Cards will open the Columbia Regional against Kansas Friday at 5 p.m. (ET)
Cards will travel to Columbia, Mo., to face Kansas; the overall No. 10 seed Missouri and Indiana State round out the regional field
Cards fall 3-2 to NC State
Arion, Becker, Jones earn all-ACC first team honors
Fourth-seeded Cards will face fifth-seeded NC State Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
Louisville Softball v Kansas | NCAA Regional Game 1
Louisville Softball v WKU
Louisville Softball v Boston College - Game 2
Louisville Softball v Boston College | Game 1
| Louisville Softball v Florida State | Game 2 | Photo by: Michelle Hutchins | Louisville Athletics
2014 American Athletic Conference second team
Two-time All-BIG EAST Selection (2012, 2013)
As a junior (2014): American Athletic Conference second team selection... Posted a .277 batting average with six home runs, 32 RBIs and 32 runs scored... Started all 58 games at either shortstop or third base... Led the team and the conference with 15 sacrifice hits... Finished the season ranked 10th on the school's career list for home runs with 20... Went 3 for 3 with two runs in the 6-0 win over Memphis (5/3)... Went 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI in the 3-1 win over USF... Named to the American Athletic Conference honor roll (Feb. 24)... Her one-out, two-run double in the bottom of the seventh tied the game and helped the Cards overcome a 2-0 deficit en route to beating Central Michigan (2/22)... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring... Selected to the American Athletic Conference all-academic team.
As a sophomore (2013): Registered a .300 batting average with seven home runs, 39 RBIs and 33 runs... Started all 60 games at shortstop... Named to the All-BIG EAST second team... Went 2 for 4 with two home runs and all four RBIs in the 4-1 win over Indiana (3/15)... Went 3 for 4 with a double and four RBIs in the 9-0 win over Jacksonville (2/16)... Went 3 for 5 with two runs in the 16-8 win over Minnesota (2/10)
As a freshman (2012): All BIG EAST third team selection... Played in all 60 games with 59 starts mostly at shortstop, but also saw time in the outfield and as designated player... Registered a .289 average with seven home runs, 19 runs and 33 RBIs... Went 2 for 2 with a home run in the 3-1 win over St. John's (5/6)... Went 3 for 3 with a home run and four RBI in the 11-0 win over Georgetown (4/28)... Her RBI single was the game-winner in the 1-0 victory over Longwood (4/15)... Hit a two-run home run in the 8-4 win over Villanova (4/11)... Hit a three-run home run in the fourth to lift the Cards to a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh (3/25)... Put together an 11 game hittintg streak... BIG EAST Player of the Week (March 5)... Named to Tennessee Classic All-Tournament team... Went 2 for 2 with a double, a run and an RBI in the 8-0 win over Illinois State (3/12)... Went 2 for 3 with a home run, three RBIs and scored a pair of runs in the 11-0 win over Memphis (3/3)... Hit her first career home run - a two run shot - with two outs in the top of the eighth to give the Cards a (temporary) 5-3 lead in the 7-6, nine inning win over Hofstra... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring... Selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
High School/Travel: Played third base, shortstop, and outfield for Delphi Community High School and the Indiana Shockwaves 93... Four-year varsity letterwinner and three-time team MVP while leading Delphi Community to sectional wins in 2008 and 2009 and a regional victory in 2010... Three-time All-Hoosier Conference selection. In 2009, she was the Class 1A and 2A Journal and Courier Player of the Year after leading her team with a .558 batting average and did not strike out in 122 plate appearances. .. The Shockwaves captured four consecutive NSA World Series titles (2003-06) and were a 2008 induction into the 2008 NSA Youth Hall of Fame... The Shockwaves placed fourth in the 2008 ASA Nationals in 2008 and ninth in 2009... Also lettered four years in basketball and is a three-time All-White County Team selection, two time All-Hoosier Conference selection and Earned the Journal and Courier Girls Small School All-Area and Pharos Tribune honors.
Personal: Full name is Whitney Arion... Nickname is Whit... Daughter of Chris and Jimmy Arion... Birthdate is January 3, 1993... Major is communications.