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Celeste Wood

Celeste  Wood

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hacienda Heights, Calif.

Last College:
Michigan State

Height:
5-11

Position:
OF

Experience:
TR

2017 (Sophomore - Michigan State): Played half of the season for the Spartans, starting all 22 games through spring break ... Hit .387, with 231 RBI on four doubles, two triples, and three homers - boasting a .661 slugging percentage and .520 on-base percentage with five stolen bases and six sacrifices ... Led MSU in hitting at the FAU Kickoff Classic by hitting .556, with two triples, a homer, and three sac flies on the weekend ... Earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors for her performance ... Went 1-for-2 in the opener vs. North Florida with two RBI on two sac flies ... Went 1-for-3 vs. Troy with a triple and another sac fly, posting three RBI in the game and also pitching two innings in relief with one strikeout ... Hit a dramatic walkoff homer vs. NC State (2/11) to give the Spartans a 6-4 win, and also pitched two-thirds of an inning, surrendering one hit and walking one ... Went 2-for-3 with four RBI and two walks vs. North Dakota, hitting her second home run of the season (2/18) ... Corralled three hits in the series at Loyola-Marymount (2/24-26), including a 2-for-4 performance with a two-run homer in the middle game ... Hit .455 in four games at the Georgia Invitational, with two doubles and three RBI ... Posted a 2.47 ERA in the circle in three appearances in the Georgia Invitational, tossing 5.2 innings and scattering six hits and allowing just two runs ... Turned in the longest pitching outing (3.2 IP) of her career vs. UNC Wilmington (3/4), earning the victory ... Had a pair of 2-for-4 efforts with two RBI at the KSU Owl Invite, against both the host school (3/10) and Tennessee Tech (3/11).

2016 (Freshman - Michigan State): NFCA Third-Team All-Region ... Started 52 of 54 games, including 49 in right field ... Hit .372, good for 11th in the Big Ten, and 12th all-time in the MSU single-season record book ... Also the top-hitting freshman in the B1G ... Totalled 61 hits, good for 14th in the B1G ... Her 40 RBI ranks 10th in a single-season at MSU ... Posted 11 doubles, one triple, and six home runs, and was 11-for-14 on stolen base attempts ... Had 10 at-bats and threw 2.1 innings in the FGCU Kickoff Classic, hitting .400 and earning a win in the circle (vs. Middle Tennessee, 2/12) ... Went 2-for-2 at the plate vs. UIC (2/13), with a pair of RBI and a triple ... Opened the Littlewood Classic at Arizona State with a 3-for-4 performance at the plate vs. Northern Iowa (2/19), smacking her first career home run - a grand slam ... Went 2-for-4 in the FAU Invitational opener vs. Stony Brook (2/26), hitting her second grand slam of the season and posting a stolen base, five RBI, and scoring twice ... Hit .600 at the Gamecock Invitational (9-for-15), going 3-for-4 against host South Carolina (3/5) with an RBI and pair of stolen bases ... Went 2-for-3 with an inside-the-park home run against Columbia (3/12) ... Hit .533 at the Hoosier Classic with a 1.000 slugging percentage over four games ... Went 3-for-5 with three RBI, smacking a pair of doubles against Bowling Green (3/19) ... Hit a two-run home run in the first inning against Western Illinois (3/20), her fourth round-tripper of the season ... Added three more RBI on a double and a 2-for-4 performance against Illinois-Chicago in the Hoosier Classic finale (3/20) ... Hit .400 with a home run and five RBI in the series at Maryland (4/8-10) ... Hit her team-best sixth home run of the season in the series finale at Northwestern (4/24) ... Went 3-for-4 in the middle game of the Rutgers series, (4/29-5/1) leading the team with a .500 batting average in the series with a pair of doubles ... Hit .417 in the Ohio State series (5/6-8), with a pair of doubles among her five hits, two RBI, and three runs scored.

High School: Played at Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights, Calif ... Named First Team All-CIF Southern Section as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Won league MVP as a junior and was named second team All-State ... Named third team all-state as a senior ... Twice won her team's MVP award and was its Offensive Player of the Year her junior and senior season ... Named team Rookie of the Year as a freshman ... Batted .474 for her career with seven home runs, five triples, 21 doubles and 53 RBIs ... Posted batting averages of .500 as a senior, .547 as a junior, .437 as a sophomore and .435 as a freshman.

Personal: Full name is Celeste Elena Wood ... Born June 18, 1997 ... Daughter of Maria Wood ... has one brother, Noah

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