|Laura Callaway - 3
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
Started 53 games at first and third base in 2009 ... finished third on the team with a .292 batting average ... hit five home runs and 19 RBI ... led the team with 10 doubles ... posted 10 multiple hit games ... led the team with 272 putouts.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Saw action at first base and at the designated player position ... was named to Conference USA's All-Freshman Team ... hit .241 while playing in 56 games and starting in 52 ... scored 10 runs and drove in 12 during the year ... collected eight doubles and 38 hits ... finished the season with a .976 fielding percentage ... had the seventh-highest double plays turned in school history (12) ... hit her first career home run against then-ranked No. 2 Alabama (3/25) ... registered the team's second best performance with 220 putouts.
An outstanding softball player on the mound and at the plate for Mobile Christian ... hit 14 home runs, drove in 63 runs, while compiling a 0.81 ERA and 28-10 record with 274 strikeouts as a pitcher her senior season ... earned Alabama State All-Tournament Team in Class 3A as a senior, helping her team reach the championship game ... named to the 2007 Birmingham News All-State Softball and Super All-State teams ... also garnered Mobile All-County team honors in 2007 ... twice named to the Mobile Press-Register Super-12 Team in 2006 and 2007 ... as a junior was named to The Birmingham News Alabama Independent School Association All-State team as a pitcher ... also named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association first-team in 2006 ... went 18-6 with 0.59 ERA and 216 strikeouts ... State MVP in 2006 ... coached by Richard Butts ... salutatorian of her graduating class ... member of the National Honor Society, math club and Scholars Bowl.
Full name is Laura Michelle Callaway ... born Sept. 20, 1988 in Mobile, Ala. ... daughter of Brian and Judy Callaway ... has three sisters Madalyn, Kristin and Gabrielle ... majoring in exercise science.