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Softball: Savannah Ewing

Savannah Ewing

  #19     Bats/Throws: R/R
  Position: 3B/OF    Ht.: 5-4
  Hometown: Rogersville, Tenn.
  Previous School: Cherokee HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Business Administration

2011: Led the Pioneers with her .320 batting average with 12 multi-hit contests... Finished second on the team with 47 hits, including eight doubles, two home runs and 21 RBI... Also finished with six stolen bases...  Led the team with 11 sacrifice bunts (5th in SAC) and second with two sacrifice flies (T7th in SAC)... Recorded a five-game hitting streak on two different occasions... Went 10-for-19 (.526) from Mar. 4-11, including a 4-for-7 performance in a split at No. 2 North Georgia (Mar. 11)... Drove in the winning run with her eighth-inning, two-out single in a 2-1 win over the Saints... Also went 8-for-17 (.471) in five-game span from Mar. 29-Apr. 3... Recorded four games with three hits, including 3-for-4 performance at No. 10 Lenoir-Rhyne where she belted a two-run homer... Also accounted for three hits against St. Andrews (Feb. 7), Limestone (Feb. 18) and King (Mar. 8)... Scored three runs at St. Andrews... Posted two sacrifice bunts in 4-0 win over North Greenville (Apr. 19).

2010: Appeared in 36 games, making 35 starts at third base... Led team with nine stolen bases and ranked second with 18 walks... Team-best .395 on-base percentage... Tied for the team lead with nine multi-hit games... Finished season with six-game hitting streak... After opening the season 1-for-21, ended the year with 27 hits in her final 79 at-bats (.342 average)... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI at NCAA Division I Savannah State (Mar. 12)... Had two hits in both games of a DH at Brevard (Mar. 31)... Finished 3-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored against Catawba (Apr. 10)... Doubled, homered and scored two runs at Newberry (Apr. 17)... Went 3-for-8 with a double in two SAC Tournament games.

2009: Led the team with six stolen bases... Second in triples (2)... Third in RBI (15)... Fourth in runs scored (12)... Two hitting streaks of at least five games, including a team-best eight-game streak... Four multi-hit games... Had one walk-off RBI and four go-ahead RBI... Went 2-for-3 with her first career double against Pfeiffer (Feb. 14) to start a five-game hitting streak...Notched her first collegiate RBI against Ohio Valley (Feb. 15) with a walk-off single... Recorded a stolen base in back-to-back games against Glenville State (Feb. 15) and Montreat (Feb. 17)... Season-high three hits against Glenville State... Went 3-for-7 with three runs scored and four RBI in a doubleheader with Montreat... Drove in a pair of runs with her first career triple in the first game of a twinbill against Montreat...Hit a game-winning inside-the-park home run in the second game of a doubleheader against Montreat, driving in two runs... Went 2-for-4 against Indiana (Pa.) (Mar. 7) to start a season-high eight-game hitting streak... Recorded a season-high four RBI against Indiana (Pa.)... Drove in three runs in a doubleheader sweep of Brevard (Mar. 31) with a two-run double in game one and a RBI triple in the nightcap.

High School: Graduated from Cherokee HS in Rogersville, Tenn….Coached by Almeda Dickenson and Charlie Christopher… Three-sport athlete in softball, volleyball, and basketball… Four-time All-Conference performer…Two-time All-Northeast Tennessee selection… Led her team in stolen bases three times... Also played for the Knoxville Thunder and was coached by Leonard Sams.

Personal: Full name is Savannah Elizabeth Ewing… Born Apr. 3, 1990 in Kingsport, Tenn… Daughter of Neal and Jennifer Ewing… Has a brother, Seth and a sister, Serenity… Majoring in Business Administration… Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Enjoys reading and going to church… Her father, Neal Ewing played baseball at Cleveland State Community College… Community service includes volunteering at rural resources... Favorite books: "Redeeming Love", "Crazy Love", "Pride and Prejudice"; Favorite midnight snack: Oreos; Favorite movie: “Sleepless in Seattle”; Favorite class at Tusculum: Tusculum Experience; Favorite musical artist: Kari Jobe; Favorite song: “Everyone Needs a Little”; Savannah can’t imagine a week without: Her Blackberry; Least favorite food: Tomatoes; Favorite athlete: Kobe Bryant; Savannah’s advice to kids: “Give everything your all because time flies by super-fast”; Favorite food: Grilled Chicken; Favorite colors: Orange, Yellow; Favorite sports other than softball: Volleyball, Basketball; People Savannah most admires: Her parents; Toughest player Savannah has ever played against: Ashlee Price; What people don't know about Savannah: She is obsessed with country music stars; When Savannah was a kid, she tried to be like: Her brother.