FSU Softball BIO
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Cali Harrod
Player Profile:
Cali Harrod 2465751
Position: Utility
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Roopville, Ga.
High School: Heard County

2016 ACC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
FSU SOFTBALL TRIBE MEMBER

Freshman Season (2016):
Started all 65 games at shortstop for the Seminoles as a freshman, helping FSU reach the Women’s College World Series for the second time in three seasons and win its 14th ACC Championship…batted .253 (40-for-158) with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs and 26 RBI…also added 31 walks, 27 stolen bases and 45 runs scored…went 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored in her first career game against St. John’s on Feb. 12…walked twice and scored a run against LIU Brooklyn…scored three runs in three at bats with two walks and a hit in a win against Valparaiso on Feb. 14…drew a walk and scored twice versus Stephen F. Austin (2/17)…went 2-for-3 in a win against No. 20 Minnesota on Feb. 20…hit an infield single and scored a run against FAMU…hit an RBI double against Bradley on Feb. 26…hit her first career home run – a two-run HR – against UC Davis on March 5…batted 5-for-9 with six RBI and five runs with a double and a home run in the series against UNC (Mar. 25-26)…went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI and two runs scored in a win against Notre Dame on April 3…hit 2-for-3 with two RBI, two runs scored and a triple in a win against Boston College on April 16…had a career day at No. 3 Auburn on April 20 in a doubleheader split of the Tigers, batting 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored in game one and finishing game two 2-for-3 with two runs scored…had a solo home run in a 3-1 win over Virginia Tech  (April 23)…went 1-for-2 with two walks, a career-high three stolen bases and three runs scored in a 16-11 win at Pitt on April 30…hit a double in all three games of the ACC Championship, including a home run against North Carolina on May 13, to earn a spot on the 2016 ACC All-Tournament Team…tied career highs with two hits and four RBI, including a three-run home run, in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional against Utah on May 27…she also made an outstanding catch at shortstop to save a run in the sixth inning…drew two walks, stole a base and scored twice in FSU’s 8-4 win over No. 14 UCLA at the Women’s College World Series…made a diving catch in the first inning against No. 2 Michigan to save a base hit in a 1-0 victory over the Wolverines…hit a three-run home run in the top of the seventh against No. 5 Auburn to tie the game and send it to extra innings in the WCWS semifinal on June 5.

High School:
Attended Heard County High School and helped lead the school to its first state championship in any sport as the Braves earned the GHSA AA title on Nov. 1, 2014…as a senior, batted .545 with 12 doubles, two triples, six home runs, 28 RBI, 35 stolen bases and 48 runs scored as she was named the AA Player of the Year…in 2013, went .539 from the plate with 13 doubles, seven triples, eight home runs and 40 stolen bases…was also named to the All-State First Team twice as well as being voted as the top athlete, among all sports, in her entire county…played with the Atlanta Vipers organization since 2008 and has earned the Stephanie Phillips award for leadership…won the PGF National Championship in 2012 and placed in the top 10 in 2013…the Vipers also finished in the top 10 of the 2010 ASA Nationals and were top 20 in 2011… member of the Beta Club and is an Honor Graduate…placed on the A/B Honor Roll all four years of high school and finished in the top 20 of her graduating class at Heard County.

Personal:
Born on June 16, 1997…has one brother…cannot live without her family…favorite movie is Dawn of the Planet of the Apes…would like to add Mississippi State to the schedule because many of her friends play there…favorite class subject is psychology…played basketball and softball in high school…watches Friday Night Lights…favorite animal is a shark…names hard-working, being a good teammate and never giving up as qualities of a team leader…aspires to work in sports management.

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