Psychology major scheduled to graduate in May 2014
Has a 3.75 cumulative GPA
Seven-time University of Tennessee Dean's List recipient
Two-time Capital One Academic All-American (First Team in 2012, Second Team in 2013) and a two-time Capital One Academic All-District III First Team selection (2012, 2013)
Named to the 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and was on the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2012 and 2013
Has performed at the highest level and shined on softball's biggest stages, earning Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America honors in 2011 (Third Team) and 2012 (First Team) and NFCA All-Southeast Region honors in 2011 (First Team), 2012 (First Team) and 2013 (Second team)
Named a Top 25 Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was on the preseason "Watch List" for the award in each of those seasons
Named to the 2013 Women's College World Series All-Tournament Team after a stellar showing in the NCAA tournament and the WCWS, going 3-1 with a 1.58 ERA, four complete games, two shutouts, two saves and 60 strikeouts over eight appearances, five starts and 48.2 innings of work
Currently ranks second in Tennessee history in career ERA, shutouts, innings pitched and strikeouts
Is active in the community, working with Angels of Hope, Habitat for Humanity, Emerald Youth Foundation, Mount Zion Baptist Church, JustLead Program, Lakeshore Clinic and King's Daughter's School
Each year, the SEC, in conjunction with AT&T, an SEC Corporate Champion sponsor, provides the league's male and female McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship recipients with a $15,000 post-graduate scholarship. The 26 remaining male and female finalists for the award will also receive a $7,500 post-graduate scholarship.
The award recipients are chosen by a committee of Faculty Athletics Representatives from the 14 SEC institutions and are honored at the SEC Spring Meetings in Sandestin, Fla., in late May.
Last year's McWhorter Award recipients were Barrett Jones of the Alabama football team and Chelsea Oswald of the Kentucky track & field team.