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Laird Listed Among D1Softball’s Preseason D100 Players

Laird Listed Among D1Softball’s Preseason D100 Players


COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri Softball junior shortstop Jenna Laird was named to the D1Softball Preseason D100 as one of the top 100 players entering the 2023 season, the organization announced Tuesday.

Ranked No. 64 on the preseason list, Laird led the Tigers in 2022 for batting average (.338), doubles (11), triples (3), runs scored (44) and stolen bases (22).

The East Meadow, New York, native, was named to the 2022 SEC All-Tournament Team after she led the Tigers to the Championship Final, batting .500 over the four games. She was also selected to the 2022 All-SEC Second Team after posting a hitting line of .291/.519/.341 in conference play.

In the field, Laird was tabbed a 2022 Rawlings Golden Glove recipient for her play at shortstop. She posted a .975 fielding percentage, turning 10 double plays in total over 163 chances.

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Missouri opens its 2023 campaign at the NFCA Division I Leadoff Classic Feb. 10-12 in Clearwater, Florida.

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