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Deja Bush

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Deja Bush

career honors

2018 NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPION
FSU SOFTBALL TRIBE MEMBER

Redshirt Sophomore Season (2018)

Crafty runner and defender that used her speed to help the Seminoles win their first NCAA National Championship…played in 48 games on the season, coming off the bench primarily as a pinch-runner and scored 22 runs and stole 16 bases on the season…in three total plate appearances, she hit a single and drew a walk…pinch-ran and scored in the season-opener against Portland State on February 9…stole her first base of the season at Texas State on February 10…came in to pinch run against Florida A&M on February 14 and scored Korina Rosario’s RBI triple…pinch-ran, stole a base and scored a run versus Hofstra on March 3…scored a run at North Florida on March 10…entered to pinch run in both games versus Troy on March 21 and scored a run each time…drew a walk against Syracuse on March 24…stole a base in both games of the doubleheader against No. 19 Louisiana, scoring one run…pinch-ran and scored a run in each of the final two games at Boston College on April 13 and 14…entered as a pinch runner in all three games of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on May 18-20 and scored in each game…stole a base versus Jacksonville State on May 20 in the regional final game…pinch-ran and scored in each of the first two games of the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional against No. 11 LSU on May 25 and 26…stole a base and scored on June 2 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game against No. 7 Georgia…pinch ran and scored a run against No. 1 Oregon on June 2…stole a base against No. 5 Washington in game one of the WCWS Championship Series on June 4.

Redshirt Freshman Season (2017)

Played in 43 games and made three starts, primarily as a pinch-runner in her first collegiate season…ended with a .333 batting average on 3-for-9 hitting, driving in one RBI scoring 13 of her own, with three walks and 14 stolen bases…earned her first stolen base against Furman on Feb. 10…scored a run against Marshall on Feb. 12…stole a career-high two bases against Northwestern on February 17 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge…stole bases against San Diego State and Michigan at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic…stole a base in each of the first two games of the Georgia Tech series…pinch ran and scored the final run in FSU’s 8-0 victory over Georgia Tech on March 5…stole a base and scored a run against North Florida on March 8…scored a run at Virginia Tech on March 11…drew a walk in her first career plate appearance on March 15 at Florida Gulf Coast…earned her first career start on March 19, batting 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI against Notre Dame…recorded a stolen base and scored in game one of the series at Virginia on March 24…pinch ran and scored on Jessie Warren’s game-ending grand slam against Pitt on March 31…stole a base and scored a run in FSU’s 13-4 win at Syracuse on April 9…drew a walk at Troy on April 18…pinch ran and scored against North Carolina on April 29…came in to pinch run against No. 25 Georgia in the regional championship game and scored a run.

Freshman Season (2016)

Redshirted her freshman season.

High School

Speedy outfielder from Charles W. Flanagan High School…was named Freshman of the Year and also earned three Most Valuable Player honors during her career….an excellent hitter throughout her career, culminating with a .488 batting average during her senior season…also an impressive track athlete, jumping 11.22 meters in the triple jump and posting a mark of 11.85 seconds in the 100 meters…excels academically and was named Flanagan’s Scholar-Athlete of the school in 2015 and also earned Female Scholar-Athlete honors from the Broward County Athletic Association…played for the Diamond Dusters and Gold Coast Hurricanes travel teams, placing seventh at ASA Nationals with the Hurricanes.

Personal

Born on July 11, 1997…continues the Seminole tradition of her family as she is the daughter of former Florida State and NFL player, Devin Bush…has one brother and one sister…favorite movie is the Little Rascals…favorite class in school Is science…would like to add LSU to the schedule…can play the piano…looking forward to playing Louisville because a friend plays football there…watches Love and Hip Hop Atlanta…favorite home-cooked meal is baked macaroni and cheese, collard greens and chicken…had numerous pets growing up, including three dogs, two birds a cat and a rabbit.