Aleah Craighton earned Second Team All-American honors as a sophomore, and she's poised for another dangerous year at the plate as a junior.

Craighton was chosen as the preseason Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year based on her incredible season in 2016 (18 HR, 56 RBI), and now she wants to go out and live up to the hype for the Ragin' Cajuns.

In our 1-on-1 interview with Craighton, she talked about becoming an upperclassman and developing into a leader, discussed how she tried to improve in the offseason, broke down the team's goals and the demands she is putting on herself in 2017.