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#3 Sandra Simmons Season 2025

Fountain Valley, Calif.
High School
Marina HS

2016 SEC Community Service Team
2016 SEC All-Tournament Team
2016 NFCA Third Team All-South Region
2016 NCAA All-Baton Rouge Regional Team
2016 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team

Started all 70 games for LSU in her final season, earning 53 starts at first base and 17 in left field… Moved her way to the leadoff hitter for the Tigers where she finished the season second on the team in overall batting average at .379, while leading the team overall with 77 total hits including 12 doubles, four triples and six home runs… The doubles were tied for second on the team, triples were second and home runs was fourth… Led the team with 21 total multi-hit games, earning two hits in 15 games, three hits in four games and had two games with four hits which was a team high… Had 33 RBIs on the year and scored 46 times which were both fourth on the team this year… Tied for fourth on the team with seven multi-RBI games, having two RBIs in five games and three RBIs in two games… Went on a career-long 10 game hitting streak during the season, reaching base in 25 consecutive games which was tied for second… Slugged .567 with a .469 on-base percentage, stealing seven bases on 10 attempts… Held a .974 fielding percentage on the year… Led LSU in SEC games with a .384 batting average, which was ninth overall in the league… Finished in the top 10 in league games in batting average, hits (28), triples (2) and on-base percentage (.483)… Went 2-flr-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored against UCLA… Roped two doubles with a run scored against South Alabama… Drove in two on a single hit against Memphis… Drew a pair of walks and had a hit, RBI and run scored against Tennessee Tech… Went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the finale against Alabama… Went 3-for-3 with a triple, three RBIs and two runs scored at Louisiana Tech… Hit a solo home run and was walked twice with two runs scored in the second game of a series against Georgia… Went 4-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored at Southeastern Louisiana… Was a home run short of the cycle in the series opener against Arkansas, driving in one and scoring twice… Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in the comeback win against Texas A&M at the SEC tournament… Hit the go-ahead three-run home run against Kentucky in the SEC tournament… Had another go-ahead home run against Tennessee the next day in the SEC Tournament… Went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a triple and three runs scored against LIU Brooklyn in the NCAA tournament… Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored in the super regional opener against James Madison… Became the first player since 2009 to lead off a game with a home run, coming against Alabama in the Women’s College World Series in a 2-for-3 day with two RBIs and two runs scored… Went 3-for-3 with a run scored against Oklahoma in the WCWS.

Started all 66 games at first base for the Tigers in her junior season… Was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team, SEC Community Service Team, and the most valuable player for the 2015 NCAA Baton Rouge Super Regional… Hit .331 on the season with 58 total hits, with a .469 slugging percentage and .403 on-base percentage… Of her 58 hits, 13 were for extra bases as she had six doubles, three triples and four home runs… Ended the year with 38 RBIs and scored 36 times…. Was walked 25 times and struck out just 13 times on the season which was the lowest total on the team… Had a .975 fielding percentage at first base with 333 put outs and 12 assists… Led LSU with seven sacrifice hits, with a combined nine total sacrifices to tie for the team lead… Was 7-for-8 in stolen bases on the season… Finished fourth on the team in multi-hit games with 16, with 15 games with two hits… Was fourth in multiple RBI games with nine, driving in two in six games, three in two games and one game with five or more driven in… Tied her career-long hitting streak with a seven-game stretch during the season, while reaching base in 15 consecutive games… Went 2-for-3 against NC State, driving in two and scoring twice… Drive in three on two hits with a home run and a walk with three runs scored against Stephen F. Austin… Went 2-for-3 with three RBIs thanks to a double and a home run and two runs scored in a win over Missouri… Had a 2-for-3 against with a double and a triple, two RBIs and a run scored against Southeastern Louisiana… Helped LSU take the season finale against Auburn with a 2-for-3 day with two RBIs and a run scored… Hit .467 during the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, finishing second on the team in hits with seven, earning a double, driving in two and scoring once… Was named the MVP of the Baton Rouge Super Regional registering an .800 batting average in two games, leading the team with six RBIs with an 1.800 slugging percentage and .714 on-base percentage which also led the team… Helped send LSU to the WCWS in game two against Arizona by going 3-for-3 and setting a new career high in RBIs with five and three runs scored with a triple and home run… Ended the season going 3-for-3 with a run scored against Michigan.

