Whitney Saunders

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  • Saunders

  • Position
    Third Base
  • Class
  • Height
    5' 3
  • Bat/Throw
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Tazewell, Va.
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Updated: June 27, 2017

2017: Played in 13 games with a career-high six starts … Registered five starts at third base … Started the final four games of the season at the hot corner … Started behind the plate at Liberty (4/18).

2016: Played in 25 games, starting two … Logged two hits, scoring seven runs … Collected three putouts, assisting four … Made her first collegiate start versus Ohio State, assisting one as third baseman … Notched her first career hit against Morehead State, scoring two runs … Logged a hit at No. 8 Florida State.

2015: A valuable pinch runner … Played in 34 games, scoring 11 runs … Drew a walk … Had two stolen bases … Scored the game-tying run on a spectacular slide in the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Lettered four times for Coach Tom Keene at Tazewell High … Was first-team all-district and second-team all-region as a senior … Was first-team all-district as a junior and second team as a sophomore … Lettered three times in volleyball … Was first-team all-conference her senior season … Named first-team all-district and second-team all-region as a junior … Was second-team all-district as a sophomore … Played basketball for four seasons, earning first-team all-conference honors as a senior … Was second-team all-district as both a junior and sophomore.

Personal: Whitney Nicole Saunders was born December 20, 1995 in Richlands, Virginia … The daughter of David and Vivian Saunders … Has two older siblings, Tonya Taylor and David Saunders … Majoring in general biological sciences.