UNCG Softball BIO
9 Sidney Grkman

2017 (Redshirt-Junior)
Appeared in 38 games, making 31 starts at designated player and in the outfield ... registered a .293 batting average with 17 runs scored and 11 RBIs ... recorded three doubles and three home runs with six walks ... went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored ... recorded a 2-for-4 day with a run scored against Western Carolina (Mar. 25) ... went 2-for-3 with with an RBI and a run at Mercer (Apr. 8) ... recorded a hit in 2-of-4 at-bats with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored against ETSU (May 6).

2016 (Redshirt-Sophomore)
Appeared in 43 games earning 37 starts … batted .260 (27-for-104) … named CoSIDA Academic All-District III First Team … scored 17 runs, drove in 15 and hit 4 home runs … had a career-high five total bases against Appalachian State (Mar. 9) and Mercer (Apr. 10) … drew a career-high two walks against North Carolina A&T (Apr. 6) … tallied her first hit of the season in the opener against Jacksonville (Feb. 11) … had her first multi-hit game of the season against Winthrop (Feb. 20) ... drove in her first RBI and had her first multi-RBI game of the season against Lehigh (Feb. 27) … had six multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games … had the second-longest hit streak on the team this season (8 games) … and reached base in eight-consecutive games.

2015 (Redshirt-Freshman)
Played in 31 games, starting 17 in the outfield ... hit .273 with 15 hits, eight runs scored ... two doubles, one home run and 14 RBI ... had a hit and two RBI against Army (Feb. 6) ... was 2-for-4 with a RBI against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 6) ... picked up two or more hits in three games ... hit her first collegiate home run against Iona (Feb. 28) with three runs batted in ... had a RBI double against Western Carolina (April 3) ... earned a RBI double at Appalachian State (April 22) in game two ... finished with 55 at bats and eight walks ... was awarded a SoCon Commissioner's Medal (3.5 GPA or higher) ... made the SoCon honor roll.

2014 (Freshman)
Redshirted due to an injury.

High school
A left-handed power-hitting outfielder from Salisbury, N.C. ...  was the 2013 Player of the Year award winner … is a four-time all-county selection and a 2012-13 all-conference player for Jesse Carson High School … also won two-straight NPC softball tournament championships, leading her team to a 17-7 overall record and a 16-7 record in 2013 … had a stellar senior season, hitting .473 on 35 hits, 25 runs, 33 RBI and 10 home runs … Also had a 4-for-5 game against Davie where she hit two home runs and drove in eight runs … finished her junior season with a .500 batting average on 39 hits, 27 runs and a .500 on base percentage … also played three years of volleyball and was a member of the student council … had a 4.25 GPA and made the Academic honor roll all four years … played club softball for Team NC out of Mint Hill, N.C. under Coach Mike Ward and Buster Hill.

Sidney Nicole Grkman … born December 1, 1994 in Lexington, N.C. … daughter of Jim and Alisha Grkman … has a brother Zack who plays defensive back for Averett University … undecided on a major. 

Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Salisbury, N.C.
High School: Jesse Carson
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