Catching Up with Softball With Heather Chastain and Erin Foster
2012 (Senior): 2012 NFCA First Team MidEast All-Region ... 2012 First Team All-Southern Conference ... Team captain for 2012 ... Twice named Southern Conference Player of the Week and also named SoCon Player of the Month for April ... Ended the season ranked second in the Southern Conference for homeruns in a single season with 18 ... The 18 homeruns also ranked second in the Catamount record books for homeruns in a season and her 21 career homeruns is tied for second in the WCU record books ... Ended her career topping the Catamount record books for triples in a career with six ... Started all 58 games ... Led the team with a .363 batting average ... Foster led the team with 66 hits in 2012, the most by a Catamount softball player since 2007 when Stephanie Beatty had 70, which ranks her second for hits in a single season in the Catamount record books ... Her 54 RBI ranked her second in the WCU single-season record books and her 46 runs scored ranked her third ... She ended the season having reached base safely in 23 consecutive games ... Had 22 multiple hit games and 15 multiple RBI games ... Led the team with the longest hitting streak of the season, hitting safely in 12 straight games.
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)