Nine Scarlet Knight earn scholar-athlete accolades
No. 11 Rutgers falls to No. 6 Ohio State in first round
Scarlet Knights and Buckeyes kick off Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, May 12 at 12 p.m. live on BTN
Scarlet Knights swept by Wolverines in final series of 2016
As a senior (2015): Started all 57 games...named Academic All-Big Ten...in conference play, led the team in batting average (.318), hits (21) and RBIs (15)... posted 16 multiple hit games and six multiple RBI contest on the season...knocked in a career-high four RBI with a career-best four hits in the 6-3 win in the series opener versus Indiana (Apr. 22)...brought RU within one run, 6-5, with a two-run home run in the middle game of the series vs. Ohio State (Apr. 9)...tied the game, 5-5, with an RBI single to help guide RU to a 10-5 comeback win at Illinois (Apr. 2)...tied a season-high three runs, including two hits and two RBIs in the 10-1 win at FIU (Mar. 15)...led RU with a .500 batting average at FAU’s Parents’ Weekend Tournament, registering at least one hit in every game for a team-high total of seven hits...currently on an eight game reached base streak and has registered a hit in seven of the last eight games...led RU with a .412 batting average at the Spartan Classic, including seven hits and a double (Mar. 4-6)...tied her career-high with three hits and three runs in the 10-3 win over Brown (Mar. 4)...registered a triple, an RBI and a run in the 10-0 shutout of Alcorn State (Feb. 27)...registered two hits and a run against No. 19 James Madison (Feb. 14).
As a junior (2015): Started all 49 games at third base ... named to the NFCA All-Region Third Team ... earned Academic All-Big Ten... led team in hits (62) and doubles (13), while ranking second with a .373 batting average .. notched the first triple of her career in the 4-0 shutout of Saint Mary's (Feb. 27) ... went 3-for-3 in the 12-1 win over Santa Barbara (Feb. 28), including two doubles and three RBIs ... registered a career-high three walks in the win over Bakersfield (Mar. 7) ... went 2-for-3 in the win over New Mexico (Mar. 8), including one run and one walk ... recorded two hits, one RBI and one stolen base in the win over Toledo (Mar. 14) ... registered a hit in all three games of the series at Indiana (Mar. 20-22) ... posted one hit and one run in RU's first ever Big Ten victory at Indiana (Mar. 20) ... notched one hit, one run and one RBI in the middle game of the series at Indiana (Mar. 21) ... posted three hits in five trips to the plate, along with two doubles and one RBI in the 2-1 victory at Purdue (Mar. 29) ... crushed her first collegiate home run, bringing in two-runs in RU's 7-5 victory at Stony Brook (Apr. 1) ... went 2-for-4 at the plate with one walk, one RBI, and one run in the 22-17 victory against Michigan State (Apr. 4) ... notched two hits in four trips to the plate, along with three runs and two RBIs in the win at Seton Hall (Apr. 14) ... went 3-for-4 at the plate in RU's 3-2 win over Ohio State (Apr. 21).
As a freshman (2013): Started the final 33 games at third base for RU and 45 overall ... was second among freshmen with a .239 batting average ... registered three consecutive 2-for-4 efforts from April 3-6, recording three RBIs in that span ... was 3-for-3 against Hartford (March 27) and UConn (March 29), guiding RU to a pair of victories ... went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI against Northern Illinois (March 9) ... turned in a 1-for-1 effort with an RBI and a run scored in a win over George Mason (March 1) ... hit a single in the team's 3-0 win against Missouri State (Feb. 16), the first hit of her career.
Prior to Rutgers: Four-year utility player and senior captain at Smyrna HS ... started at shortstop as a freshman ... played second based during her sophomore campaign and spent time at third base as a junior and a senior... named an honorable mention all-conference junior year at third base ... led Smyrna in batting average (.473), on-base percentage(.508) had least number of strikeouts (four) and no defensive errors during her sophomore year... led the team to three appearances in Delaware State Tournament, including a semifinal appearance her sophomore year and a championship appearance her junior year ... awarded academic all-conference as a junior... played varsity field hockey her sophomore and junior year... ran indoor track freshman and sophomore year... winner of AAUW Award in 2011... academic achievements include honor roll all four years, Blue-Gold Ambassador in her junior year, member of the National Honor Society, SGA and Letterman's Club.
Personal Info: Daughter of Charles and Michele ... has two younger sisters, Rein and Jaz ... exercise science and sport studies major.