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#8 Callie Alford
Position: Third Base/Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Conyers, Ga.
High School: Heritage
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Honors & 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
  • President’s List - Fall 2013, Fall 2012
  • Dean’s List - Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Fall 2011
  • Athletic Director’s Honor Roll - Spring 2012

Georgia State Records:

  • 4th - Career - RBI - 112
  • 6th - Career - Walks - 77
  • t-6th - Career - Home Runs - 23
  • 6th - Single Season - RBI - 44 (2013)
  • t-6th - Single Season - Home Runs - 10 (2013)
  • t-7th - Single Season - RBI - 43 (2012)
  • t-9th - Single Season - Doubles - 13 (2012)

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 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 ... 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 at No. 13 Georgia … Had two hits, two runs scored and two RBI in 14-4 win at 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 sixth-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 in a single-season ... Compiled a team-leading streak of 25 games reaching 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.

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 ... Led 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.

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 played football at Georgia Tech while her younger brother Chase currently plays football for the Yellow Jackets ... Lists tennis, wakeboarding and snowboarding as her hobbies ... Majoring in finance.

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