Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Ohio State tops Central Michigan 10-0 at Aggie Classic
Buckeyes set to face Central Michigan, Texas A&M and Lamar
Buckeyes hoping to build on last year's NCAA Tournament berth
Springer, Ray combine to toss 11 hitless innings
2016 (Junior Season): Started 46 of the 53 games that she played in, primarily at third base … also started 14 contests at second base … had a hit in all three games vs. Wisconsin, including two home runs … connected on a three-run blast in the third and final game of the series … went three-for-four with a double and two runs scored to complete a doubleheader sweep of Ohio (4/19) … drove in two runs vs. No. 18 Arizona State (3/13) … OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2015 (Sophomore Season): Saw significant statistical improvements in every offensive category, increasing her batting average by 117 points, RBI total by 28 and runs scored by 28 ... hit .333 with 10 home runs, 40 RBI, 39 runs scored, nine doubles 88 total bases ... Big Ten Player of the Week on May 4 after slugging 2.143 in a three-game series sweep of Indiana ... compiled a .714 batting average and .778 on-base percentage against the Hoosiers ... hit at a .379 clip with 19 RBI, 17 runs scored and five home runs in 23 Big Ten games ... 11 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games ... hit a game-tying home run in the eighth inning of a 5-3 win over eventual NCAA Tournament participant Cal State Northridge (3/7) ... over the final 15 games, hit .390 with a .756 slugging percentage, four home runs, 12 RBI and 14 runs scored and hit safely in 12 of those games ... a .706 hitter with a runner on third and less than two outs ... 18 two-out RBI ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (Freshman Season): Started 44 games, primarily at third base ... hit .363 with two home runs and eight RBI at the Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas (2/14-2/16) ... had home runs vs. Cal State Northridge and Long Beach State (2/14) ... went 2-for4 with a RBI vs. Iowa (5/2) ... hit .321 over the final 15 games with six runs scored ... hit safely in six of the final nine games ... finished with a .939 fielding percentage (82 assists, 57 putouts) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: 2012 Division II Athlete of the Year and All-Ohio honoree during her junior season at Bishop Hartley High School in Columbus ... garnered first team all-league and all-district honors, while being named offensive player of the year for three-consecutive campaigns.
Buckeyes Drop Two at ACC/B1G Challenge