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Megan

Litumbe

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Outfielder
Height: 5'9"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Grayson, Ga.
High School: Brookwood
Experience: 2 Years

Bio

Athletic Honors

  • 2018 All-Sun Belt first team
  • Sun Belt Player of the Week, May 8, 2018
  • 2017 All-Sun Belt first team
  • 2017 NFCA South All-Region third team
  • Sun Belt Player of the Week, May 2, 2015
  • 2015 NFCA South All-Region second team
  • Sun Belt Player of the Week, April 13, 2015

Georgia State Records

  • 2nd – Career – Home runs: 60
  • Tied-1st – Single Season – Home Runs: 22 (2017)
  • 3rd – Single Season – Slugging Percentage: .826 (2017)
  • 4th – Single Season – RBI: 60 (2015 and 2017)

Academic Honors

  • Fall 2017 Athletic Direcotr's Honor Roll
  • Spring 2017 President's List
  • Fall 2016 President's List
  • Spring 2016 President's List
  • Fall 2015 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
  • Fall 2014 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
  • Spring 2014 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
  • Fall 2013 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll

2018: In her fifth and final season, Litumbe hit seven home runs (second on team), 30 RBI (second on team)... Named First Team All-Sun Belt for the second straight year... The redshirt senior hit .293 and slugged .488 while drawing 21 walks... Litumbe started 53 games, mostly at DP, and scored 19 runs and tallied 11 doubles... Hit the go-ahead RBI-single in the 7th to lead GSU past Georgia Tech on March 28... Tallied three RBI with a home run against UCONN on March 2... Went 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs scored Feb. 24 against UNI... Hit a three-run homer against Illinois State on Feb. 10.

2017: Named first team All-Sun Belt and third team All-NFCA South Region... After missing nearly all of the 2016 seasonLitumbe rebounded from her injury with a record year at the plate for the Panthers... The redshirt junior led GSU in home runs and slugging percentage, tying the GSU single-season record with 22 long balls and setting a new school record in single-season slugging at .826... Litumbe was named first team All-Sun Belt and third team All-NFCA South Region... Litumbe's 22 homers finished tied for fourth among NCAA Division-I players... Had the 16th best slugging percentage in D-I... After hitting just three homers in the first 25 games, she mashed 18 in the final 36 contests... Hit three homers in three games against UT Arlington and Kennesaw State to earn Sun Belt Player of the Week honors on May 2... Finished the season tied for ninth among active players with 53 career home runs... Set the GSU career home run record on April 14 with her 43rd career bomb.

2016: Litumbe's season ended with a knee injury after just four games... Before the injury, Litumbe hit a two-run homer against Cal Poly on Feb. 12.

2015: Voted to the NFCA South All-Region second team … Started every game in right field this season … Established career highs in batting average, runs scored, hits, RBI, doubles, home runs, slugging percentage and on-base percentage in addition to a career-low in strikeouts … Finished second on team and third in conference with 21 home runs to help GSU lead the Sun Belt in homers and break the program team single-season record by 43 … On the team, she is first in sacrifice flies, second in slugging percentage, third in RBI, fourth in on-base percentage and tied for fourth in hits … In the Sun Belt standings, she is tied for first in fielding percentage, third in home runs, fourth in RBI, fourth in total bases and tied for fourth in sacrifice flies … Finished the season with 18 multi-hit games and 17 multi-RBI games, including two with five or more, five with three and 10 with two … She recorded a season-high seven RBI on two home runs and a double in the sweep clinching win over Georgia Southern … Drove in five runs in win over Winthrop with two homers while scoring twice … Also launched two home runs against No. 23 Kansas and in back-to-back games against Tennessee Tech and Kennesaw State … Scored a season-high four runs in Game 2 against Tennessee Tech to go with her pair of round trippers … Slapped two doubles in home win over Mount St. Mary’s.

2014: Started 53 games, with 48 coming in the outfield … Finished with a .255 batting average and hit three doubles and nine home runs … Tied for third on the team with 26 RBI … Her nine home runs were tied for second on team, tied for sixth in the Sun Belt Conference and tied for 10th on GSU’s single-season home run list … Blasted a grand slam against East Tennessee State and finished 3-for-4 at the plate with four RBI … In 10-5 win at Georgia Tech, was 2-for-3 with a homer, two runs scored and three RBI … Finished with 2 RBI against Quinnipiac, UT Arlington, Jacksonville State, UL Monroe and Western Kentucky twice … Hit a homer in each of those games except Quinnipiac … Also homered against Bowling Green and Tulsa.

Prep: Graduated from Brookwood High School in Snellville, Ga. ... Coached by Bill Bachelor ... Earned three letters in softball playing right field and catcher ... Twice named to the first-team all-region ... All-state and all-county selection in 2011 ... Led team to four-straight Class 6A Region 8 championships from 2009 through 2012 … Also led team to the quarterfinals of the state tournament in 2011 and 2012 ... Also lettered in track and field ...Played travel ball for the East Cobb Bullets.

Personal: Born on Feb. 9, 1995 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Parents are Danyl and Matilda Litumbe ... Has a younger brother named JJ ... Enjoys watching movies, shopping, eating and hanging out with her friends ... Majoring in human learning and development.

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