Mecaela Ballard
Mecaela Ballard


Groves, Texas

High School:
Port Neches Grove

Last College:
Galveston JC





Softball Senior Day vs. Presbyterian 4/25

Softball Senior Day vs. Presbyterian 4/25

2009: Started in all 53 games... Named to the All-Big South Second Team... Finished the season with a .277 batting average in the leadoff spot... Played a majority of the season in center field and earned a .938 fielding percentage... Ranked fifth in the Big South in steals with 13... Led the team with 13 stolen bases... Had a career-high three RBIs against College of Charleston April 15... Led the team in multiple-hit contests with 13 on the season... Registered a four-game hitting streak twice throughout the season... Tied for second on the team with 44 hits on the season... Went a perfect 3-for-3 in the 2-0 win against Limestone March 17...

2008: Started 46 games, 36 in left field, seven in center field, and three at designated player... Finished fourth on the team with 17 runs scored... Had 31 hits on the year, ranking fifth on the squad... Was 7-of-8 in stolen base attempts... Had five multi-hit games on the season, including four hits in a doubleheader against Charleston Southern April 6... Had perfect fielding percentage, committing zero errors in 53 chances...

Prior to Coastal Carolina:
Attended Galveston Junior College and helped the Whitecaps to the Region XIV Athletic Conference Championship...

High School:
Helped the Indians to two district championships and a runner-up finish in the Texas 4-A State Tournament during her sophomore season... Named First Team All-District following her senior season... Selected to the All-Southeast Texas Team... Played summer ball for the Texas Thunder Gold...

Personal: Full Name: Mecaela Renee Ballard... Daughter of David Guilbeau and Cherie Stroud... Majoring in early childhood education.