the series sweep over Indiana, finishing 2-0 with one save 
  • Started both games at the Big Ten Tournament, finishing 1-1
  • Appeared in all four games at the NCAA Stillwater Regional, finishing with a 2-2 record 

Hitting 

  • Made 16 starts as the designated player 
  • Tied her career-best with 27 hits 
  • Finished the Houston Invitational with a .438 batting average, tallying seven hits and two runs 
  • Had one hit against No. 8 Virginia Tech at the TaxAct Clearwater Invitational 
  • Went 2-for-2 in the win over Texas A&M at the TaxAct Clearwater Invitational 
  • Went 2-for-2 against Wichita State (game one)
  • Held a .467 batting average with seven hits including two doubles at the NCAA Stillwater Regional
  • Finished 4-for-4 against No. 9 Oklahoma State in the NCAA Regional Final 

Senior Season (2022)
Pitching

  • Started 26 games in the circle and made 34 appearances 
  • Tied for 10th-most saves in Nebraska school history with four in a season
  • Had then-career-highs in appearances (34), wins (17), starts (26) and innings pitched (148.0) 
  • Inaugural Rawlings/NFCA Gold Glove Award recipient 
  • Finished the season ranked 18th in the NCAA with four saves 
  • Went 3-0 at the Troy Cox Classic 
  • Finished 1-0 in the home opening weekend against South Dakota State and Wichita State pitching 10.0 innings with seven strikeouts
  • Recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts against Central Florida 
  • Went 3-0 at the Rock Chalk Challenge 
  • Recorded the save in the game one win against No. 19 Michigan 
  • Earned the complete-game win against No. 19 Michigan in game two 
  • Recorded two wins in the doubleheader over Iowa 
  • Finished 2-0 in the Indiana series 
  • Pitched the complete game and earned the win in game one of the Big Ten Tournament against Penn State 
  • Earned the win in the Big Ten Tournament Championship game against No. 23 Michigan 
  • Recorded the save against North Texas in game one of the NCAA Regionals 

Hitting

  • Made 11 starts as the designated player 
  • Had two hits against Drake including one triple 
  • Had five hits at the Troy Cox Classic including a home run and four RBIs 
  • Added four hits including a double at the Rock Chalk Challenge 
  • Recorded one run, two hits and two RBIs against No. 7 Oklahoma State at the NCAA Regionals 

Junior Season (2021)
Pitching

  • Named to the NFCA All-Midwest Region Second Team at the pitcher/utility spot
  • Made 29 appearances with 18 starts
  • Finished with an 11-9 record, ranking 8th in the Big Ten in wins
  • Led Nebraska in wins, appearances, complete games (8), innings pitched (132.0) and ERA (2.86)
  • Allowed two runs in 6.2 innings in the Indiana doubleheader
  • Started and earned the win in game two, allowing two runs in 6.0 innings
  • Started and went 5.0 innings in a no decision vs. Michigan State
  • Earned a complete-game victory over Ohio State, allowing only one run
  • Was one out away from her first career shutout
  • Pitched well in a loss to No. 23 Michigan, allowing only two earned runs in 6.2 innings
  • Earned her first save of the season and second of her career with 2.0 perfect innings of relief in the series finale win against Purdue
  • Tossed a three-hitter in the second game of the Penn State series
  • Allowed only one run in 3.1 innings of relief in the series finale
  • Allowed only one run in 3.1 innings of relief in the series finale
  • Earned a complete-game victory in game two of the Rutgers series, allowing only one run on five hits with four strikeouts
  • Pitched in all four games of Nebraska’s 3-1 series win over Illinois
  • Earned the win in relief in game two
  • Had a no decision in the series finale with Illinois despite taking a perfect game into the fifth inning
  • Earned the win after going 5.0 innings at No. 24 Minnesota on April 18
  • Threw her fourth complete game of the season in game one of the Wisconsin series, allowing only three earned runs
  • Went 2-0 in the Maryland series with a 0.68 ERA in 10.1 innings
  • Allowed one earned run in 5.1 innings in game two of the series
  • Fired a three-hit shutout in the series finale for her first career shutout
  • Tossed a four-hit shutout in her next start at Iowa, the first seven-inning shutout of her career
  • Pitched 5.1 innings of scoreless relief in the Iowa doubleheader
  • Finished the Iowa series with a 1-0 record and did not allow a run in 12.1 innings, stretching her streak to 20.0 consecutive scoreless innings
  • Ran her scoreless innings streak to 21.0 before it was snapped
  • Earned her final win of the year with a complete-game effort at Northwestern

Hitting

  • Named to the NFCA All-Midwest Region Second Team at the pitcher/utility spot
  • Was in the starting batting order 25 times
  • Went 2-for-4 and scored a run in the Indiana doubleheader
  • Was 2-for-3 and scored the game-winning run in game two
  • Scored a run in the win over Michigan State
  • Also walked against the Spartans and in her next game vs. Ohio State
  • Went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs in the Penn State series finale
  • Had two hits and five RBIs in three starts at Rutgers
  • Hit a three-run homer in game one
  • Had an RBI in both games of a doubleheader the next day
  • Was 4-for-11 with a triple and three RBIs in the Illinois series
  • Had a triple and two RBIs in game three of the series
  • Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the series finale
  • Had a double and scored twice in game one at No. 24 Minnesota
  • Had two hits, a double and an RBI in seven at bats in the Iowa series

