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#8 Callie Alford
Position: Catcher/Third Base
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Conyers, Ga.
High School: Heritage
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Awards

  • 2014 All-Sun Belt second team – C
  • 2014 Preseason All-Sun Belt team – C, 3B
  • 2013 NFCA All-Region second team – C
  • 2013 All-CAA second team – C
  • 2012 NFCA All-Region second team – C
  • 2012 All-CAA second team – C
  • 2012 CAA All-Rookie Team
  • One CAA Rookie-of-the-Week award

2014: Selected to the All-Sun Belt second team as a catcher … Started all 55 games she played in this year, including 40 starts behind the plate … Finished with a .302 batting average and was second on the team with nine doubles … Was third on the team in hits, fifth in RBI and third in walks … Hit six home runs this season and now has 23 in her career which is tied for sixth all-time at GSU … Third on the team with 13 multiple hit games this season ... Blasted a grand slam against Bowling Green, drove in three runs with a homer at Georgia Tech and drove in a pair of runs against Mercer, UT Arlington, Texas State and UL Monroe … Went 2-for-2 with a double in a 2-1 road win over No. 19 South Alabama … Finished 2-for-4 with a run scored and a double in a 4-2 upset win over No. 13 Georgia in Athens, Ga. … Had two hits, two runs scored and two RBI in 14-4 win over UL Monroe.

2013: Named to both the NFCA All Region second team and the All-CAA second team for a second consecutive season ... Lead the team with 44 RBI, 93 total bases and a .560 slugging percentage ... That stands as the fifth-most RBI in a single-season and the ninth-best slugging percentage ... Second on the team with 10 home runs, which is also tied for the fourth-most hit in a single-season ... Compiled a team-leading streak of 25 games having reached base safely ... Started all 55 games during the season at either catcher or third base ... Drove in five runs against UNCW and four against Western Michigan ... Recorded 15 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games ... Named to the Dean's List for the spring semester and the President’s List for the fall semester.

2012: Capped off an impressive rookie season by being named to the NFCA All-Region second team, All-CAA second team and CAA All-Rookie team ... One CAA Rookie of the Week on April 2 ... Started all 52 games at either catcher, designated player or third base ... Lead the team with in RBI (43), doubles (13) total bases (80), slugging pct. (.494) and tied in hits (46) and walks (27) ... Hit a two-run home run in her first collegiate game vs. Longwood ... Had three walks and two RBI in the 9-6 comeback win over Campbell ... Struck for eight RBIs and two home-runs in the series sweep over Towson...Notched a two-RBI single in the historic 5-1 win over No. 2 Alabama ... In the CAA tournament, recorded three hits, two RBI and two runs scored in four games ... Named to the Dean’s List in the fall semester and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the spring.

Prep: Attended Heritage High School in Conyers, Ga. ... Coached by former GSU assistant coach Dickie Hightower ... Lettered four years and played catcher, third base and shortstop ... Four-time All-Region selection and a three-time All-State selection ... Named the Region 8-AAA Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010 ... Lettered four years on the varsity tennis team and went to the state final four in 2009 ... Wendy’s High School Heisman, her senior class Vice President and a member of the Key Club.

Personal: Born April 16, 1993 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Parents are Dan and Teresa Alford ... Older brother Corey is a member of the Georgia Tech football team ... Also has a younger brother named Chase ... Lists tennis, wakeboarding and snowboarding as her hobbies ... Majoring in Business.

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