Started all 62 games for the Tigers as a sophomore at first base, as she was one of only three players on the team to start every contest on the season… Was named to the 2014 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team… Averaged .305 at the plate for LSU, finishing the season tied for fourth in hits with 53, third in RBI with 37 and tied for first in doubles with 11… Had a .994 fielding percentage with just two errors on the year which was the highest percentage among the everyday starters… Finished second on the team in multi-hit games with 15, having 14 two-hit games and one three-hit game… Had eight multi-RBI games with six games of two RBI and is one of just two players on the team with two games with four RBI… Hit below .300 just four times this season… Was 5-for-6 in stolen bases… Hit LSU’s first triple of the season against Texas in the opener (Feb. 6)… Drove in four for the first time this season, using just one hit, a double, to help defeat SIUE (Feb. 7)… Solo home run proved to be the difference in the Oklahoma State game as LSU defeated the Cowgirls 1-0 (Feb. 8)… Came in twice and drove in one on two hits against Central Arkansas (Feb. 9)… Had a 2-for-3 day against George Washington with two RBI and two runs scored with a home run (Feb. 15)… Did not garner a hit against Penn State but had two RBI with two sacrifice flies (Feb 17)… Went 1-for-4 against Washington with two RBI (Feb. 20)… Had a 2-for-3 day against Iowa State, driving in the game-winning run on her final hit of the game (March 1)… Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and drove in four RBI for the second time on the season with a three-run home run against Lamar (March 1)… Went 2-for-3 in the finale against Auburn (March 9)… Was walked a season high three times against Nicholls (March 19), earning six on the week when including the Oklahoma series… Had back-to-back two-hit games against Alabama, accounting for half of LSU’s hits in the finale (March 30)… Hit .400 and was one of two players to earn four hits against Alabama on the weekend in the series… Earned two hits for the third straight game going 2-for-2 with a double, RBI and season-high three runs scored against ULM (April 1)… Became the second player in program history, and first since Kirsten Shortridge, to steal home plate in a game, tying the finale in the seven-run bottom of the sixth inning against Georgia (April 13)… Became the second player this season to have two doubles in a single game in the second game against Hofstra (April 16)… Had her first three-hit game of the season in the series opener against South Carolina going 3-for-5 with two RBI (April 18)… Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the series clincher over South Carolina in game two (April 19)… Earned two hits for the 12th time this season, going 2-for-3 with an RBI in the series opener against Ole Miss (April 25)… Went 1-for-2 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in the win over Southeastern La. (April 30)… Had two 1-for-3 outings against Mississippi State in games one and two… Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in the win over Missouri in the SEC Tournament (May 8)… Opened the NCAA Tucson Regional going 1-for-3 with an RBI and run scored (May 16)… Was 2-for-4 against Arizona in the winner’s bracket game with a double and RBI (May 17)… Went 1-for-3 with a double against Boston U. (May 17)… Drilled a two-RBI double in her only hit of the game in the last game of the season against the Wildcats (May 18).

Started 57 of 58 games at first base and missed only the Michigan game (March 2) … Secured a .270 batting average (43-of-159) to go along with four home runs and 34 RBIs … Her 34 RBIs, eight multi-RBI performances and eight doubles were second on the team … Her 43 hits, 10 multi-hit efforts and four homers were fourth-best on the squad … Tallied 306 putouts and eight assists against three errors en route to a .991 fielding percentage … Her 306 putouts ranked ninth in the SEC … Picked up her first career RBI on a sacrifice fly against Hampton (Feb. 9) … Collected her first career hit and scored her first career run on a solo homer during LSU’s 9-1 win at Ole Miss (Feb. 13) … Provided the game-tying RBI double in the fourth inning as part of LSU’s 7-2 comeback win over Virginia (Feb. 15) … Added a 2-for-3 effort and three RBIs against Virginia (Feb. 16) … Belted a grand slam to break a 6-6 tie during the seventh inning versus BYU (Feb. 21) … Marked LSU’s first grand slam since the 2009 NCAA Tempe Regional, a span of 197 games … Recorded hits in all three games of the Mississippi State series (March 8-10) and knocked a two-run homer during LSU’s 9-2 win in the series finale … Turned in a 2-for-3 effort with a two-run double versus No. 17 Kentucky (March 15) … Opened a career-long seven-game hitting streak (March 19-27) with a 2-for-2 effort and two runs scored against Georgia Southern (March 19) … Notched hits in all three games of the South Carolina series (March 22-24) … Was 2-for-4 with three RBIs at Arkansas (April 5) … Drove home a team-leading four RBIs during series win at No. 10 Texas A&M (April 12-14) … Scored a season’s best three runs in 8-0 victory over No. 12 Missouri (April 20) … Provided the game-winning single with two outs in the eighth inning of LSU’s 3-2 walkoff win over No. 4 Alabama (April 25) … Added a solo homer during series finale against No. 4 Alabama (April 27) … Went 2-for-4 with a RBI at Georgia (May 3) … Started all four games of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (May 17-19) at first base and earned NCAA Baton Rouge All-Regional honors … Equaled a career-high four RBIs as part of a 2-for-3 effort and an 11-1 elimination game victory over Central Connecticut State (May 18). 

Four-year letterwinner for Shelly Luth at Marina High School in California … Team won 2009 & 2010 Sunset League championship … Secured All-Sunset League honors during all four seasons (2009-12) highlighted by a trio of first-team selections (2010-12) … Listed No. 61 among ESPN’s Top 100 High School Recruits for Class of 2012 … Participated in 2012 Orange Country vs. Riverside Country All-Star game … Four-time Scholar Athlete award recipient … Plays travel ball with SoCal Firecrackers, teammates with Kellsi Kloss.

Daughter of Mike and Tammy Jones … Born on December 18, 1993 … Has two sisters: Stephanie (25) and Shannon (20) … Majoring in child and family studies.


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