Caitlin Conrad hits her second home run of the fall
All proceeds benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
Lena Springer tosses a one-hitter in second game
Buckeyes close the season with 10 wins in their final 12 games
Ohio State to face third-seeded Minnesota tomorrow at 2:30 CST
2014 (Sophomore Season): First team All-Big Ten ... started all 55 games ... hit .329 with six home runs, 16 doubles, 34 RBI and 34 runs scored ... had 22 RBI in 23 Big Ten game while hitting .406 ... slugged a team-best .696 in conference games ... her 11 doubles in Big Ten games was tops in the conference ... was sixth in the conference in batting average and RBI ... seven assists from her position in left field ... 13 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games ... ended the season with a seven-game hitting streak ... hit a two-run double to center field in the eighth inning of a 7-5 upset over second-seeded Nebraska in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals ... went 3-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored in a 7-6 victory over Iowa (5/3) ... also collected three hits, including two doubles, in a 13-6 triumph over Michigan State (3/21) ... hit a home run in the fifth inning to ignite a come-from-behind victory over Ohio (4/9) ... hit .600 with three doubles and six run scored in three-game sweep of Michigan State ... batted .386 with runners in scoring position and collected 15 two-out RBI, third highest on the team.
2013 (Freshman Season): Second team All-Big Ten ... started all 56 games that she played in ... led the Buckeyes in batting average (.346) and hits (65) ... tied a freshman record with 40 runs scored ... drove in 38 runs and added 12 doubles, seven home runs and one triple ... ranked eighth in the Big Ten in hits ... second on the team with a .431 average with runners in scoring position (28-of-65) ... finished with a team-high 20 multiple hit games and seven multiple RBI games ... went 2-for-3 with four RBI against Ball State (April 17) ... was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on March 18 after hitting .500 with one double, eight runs scored and five RBI over a seven-game stretch ... hit a two-run home run to left field against Illinois (May 3) ... hit safely in 17 of the last 22 games ... made a diving catch against Michigan State (April 24) that appeared on ESPN SportsCenter's Top Plays ... had a .965 fielding percentage.
Prior to Ohio State: Four-year starter at Teays Valley High School ... three-time first-team all-conference, two-time first-team all-district ... two-time first-team all-metro, second-team all-state ... Mid-State League Player of the Year as a junior ... also earned three varsity letters in volleyball.
Personal: Will major in business ... plans to attend culinary school after college and open a bakery ... member of National Honor Society ... daughter of Herb and Donna Prantl ... has one sister, Erica.