Missouri softball Sydney Sprague

By: Brielle April 8 , 2016

Sydney Sprangue

All it took was one try out for Sydney Sprangue to have a chance at fulfilling a life long dream. The former Columbus high softball player and signed a scholarship at the schools auditorium.

Making a win

  • Called on to pinch run twice during Mary Nutter Classic (Feb. 19-21), and came around to score in both opportunities and stole second base and came around to score her first collegiate run vs. Chattanooga (Feb. 13), aiding in the Tigers’ 6-1 win.

Facts about Sydeny

  • Appeared in 34 games, including one start in her first season at Mizzou
  • Proved to valuable weapon on the basepaths, scoring nine runs and going a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen bases
  • Stole a career-high two bases in the series-clinching win over LSU (April 26), swiping home on the back end of a
    double steal to score the ninth run of her career

More facts about Sydney

  • Batted lea doff for Columbus and head coach Chad Mathis as a senior in 2013, hitting .410 with a .752 slugging percentage
  • Broke the career home run record at Columbus, along with season records for hits, runs scored and home runs
  • Named to the Georgia Dugout Club All-State Team following her final high school campaign, along with all-West Georgia honors
  • Helped power Columbus to back-to-back Class AAAA Region championships as a junior in 2012 and senior in 2013