Catamount Softball Opens Play in SoCon Tourney Wednesday
Former Catamount slugger learns life lessons and knocks in homeruns
Led team with a .363 batting average in 2012
Ended season with .363 batting average and 18 homeruns
Falls to Elon 7-3
Catching Up with Softball With Heather Chastain and Erin Foster
2011 (Junior):Hit two homeruns, in one inning, in the win against Maryland Eastern Shore (02/13/11) ... Has played in all 53 games and started 52 ...Tied for third with 40 hits and third on the team in RBI with 26 ... Tied for third in WCU record books with three triples in her career.
Prior to Western Carolina: Spent two years at Walters State Community College ... In sophomore season at Walters State, had a .436 batting average, 14 homeruns, 45 RBI, 14 doubles, scored 46 runs, had 11 stolen bases ... Was named TJCAA First Team All-Conference ... Second Team NJCAA All-American ... Earned Dean's List honors at Walters State.
High School: Named All-Conference her junior and senior year at West Rowan High School ... Also earned All-County honors as a senior ... Also spent four years on the basketball team.
Personal: Erin Brooke Foster ... Daughter of Michael and Jill Foster ... Has one brother, Hayden ... Her aunt Wanda Foster Kirkpatrick played basketball for Western Carolina.
At Bats: 5, 3x (last vs. Appalachian State., 04/07/12)
Runs Scored: 3, 2x (last vs. Elon, 04/22/12)
Hits: 4 (Md. Eastern Shore, 02/12/11)
RBI: 5(Md. Eastern Shore, 02/12/11)
Double: 2 (North Carolina A&T, 04/05/11)
Triple: 1, 6x (last vs. Jacksonville State, 03/03/12)
Homeruns: 2, 3x (last vs. Ohio, 03/20/12)
Total Bases: 8, 3x (last vs. Ohio, 03/20/12)
Walks: 2 (ETSU, 02/11/12)
Strikeouts: 2, 5x (last vs. Georgia Tech, 03/06/12)
Stolen Base: 1, 8x (last vs. SE Louisiana, 03/04/12)
Putouts: 5 (Elon, 04/23/11)
Assists: 1, 7x (last vs. Furman, 03/31/12)