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Neleigh Herring

Chandler, Oklahoma

Pro Player - INF

Career Honors:
2022 - NFCA All-Central Region First Team
2022 - First Team All-Conference
2021 - NFCA All-Central Region Second Team
2021 - First Team All-Conference

SENIOR (2022)
NFCA All-Central Region First Team... First Team All-Conference selection for the second straight season... Senior CLASS Award candidate... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Finished the UCF series with a two-hit game on May 8... Crushed a game-tying grand slam in the fifth inning vs. No. 21 UCF (May 6)... Hit one of the team's record-breaking 10 home runs at East Carolina (April 29)... Pair of RBI to go with a single and walk in the series finale vs. Memphis (April 24)... Was 2-for-3 with two RBI in game two of the series vs. the Tigers (April 23)... Smashed her first grand slam of the season against Memphis (April 22)... Responsible for one of the team's four home runs in a run-rule win vs. Kansas (April 20)... Drove in a run and doubled in a 7-3 win at Houston (April 15)... Singled twice and scored two runs in the series opener at Houston (April 14)... Smashed a solo home run off one of the nation's top pitchers in Georgina Corrick of USF on April 8... Recorded her first career multi-home run game in Wichita State's run-rule of Tulsa (April 3)... She hit two home runs and drove in a career-high tying five runs in the win... Hit a solo home run and scored twice in the win vs. Kansas City (March 19)... Doubled, homered and drove in four runs in a 16-2 win vs. Kansas City (March 18)... Walked twice and singled in the win vs. Iowa (March 14)... Crushed a three-run home run in the win at Kansas (March 14)... Homered, doubled and drove in three runs vs. SEMO (March 13)... Tied a career high with three walks vs. South Dakota State (March 5)... Broke out of a 2-for-19 slump with a 3-for-4 day vs. Minnesota (Feb. 26)... Crushed a solo home run and walked twice vs. No. 24 Illinois (Feb. 18)... Walked three times, scored three runs and drove in a pair of runs at Sam Houston (Feb. 13)... Hit a solo home run and went 2-for-3 at Sam Houston (Feb. 11)... Hit a three-run home run in the season opener vs. Dayton (Feb. 11).

JUNIOR (2021)
American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team... Received an extra year of eligibility after the 2020 season was cut short due to COVID-19... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll after earning a 4.0 GPA... NFCA All-Central Region Second Team... Named to the American All-Conference First Team... Named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week on April 12... Finished the season with a career-high 10 home runs and 35 RBI, while starting 54 of the team's 55 games... Hit her 10th home run of the season in the final game vs. No. 1 Oklahoma (May 23)... Set a career high with four hits, including an RBI and a double, vs. Texas A&M in an elimination game (May 22) of the NCAA Norman Regional... Picked up her third American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll selection on May 3... Was 2-for-3 with another triple in game three at Tulsa (May 1)... Came through with a game-tying RBI triple in the bottom of the sixth at Tulsa (April 30), before scoring the game-winning run on a wild pitch... In the series opener at Tulsa (April 30) she registered two doubles, an RBI and scored two runs... Broke out of a 1-for-21 slump with a 3-for-3 night at the plate vs. No. 11 Oklahoma State (April 27), including the go-ahead home run in the bottom of the sixth... Walked three times and scored two runs in the finale vs. Houston (April 11)... Doubled and scored a run vs. Houston (April 10)... Had a 3-for-4 day, including a home run and two RBI vs. Houston (April 10)... Went 2-for-2 with a double in the series opener vs. Houston (April 9)... Hit a solo home run and scored two runs in the series opener at Memphis (April 1)... Drove in two runs and went 2-for-3 in the second game of the series vs. ECU (March 27)... Opened the ECU series (March 26) with a home run and four RBI, while going 2-for-3... Earned her second American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll selection on March 22... Was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored at No. 8/6 Oklahoma State (March 20)... Had a perfect day at the plate vs. UTSA (March 19), going 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored... Drove in a run in Wichita State's upset of No. 8/6 Oklahoma State (March 18)... Hit one of the team's four home runs vs. Missouri State (March 11)... Delivered the go-ahead runs on a two-run homer vs. South Dakota State (March 9)... Finished 2-for-3 with three RBI vs. the Jackrabbits... Hit a double and drove in a run at UT Arlington (March 6)... Went 2-for-2 with a pair of singles vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi (March 5)... Belted a solo home run in the finale vs. Creighton (Feb. 28) to help Wichita State complete a three-game sweep... Hit a two-run home run in the home opener vs. Creighton (Feb. 27)... Selected to the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll on Feb. 22 after a stellar opening weekend at the Scrap Yard Blizzard Challenge... In four games, Herring went 6-for-11 (.545 BA) with a home run, four doubles, four runs scored and six RBI... Went 3-for-4 with three doubles and three RBI vs. Lamar (Feb. 20)... In the season opener vs. Tarleton State (Feb. 20), she went 3-for-3 with a home run, a double and three RBI.

JUNIOR (2020)
Started 26 games and ranked second on the team with a .378 batting average... Led the team in RBI with 23 and ranked second in home runs with five... Tied for the team lead in doubles (8) and also third in runs scored (20)... Ranked in the top five in the conference in batting average, doubles and RBI... Nine multi-hit games and four games with multiple RBI... Drove in a season-high four RBI three different times... Started the season with a hit in nine straight games... Against Texas A&M Corpus-Christi (Feb. 7), she went 2-for-3 with a home run, double, three runs scored and four RBI... In a doubleheader vs. Saint Louis and UTSA, she was 5-for-7 with two home runs, four runs scored and eight RBI... Drove in three runs vs. No. 1 Oklahoma with a home run.

American All-Academic Team... Started 45 of the 51 games she appeared in... Finished the season hitting .280 with six home runs, six doubles, 22 runs scored and 30 RBI... Her six homers and 30 RBI tied for fourth on the team... Had one of her best games early in the season in a 13-3 win at Louisiana Tech, going 3-for-3 with two doubles and a career-high five RBI... She drove in four runs in the season opener vs. Central Michigan to go with a home run in only two at-bats... Totaled five multi-hit games and seven games with two or more runs batted in... Had a walk-off in an 11-10 win vs. Kansas (March 20)... Against the Jayhawks, Herring was 2-for-3 with a double and the game-winning RBI single to help Wichita State overcome a four-run deficit... In the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference Championship, she delivered a go-ahead solo home run to deep right center field in the bottom of the sixth to give the Shockers a 2-1 win over UCF...

Played in 12 games, starting five as designated player/hitter... Had 11 at-bats with three hits (.273 average) with three walks and three hit by pitches... Started every game at NCAA Regional as the DP... Had a .529 on base percentage for the season... Recorded a hit in both games vs. Oklahoma State in the Fayetteville Regional.

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