2021 NFCA Third Team All-South Region
2021 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2019 NFCA Second Team All-America
2019 Softball America Second Team All-America
2019 NFCA First Team All-South Region
2019 First Team All-SEC
Puerto Vallarta College Challenge All-Tournament Team
2021 | Graduate
Earned NFCA Third Team All-Region honors ... started all 60 games at first base ... led the team in batting average (.343, 58-for-169), slugging percentage (.728), on-base percentage (.482), RBIs (48), home runs (20) and total bases (123) ... home runs rank third in MSU single-season history behind Mia Davidson’s record (26, 2019) and her own 2019 mark (22) and were third in the SEC and 12th in the nation in 2021 … is the only Bulldog in school history with multiple 20-homer seasons ... second on the team in hits and runs (41) ... ranked fourth in the nation and second in the SEC with 47 walks ... finished her career ranked in the top 25 nationally among active players in career home runs (70, 5th), RBIs (196, 15th), total bases (472, 17th), walks (132, 7th) and games played (262, 10th) ... stole four bases, which surpassed her career total entering the year ... drew a career-high three walks against Miami (Ohio) (2/13) in the season opener ... went 2-for-4 with a home run and a double in the second game of the doubleheader ... hit her 52nd career home run while going 1-for-2 with a walk against Stephen F. Austin (2/21) ... went 2-for-4 against Southern Illinois (2/21) … batted .400 (4-for-10) with a .700 slugging percentage and drew four walks over the four games of The Snowman (2/21-22) ... slugged 1.063 over five games at the Lone Star State Invitational (2/26-28) with six RBIs ... doubled off a flagpole in center field in the first of two games at Texas State (2/26) ... homered in the second game against the Bobcats to go 3-for-5 on the day with two RBIs ... went 2-for-3 vs. Houston (2/27), including a three-run homer that was the only scoring in the game ... homered in at No. 23/21 Baylor (2/28) and scored twice ... homered against Ball State (3/5) to enter a tied for third in school history with 37 home runs at MSU while going 2-for-3 with three RBIs ... hit a walk-off home run against Alcorn State (3/6) to cap a 3-for-5 day … also rounded the bases on a single and three-base error against the Lady Braves … hit her second walk-off home run in as many games against Western Kentucky (3/7) … homer delivered the 99th and 100th RBIs of her Bulldog career … homered on every day of the Bulldog Invitational (3/5-7), while hitting .412 over the tournament with eight RBIs ... matched her career high with three walks against Memphis (3/10) ... drew a walk in three straight games against No. 5/5 Florida (3/19-21) ... singled twice and drove in a run at No. 15/15 Arkansas (3/27) ... homered to drive in two runs against the Razorbacks (3/28) ... drew two walks and singled at Southern Miss (3/31) ... hit her fourth career grand slam and third at MSU at North Alabama (4/3) to tie Morgan Bell and Jessica Cooley for the MSU career record … doubled home two runs in the second game against the Lions (4/3) ... homered in back-to-back games at Southeastern Louisiana (4/3) and against Central Arkansas (4/7) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored at Samford (4/13) ... hit her 44th home run at MSU to tie for second in school history against Southern Miss (4/14) ... reached base on all four plate appearances while going 3-for-4 ... hit her 45th home run in Maroon and White to take sole possession of second in MSU career history at #18/19 Missouri (4/18) on her birthday ... hit a pair of home runs for her sixth career multi-homer game against Texas A&M (4/23) ... went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in the win against the Aggies (4/24) ... matched her career high with three walks in the series opener at South Carolina (4/30) and added a single ... hit a three-run homer against the Gamecocks (5/2) as part of a 2-for-3 day ... one of two Bulldogs with a hit in every game of the series at South Carolina (4/30-5/2) ... went 2-for-5 in the doubleheader against No. 17/15 Tennessee (5/5) with two walks, two runs score and a two-run home run ... went 1-for-4 and scored a run in the win vs. No. RV/24 Ole Miss (5/12) in the SEC Tournament ... led the team with a .385 batting average and an .846 slugging percentage in the NCAA Tournament (5/21-23) … tied for the team lead with four runs scored in the tournament … hit a solo home run in the first inning at No. 7/5 Oklahoma State (5/22), which was the first of her career in the NCAA Tournament ... hit her 70th career home run and 20th of the year vs. Campbell (5/22) ... went 2-for-3 and scored a run at No. 7/5 Oklahoma State (5/23) in her final collegiate game.
2020 | Senior
Started all 28 games at first base ... finished ninth in the SEC with a .791 slugging percentage and tied for seventh with 28 RBIs and 28 runs scored ... slugging percentage ranked fourth in school history ... tied for 10th among active NCAA players with 50 career home runs and 19th with 148 RBIs ... 18th among active players with 201 games played ... third on the team in batting average (.384) ... led MSU in total bases (66), hits (33) and RBIs ... had a 1.256 OPS ... finished with a .993 fielding percentage, which would have been a school record, but came up four total chances short of the minimum to qualify ... tied for third in the SEC in home runs (9) and third in total bases ... hit the 42nd grand slam in school history vs. Liberty (2/8) for her second grand slam as a Bulldog (Feb. 27, 2019) … led the Bulldogs with seven total bases, five RBIs and a 4-for-7 effort at the plate against the Flames and vs. Louisville (2/8) ... went 2-for-3 at the plate with two home runs against Alabama State (2/12) for her 10th career three-RBI contest and 36th multi-RBI game … it was also the fifth multi-homer game of her career ... posted a .929 slugging percentage with a pair of homer and up six RBIs in the Bulldog Kickoff Classic (2/14-2/16) ... turned in her fourth multi-hit game of the year with a pair of doubles against North Alabama (2/14) ... went 2-for-4 with a double vs. No. 15/16 Oregon (2/20) ... hit her team-leading sixth home run of the year vs. San Diego State (2/22) ... turned in her team-high seventh multi-hit game of the year against UAB (2/28) and hit her team-leading seventh home run of the year ... went 3-for-3 with two singles, a two-run home run and a walk against Alcorn State (2/29) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and two runs scored against Bryant (3/6) ... hit her 50th career home run against MVSU (3/6), making her one of 10 active players in the country at the time to have reached that mark ... went 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored against SE Missouri (3/8) ... went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored at Southern Miss (3/11).
