Career Highs AB: 5 (4/27/08 at Kentucky) R: 3 (2/20/09 vs. Ball St.) H: 4 (4/9/08 at Ga. Tech) RBI: 7 (2/20/09 vs. Ball St.)
2010: Named to Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for 2009 summer and fall semesters...Recipient of Beatrice F. Cole & Ronnie M. Cole Softball Scholarship.
2009: First-Team All-American by Louisville Slugger/NFCA, Easton and ESPN.com...Top 10 Finalist for 2009 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award...All-Southeast Region Team... All-SEC First Team...SEC Academic Honor Roll...Set new UGA single-season records for batting avg. (.455), slugging % (.994), on-base % (.551), HRs (24), extra-base hits (41), RBI (83), total bases (164), walk-to-strikeout ratio (6.00 = 36 BB/6 K) and “toughest to strikeout” (0.036 = 6 K/165 at-bats)...Became just the second player in school history to lead in all of the “triple crown” categories: batting avg., HRs and RBI...In final national rankings, ranked first in slugging %, second in HR, third in HRs per game (0.41), third in RBI per game (1.41), eighth in on-base %, eighth “toughest to strikeout,” and 10th in batting avg...Established new SEC single-season records for slugging % and RBI, and her 24 HRs were the second-most ever in league history...Named to Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team after hitting .333 with a HR, four RBI and five walks...Hit .600 (3-for-5) with two HRs and three BB in NCAA Athens Super Regional...Led team with a .556 avg. (5-for-9) with a HR and two RBI in NCAA Chapel Hill Regional...In two-game series at Arkansas, went 4-for-5 with a HR and seven RBI...In series vs. #15 Tennessee, hit .500, slugged 1.625 with three HRs including her single-season UGA record-breaking 17th of the year, which was also her record-breaking 33rd extra-base hit and 66th RBI...Against W. Carolina, hit a three-run HR to tie UGA single-season records for home runs (16), extra-base hits (32) and RBI (65); it also tied the team single-season record for home runs in a season (60)...Batted .571 with a HR, three doubles and six RBI in sweep over Ole Miss...Made first-career start at shortstop vs. Furman...Hit .500 with a double and four RBI in series vs. Kentucky...Hit .364 with a HR and five RBI in at S. Carolina...Provided game-winning hit on a two-run HR vs. Kennesaw State...Hit .300 with two runs and RBI in Easton Challenge...Named SEC Player of the Week (2/23) after leading the Georgia Softball Classic with a .636 average (7-for-11), three HRs and 16 RBI including a 3-for-3, two-HR and school record-tying seven RBI game vs. Ball St...Posted a .714 average (10-for-14) with five runs and nine RBI in Red & Black Showcase...Batted .500-4-11 with a slugging % of 1.429 in Cathedral City Kickoff including a 2-for-4, two HR, five-RBI game vs. Cal State Northridge...Named to Fall 2008 Director’s Honor Roll.
2008: All-Southeast Region Second Team...SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...Started all 70 games (58-3B, 11-1B, 1-DP) batting .295 with two home runs and a team-high 18 doubles to produce 41 RBI and 32 runs...Batted .429 (3-for-7) with three runs and two RBI in NCAA Chapel Hill Regional...Hit .417 with three RBI in series at Kentucky...Went 6-for-7 with two doubles, a HR, two runs and three RBI double header at Georgia Tech including a career-high four hits in game one...Batted .500 in Bulldog Invitational including a then career-high six RBI vs. North Florida...Batted .389 with six extra-base hits including her first-career triple in Georgia Softball Classic...Led team with nine RBI in Red & Black Showcase including four RBI and first-career HR vs. Marshall...Made Bulldog debut vs. #8 DePaul.
High School/Club: Four-year starter for Lincoln-Way East High School where she was inducted into the Hall of Fame...Finished high school career ranked fifth in Illinois state history with 49 doubles...As a senior, was named NFCA All-Region First Team and All-American, Frankfort Star Athlete of the Year, Joliet Herald & Frankfort Star Player of the Year; First Team All-State by Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Illinois Coaches Association; team captain and named team MVP and MVP of Mizuno Super 60 Tournament...As a junior, named All-Conference, All-Area by Daily Southtown and Joliet Herald, All-State honorable mention and played in Chicago Bandits All-Star game...Named All-Area by Daily Southtown and Joliet Herald as a sophomore...Member of Southern Force travel team...Also lettered in basketball as a freshman and sophomore...Illinois State Scholar, Presidential Scholar, National Honors Society member, Spanish Honors Society member, Mu Alpha Theta (math) member and named to honor roll all four years.
Personal: Born March 10, 1989...Daughter of Joel and Pat Goler...Has a brother, Brendan...Cousin, Tim McGarigle, set NCAA FBS record for career-tackles with 545 as MLB at Northwestern and played professionally for the St. Louis Rams (2006-07) and Florida Tuskers (2009)... Member of Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society, UGA chapter...Major: Recreation & Leisure Studies.