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Courtney Liddle

School

Virginia Tech

Position
First Base
Major
Communication (graduated)
AVG
.377
R
39
H
55
FLD%
.986
RBI
36

Classroom

Liddle has already graduated with a degree in communication. She is a three-time member of the All-ACC Academic Softball Team, and the ACC Academic Honor Roll. Courtney is also a 2011 second-team Academic All-District selection, as voted on by CoSIDA.

Character

One of the most-respected athletes on campus, Courtney is a leader on and off the field. She is an active member of Athletes in Action and the past two summers has done work over the summer with missionary work. Her mother is fighting Stage 4 breast cancer and she and her sister got dozens of VT athletes, coaches and administrators to participate in a video for their mother to raise her spirits around the Holidays.

Community

Courtney participates in Hokies with Heart, tech’s community service project and has volunteered to do mission work in SC the past two summers. She has spearheaded awareness days for breast cancer, ovarian cancer and military appreciation at home softball games. Liddle participates in team clinics for local youth softball players, and volunteers with Sudley Methodist Church Youth Group in Catharpin, VA. In addition to being a participant in Friends of Jaclyn activities, she has organized donations at the Montgomery County Christmas Store, and helped pass out food/water to the homeless in Washington D.C. with Park Valley Church in Haymarket, VA. Liddle also spent time reading short stories to kindergarteners at Kipps Elementary. A two-year member of SAAC, Courtney has helped with the SAAC tailgate, and Lunch Buddies.

Competition

Courtney is a two-time NFCA Mid-Atlantic Team selection, and two-time first-team All-ACC selection. She is also a two-time selection to the all-state first-team, as voted on by VaSID. She is currently ranked first in school history in career on base percentage (.463), second in career home runs (27), second in career walks (111), first in career hit by pitch (24), second in career slugging percentage (.561), sixth in career batting average (.318), tied for ninth in career doubles (35) and seventh in career RBIs (112).