Softball

Grace Collins
Grace Collins

Class: SR

Hometown: Tampa, Fla.

Height: 5-3

GRACE AT A GLANCE: Hard working outfielder with excellent speed and a quality arm ... Gets a great jump on the ball ... A great fit for the Buccaneer program ... Proto-typical Barry player ... A fixture in the outfield since her freshman year, she will be the starter in either center or right ... Established as the Bucs’ leadoff hitter ... Very efficient base runner.

JUNIOR (2011): Started 46 games in the outfield for the Bucs and hit primarily in the two slot...Led the Conference with a .433 batting average and swiped 23 bases in 26 attempts...She also led the team in runs scored (42), hits (65) and onbase percentage (.476)...Earned first-team All-Sunshine State Conference in the outfield, and was also named to the Daktronics as well as the NFCA All-South Region First-Team...All-America on both squads as well, First Team with the NFCA and Third on Daktronics...From Feb. 25 to Mar. 20 Collins set a Barry record by hitting safely in 19 consecutive games...A member of the Dean's List (3.5-3.999 GPA) in the fall and named to the President's List (4.0 GPA) in the spring semester.

SOPHOMORE (2010): Established herself as the Bucs’ rightfielder and leadoff hitter ... Earned second-team All-SSC in the outfield ... Started 54 of 56 games, with 43 coming in rightfield ... Hit .361, second on the team, and led the squad with 31 runs scored ... Drove in 22 runs out of the lead-off slot ... Second on the team with 15 stolen bases and a 83.3 percent success rate ... Led the team with six outfield assists ... Had three hits on six occasions ... Was two-for-two with a walk and three stolen bases against Miles on Feb. 13 ... Had eight two-run games ... Knocked in three runs against Eckerd on Mar. 20 and Nova Southeastern on Apr. 9 ... Named to Barry’s Dean’s List in the fall ... Made the President’s List (4.0 GPA) in the Spring to earn a spot on the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... Earned NFCA Scholar All-America.

FRESHMAN (2009): Played in 50 games with 48 starts ... Hit .292 for the season with 8 RBIs ... Was second on the team with 23 runs scored ... Hit .484 as a lead-off hitter in 31 at-bats ... Posted a .904 fielding percentage with only five errors ... Named to the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll ... Named to Barry University’s Spring Dean’s List ... Earned NFCA Scholar All-America.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner at H.B. Plant High in Tampa under the late Sallie Scudder and Melissa Sigmon ... Named first-team All-State as a senior, leading the Panthers to a 22-5 mark ... Hit .524 with 33 runs out of the lead-off slot ... Stole six bases in six attempts ... Made only one error in centerfield ... Hit .426 as a junior as the Panthers went 19-9.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Chip and Kelly Collins ... Has one older brother, Craig ... Double major in philosophy and history as a member of Barry’s Honors Program ... Member of Barry’s debate team, which finished third in the region in the fall 2010, narrowly missing the college nationals by one place ... Currently serves as Vice-President of Barry’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Year

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

2009....

.292

50-48

137

23

40

0

0

0

8

40

.292

16

0

13

0

.366

0

15

10-11

44

3

5

.904

2010....

.361

55-54

183

31

66

4

0

0

22

70

.383

8

1

13

0

.389

1

10

15-18

47

6

4

.930

2011....

.433

48-46

150

42

65

5

2

1

20

77

.513

13

0

8

0

.476

1

10

23-26

46

6

1

.981

2012....

.363

51-51

160

31

58

4

0

0

14

62

.388

12

1

10

0

.410

0

11

29-33

44

1

0

1.000

TOTAL...

.363

204-199

630

127

229

13

2

1

64

249

.395

49

2

44

0

.410

2

46

77-88

181

16

10

.952

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 4, at Tampa, 04/10/11
Doubles: 2, at Lynn, 04/30/11
Triples: 1, at Florida Tech, 03/01/11 ; at Tampa, 04/10/11
Home runs: 1, at Saint Leo, 03/20/11
Total bases: 6, at Saint Leo, 03/20/11 ; at Tampa, 04/10/11
RBI: 3, 4 times
Runs scored: 3, vs Albany State, 02/26/11 ; Florida Southern, 03/26/11 ; St. Thomas, 04/03/12
Walks: 3, vs Columbus State, 03/06/2009
Hit by pitch: 1, vs Georgia Southwestern, 03/07/10 ; at Eckerd, 04/27/12
Struck out: 2, 6 times
Sac flies: 1, Saint Leo, 03/28/10 ; vs Fort Valley State, 05/14/11
Sac bunts: 2, 4 times
At bats: 6, vs West Alabama, 03/05/10 ; at Tampa, 04/10/11
Stolen bases: 3, 4 times
Caught stealing: 1, 11 times
Field chances: 5, at Florida Southern, 03/18/12 ; at Tampa, 04/10/11
Putouts: 5, at Florida Southern, 03/18/12 ; at Tampa, 04/10/11
Assists: 1, 15 times

ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most sacrifice hits: 1st (46)
Most hits: 2nd (229)
Most at bats: 3rd (630)
Most games started: t-4th (199)
Most stolen bases: t-4th (77)
Most games played: t-5th (204)
Highest batting avg.: 6th (.363)
Most runs scored: 6th (127)
Highest on base pct.: 8th (.410)
Most total bases: 8th (249)
Highest stolen base pct.: 10th (.875)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most times reached base on error: t-1st (12 in 2010)
Most times reached on FC: t-2nd (15 in 2009)
Highest batting avg.: 3rd (.433 in 2011)
Most ground outs: 3rd (66 in 2010)
Most sacrifice hits: t-4th (15 in 2009)
Most times caught stealing: t-5th (4 in 2012)
Highest on base pct.: 7th (.476 in 2011)
Most stolen bases: 8th (29 in 2012)
Most stolen base attempts: 8th (33 in 2012)
Most times reached on FC: 8th (12 in 2012)
Most ground outs: t-8th (62 in 2009)
Most stolen base attempts: t-9th (26 in 2011)
Most at bats: 10th (183 in 2010)

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