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Utility Player
Height: 5'4"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Boerne, Texas
High School: Columbia University


Awards/Honors: ACC Honor Roll (2019)

2019 - Senior (Stats): Played in 27 games in her senior season, making 11 total starts … Finished the year with a .333 clip, tallying 15 hits, nine RBI, seven runs scored, two doubles and a triple … Went 1-for-2 at Campbell (Feb. 13) with an RBI double in the third, helping propel Duke to a 9-2 victory … Strung together a four-game hitting streak from March 2 to March 6, highlighted by a 2-for-5 showing against Kansas that featured a career-high three runs driven in and the walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth … During that streak, she finished 5-for-11 at the plate with six RBI and two runs scored while not striking out once … She also drove in the game-tying run in the top of the seventh with two outs against Mississippi State (March 2) via sac fly and then had an RBI groundout in the bottom of the seventh against Kansas to push the game to extras before earning her walk-off single in the ninth … Tied her career high with a pair of hits in the Blue Devils' 4-1 win against East Carolina (April 23), her final game at the Duke Softball Stadium.

2018 - Junior (Stats): Appeared in 38 contests, making 32 starts, making 22 of those at second, eight in left field and two at DP … Tallied a .243 average (17-for-70) and scored 12 runs, four doubles and a pair of RBI … Recorded a .369 on-base percentage … Earned three multi-hit games … Was hit by pitch seven times, a total that finished second on the team … In conference play, recorded a .294 clip with five runs scored, two doubles and one run driven in while earning a .368 OBP … Owns the school record for longest reached base safely streak, doing so in 12-straight contests from Feb. 24 to March 14 … Recorded her first-career hit, a double, in the second game of a doubleheader against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 8) … Put together a five-game hitting streak from Feb. 24 - March 2 … Drove in the first run of her career with an RBI single against North Dakota State on March 2 … Recorded her first two-hit contest in the second game against North Carolina on March 10 while also tallying two doubles … Went 2-for-3, including driving in the game-winning run, at Virginia Tech (April 22) to help Duke capture back-to-back ACC road series wins for the first time in program history.

Sophomore (2017 at Columbia): Saw limited action in her second season at Columbia … played in 14 games, drawing eight starts … picked up her first hit of the season against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 25, also scoring a run.

Freshman (2016 at Columbia): Played in all 48 games while starting in 46 … named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week on March 8 … tied the program single-season record with three triples … finished fourth on the team with a .268 batting average … went on an eight-game hitting streak between Feb. 27 and March 12 … finished the year with eight multi-hit games … went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, a triple and a stolen base against George Washington on March 4 … finished 2-for-2 with a double, a RBI, a stolen base and a hit-by-pitch against Robert Morris on March 5 … ranked second in the conference and 26th in the nation in sacrifice bunts per game (0.25) … finished sixth in the league and 112th in the nation in triples per game (0.06) … hit first career home run in the final game of the season against Penn on April 30.

High School/Travel Ball: Went to Champion High School in suburban San Antonio ... played her final two seasons in Texas after transferring from Severna Park High School in Maryland ... led her team to the Class 5A Texas State Playoffs after batting .488 with seven doubles and an on base percentage of .618 during her senior season ... during her junior season, Metzger earned All-District honors, along with being named honorable mention All-League as a junior and sophomore.

Personal: Born Reilly Metzger on Dec. 15, 1997 in Greenville, S.C. … daughter of Eric and Kelly Metzger … has two siblings, Jack and Grayson … her uncle, Gene Larkin, played collegiate baseball at Columbia before winning two World Series titles with the Minnesota Twins … her sister, Grayson, is a current utility player for Brown … majoring in psychology with a minor in global health.

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