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The top offensive holdover into 2017 as the Chanticleers moved from the Big South Conference to the Sun Belt, Forbes led her team for the second straight year with a .406 batting average. That number also led the Sun Belt in its entirety. She also collected a .438 on-base percentage and a .448 slugging percentage.
The Washington state native earned her second consecutive all-conference honor following the 2017 season, adding to a trophy case that also includes the Big South’s Freshman of the Year trophy from 2016 and an all-region award this season, as well.
She joins an FIU squad that went 46-15 on the ‘17 season, including a 17-6 conference record that helped earn the squad an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.