Nicole Benton - 2013
2012 (Sophomore): Made 10 appearances as a pinch runner ... Scored runs against George Washington, La Salle and Appalachian State in the SoCon Tournament.
2011 (Freshman): Played 46 games as a pinch runner ... Was 0-for-1 at the plate, getting a chance at the dish against Samford (4/2) ... Scored 10 runs and was 1-for-4 stealing bases.
High School: Attended Trinity Christian School in Dublin, Ga. ... Played for Krista Meadows, Barry Walker and Stan Couey ... Two-time GISA Class AA State Softball Champion ... Named all-region as a sophomore and posted highest winning percentage as a pitcher for three-straight seasons ... Hit first fastpitch home run in school history and had a pond named after her for the feat (Benton Cove) ... All-region and all-state performer in track and member of the Lady Crusaders’ three-time state champion track team ... Set girls’ school records in power clean, bench press and towel bench in 2008-09.
Personal: Born Nicole Kristal Benton on October 26, 1991 in Wrightsville, Ga. ... Daughter of Nicky and Terrie Benton ... Hobbies include singing, playing softball, hanging out with friends, going to church and shopping ... Majoring in middle grades science education.