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Lexi Gifford
Lexi  Gifford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Natick, Mass.

Position:
SS/3B


04/30/2016

Senior Day Celebrated as Houston Sweeps UConn in Doubleheader

Fyfe Goes 4-For-6 on Saturday

04/29/2016

Townsend's Walk-Off Double Lifts UConn in Extras

Stockley Goes the Distance

04/28/2016

Final Home Series Pits Huskies Against Cougars

Senior Day on Sunday

04/27/2016

UConn Blows Past Hartford, 16-0

Highest-Scoring Game This Season For Huskies

04/25/2016

Final Non-League Game Puts Huskies Against Friars

UConn Has Won Three of Five

04/27/2016

UConn vs Hartford

UConn vs Hartford (photo by Stephen Slade)

04/19/2016

UConn vs ECU 4/17/16

UConn vs ECU 4/17/16 (photo by Stephe Slade)

03/30/2016

UConn vs Bryant

UConn vs Bryant (photo by Stephen Slade)

04/30/2015

UConn vs Quinnipiac

UConn vs Quinnipiac (photos by Stephen Slade)

04/23/2015

UConn vs Boston College

UConn vs Boston College (photos by Stephen Slade)

2015 (Junior Season): Was the only Husky to start in all 53 of the squad's games... Ranked third on the team with a .269 batting average and also sported a .331 on-base percentage... Recorded two home runs in a three-game period between March 29-April 3 en-route to a selection to The American's weekly honor roll.... Tallied eight extra-base hits and notched 10 RBI... Finished the season 5-for-6 on stolen base opportunities and also held a .916 fielding percentage as the primary shortstop... Scored a team-best 28 runs.

2014 (Sophomore Season)
: The primary shortstop for the Huskies, starting 48 games in the infield for Connecticut... Gifford finished the year batting .217 with 28 hits in 129 at bats... she scored 15 runs on the season and drove in 11, recording on home run and a pair of doubles... on the defensive end, she ranked third on the team with 104 putouts and led the squad with 104 assists, recording a .933 fielding percentage.

2013 (Freshman Season): Started in all 53 games during the season... Recorded a .266 batting average to go along with 37 hits... Was third on the team with five homeruns and tied for second with 24 RBI... Third on the team with 11 doubles en route to a .468 slugging percentage... Led the team, and the BIG EAST with 147 assists... Recorded a walk-off hom run against St. John's (April 20).

Before UConn: Attended Natick High in Natick, MA... Three sport MVP in softball, basketball, and soccer... Captained all three teams and was the first female athlete to start three varsity sports as a freshman... Three-time All -Conference in softball... League MVP and batted .615 senior year and .480 for her career... All-time leading scorer in basketball and first female 1,000 point scorer in Natick High history... Three time all conference... League Co-MVP and led team to South Section finals in 2012... All conference in soccer and leading scorer in 2009... Part of the honor roll.

Personal: An exploratory major...Born Jan. 11, 1994.

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