FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
One of four Red Raiders to hit over .300 on the season ... played in all but one game as a freshman with 53 appearances, including 52 starts ... started 50 games in right field and twice as the designated player ... moved into the infield on occasion to fill space at first base as well ... known for her hard-hitting ability with a .310 average along with seven home runs and 36 RBI ... one of a school record eight Red Raiders to record at least 20 RBI ... ended the year hitting .357 with runners in scoring position (5-for-14) ... ranked second on the team for home runs and RBI and fourth for batting average ... compiled a .476 slugging percentage and a .345 on-base percentage ... had the fewest walks (7) on the team among starters ... plunked by two pitches as well ... led the team with nine-multiple-RBI games ... second with 14 multiple-hit games as well ... made quite the debut with a hit in each of the first five games of her career and 11 of her first 12 appearances ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI in just third game of the season against UMKC ... connected on her first career home run in the opening inning before adding a RBI double later in the game ... best performance of the season likely came Feb. 21 against Creighton ... went 3-for-4 at the plate with a season-high five RBI in the victory ... each of her five RBI came with two outs in the inning ... plated Tech's first two runs with an infield single in the third inning and then broke up a 2-2 tie with a two-run single up the middle in the fifth ... ended the day by adding a RBI single to right field in the sixth ... marked the first of five games on the year with three hits ... next three-hit performance came March 6 against Northern Colorado ... crushed two home runs - a solo shot in the second and then a two-run blast in the fourth inning - en route to finishing with three RBI ... marked her final home run until late in Big 12 play ... Northern Colorado performance marked the start of a four-game stretch with three multiple-hit games ... went 2-for-3 with a RBI double in a March 9 doubleheader against Northern Colorado and Abilene Christian ... matched her season high by scoring three runs in a March 15 victory at Cal State Fullerton ... also went 3-for-5 at the plate against the host Titans ... concluded non-conference play with back-to-back multiple hit games against Texas State ... went 2-for-4 with four RBI in the first game of a March 22 doubleheader ... recorded first career triple in that game ... followed up with a 3-for-3 performance in the nightcap to help complete series sweep ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... appeared in all 18 games during league play while making 17 starts ... all 17 starts came in right field ... hit .268 overall against conference foes with three home runs and 11 RBI ... recorded three multiple-RBI games and two multiple-hit performances ... drove in a pair of runs off a RBI single that gave Tech a 3-2 lead on April 5 in a victory at Texas ... followed up by going 2-for-3 with a run scored the following day ... put together best performance during league action in the April 25 series opener against Iowa State ... went 3-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored and four RBI ... scorched a three-run homer in the first inning in Tech's 15-0 rout of the Cyclones ... added a RBI single two innings later ... marked her most RBI during conference play ... connected on another home run the following day with a two-run blast in the sixth inning ... final home run of the year came May 3 at Oklahoma ... finished with two of Tech's three hits in the loss ... AWARDS AND HONORS ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.
Hits: 3, five times, last vs. Iowa State (April 25, 2014)
Doubles: 1, five times, last vs. Iowa State (April 25, 2014)
Triples: 1, vs. Texas State (March 22, 2014)
Home Runs: 2, vs. Northern Colorado (March 6, 2014)
Total Bases: 9, vs. Northern Colorado (March 6, 2014)
RBI: 5, vs. Creighton (Feb. 21, 2014)
Runs Scored: 3, twice, last at Cal State Fullerton (March 15, 2014)
Walks: 1, seven times, last at Oklahoma (May 4, 2014)
Hit by Pitch: 1, twice, last vs. Iowa State (April 26, 2014)
Strikeouts: 2, three times, last vs. Baylor (March 28, 2014)
SAC Flies: None
SAC Bunts: 1, at San Diego State (March 16, 2014)
At-Bats: 5, at Cal State Fullerton (March 15, 2014)
Stolen Bases: 1, twice, last at Oklahoma (May 3, 2014)
Field Chances: 7, at Texas (April 6, 2014)
Putouts: 7, at Texas (April 6, 2014)
Assists: 1, twice, last vs. North Texas (March 19, 2014)
MUSTANG HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at Mustang High School, which boasts one of the top softball programs in the state of Oklahoma ... helped lead Mustang to the state tournament her senior season ... named to the Large West all-state team by the Oklahoma High School Fastpitch Coaches Association as a senior ... also a member of the Region 1 all-region selection as well ... was the District 1 Offensive Player of the Year in 2012 ... selected to play on the Large West All-State team in the Oklahoma All-Star Game following senior season ... all her success as a senior came after missing her junior season due to an injury ... was one of the top hitters in the state in each of the two seasons prior to that ... named a "Player to Watch" by The Oklahoman prior to her sophomore season ... earned the accolade after hitting .500 as a freshman ... played in the summer for the Oklahoma Original Ultimate Gold travel team ... squad finished seventh at the 2011 ASA Gold Nationals ... team recorded a fifth-place fifth a year later.
Kierra Miles ... born to parents Alexander and Jody Miles ... has a younger sibling, Kiante ... father is retired Air Force while mother is currently a high school math teacher ... hopes to eventually work in social work ... pre-social work major ... Spanish minor.