Updated: June 24, 2013
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2013: Played in 40 games, starting 35 … Hit .133 on the season with two doubles and four RBIs … Had a big hit in extra innings against Long Beach State to give the Hokies the lead … Drew six walks … Committed just two errors in 225 attempts … Had a pair of hits against No. 17 Kentucky in Tech's 2-0 win in the NCAA Tournament … A member of the 2013 All-ACC Academic Softball Team.
2012: Played in and started 61 games, 60 coming at catcher and one as the designated player … Hit .199 on the year with four doubles and five home runs … Drove in 23 runs and scored 26 runs … Drew 19 walks … Had three sacrifice flies and five sacrifice bunts … Had one stolen base … Recorded six multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games … Hit a walk-off grand slam to lift the Hokies over Cornell … A member of the 2012 All-ACC Academic Softball Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Had one of the best offensive power seasons in school history … A second-team all-region selection to the Mid-Atlantic squad by the NFCA ... Named first-team all-state by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) … Finished with 12 home runs, the third-most in school history and drove in 45 runs, the sixth-most in program history … Had a .614 slugging percentage, the fourth-highest in school history … Played in and started 56 games, 50 at catcher … Finished third on the team with a .316 batting average … Also had 11 doubles and scored 31 runs … Drew 29 walks, tied for the team high … Had five sacrifice hits and stole three bases … Threw out seven base runners … Went 4-for-4 two home runs and four RBI against Florida Gulf Coast … Earned ACC Player of the Week after hitting .639 with four home runs and nine RBI at the Diamond Devil Invitational in Tempe, AZ … A member of the 2011 All-ACC Academic Softball Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2010: Served as the top backup at catcher, but also saw action in left field … Played in 25 games, starting 14 … Started seven games behind the plate and five in left field … Hit .107 with three hits and three RBI … Scored seven runs, including three against North Carolina A&T, where she also had a pair of hits, including her only home run of the season … Drew two walks against Iowa … Threw out three would-be base stealers.
High School: Earned four letters and four first-team All Western Valley District honors at Halifax County High … Earned first-team All-Northwest Region her senior season. A four-year varsity starter, helped her team win the Western Valley District regular season championship as well as leading them to an appearance in the Northwest Region Tournament as a senior … Was also named Co-Player of the Year of the Western Valley District her junior year and was named to the All-Northwest Region second team … Travel ball team was Sudden Impact for Coach Gary Harris … Also won MVP honors in both volleyball and swimming.
Personal: Betty Anne Blair Rose … Born July 29, 1991, in High Point, NC … Daughter of Otis B. Rose and Sharon Foster … Has one brother, Bryce Rose, and a sister, Jessica Rose Hayes … Graduated in three years with a degree in management … Now in graduate school working on a degree in public health.