Junior pitcher walked one and struck out four in first victory of season
Ali Lowe was 2-for-3 for Villanova in final game of weekend
Villanova outhit Cardinals, 4-3, in first game of weekend series
Cardinals scored four runs in top of the sixth inning to retake lead
Bases loaded walk in bottom of the seventh inning gave Orange a walk-off victory
Villanova Softball faces Robert Morris on Day 1 of the Delaware Invitational
2013: NCAS/Scholar Baller National Academic Momentum Award Winner ... Played and started in 51 of 52 games at shortstop ... Hit .304 with a team-high 48 hits, three triples and 26 runs ... Recorded six doubles, one homerun, 11 walks and 14 RBI ... Stole six bases in seven attempts ... Had a .399 slugging percentage and a .353 on-base percentage ... Finished second on the team with 10 multi-hit games ... Defensively, registered a .939 fielding percentage.
2012: Appeared and started in all 56 games at shortstop ... Batted .260 with 38 hits, 19 runs scored and 15 RBIs ... Had four doubles on the season and one triple against St. John's (Apr. 20) ... Registered three RBIs versus St. John's (Apr. 20) ... Stole five bases ... Defensively, recorded a .917 fielding percentage.
2011: Appeared in 43 games in her first season at Villanova, including 36 starts at shortstop ... Batted .175 with 17 hits, 14 runs scored, four doubles, and seven RBIs... Had two hits and a run scored in a tie against Penn (April 6) ... Had another multi-hit game against Rutgers (April 27) ... Had three RBIs in an early season victory against UCF (February 26).
Wellington High School: Four year letterwinner ... First team all-state in 2010... Hit .511 with 14 RBI, 15 stolen bases and a .625 on base percentage ... Helped her squad reach the regional semi-finals for the first time in school history in 2010 ... Earned first team all-conference honors as a junior ... Named first and second team all-county in her first two season ... Honor roll student.
Personal: Born 6/30/92 ... Daughter of David and Michele Lowe ... Has two sisters, Amber and Jaime ... Majoring in Communications with a specialization in Media Production.