Sophomore Season (2020)
Pitching

  • Season was cut short due to the Coronavirus pandemic
  • Made 10 appearances including three starts and two complete games
  • Pitched 33.2 innings and recorded 25 strikeouts
  • Finished with a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 7.49
  • Pitched 3.0 innings of relief in the season opener against New Mexico State
  • Picked up NU's first win of the season pitching 3.0 innings of relief and giving up four runs on seven hits while adding two strikeouts
  • Pitched 3.1 innings of relief against No. 20/24 Arkansas and gave up three runs on 10 hits and recorded one strikeout
  • Pitched a complete 7.0 innings - a career high - in game two against Georgia Tech at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
  • Recorded eight strikeouts against the Yellow Jackets
  • Started and pitched the entire game against No. 3 Oklahoma at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic
  • Threw 4.0 innings and recorded three strikeouts against the Sooners
  • Pitched 3.0 innings of relief against No. 7/9 Florida
  • Gave up three runs - two earned - on three hits while adding two strikeouts against the Gators
  • Pitched 1.1 inning of relief in game one against Wichita State
  • Earned the win in game two against the Shockers pitching 4.0 innings of relief
  • Gave up two hits, no runs and had one strikeout against WSU
  • Started and pitched 4.0 innings against Wright State
  • Gave up three runs on six hits and have five strikeouts against the Raiders
  • Pitched 1.0 inning of relief against No. 15/17 Arizona State
  • Gave up one run on two hits against the Sun Devils

Hitting

  • Season was cut short due to the Coronavirus pandemic
  • Played in 18 games which included seven starts - three at pitcher and four as the designated player
  • Hit .238 with eight runs, five hits, one triple and one RBI
  • Went 4-for-12 (.333) with four runs, one triple and one RBI in the opening weekend at the Troy Cox Classic 
  • Had one hit and scored one in the season opener against NM State
  • Went 1-for-1 with one run, one RBI and a triple in NU's first win of the season against UTEP
  • Had one hit and scored two runs against Bradley
  • Had one hit against No. 20/24 Arkansas
  • Scored one run against both BYU and Cal at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic appearing as a pinch runner both times
  • Drew a walk and scored a run against No. 7/9 Florida
  • Scored one run in game one against Wichita State
  • Had one hit against Wright State


Freshman Season (2019)
Pitching

  • Made 29 appearances including 14 starts
  • Finished with an ERA of 4.82 and a 4-7 record
  • Recorded 63 strikeouts in 97.1 innings pitched
  • Pitched two complete games and pitched in one of Nebraska’s three shutouts
  • Made two appearances in the circle at the Lone Star College Classic
  • Started against Texas Tech, pitching 4.0 innings
  • Had four strikeouts against the Red Raiders
  • Pitched 2.0 innings of relief against UNO and gave up one run on two hits to earn her first career win
  • Pitched a complete five-inning game against Pitt in the final game of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Gave up two runs on three hits and recorded four strikeouts against the Panthers to pick up her second win of the season
  • Pitched 0.2 innings against BYU, gave up one run on four hits
  • Pitched 3.1 innings against No. 2 UCLA, giving up three runs on seven hits and recording one strikeout
  • Pitched 4.2 innings of relief against Colorado State
  • Gave up four earned runs off seven hits and recorded four strikeouts against the Rams
  • Pitched a career-long 6.0 innings in game two of the Wichita State series, giving up three earned runs on nine hits and recording two strikeouts
  • Pitched 1.0 inning in game one against Tulsa
  • Pitched 2.0 innings in game two against Tulsa, giving up one run on one hit
  • Pitched 4.0 innings of relief in game two against No. 25 Michigan, giving up two runs on three hits and recording two strikeouts
  • Started and pitched 5.2 innings in the series finale against Illinois
  • Recorded a career-best seven strikeouts against the Illini and at one time retired 17 of 18 batters
  • Pitched 1.0 inning of relief against South Dakota State, giving up one hit and recording one strikeout
  • Earned the win in the series finale against Purdue; started and pitched 5.0 innings, giving up four runs on eight hits and recording two strikeouts
  • Pitched 4.0 innings of relief against No. 18 Minnesota, giving up two runs on four hits and recording three strikeouts
  • Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings of relief against South Dakota, giving up one walk and recording two strikeouts
  • Pitched 4.0 innings against Iowa, giving up one earned run on four hits and recording three strikeouts
  • Earned the win in game two against Maryland, pitching 4.0 scoreless innings
  • Gave up one run and one walk while recording four strikeouts against the Terps
  • Started and pitched 3.0 innings in the series finale against Maryland, giving up four hits, one run and recording four strikeouts
  • Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings of relief in game one against Wisconsin, earning her first-career save
  • Gave up no hits and two walks, while recording two strikeouts against the Badgers
  • Pitched 1.0 inning of relief in game two against Wisconsin
  • Pitched 4.0 scoreless innings of relief in the series finale against the Badgers, giving up just two hits and two walks while recording three strikeouts
  • Started and pitched 5.0 innings against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament
  • Gave up three runs - two earned - on seven hits and had three strikeouts against the Illini

