29 - Ashton Holt
Ashton Holt
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Eastman, GA
High School: Dodge County HS
Position: P/Infield

High School: Holt is a four-year letterwinner for Dodge County High School and was the Region 3-AA Pitcher of the Year last season. She is the Georgia state record holder for doubles in a season. She was named First Team All-Middle Georgia and First Team Region 3-AA this past season. Holt was also a 2011 Wendy's High School Heisman Top 10 Georgia State Finalist and was recognized by middle Georgia news outlet, 13 WMAZ as Athlete of the Week. She was also named to the Georgia Dugout Club's Elite 80 - a list of the state's top 80 softball players.     


Coach DeFeo on Holt: "Ashton is a strong athlete with the power potential to put up big offensive numbers for the Bears. Ashton has the ability to hit for both power and average. She will also bring added depth to the pitching circle as well as the infield."

 

Personal: Born on Sept. 8, 1993…parents are Warren and Kathy Jolt…chose Mercer because of the great Engineering program and its proximity to home…was Dodge County High School’s salutatorian….Georgia Governor Honors Program nominee in math…majoring in Electrical Engineering…favorite athlete is Tim Tebow…favorite genre of music is country.