Smith, Lisenby and Strickland homer in win for the Lady Bears
Lady Bears land two on national tournament team; Strickland leads WCWS with 6 RBI
June 1, 2014
Lady Bears muster up another comeback, but this time rally falls short
Strickland, Stearns heroes in Baylor's 7-2 win over Florida State; Canion will start vs. UK
Baylor Softball vs. Iowa
2014 WOMEN'S COLLEGE WORLD SERIES ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2014 SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG 12
2014 FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12
2013 FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12
SEVEN-TIME BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL SELECTION
TWO-TIME BAYLOR DEAN'S LIST SELECTION
2014 (JUNIOR) Played in all 65 games and started 64 at shortstop for the 2014 Bears ... Named second-team All-Big 12 ... Named to the 2014 Women's College World Series All-Tournament Team ... Hit .291 and led the team in home runs (14) and tied for the team lead in RBI with Linsey Hays (49) ... Her 14 home runs were tied for the fifth-best single-season total in school history ... Her 49 RBI tied with Hays for the sixth-best single-season total in school history ... Struck out just 17 times, the fewest among Bears in 2014 with at least 161 at bats ... Scored 30 runs, hit 10 doubles and stole three bases ... Posted a fielding percentage of .921 and was second on the team with 73 assists ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week twice (2/11; 4/22) ... Hit a grand slam vs. San Diego (2/7) ... Finished UNLV tournament nine RBI in five games to earn all-tournament honors and Big 12 Player of the Week ... Homered twice in back-to-back games at Oklahoma State finishing the series with 12 RBI, including a career-high seven RBI in game two (4/17) ... Drove in four runs with a double and a home run at Iowa State (5/2) ... Hit safely in nine of 10 postseason games for the Bears including the last eight games of the season ... Tied a WCWS record by hitting two home runs in a win over Florida State (5/31) ... Finished the postseason with nine RBI, three home runs and hit .413 ... Is Baylor's all-time leader in postseason hits (25) and batting average (.446) among Bears with at least 30 postseason at bats ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's honor roll for the fall and spring semesters ... Earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
2013 (SOPHOMORE) Started in all 57 appearances ... Hit .320, which ranked fourth on the team ... Hit six doubles, one triple and two home runs ... Drove in 24 runs ... Struck out just 11 times in 147 at bats and posted an on-base percentage of .358 ... Second on the team with four sacrifice hits ... Stole four bases on four attempts ... Had a .928 fielding percentage ... Drove in three runs at Texas State (2/21) ... Had a season-high three hits in the NCAA Regional Tournament at Texas A&M (5/18) ... Ended the season on a 6-game hitting streak ... 14 multi-hit games and six games with at least two RBI ... Homered vs. Iowa State (3/29) and at Texas State (4/9) ... Named Academic All-Big 12 First-Team ... Earned fall and spring semester nods on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll , and was named to the Baylor Dean's list for the fall semester during the 2012-13 school year.
2012 (FRESHMAN) Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Dean's List ... Played in all 56 games, starting 55 ... Tied for team lead in triples (1) ... Tied for second with two home runs ... Third on team with .289 batting average ... Had two hits, a double, triple, one run and one RBI in first career game vs. Wichita State (2/10) ... Hit first career home run vs. SFA (4/4) ... Scored the game-winning run in win over No. 5 Texas (4/18) ... Hit home run and two RBI in win at No. 24 Texas Tech (4/21) ... Had two hits, a double and RBI at Oklahoma State (4/27) ... Finished the season with three-game hitting streak.
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Princeton High School in Princeton, Texas ... Four-year letterwinner ... 2011 all-area team ... PHS advanced to 2009 and 2010 regional quarterfinals ... Was named to 2010 TSWA and TGCA 3A all-state teams ... 2010 Dallas Morning News all-area team, All-VYPE team ... Three-time (2009-11) District Offensive MVP ... Offensive MVP in 2009 as well as golden-glove award from VYPE ... 2008 all-county honors and team's defensive MVP ... Four-year letterwinner in basketball ... Played club for Texas Glory-Adkins 18 Gold.
PERSONAL Full name is Jordan Rene Strickland ... Born Feb. 23, 1993, in Plano, Texas ... Parents are Kyle and Rosanna Strickland and Jessica and Jason Milligan ... Has two brothers, Brendon and Braeden and three sisters, Kaylee, Emma and Julie ... Major is communications.