Hitting

  • Played in 47 of Nebraska's 52 games
  • Made 40 starts, including 14 at pitcher, five at third base, four at left field and 17 as the designated player
  • Was the only Husker to make starts at four different positions
  • Hit .227 with 17 runs, 27 hits, five doubles, three home runs, 15 RBIS and 11 walks
  • Had a team-high four triples, which tied for second among freshman on Nebraska’s single-season list and ranked 10th overall
  • Tied a Nebraska single-game record with two triples in one game in the season opener against Lamar
  • Went 6-for-16 with four runs, two RBIs, two doubles and two triples during the opening weekend
  • Went 2-for-4 with three runs, one RBI and two triples in the season opener against Lamar
  • Went 2-for-3 with one run, one RBI, two doubles and two walks against Texas Tech
  • Had one hit and one walk in the second game against Texas Tech
  • Had one hit and one stolen base against UNO at the Lone Star College Classic
  • Had an RBI against Pitt in the final game of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Had one hit against Arizona State at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic
  • Went 1-for-2 with one run and one RBI against No. 2 UCLA
  • Hit her first career home run against the Bruins
  • Had one hit, one run and one RBI against Colorado State
  • Had one hit and one run in game two against Idaho State
  • Went 4-for-9 with three runs, one double, three triples, one homer and an RBI in the Illinois series
  • Led Nebraska slugging 1.333 against the Illini
  • Went 2-for-3 with a pair of triples in game one against Illinois, making her the first Husker ever to have two career games with multiple triples
  • Scored the tying run against the Fighting Illini en route to a 3-2 victory for Nebraska's first Big Ten win of the season
  • Had a home run in game two against the Illini
  • Went 1-for-2 with two walks in game three against the Illini; also scored the game-winning run that helped Nebraska clinch the series
  • Drew one walk and scored one run against South Dakota State
  • Had one hit in game one against No. 25 Northwestern
  • Went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Creighton
  • Had one hit and one RBI in game two against Purdue
  • Had one hit in the series finale against the Boilermakers 
  • Had one hit in game two against No. 18 Minnesota
  • Had one hit in game three against Minnesota
  • Scored one run in the Iowa doubleheader
  • Had a three-run homer in game one against Maryland, setting a career best in RBIs 
  • Went 2-for-2 with one run and three RBIs in game two against the Terps, tying a career high in RBIs
  • Went 1-for-3 with one run and one RBI in the series finale against Maryland
  • Had one hit in game two against Wisconsin
  • Went 1-for-2 with one run and a walk in the series finale against the Badgers
  • Drew a walk against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament 

Before Nebraska

  • Was an NFCA Third-Team High School All-American as a senior
  • Named a PGF Regional All-American as a senior
  • Was named Nebraska’s Gatorade Softball Player of the Year as a senior
  • Named second-team American Family Insurance ALL-USA as a senior
  • Played four years on varsity for Papillion-La Vista High School and played club ball for Nebraska Gold
  • Helped Papillion-La Vista to the Class A State Tournament each of her four years
  • Finished runner-up as a junior before claiming the title as a senior
  • Posted a 18-1 record, with an ERA of 0.28 and 162 strikeouts as a senior in 2017
  • Had the lowest ERA recorded in the state since the pitching rubber moved from 40 feet to 43 feet
  • Hit .504 and had nine home runs, 10 doubles, four triples, 35 RBIs, 45 runs scored and 14 stolen bases as a senior
  • Helped her team to the 2017 state title with a 16-4 win over Lincoln Southwest by hitting a leadoff solo homer to begin an 11-run, 10-hit inning for the Monarchs
  • Finished with a 27-4 record and 1.49 ERA while also hitting .515 with seven home runs, seven doubles, four triples and 38 RBIs as a junior
  • Combined for 77 hits, 59 RBIs and 10 home runs in her first two seasons
  • Batted .462 and .438 as a sophomore and a freshman, respectively
  • Helped her Nebraska Gold team win the 16U ASA/USA National Championship in 2015
  • Named the honorary captain of the Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska team and the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State team as a senior
  • Named to the All-Nebraska team three times and the Super-State team four times
  • Named Metro Coaches Pitcher of the Year in 2016 and 2017

Personal

  • Born on Dec. 24, 1999
  • Daughter of John and Tiwanda Wallace
  • Has two brothers, Deion and Justin Wallace
  • Has one sister, Brooklyn Patterson
  • Cousin Alex Smith plays football for Wisconsin
  • Received her undergraduate degree from Nebraska in communication studies in May of 2022 
  • Currently pursuing a master's degree in education administration