Buckeyes downed USF, 3-2, plays Florida tomorrow
Ohio State scored all its runs over the first three innings
Ohio State closes its home slate with an 11-2 mark
Ohio State has won its last six games
The Buckeyes host the series finale tomorrow at noon
AS A SENIOR (2018)
• Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and one run vs. Wichita State
• Tied her career high with three hits at FAU (2/10).
AS A JUNIOR (2017)
• Played in and started all 53 games.
• .986 fielding percentage playing the majority of time at first base.
• Hit .429 with a double and four walks in Big Ten-opening series at Maryland.
• Three-run home run in fifth inning of a 5-0 win over Michigan (4/9).
• Career high four RBI in 10-7 win over Penn State to earn doubleheader split.
• Hit .345 in Big Ten-only games, finishing the regular season with a 3-for-3 effort at No. 22 Illinois.
• Eight multi-hit and four multi-RBI games.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)
• Started 41 of the 49 games that she played in.
• Split her time defensively between first and third base.
• Had a .976 fielding percentage and just four errors.
• Started the season hot at the plate, going four-for-eight with a home run and four RBI in the opening weekend at LSU.
• Hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth inning of a 11-5 win over Arizona State (3/13).
• Solo home run vs. Purdue in a 3-2 win (4/23).
• Improved her batting average by 65 points from her freshman to sophomore year … drove in multiple run on six occasions.
AS A FRESHMAN (2015)
• Played in 47 games, starting 21 -- primarily at first and third base.
• .982 fielding percentage with 82 putouts and 27 assists.
• Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored vs. Wright State (3/24).
• Also collected two hits vs. Pittsburgh (3/31).
• Played 24 games at first base and 20 at third base.
PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Won the 2014 Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championship as a member of the Corona Angels
• First team All-California by Cal-Hi Sports as a senior
• Drove in 39 runs and scored 28 runs for Norco High School, the co-champions on the Big VIII league
• Norco finished ranked 19th in the final state poll
• Second on the team with 13 doubles, a .437 average and .533 on-base percentage
• Registered 122 hits and 115 RBI over three varsity seasons
• Started for the 2012 Norco team that won the CIF Division I title and ESPN/Powerade FAB 50 National Championship
• All-Inland Empire first team and all-CIF second team honors as a junior in 2013
• Played for the Corona Angels with teammate Taylor White.
• Daughter of Daniel and Wendy Goodwin.
• Has two older sisters and a younger brother.
• Would like to become a fire fighter or private investigator after graduation.
• Hobbies include working on cars, dirtbiking and off-roading.
• Lists her greatest sports thrill as getting a bunt down that scored the eventual winning run.
Lilli Piper: Make You Proud