Tennessee Lottery HOPE Scholar Athlete of the Week

Name: Cassi Pickett

Hometown: Chattanooga

Class: Sophomore

Sport: Softball

Position: C/IF

Major: Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Science 


Named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team after hitting .322 with six home runs and 25 RBI...Appeared in 42 games and made 40 starts...Led team with 17 walks and a .407 on-base percentage...Comitted just two errors all season and had a .986 fielding percentage...Her first collegiate base hit was a home run against Gardner Webb Feb. 10, 2015...Collected career-high four hits twice, including once at Western Carolina March 21...Drove in season-high three runs against Radford April 1.


About the Tennessee Lottery HOPE Scholarship

Since the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $3.5 Billion for specific education programs in Tennessee, including college scholarships and after-school programs.