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Kirsten

McMonigle

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Infielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Evans, Ga.
High School: Greenbrier

Bio

Academic Honors

  • Fall 2017 Dean's List

2018: Hit .336 with 33 starts as a sophomore, second highest batting average for the Panthers… Hit seven doubles with a homer and 16 RBI… OBP of .409 was second on team… Stole four bases on six attempts… Played 38 games at shortstop and second base, recording 74 putouts and 55 assists… Hit .323 in Sun Belt play with nine RBI and five doubles… Came up with two clutch hits on April 8 to help GSU defeat No. 18/19 Louisiana in 13 innings... In the bottom of the seventh, McMonigle singled in a run to pull GSU within two... She then scored all the way from first on a double to tie the game and force extras... In the bottom of the 13th, McMonigle doubled home a run to tie the game again and then scored from second on a single to win it for GSU… Reached base in 17 straight games to close the regular season.

2017: In her first season as a Panther, McMonigle started 51 games at shortstop and recorded a .295 batting average with five doubles, a triple, a home run and 16 RBI… McMonigle scored 31 runs and drew 15 walks… She recorded 100 assists and 58 putouts on defense and was a perfect 4-for-4 on stolen base attempts… She ranked fifth on the team in on-base percentage (.360), fifth in runs scored (31), fifth in doubles (5) and was fourth in walks (15)… The freshman hit her first career home run on March 12 in a win over South Alabama.

Prep: McMonigle went to Greenbrier High School where she was a four-year starter at shortstop and third base... McMonigle was named all-state, all-region and all-country all four years of her prep career... During her junior year the Wolfpack captured the Georgia High School AAAAA State Championship and she was awarded the AAAAA State Player of the Year by both the GACA and GADC... During her senior year she batted .500 with an on-base percentage of .543... On the base paths, she was 33 for 34 in stolen bases... She was a career .474 hitter that had 95 career stolen bases while only being thrown out 4 times... She also had a 75 consecutive stolen base streak to go along with a 28 game hitting streak... During her career she received the following awards: Augusta Chronicle Player of the Year, Columbia County News Player of the Year, GACA All-State, GACA All-Star, GADC Elite 80, All-Region, and Greenbrier High School Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year Award... She played travel ball with the East Cobb Bullets where she was selected to the 2015 and 2016 Flo Softball All-American squad and was ranked as one of the top-125 players in the country.

Personal: McMonigle is the daughter of Doug and Tammy Mcmonigle. She has two siblings, Jessica and Aaron.

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