An invited walk-on who ended up being a big part of Tech's run to an ACC title last year ... Will be the frontrunner in right field ... Has the strongest arm of all the outfielders ... Needs to cut down on her strikeouts ... Will be a solid hitter in the lower portion of the lineup.
2007: A reserve early in the season who ended up starting 44 games and playing in 53 ... Batted .220 on the season with 27 hits, including six doubles and a triple ... Drove in 11 runs and scored 11 runs ... Had six walks but struck out 23 times ... Committed just one error in 29 chances, recording two outfield assists ... Had one sacrifice hit and picked up two stolen bases ... Had three game-winning hits, two of which came in consecutive games against Western Michigan and Ohio State ... Scored two game-winning runs ... Had four multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games.
High School: Lettered four times for Coach Thomas Keene at Tazewell High ... A two-time first-team all-state selection ... As a senior, hit .588 with two home runs, 28 RBI, seven doubles and nine triples ... Had a .611 on base percentage and a .988 slugging percentage while committing no errors in 148 chances at first base ... Struck out just four times all season ... Was a three-time, first-team All-Southwest District and All-Region IV pick ... Was also named SWD player of the year three times and the Region IV Player of the Year once ... A three-time, first-team all-Bristol Herald-Courier pick and the paper's player of the year in 2004 ... Also started at guard for Tazewell's girls basketball team, a team that went to the Group AA quarterfinals for the first time in school history her final year ... Averaged 10 points per game ... Named honorable mention all-SWD three times ... Lettered in cross country four times, advancing to the Region IV meet all four years and the state meet twice ... A four-time All-SWD selection ... Nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman ... President of her sophomore, junior and senior classes ... Member of Junior and Senior Beta ... Graduated summa cum laude, finishing seventh in her graduating class ... A member of the SCA.
Personal: Whitney Nichole Davis ... Born July 26, 1988, in Bluefield, WV ... Daughter of Rex and Laura Davis ... Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.