Paige Atkison | #12 | UTIL
Hometown: Georgetown, Del.
Previous School: Sussex Central HS
Major: Exercise Science
2016: Played in all 54 games, with 53 starts at third base...Finished third on the team with a .333 batting average...Led the team with a .415 on-base percentage, walking 12 times and getting hit by 10 pitches...Drove in a team-high 35 runs, good for 12th in the South Atlantic Conference and scored 19 more...Ranked 20th in the SAC with a team-high .529 slugging percentage...Led the team with seven home runs...Had 14 multi-hit games, including the team's only two four-hit games of the season...Reached base in 14 consecutive games, tied for the team lead, despite not having a hitting streak longer than four games.
2015: Played in 33 games with 30 starts, all as the designated player...Hit .250 with a .389 on-bae percentage...Hit three doubles and drove in six runs.
Personal: Daughter of Heather Cramer and Derek Atkison...Earned All-State Second team honors at Sussex Central High School...Helped high school team to a playoff appearance two years in a row under head coach John Wells.