24 Janecia Hemingway
24 Janecia Hemingway
Height: 5-9
Weight: 181
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Conway, SC
High School: Conway HS
Position: RHP
Major: Undecided
Bats/Throws: R/R

FMU: First-year player at FMU.....Comes from a very athletic and supportive family.....Has many tools in her belt and staff is excited to see how she can utilize them all.....Can pitch and play in the field defensively at other positions as well.....Brings good offensive numbers to the lineup.....Hard-worker with a passion for the game and to be the best she can be.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Janecia Briana Hemingway in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Graduate of Conway High School, where she played under the direction of coach Mike Skipper
  • Earned All-State honors each of the past three seasons
  • Four-time All-Region selection, during which time she registered 36 wins in the pithing circle
  • As a senior, hit .377 with seven doubles, two home runs, 13 runs batted in, and 14 runs scored
  • In the circle, went 8-5 with a 2.18 earned run average and 109 strikeouts in 103 innings pitched
  • Selected to play in the 2018 North/South All-Star Game
  • Batted .422 with eight homers and 29 RBIs, while posting a 14-5 pitching mark as a junior
  • Helped lead the Lady Tigers to their first region championship in school history
  • Named both the Region VI-AAAAA and the Toast of the Coast Player of the Year
  • Also an All-Region selection on the basketball court and played volleyball this past fall
  • Member of Conway’s National Honor Society and the Delta Gems
  • Brother, Junior, played football at the University of Michigan and was a 2012 draft pick of the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Sister, Shamae, played basketball at Coker College
  • Younger brother, Tonka, is a highly recruited defensive lineman on the Conway football team
  • Nickname is Neci

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Model 
  • Favorite Superhero: Hulk
  • Favorite Athletes: Monica Abbott, Skylar Diggins, Candice parker, LeBron James
  • Favorite Sports Teams: Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Cowboys, University of Michigan Wolverines, University of Florida Gators
  • Favorite Movies:  The Note Book, Lion King, The Grinch
  • Favorite TV shows:  Wayne Bros, Martin Lawrence, Love & Hip Hop Hollywood, Have and Haves Not
  • Favorite Foods: Eggs, Rice and ROGER WOOD SAUSAGE
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Norfolk Va., with my family
  • Twitter Handle: Neci Hemingway
  • Instagram Account: Janecia Hemingway
  • Your Motivation Music: Walk It Like I Talk It by Migos, Best Life by Cardi B, Heart Stop by CDM, This is Me by Keala Settle
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: The people, the environment, and the softball facility
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Music, singing, dancing
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: To work hard, become close to my new family, become a better softball player, work hard on and off the field, and learn more things about the game of softball
  • Interesting Notes: Oldest brother played NFL Football with Kansas City Chiefs; I have a birthmark in my eye; My 8th grade year I was the starting pitcher for my high school softball team and helped them to playoffs (the last time they made playoffs was when I was in 2nd grade); The past 4 years we have made it to playoffs; My 7th grade year I was the Future Tiger of the Year; My 9th grade year I earned All-Region honors and the Athletic Award; My 10th grade year I earned All-Region honors and was All-State; My 11th grade year I was selected for CAWs All-State Team, All-Region Team, as well as the 5A Player of the Year and  Toast to the Coast Player of the Year; As a senior, was elected to the North-South Akll-Star Match, and earned CAWs All-State, All-Region, and Most Outstanding Player recognition.
  • Brush With Greatness: Monica Abbott (saw her pitching in person), and also taking a picture with Dewayne Bow