LSU Gold
Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School
Orange Lutheran HS

2022 Rawlings Gold Glove Winner
2022 NFCA South All-Region First Team
2022 SEC All-Defensive Team
2022 All-SEC Second Team
2022 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
2021 All-SEC Newcomer Team
2021 SEC Co-Newcomer of the Week (April 13)
2021 LSWA All-Louisiana Second Team
2021 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Won the inaugural 2022 Rawlings Gold Glove Award, presented by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) to NCAA Division I softball athletes … Named to the NFCA South All-Region First Team, earned All-SEC Second Team honors, was placed on the SEC All-Defensive Team and honored to LSWA All-Louisiana First Team … Started in center field in all 57 games … One of three student-athletes with a 1.000 fielding percentage (minimum 75 chances) … Registered 82 putouts and seven assists … One of three players to record seven assists as an outfielder in a single season … Ended the season with the second highest batting average on the team at a .368, had 70 hits (No. 9 in the SEC, No. 41 in NCAA), 32 RBI, seven doubles, three triples, and two home runs … Led the team with 53 runs scored and her 0.93 runs per game ranked No. 5 in the conference … Also led the team with 23 multiple-hit games, including five three-hit performances … Turned in nine multiple RBI games and matched a career-best single-game high of three RBI twice against South Carolina (April 15) and Mississippi State (May 7) … Finished the season with a .435 on base pct and .468 slugging pct.

Started as the left fielder in all 57 games for the Tigers … Finished the year with a .339 batting average and an impressive .877 OPS at season’s end … In 171 at-bats, she tallied 58 hits with seven doubles, three triples and four home runs … Drove in 49 runs and finished the year having touched 83 total bases … Attempted to steal 12 times throughout the season and beat the throw 11 times … Drew 15 walks … Started off the season with a 2-for-3 day against McNeese on Feb. 11, driving in three with a home run to center field … After going hitless in the second game of the season, she went on a seven-game hitting streak … Started a nine-game hitting streak late in the SEC slate against Missouri on April 11, going 3-for-4 with two RBI … Finished the month of April with a .454 batting average after collecting 20 hits in 44 at bats … during that stretch, she scored 14 runs and had an eight-game hitting streak from April 11-15 … Recorded a hit in every game of the NCAA tournament except one and had two three-hit games against UL-Lafayette on May 22 and May 23 … Recorded 89 putouts and four assists in 95 chances … Named to the All-SEC Newcomer team … Earned SEC Newcomer of the Week … Named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) second team All-Louisiana.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2020) – Season was cut short due to the coronavirus
Started 22 out of 24 games for the Tigers between right and left field … Had the fifth-best batting average on the team at .393 and the top freshman average … Tallied 22 hits, 19 runs scored, two doubles, a triple, eight RBI and nine walks … Was 9-for-9 in stolen bases … Made her first start in a Tiger uniform on Feb. 8 against Florida A&M and went 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI … Went 3-for-3 against Samford on Feb. 14 with a run scored … Had a hit in the last 12 of 13 games of the season, recording two hits against Campbell on March 6 … Walked twice on three separate occasions … Finished the year with 19 putouts and had one error in 24 games … Her first career triple came on March 7 against Campbell.

A four-year letterwinning outfielder from Orange Lutheran High School in Yorba Linda, California who helped lead her team to three-straight Top 5 finishes in the CIFSS … During her freshman season her team was ranked sixth in the nation … In three high school seasons, she was part of 84 wins which helped her to become a four-time First Team All-County selection, a four-time All-CIF player, All-State, three-time Cal-hi First Team, four-year OC Varsity First Team, four-year MaxPreps All American, Care Classic MVP, All USA First Team, a PGF High School All American, Orange Lutheran All Time Hit Leader, Orange County Player of the Year and a First Team All-American by Extra Innings Softball and FloSoftball … She’s also a three-time First Team All-Trinity League selection and picked up First Team DI CIFSS honors and team MVP as a junior … … In her senior season where she led her team to the Quarterfinals, she hit .545 with 11 doubles, four triples, four homeruns, 15 RBI and eight stolen bases … During her junior season she had a .490 average, 48 hits, 45 runs scored, 30 RBI, 12 doubles, four triples, eight homeruns and 10 stolen bases … She recorded 22 homeruns in her prep career and totaled 94 runs batted in … She played for Bruce Richardson’s So Cal A’s and had a decorated career with this travel ball squad where they had a Top 5 finish at the PGF tournament … She was also part of the Student-Athlete Leadership Team at Orange Lutheran.

Full name is Ciara Michelle Briggs, born August 25 in Orange, California … Parents Ken and Roseann Briggs … Father Ken played baseball at Chapman University along with some time in minor league baseball … Mother Roseann played softball and volleyball at Golden West Junior College … Siblings are Kelsi, Jacob and Cade … Currently undecided major.

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