Georgia Tech held spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday at McCamish Pavilion
Rapid fire questions with the team
Colleen Darragh, Hayley Downs and Alysha Rudnik earned the distinction
Jackets defeat Cavaliers 10-2 (6) and 3-2 (8)
• 2014 ACC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 ACC Academic Honor Roll
As a Senior (2017): Played in 49 games, making 37 starts in the outfield … Recorded season-highs with 17 runs, three doubles, five home runs, 14 walks and six sacrifice hits … Hit two home runs in a game against Notre Dame (March 12) … Hit a three-run home run against NC State (April 8) and went 3-for-3 with a double and a walk at Virginia Tech (April 2).
As a Junior (2016): Played in 49 games, making 38 starts … Hit a season-best .241 with 27 hits, nine runs, one double and three home runs … Made three appearances in the circle … Tallied a career-best three hits against North Texas (April 10).
As a Sophomore (2015): Played in 39 games with 27 starts primarily in left field ... Had 10 runs on nine hits with two doubles and three home runs ... Hit her first home run of the 2015 season against Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 20) ... Blasted a two-run homer at Boston College (April 18).
As a Freshman (2014): Hit .211 in 24 appearances, making 16 starts in the outfield ... Hit her first career home run against Virginia, then ended the game by hitting a walk-off grand slam (March 12) ... Tallied 10 RBI and eight runs on eight hits.
High School: A four-year letterwinner with the Creekside Knights in softball and basketball ... Helped Creekside to the school's first ever Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) conference and district championships her junior year ... Batted .314 with 18 RBI and five triples to earn first team all-county honors selected by the St. Augustine Record her junior season ... Earned tournament MVP honors with her travel team Florida Select after the team won the 2012 USSSA/ESPN-HS 18U "A" World Series ... Squad also claimed the 2012 ASA 18U Gold Southern National Championship and earned a berth to the 2013 ASA 18U Gold Nationals in Clearwater, Fla. ... In her senior season, she batted .396 with a slugging percentage of .644, collected 14 singles and 32 RBI and scored 35 runs ... Earned first team all-county honors selected by the St. Augustine Record for the second year in a row ... Earned first team all-first coast by The Florida Times-Union and first team all-state of Florida by Miracle Sports ... Helped her team to repeat St. John River Conference and district championships, then went on to become regional champions and the Florida State 5A runner-up.
Personal: Born Colleen Elizabeth Darragh on Sept. 21, 1994 in Bloomington, Ind. ... Parents are Mike and Diane Darragh ... Sister to Kyle and Ryan ... Chose Georgia Tech because the academics are top-notch, the opportunity to play softball in a challenging conference and the opportunities after earning her degree from Tech ... Majoring in business administration.