RAINA STIFFLER | ASSISTANT COACH
Raina Stiffler begins her second season as an assistant coach after playing two seasons and serving two more as a graduate assistant coach with the Lady Statesmen under head coach Casey Bourgoyne-Charles.
Stiffler graduated from Marion Millitary Institute in Marion, Alabama with an associate’s degree in 2010. While there, she played softball and was active in the school’s ROTC program. She was a team captain for the softball team and a squad leader, recruiting officer, and platoon leader in the ROTC. Her duties included recruiting for the Institute by giving out flyers and explaining to high schools about the program. She ranked as Cadet Second Lieutenant and was in the Cord and Ribbon Honor Company.
Stiffler finished her collegiate softball career as a right fielder with the Lady Statesmen. She graduated in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in special education. As a fifth-year senior, Stiffler received the Lady Statesmen Sportsmanship Award.
Following graduation, the Jacksonville, Florida, native returned to Marion Military Institute to take on responsibilities as the assistant softball coach. Her duties included recruiting, field work, practice, conditioning and game day events.
Stiffler also contributed as a volunteer, assisting with the Special Olympics, Hubbard House, Disabled Learning Center, Red Cross, and was a Georgia Bible Camp Counselor. She also gave softball lessons to in the community during her spare time.
AMBER ADCOCK | GRADUATE ASSISTANT COACH
Amber Adcock begins her first season as a graduate assistant coach after playing four seasons and serving one season as the student assistant for player operations with the Lady Statesmen under head coach Casey Bourgoyne-Charles.
Adcock graduated in May 2016 from Delta State University with a Bachelor’s degree in health, physical education and recreation.
As a Lady Statesman, Adcock was a two-time DAKTRONICS Second Team All South Region selection (2012, 2015), Preseason All-GSC Team selection (2014), First Team All-GSC selection (2015), Second Team All-GSC selection (2012), and three-time GSC All Tournament Team member (2012-2014). She continued to work with the Lady Statesmen during the 2016 season as the student assistant for player operations.
She has also served as a camp group leader for Delta State’s OKRA Camp for the past three years.
Adcock is currently studying for her Master’s degree in sport management at Delta State.
LEXES WILSON | GRADUATE ASSISTANT COACH
A native of Lumberton, Texas, Lexes Wilson enters her first year as a graduate assistant coach for the Delta State softball team.
Wilson began her collegiate softball career at Grayson College in Denison, Texas, where she attended from 2012-2014. She was selected to the 2014-2015 NJCAA Region V All-Academic Team.
In the fall of 2014, Wilson transferred to University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Ala., where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in psychology with honors. She also received the 2016 Psychology Faculty Recognition Award.
She completed her collegiate softball career playing for the Montevallo Falcons where she was a 2015 NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete and a 2016 All-Academic Team selection. She was a recipient of the 2015 and 2016 NCAA Division II Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards. She was also named a Silver Scholar on the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll in 2015.
Wilson served as president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (2014-16), was inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success in 2016, and received Montevallo’s 2016 DeWayne Peevy Spirit Award.
She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in sport and human performance at Delta State.