Ohio State tied for most of any Big Ten softball program
Buckeyes will honor eight seniors on Sunday
Buckeyes and Cornhuskers will play a doubleheader tomorrow
Ohio State and No. 5 Michigan meet for three-game series starting Friday
Buckeyes and Hoosiers will play three-game series at Andy Mohr Field
2014 (Senior Season): Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete ... pitched 9.2 innings and struck out five ... was the winning pitcher in a 11-7 victory over Michigan State (3/22) ... recorded 3.1 scoreless innings vs. the Spartans ... also saw action at Michigan (4/6) and Nebraska (4/19).
2013 (Junior Season): Appeared in four games ... gave up four hits in five innings ... pitched 2.1 innings against Towson (March 14) and struck out two ... selected as an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (Sophomore Season): Did not compete for the Buckeyes.
2011 (Freshman Season): Started five games for the Buckeyes during the 2011 season ... participated in 18 games ... pitched 35.2 innings for the Buckeyes... threw a season-high 6.2 innings vs. BYU (Feb. 16) ... collected first-career win in one-hit shutout vs. Iowa State at Tulsa Tournament with five strikeouts (March 4) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Four year varsity letter winner and starter at Upper Arlington High School ... recorded 283 strikeouts during her senior year ... set the school record for wins in a season with 26 her senior year ... team MVP junior and senior year ... two-time first team All-State Division I selection, junior and senior year ... two-time first team All-District junior and senior year ... first team All-Ohio Capital Conference in all four years of high school ... served as team captain senior year.
Personal: Daughter of Hal and Carol Plant ... has one sister, Nicole (21), plays basketball at Mount Union College ... wants to pursue a career in broadcasting and the mass media upon graduation ... lists winning back to back conference titles as her greatest sports thrill.
Buckeye Spotlight - Anna Kirk