Third Base
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: McDonough, Ga.
High School: Ola HS


  • NFCA All-Region First Team — 3B
  • 2012 CAA All-Tournament Team
  • 2011 Second Team All-CAA — SS
  • Four CAA Player of the Week Awards

2013: Tied the school record in home runs after hitting the 32nd homer of her career against Kennesaw State...Set a new school record with four multi-home run games during the season...Started the season with six home runs hit during the Panther Invitational Tournament, for which she was named the CAA Player of the Week and an honorable mention for the NFCA National Player of the Week...Her 12 home runs during the season stand as the third-most in a single season in school history...Missed four weeks of play after suffering a broken wrist after being hit by a pitch against Hofstra...Named to the Dean's List for the spring semester.

2012: Became just the second player in school history to be named to the NFCA All-Region first team, earning the distinction at third base...Earned CAA Player of the Week honors on Feb. 14 and 28...Named to the CAA All-Tournament team...Led the team with 10 home runs, tied for the fourth most for a single season in school history...Started all 56 games, including 42 at third base, 12 at designated player and two at shortstop...Went 3-for-3 with a grand slam and two doubles in the Panthers’ 7-5 comeback victory over Western Carolina...Hit three home runs during the Phyllis Rafter Memorial tournament in Woodstock, Ga...Stroked a two RBI single, which would ultimately be the difference in a 4-2 win over Jacksonville State...Connected on a pair of 2-run homers to account for all of the Panthers’ runs in the 4-1 win at UNCW...Hit her eighth home run and scored a second run on a sac fly at Georgia Tech...Walked six times in the Drexel series, including four times in one game...Had two hits, including a two-run homer in the 7-0 win at Delaware...Hit a two-run home run vs. JMU in the CAA Tournament...Named to the AD’s honor roll during the fall semester.

2011: Named second team All-CAA at shortstop...Compiled hitting streaks of 11-games and 8-games...Had a streak with at least one RBI in eight of 10 games from April 2-April 16...Started 60 games, primarily at shortstop, while appearing in all 61 games...Had 16 multi-hit games...Led team in doubles (12), and average (.305), while sitting second in runs (30), hits (53) and RBI (28)...Was 3-for-3 with a homer, a double and two RBI in a 3-0 victory over Appalachian State...Had two doubles and two RBI in an 8-2 win over Belmont...Started 11-game hitting streak on March 31 against Chattanooga and had seven multi-hit games including five straight games with at least two hits...Went 3-for-3 with a double, RBI and run scored in a 3-2 10-inning victory over Drexel...Went 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs scored in a 7-3 win before going 2-for-4 with another homer, three RBI and two runs scored in a 13-1 win...Earned CAA Player of the Week after batting .556 with 10 hits, three home runs, seven RBI, two doubles and six runs scored...During 11-game hitting streak hit .514, with 19 hits, 11 RBI, five homers and 10 runs scored, and has raised batting average to .313 from .218 before the streak began...In the 7-3 victory over Drexel was a part of a four homers in five at-bats stretch that put the game away...Knocked two doubles and drove in a pair of runs in an 8-0 victory over Delaware...Went 3-for-6 with a double two RBI and three runs scored in a doubleheader sweep of James Madison...Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a double in a doubleheader sweep of George Mason...Produced the game-winning hit against George Mason in game two, a single in the bottom of the seventh...Went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and run scored in a 3-0 victory over Towson that eliminated the Tigers from the CAA Tournament...Had a hit and a RBI in a 2-0 victory against Hofstra that won GSU its first CAA Softball Championship...Had one of GSU’s four hits against No. 6 Georgia in the NCAA Regionals.

2010: Played in 45 games, starting 26 games primarily at designated player and third base...Finished season with 20 hits, 17 RBI, 12 runs scored and four homers...Went 3-for-4 with three RBI against Delaware...Hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning against Towson in the CAA Tournament to extend the Panthers’ lead to 4-1 and help GSU eliminate Towson...Hit homers in back-to-back games against Eastern Illinois and Georgia Southern...Knocked one over the fence in GSU’s 7-1 victory over No. 23 Kentucky.

Prep: Graduated from Ola High School in spring of 2009...Was named the Sophomore Student of the Year in 2007...Was a member of the A/B Honor Roll all four years...Lettered nine times, four each in basketball and softball and once in track and field...Three-time All-Region member in softball and basketball...2007 Offensive Player of the Year...Named Underclassman Athlete of the Year in 2008...2009 Female Athlete of the Year...Member of 2009 All-State softball team...Awarded the US Army Reserve National Scholar Award in 2009...In state sectionals during senior season, hit three home runs, including a grand slam, in one game...Team won 2008 Region 4-AAAA champions for softball and 2007 region runner-up.

Personal: Born August 18, 1991 in Chicago, Illinois...Parents are Bill and Mary Nowacki...Has an older brother Matthew and a younger brother Mitchell...Brother, Matthew, plays baseball at Savannah State...Chose Georgia State because of its softball program and education...Chose Georgia State over Armstrong Atlantic, Elon and Georgia College and State University...Enjoys music, vacations and being outside...Would like to become a high school teacher and coach...Majoring in education.

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