Nyjah Fontenot - Softball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#24 Nyjah Fontenot

OF | R-Fr. | 5-6 | L/R | Lake Charles, La. | Barbe HS

2023 | Freshman
Medically redshirted and did not appear in any games.

High School: The No. 25 player in Extra Inning Softball’s 2022 Extra Elite 100, Nyjah Fontenot hit .535 in 2021 for a 31-2 Barbe High School squad, helping the team win a state championship …  She also produced a .604 on base percentage with 11 home runs, 62 RBIs and 31 stolen bases and hit .714 in the state championship … MaxPreps named her a first team All-American and a National Player of the Year watch list member as a junior … As a freshman, she drove in 31 RBIs and stole 20 bases while hitting .411 … Hit .385 with a .500 on base percentage, registering 40 hits and 21 RBIs for the Lady Dukes travel team in summer 2021.

Personal: The daughter of Willie and Nikki Fontenot, Nyjah chose Arkansas because it felt like home from the first day she arrived on campus.