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Alicia Armstrong
Player Profile:
Alicia Armstrong 814540
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
High School: Beatrice
Club: Beatrice 18's

Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2015)
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Career Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Team Captain (2015 & 2016)
  • Two-Time Second-Team All-Big Ten (2013 & 2014)
  • Big Ten All-Defensive Team (2013)
  • Two-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2014 & 2015)
  • Six-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)
  • Nebraska Record Holder, Walks in a Game (4)
  • Nebraska Record Holder, Doubles in a Game (3)

 

Junior Season (2015)
• Started all 58 games at shortstop
• Became the fourth player in Nebraska history to total 50 hits in each of her first three seasons
• Became the seventh Husker to hit .300 in each of her first three seasons
• Hit more home runs (9) than her career total entering the season (8)
• Totaled more RBIs (49) than her career total entering the season (46)
• Produced as many walks (25) as her career total entering the season
• Topped her previous best average by .010, slugging percentage by .088 and on-base percentage by .061
• Totaled 18 multi-hit games and 12 games with multiple RBIs
• Had two straight games in Big Ten play where she walked or was hit by a pitch in every plate appearance
• Recorded seven three-hit games
• Reached base safely in 12 consecutive plate appearances in April
• Tied a school record with four walks vs. Northwestern
• Produced a career-high five RBIs at UNO after totaling four RBIs at Purdue
• Had a three-run, eighth-inning triple to lead the Huskers past UNO
• Recorded her second career two-homer game at New Mexico State

 

Sophomore Season (2014)
• Started 61 of 62 games - all at shortstop - missing only the season opener
• Became the third Husker shortstop to earn all-conference honors as both a freshman and sophomore
• Became the 10th Husker to produce 100 career hits prior to her junior season
• Produced 15 multi-hit games and eight games with multiple RBIs
• Batted .382 (34-for-89) over her final 30 games with nine doubles and 18 RBIs
• Hit .375 with nine doubles and 15 RBIs in Big Ten play
• Batted .440 (11-for-25) with runners in scoring position in league play
• Tied for second in the league with nine doubles in conference play
• Tied a school record with three doubles in game three at Illinois
• Went 7-for-12 (.583) in the series with four doubles, six runs and three RBIs
• Hit .348 (8-for-23) in the NCAA Tournament with two home runs
• Went 7-for-15 (.467) to help Nebraska win its second straight regional title
• Produced her first multi-homer game with two homers vs. Bradley in the NCAA Regional

 

Freshman Season (2013)
• Started 60 of 61 games, all at shortstop
• 1 of 5 players named to the All-Big Ten and Big Ten All-Defensive teams
• Became the first Husker shortstop to earn all-conference honors since 2006
• Became the fifth Husker freshman shortstop to earn all-conference accolades and first since 1997
• Became the sixth freshman to lead Nebraska in batting average
• Led Nebraska with 62 hits and a .346 batting average
• Posted a streak of 22 consecutive games reaching base safely
• Posted an 11-game hitting streak that ranked second on the team
• Totaled 16 multi-hit games and two games with multiple RBIs
• Posted the second-best fielding percentage (.953) by a shortstop in NU history
• Set a Nebraska shortstop record by fielding 258 total chances
• Was part of a Husker defense that turned a school-record 49 double plays
• The 49 double plays rank third in NCAA history
• Batted .380 in Big Ten play
• Went 12-for-28 (.429) in the NCAA Tournament with one homer and five RBIs
• Led NU in hits, average and slugging percentage (.571) in the NCAA Tournament
• Hit safely in all eight NCAA Tournament games
• Had the game-winning RBI in Nebraska’s 4-2 victory at No. 3 Oregon
• That win punched Nebraska’s ticket to the Women’s College World Series

 

Before Nebraska (Beatrice High School)
• All-state selection as a senior in softball, basketball and soccer
• Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior
• Four-time all-state selection and three-time Super-State honoree
• Set a then-state record with a .514 career batting average
• Set a state record by batting .690 as a senior
• Became the first player in state history to hit .600 in a season
• Set Class B records for home runs (20) and runs scored (153)
• Played her travel ball for the Beatrice 18’s and Nebraska Gold

 

Personal
• Economics major
• Born on Feb. 21, 1994
• Daughter of Bill and Gina Armstrong
• Father Bill played football for Nebraska in the 1970s
• Has one brother, Joseph
• Has one sister, Adria

 

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

OB%

SLG%

SB-ATT

FLD%

2013

.346

60-60

179

32

62

10

0

4

19

15

24

.397

.469

7-12

.953

2014

.316

61-61

174

29

55

10

3

4

27

10

15

.365

.477

0-0

.939

2015

.356

58-58

177

48

63

10

0

9

49

25

17

.458

.565

4-4

.950

2016

.000

0-0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

.000

0-0

.000

Total

.340

179-179

530

109

180

30

3

17

95

50

56

.409

.504

11-16

.948

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