Niki Stansell
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Niki Stansell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Meeker, Okla.

High School:
Meeker

Last College:
Georgia

Height:
5-6

Position:
SS

Experience:
TR

2010: Started every game at short stop ... held a batting average of .281 over the 2010 season and a batting average of .392 in Valley play ... tallied 48 hits and 30 runs over the 52-game season ... hit eight doubles and five home runs, which drove in 34 RBIs ... went 3-for-4 in stolen base attempts ... recorded 78 put outs and led the team in assists with 154 ... tallied a career-high eight assists in a game against No. 5/7 Arizona State ( Feb. 19) ... named Valley Player of the Week (5/10) ... earned MVC First Team honors for her performance in Valley play ... hit a home run against Missouri State (April 25) and was a part of the four-consecutive homers hit by Redbird batters, which tied an NCAA record ... in the same game, turned a triple play with Kara Nelson and Michelle Henderson.

2009: Named to the 2009 All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team...started all 50 games in her first season with the Redbirds...recorded her first Redbird homerun against Idaho State (Feb. 13)...batted .322 on the season with 23 RBIs and seven homeruns...led the team in total plate appearances (193), total at bats (174), total assists (147), total hits (56), total doubles (15), total bases (94), total stolen bases (6), stolen base percentage (1.000) and runs scored (34)...recorded a career high for assists in a game with seven against UNC-Greensboro (Feb. 7).

Georgia: Played in the 2008 NCAA Tournament with Georgia ... appeared in six games total in 2008 with the Bulldogs ... had four starts, and hit .154 with one home run and two RBI ... earned two starting nods at designated player during the NCAA Los Angeles Super Regional May 24-25 ... at the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional, Stansell was 2-for-4 at the plate with a home run and two RBI in the Bulldogs' 4-0 shutout of Brigham Young (May 16) ... spent her freshman season at Seminole State College (NJCAA) ... tied for the highest regular-season batting average at Seminole State in 2007 with a .447 mark at the plate ... struck out just four times in 199 plate appearances, while contributing eight home runs at Seminole State.

Meeker HS: Helped Meeker High School to three Oklahoma Class 3A State Championships and one runner-up finish ... as a senior, batted .429 with 29 RBI to earn Little All-City Player of the Year, all-state, all-region and all-conference MVP honors ... hit .390 with 17 RBI as a junior, while earning first-team Little All-City and all-conference accoldades and helping Meeker to an Oklahoma Class 3A State Academic Championship ... posted a .427 batting average as a sophomore to earn Little All-City honorable mention and all-conference first-team honors ... member of Tulsa Eagles Gold, Oklahoma Dynamites Gold and Oklahoma Rockets travel teams ... also earned all-conference honors in basketball ... a two-time selection to "Who's Who Among American High School Students" ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Jan. 15, 1988 ... Parents: Rick and Cathy Stansell ... Major: parks and recreation management.