Three Techsters garnered preseason All-C-USA accolades.
Turkoly two-out blast in seventh staves off loss
Techsters host Tyler JC and Louisiana College Saturday at home
Lady Techsters host Odesaa at 5:30 pm.
University's student-athletes continue to shine on and off the field
LA Tech softball posted a 3-2 record over the three day tournament in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
2016: Named second team all-Conference USA ... Named second team all-Louisiana ... Named third team all-Region ... Named to the Conference USA all-Freshman team ... Named to the Conference USA all-Tournament team ... Received the Conference USA Commissioners Academic Medal ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioners Honor Roll ... Started all 54 games for the Lady Techsters ... Led the Lady Techsters with 55 hits, 43 RBI and a .433 on-base percentage ... Set the Louisiana Tech freshman record for runs (43), total bases (95), home runs (10), RBI (43), walks (27) and slugging percentage (.576) ... Also batted .333 on the season ... Homered in four consecutive games, one against SEC oppoenent Mississippi State ... Blasted a home run against SEC-power and WCWS participant LSU ... Registered four RBIs in a game against Tennessee Tech ... Delivered a crucial two-RBI single in Louisiana Tech's win over nationally-ranked Florida Atlantic ... Registered in RBI in eight consecutive games during the month of April ... Recorded 14 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games ... Had a team-high 12-game hitting streak in late February that stretched until early March ... 19 of her 55 hits went for extra bases ... Was the only Lady Techster to record double-digit stolen bases and not be caught stealing ... Registered a team-high 10 game-winning RBI for Louisiana Tech in 2016 ... In four games against SEC-opponent, Turkoly drove in five runs ... Scored multiple runs in a game 12 times ... Batted .333 in Conference USA action, which ranked second on the team.
High School: Lettered four years at Sanger High School in Texas ... Played shortstop and outfield for coach Jae McMinn and the Indians ... Helped lead Sanger to three straight district titles (2012, 2013, 2014) and a pair of regional semifinal appearances (2013, 2014) ... Batted .565 as a junior with 11 doubles, seven triples, 11 home runs, 43 RBI and 39 runs scored ... Three-time first team all-District 9-3A ... Three-time all-area by the Denton Record Chronicle ... Named Offensive Player of the Year in District 9-3A in 2013 ... Two-time all-state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association ... Named MVP of District 9-3A in 2014 ... Named all-area MVP by the Denton Record Chronicle in 2014 ... Named all-DFW and all-Metroplex by the Dallas Morning News in 2014 ... Also a four-year letterwinner in volleyball ... Named first team all-district and all-state by the TGCA in volleyball in 2013 ... Member of the National Honor Society and was three-time Academic All-District ... Played travel ball for Kevin Shelton and the Texas Glory Gold.
Personal: Daughter of David and Stacy Turkoly ... Has two sisters, Maci and Kenzie ... Father played baseball at Centenary College and mother played basketball at Midwestern State ... Born March 22, 1997 in Denton, Texas.
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