Ashtin Stephens
Ashtin Stephens

RS Junior

Blue Springs, Mo.

High School:
Blue Springs





• 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Stephens RS Soph
• Made 38 starts at second base for Mizzou, hitting .238 (23-for-77) with 17 runs scored.
• One of the Tigers' most experienced infielders with 89 career starts over the last three seasons.
• Matched her career-best in hits with a 3-for-3 performance vs. No. 9 Kentucky in the first game of the March 15 doubleheader.
• Doubled up her previous career-best in RBI (2) with a four RBI performance on 2-for-2 batting in the first game of the Illinois State doubleheader (March 19).
• Batted 2-for-3 in the series finale vs. No. 13 Georgia (March 30), scoring one run.
• Two clutch catches in the top of the seventh vs. Creighton (April 29), with a diving grab for the final out.
• Pinch ran at first base vs. No. 6 Alabama (May 1) in the bottom of the sixth inning and scored the go-ahead run on a two-RBI double by teammate Natalie Fleming, sliding headfirst into home plate under the tag.
• Picked up a putout on all three final outs of that 8-6 win vs. No. 16 Alabama, shifting to second base from the pinch runner slot for the final half-inning.

• Appeared in six games with one start at second base before a shoulder injury sidelined her for the remainder of the 2013 season.
• Injury occurred during her initial start of the 2013 season, the 4-0 win vs. Fresno State at the Gaucho Classic in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Feb. 15.
• Appeared in four more games during Mizzou's California trip after the injury, utilized as a pinch runner.
• Scored one run in both the five-inning, 13-1 win vs. Maryland (Feb. 21) and the 12-inning, 4-3 win vs. No. 5 Florida at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.

Stephens Freshman
• Started 50 games at second base as a freshman despite playing all season with a torn labrum in her hip, and was a crucial factor in the bottom of the order for the Missouri offense.
• Started her career by hitting safely in each of the first two games, going 1-for-3 with a run against Ball State and 2-for-4 with a run versus Eastern Kentucky, swiping three bases in the two games.
• Her first extra base hit was a two run double against UMKC on March 4.
• Hit safely in three games at the DeMarini Invitational, driving in a run in each of the three contests.
• Her longest hitting streak of the year, a five-game stretch, came in late March and early April against Big 12 opponents.
• Hit safely in the last two games against Baylor, and went down to Texas and recorded six hits in the three game series.
• Went 2-for-3 in the opener against the Longhorns with two runs and 3-for-5 in game two, scoring three times. She added another single in the finale.
• Had a two-hit performance against Iowa State on April 28 and singled in two runs against Oregon on May 5.
• In the NCAA Regional Championship, she singled in a run and drew a walk in Mizzou's 2-1 victory over Illinois State.
• For the season, she scored 18 runs and stole seven bases in nine attempts.

Blue Springs:
• Played high school ball for the Blue Springs Wildcats under head coach Roger Lower.
• As a sophomore, she helped the squad to an undefeated 31-0 season and a state championship just one year after finishing third at state.
• Twice earned All-Conference, along with three All-District and three All-State selections during her career.
• Recorded the second-most hits in a single season in Missouri state softball history, and is the all-time leader for singles in a season in the state.
• Also top-five for hits in a career in Missouri, and holds high school records with a .569 batting average, 35 runs scored and 34 stolen bases.
• Also ran track and played basketball for the Wildcats.
• Academically, she was on the Honor Roll and was in the National Honor Society.

Club Team: Team Power

Chose Mizzou Over: Oklahoma, Ole Miss

• Ashtin Stephens was born on Dec. 14, 1992 in Norman, Okla., to parents Trent and Danita Stephens.
• Her mother, Danita, attended the University of Oklahoma.
• Has two siblings, Tylin and Easton.
• Majoring in educational studies and wants to coach softball after she graduates.
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