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LESLIE FARRIS

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LESLIE FARRIS

position
Infield
year
Sophomore
hometown
St. Johns, Fla.
high school
Creekside

Freshman Season (2017)

Appeared in 25 games of the bench as a freshman as the Seminoles won the ACC Championship for the fourth consecutive season…recorded two hits, had four walks, drove in an RBI and scored five runs offensively, while making numerous defensive plays in the infield and making the NCAA Softball’s Top 10 plays of the Week on three different occasions…entered the Lipscomb game as a defensive replacement at 2B and made a diving stop in the 3-4 hole on the second batter of the inning…got her first hit and RBI as she drove a pinch-hit single into right field against Northwestern on February 18…walked and scored a run against Georgia Tech on March 4…hit a single and scored a run against Canisius (3/15)…drew a walk against Florida Gulf Coast on March 15…was hit by a pitch in her only plate appearance against Virginia on March 24…walked in the series finale at UVA on March 26…drew a walk and scored a run in the sixth inning before making a diving stop at shortstop to start a game-ending double play against North Carolina on April 29…pinch-ran and scored a run in the ACC quarterfinal game against Virginia on May 11.

High School

Graduated from Creekside High School…the Knights have finished as the runner-up at the FHSAA state tournament in 2013, 2014 and 2015…earned All-State honors in 2015 as a junior and batted .369 with an on-base percentage of .509 and scored 44 runs…as a freshman at Bartram Trail High School, hit .402 from the plate with nine doubles, six triples and 21 RBIs, becoming the only freshman selected to the St. Johns All-County First Team…competed with the Gold Coast Hurricanes travel ball team and also participated for Creekside on its weightlifting team…placed first at the sectional finals as a sophomore with a total weight lifted of 285 lbs…advanced to the state tournament where she was one of three underclassmen out of 30 girls in the 129 lb class, earning a 16th place finish…in 2016, she placed ninth at the FHSAA state meet, competing in the 139 lb class…was involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the National English Honor Society, BASIC and the Senior Women and Interact Service Clubs…chose Florida State over offers from USF, Alabama and Lipscomb University.