2019 | Redshirt Junior
One of two Bulldogs to start all 58 games … split time as an outfielder and at designated player … earned NFCA and Softball America All-America Second Team honors … brought home First Team All-SEC accolades in her first season with Mississippi State … led all SEC designated players with eight home runs and a .387 average in league play … finished second on the team with a .345 batting average, knocking 61 hits … tied for the team lead with 19 multi-hit contests … scored 44 runs over her sophomore season … slugged seven doubles and an impressive 22 home runs … ranked fourth in the SEC and eighth nationally in home runs … her 22 home runs were the seventh-most over a single-season in SEC history … set MSU’s junior home run record and finished second in the single-season annals … averaged 0.38 home runs per game to rank second in the league and fifth in all of Division I softball … ranked 11th in the SEC with 52 RBI, good for eighth in MSU single-season history … held a 0.90 runs batted in per game mark, the seventh-highest in the SEC … tallied 14 multi-RBI contests, which ranked tied for second on the team … totaled 134 bases, which ranked fifth in the league and 24th nationally … her 134 total bases were the eighth most in Bulldog single-season history … held the fifth-highest slugging percentage in the SEC with a .757 clip, which was also good for sixth in MSU single-season history … drew 18 walks and was hit by pitch five times for a .412 on-base percentage … knocked four sacrifice flies to rank third in the SEC and tied for third in single-season history at State … recorded nine putouts as an outfielder … first plate appearance in Maroon and White resulted in a two-run home run against Middle Tennessee (2/8) … blasted two homers against Valparaiso (2/9) to become the first Bulldog to record multiple homers in a game since Caroline Seitz at Georgia on Apr. 41, 2017 … turned in a second multi-homer performance against Sacramento State (2/5) to collect a career-high five RBI … earned Puerto Vallarta All-Tournament Team honors after gong 4-for-13 with three home runs, three runs scored and seven RBIs … knocked a three-run homer in the sixth against Georgia Tech (2/24) to secure a 4-2 victory … recorded the game-winning single in the ninth inning against SE Louisiana (2/24) … slugged the first grand slam of her Bulldog career at Memphis (2/27) … scored the game-winning run in MSU’s ninth-inning victory at Duke (3/2) … hit her 12th homer of the season against Louisiana Tech (3/8) with a staggering shot to left field that cleared the Nusz Park video board ... went 2-for-2 at the plate with her 19th homer of the season against Memphis (4/10) to set Mississippi State’s junior home run record … slugged a two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth to put the Bulldogs ahead of Missouri (4/28) to secure the series sweep over the Tigers … went 2-for-3 at the plate, with two RBI, two runs scored and a home run in MSU’s series-opening with at No. 7 Florida (5/3).
2018 | Junior (At Arizona State)
Played 17 games, making nine starts, before receiving a medical redshirt ... batted .214 (6-for-28) with one double and three RBIs ... also drew nine walks.
2017 | Sophomore (At Arizona State)
Standout outfielder that earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-West Region honors … led the Sun Devils in home runs (13) … held a .667 slugging percentage and recorded 44 RBIs … disciplined at the plate with a team-leading 30 walks … lone Sun Devil to appear in 40 or more games and not record a single error … posted a season-high five RBIs against Cal (5/6) while going 2-for-3 at the plate.
2016 | Freshman (At Arizona State)
Turned in a breakout freshman seasoning, earning 2016 Pac-12 All-Freshman team honors … led ASU at the plate with a .368 average and totaled 21 RBIs … slugged six homers … only Sun Devil to hit above a .350 clip … one of the top hitters in the Pac-12, ranking ninth in the conference in slugging (.395) and fifth in on-base percentage (.495) … went 4-for-8 with two homers and double in the series against at Cal (4/1–4/3) with a .600 on-base percentage … hit .500 (6-for-12) at the Judi Garman Classic (5/3–5/6) … had a career game vs. Northwestern (5/3) going 3-for-3 with a homer.
Played senior season at Hawthorn after spending three seasons as a first baseman and catcher for Mira Costa High School … earned Second Team All-League honors as a sophomore and junior and First Team honors as freshman … named Mira Costa’s Most Valuable Player in all three seasons … complied a .468 batting average and .509 on-base percentage with 48 RBIs, 46 runs scored and eight home runs over her last two seasons … as a junior, she batted .494 in 28 games with 25 RBI, 12 doubles, three triples and two homers with a solid .996 fielding percentage … played club ball for USA Athletics under Mike and Rose Rogers.
Born Ulufa Epifania Leilua on April 18, 1997, to Sio and Paiao Leilua … nickname is “Fa” … has two brothers, Sio and Lipo, and a sister, Vanilla … graduated in May 2020 with her degree in interdisciplinary studies ... now pursuing a master’s in workforce education leadership … Twitter handle is @leilua18.