Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: Blue Valley Northwest
Club: Nebraska Gold
Major: Speech Pathology


Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2017)
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Career Honors & Awards

  • Third-Team NFCA All-Midwest Region (2017)
  • Second-Team All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Two-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll 
  • Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)

Sophomore Season (2017)
• Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors
• Was a third-team NFCA All-Midwest Region selection
• Only Husker to start a game at all three outfield spots in 2017
• Her .333 average was the highest by a Husker with a minimum of 90 at bats
• Led Nebraska in doubles (16) and slugging percentage (.513)
• Ranked second in hits (50), runs (35) and on-base percentage (.398)
• Also led Nebraska with a career-high 13 multi-hit games
• Added three games with multiple RBIs
• Set career highs in runs, hits, doubles, triples (1), RBIs (22) and stolen bases (6)
• Ranked 8th in the Big Ten and 4th in Nebraska history in doubles
• Ranked 2nd in the Big Ten with 10 doubles in conference games
• Also ranked 4th in hits (29) and 8th in runs (22) in league play
• Started the final 32 games and was 42-for-115 (.365) in those starts
• Hit her first career leadoff home run to start a game in series finale at Purdue
• Had a double and a career-high-tying three walks at Creighton
• Went 4-for-10 with one double and one RBI in the Illinois series
• Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs in series finale win vs. No. 25 Illinois
• Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs vs. Kansas
• Marked the third time in nine games she produced multiple doubles
• Went 9-for-13 (.692) in the three-game series at Rutgers
• Totaled four doubles, one homer, four RBIs and eight runs in Rutgers series
• Was 8-for-9 in the doubleheader at Rutgers
• Totaled four doubles, a homer, three RBIs and seven runs in the doubleheader
• Went 5-for-5 with two doubles, a homer, three RBIs and four runs in game two
• Tied the Nebraska record for hits in a regulation-length game
• Became the third Husker to have five hits in a seven-inning game
• Was 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs in game one at Rutgers
• Hit her first home run of the season in game two vs. Iowa State on April 5
• Was 4-for-10 with three walks in three-game sweep at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Went 1-for-3 with a season-high two walks in game three at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Went 2-for-4 with a double in game one win at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Reached base safely in 13 consecutive games from Feb. 26-March 25
• Was 17-for-42 (.405) during the streak with one triple and four doubles
• Finished 4-for-10 with a double in the series with No. 8 Minnesota
• Went 2-for-4 with a double and a run vs. No. 8 Minnesota on March 25
• Produced multiple hits in four straight games from March 18-20
• Earned her first career start in center field at Wichita State
• Went 2-for-4 in that game with a stolen base and career-high-tying two runs
• Was 7-for-12 with two doubles and four RBIs in New Mexico State series
• Went 2-for-4 with a double and tied her career high with two runs in series finale
• Went 5-for-8 with double and three RBIs in doubleheader vs. New Mexico St.
• Went 3-for-4 with an RBI in game one
• Marked her first career three-hit game
• Went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in game two
• Hit her first career triple vs. Lamar on March 5
• Tied her career high with two runs scored vs. Lamar on March 4
• Went 1-for-4 with a double, run and RBI vs. IUPUI on March 4
• Has hit safely in four of her five starts vs. top-25 opponents
• Had a pinch-hit single and scored a run vs. Oregon State
Went 1-for-2 vs. No. 24 Pittsburgh on Feb. 18
Went 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI as the starting DP vs. No. 13 Washington
Went 2-for-3 with an RBI as the starting right fielder vs. No. 2 Auburn


Freshman Season (2016)
• Earned 36 starts, including 35 in right field and one as the designated player
• Totaled five multi-hit games and three games with multiple RBIs
• Hit her fifth home run of the season in game three vs. Wisconsin
• Drew a career-high three walks in game two of the Northwestern series
• Also matched her career high by scoring two runs vs. the Wildcats
• Hit a seventh-inning homer to ignite a comeback win in the series opener
• Finished 3-for-6 with five runs in the three-game series at Maryland
• Scored a pair of runs in both Husker wins against the Terrapins
• Was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and two runs in game two of the series
• Went 2-for-2 with a homer and a walk in game one at Maryland
• Marked her first career game reaching base in every plate appearance
• Was 5-for-9 with a homer, a walk, two runs and three RBIs in the Illinois series
• Hit safely in all three games and had multiple hits in two of the three games
• Was 2-for-3 with a homer and a career-high three RBIs in Big Ten debut at Illinois
• Had four hits, two doubles and three runs at the Easton Tournament
• Produced her third career RBI with a bases-loaded walk vs. Georgetown
• Had hits in both starts vs. top-10 teams at the Mary Nutter Classic
• Had Nebraska's lone hit vs. No. 1 Florida
• Went 3-for-7 in a pair of games at NC State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
• Went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer, two runs and two RBIs in game two
• Marked her first career homer, multi-hit and multi-RBI game
• Drew two walks in three plate appearances in the opening weekend
• Made her debut vs. Western Illinois
• Earned her first career start the next game vs. Drake


Before Nebraska (Blue Valley Northwest High School)
• Played only two seasons of high school softball due to a family move
• Spent her senior year at Blue Valley Northwest in Overland Park, Kan.
• Kansas Softball Coaches Association first-team all-state selection
• Was also a first-team all-metro and all-league pick
• Did not play in high school as a sophomore, instead played for the Nebraska Gold travel team
• Spent her sophomore season at Millard West in Omaha
• First-team Super-State selection at Millard West
• 1 of 3 underclassmen on the Super-State first team
• Hit .471 with 13 doubles, four homers and 25 RBIs
• Tried out for the 2015 U.S. Junior Women's National Team
• Played her travel ball for the Nebraska Gold


• Speech language pathology major
• Born on Feb. 15, 1997
• Daughter of Matt Simmons and Jayme Richardson
• Her father Matt was a member of the Nebraska football team (1990-92)
• Has one sister, Shaylen Simmons
• Has two brothers, Kordell Simmons and Eric Osmera




.245 39-36 106 21 26 6 0 5 13 17 20 .352 .443 1-1 .862


.333 48-44 150 35 50 16 1 3 22 15 16 .398 .513 6-6 .944


.297 87-80 256 56 76 22 1 8 35 32 36 .378 .484 7-7 .916
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