Hays drives in five; Lady Bears collect nine home runs in series
Stearns picks up 1st complete-game win since March 29; Hosack & Hays go yard for BU
Canion & Paul combine for shutout; Strickland & Landrith drive in two apiece
Ranks 11th in school history with 16 double s... Is tied for eighth on the all-time list with eight home runs ... Ranks ninth with a 0.057 home runs per game average ... Currently ranked 11th in school history with 51 RBI ... Tied for ninth with five times hit by pitch.
Big 12 Conference All-Tournament selection ... Named to the 2004 Speedline Classic All-Tournament team ... Had one of the most successful turn-arounds of any Lady Bear from the previous season, boosting her average nearly 70 points from 2003 to .254 on the year ... Ranked fifth on the team in batting average ... Ranked tied for first on the team with 23 RBI on the year ... Tied with Melissa Huffhines for second with three home runs on the season ... Had five multiple-RBI games on the season, good for second on the team ... Was the only Lady Bear to have a four RBI game when she hit her second career grand slam in the regular season finale against Texas ... Accounted for four of the five Baylor RBI in the Big 12 Conference Tournament, including two against Texas A&M's Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year Jessica Kapchinski ... Hit the game-winning home run off Kapchinski to win an elimination game against the Aggies in the tournament, a two-run blast to left-center field in the second inning ... Also went 3-for-3 in the contest ... Added RBI at the tournament in a win over Texas and a loss against Oklahoma ... Went 3-for-3 on two other occasions on the year, against Northern Illinois and Oklahoma Christian ... Set new single-game career highs with five RBI and eight total bases against Oklahoma Christian ... All three of her hits in the contest went for extra bases, two for doubles and one a home run ... Recorded a hit and a RBI in Baylor's win over Illinois in the NCAA Softball Championships ... One of the best fielding third baseman in the league ... Ranked third on the team with 102 assists ... Ranked third on the team with 13 walks ... Was fourth on the team with a .399 slugging percentage ... Tied for the team lead with seven RBI during Big 12 play.
Hit .198 with four home runs and 18 RBI ... Hit four doubles and one triple for a .407 slugging percentage, ranked fifth on team ... Drew nine walks and was hit four times for a .303 on base percentage ... Fielding percentage of .972 ranked third among any regular starter ... Ranked in Baylor's all-time single-season top 10 in home runs (tied-tenth) and hit by pitch (tied-fifth) ... Played in 44 games making 40 starts ... Started 23 games at third base, 15 games at catcher, one at shortstop and one as designated hitter ... Was 2-for-5 (.400) with bases loaded ... Successfully scored the run three times in six chances (50.0 percent) with a runner on third and less than two outs ... Lead the team with 11 two-out RBI ... Successfully advanced the runner 43.1 percent of the time (22-of-51) ... Enjoyed two multiple-hit games, including one game with four hits ... Had four multiple-RBI games, including one game with four RBI and one game with three RBI ... Opened the season going 1-for-3 with a home run, a walk and four RBI Jan. 31 against Centenary ... Later that day, went 1-for-2 with a double, three RBI and a run scored against Texas-Arlington ... Went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI and a run scored Feb. 9 against Stephen F. Austin ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and a double March 7 against Loyola Marymount ... Went 4-for-5 and blasted a game-winning solo homerun in the 11th inning May 2 against Missouri in the Big 12 Tournament ... Established season individual game-high with four hits and seven total bases.
Hit .191 with one home run and 10 RBI in limited action ... Appeared in 38 games with 32 starts ... Scored 11 times, one of 11 Lady Bears to score at least 10 runs ... Also had three doubles and one triple for a .309 slugging percentage ... Drew eight walks and was hit once for a .286 on base percentage ... Appeared in five Big 12 games with three starts but was used primarily for defense with only two at bats in league play ... Scored the runner twice in six attempts with a runner at third and less than two outs ... Successfully advanced the runner in 16 of 43 opportunities (37.2 percent) ... Hit .256 with all but one extra base hits in 20 games at Getterman Stadium ... Had two multiple-hit games, including one three-hit outing ... Posted four multiple-RBI games, including one game with three RBI ... Saw 23 starts at third base, five at catcher and four at shortstop ... Most successful inning was the sixth, in which she was 3-for-8 with two runs, one double and one RBI ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs and an RBI double in first career game Feb. 1 against Southern ... Victimized Southern two days later with a three-run homer ... Went 1-for-2 with two RBI Feb. 21 against Stephen F. Austin ... Enjoyed a 2-for-3 outing with two runs and a two-run triple April 18 against Sam Houston State.
Prepped at Northshore High School in Slidell, La. ... Earned four letters for coach Mariane Eades ... Led team to district co-championships and state tournament during junior and senior seasons ... Helped Panthers to district title during sophomore season and bi-district title as a freshman ... Named team's best offensive player during freshman season, earning second-team all-district and first-team all-parish honors ... Again named team's best offensive player as a sophomore ... Earned first-team all-district and all-metro honors that year, along with being named all-parish MVP and honorable mention all-state ... First-team all-district, all-parish, all-metro and all-state selection as a junior ... Also picked up district and parish MVP honors that year ... Team captain as a senior ... First-team all-district, all-parish, all-metro and all-state in 2001 ... Earned district MVP honors as a senior and was selected Gatorade National High School Softball Player of the Year for the state of Louisiana ... Also played for the East Team at the 2001 Louisiana All-Star Game ... Selected to Who's Who Among American High School Athletes ... Active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Alpha Omega.
Full name is Stephanie Mary Pomes ... Born Oct. 1, 1983, in New Orleans, La. ... Daughter of Roy and Carol Pomes ... Has one brother, Roy, and one sister, Brittany ... Communication and science disorders major.