9 Whitney Lynn Okvist
9 - Whitney Lynn Okvist
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Kennesaw, Ga.
High School: Kell High School
Position: OF
Major: Early Childhood Education

2011: Played and starting in all 50 games for the Bobcats ... Hit .345 on 60-of-174 ... Scored 38 runs and drove in 11 RBI ... 24-of-27 on stolen base attempts and recorded 94 putouts ... Second Team All-PBC.

High School: Attended Kell High School where she was coached by Kristy Simpson.. Lettered in softball.. 08-09 All State Second Team, 08-09 All Region First Team, 08-09 All County First Team, 08-09 Kell High Defensive Player of the Year, 09 Georgia Dugout Club All Star selection, 09 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All State selection, 09 Kennesaw State University Bobbie Bailey Award for Athletic Achievement, 08 Region 6-AAAAA Champions, 09 State Elite Eight.

Personal: Daughter of Bill and Kelly Okvist ... Majoring in early childhood education ... The motto she lives by is "Each day is a new day" ... Favorite athlete is listed as Jason Heyward ... What scares her the most are spiders ... Whitney chose Georgia College beacuse of the great campus, small town atmoshpere, and the prestigious teaching and education programs.

2011 .345 7-7 174 38 60 0 11 24-27