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2014 Softball Roster

Lauren Riddell

Class: FR-HS
Position: P/1B
Height: 5-10
Previous School: University School of Jackson
Hometown: Jackson, Tenn.

2013-2014 (Freshman)
Played in 25 games with 12 games started … Tallied seven hits, including a two-hit game at Belmont May 1 … Notched her first collegiate RBI at Southern Miss March 15 and added her second at Belmont May 1 … Finished with three doubles and two walks.

High School
Won the 2010 and 2012 TSSAA State Championships ... Runner-up in 2011 TSSAA State Championship ... Went 25-4 with a 0.82 ERA and 214 strikeouts in 33 games in 2012 ...81-14 all-time in high school with a career ERA of 0.87 ... Hit .437 with 14 doubles and 36 RBI in 2012 … Four time All-State selection … Named 2013 Hitter of the Year and 2012 Pitcher of the Year …. Selected First Team All-West Tennessee five years … Member of the National Honor Society …. All-A Honor Roll 2012 and 2013 … Received Richard Fite Award.

Born March 2, 1995 in Jackson, Tenn … Only child of Ken and Laura Riddell … Best vacation was with her best friend Ally McFarland to the Cayman Islands … If she could eat anything it would be her mom’s spaghetti … Favorite movie is A Walk to Remember … Gossip Girls is her favorite TV show … Pitched in four state championship games, winning two … Enjoys swimming and going to the movies … Claims Spiderman is her favorite superhero … Jennie Fitch is her favorite sports figure … Admires her father, uncle Marvin Forsythe and Grandpa William Giles … The huge campus and getting to meet new people is why she enjoys being a Blue Raider … Commitment on and off the field and the emphasis on improving are what impresses her about the MT coaching staff … Majoring in Athletic Training and wishes to become a Physical Therapist for the St. Louis Cardinals.

2014 Game-by-Game Stats