April 16 - 22, 2013
Freshman Cammi Prantl extends hit streak to 10-consecutive games
Senior third baseman Megan Coletta posts first-career grand slam in game one vs. Badgers
Buckeyes take six-game win streak to Madison
Sophomore Shelby Pickett posts two-run home run in bottom of fifth to claim run-rule victory
2012 (Junior Season):Was named co-captain for the 2012 season ... started and played all 54 games, tied for most on the team ... posted 40 hits in 159 at-bats (second most on the team) ... slugged a .403 percentage...scored 28 runs with a career-high three runs while going 2-for-4 at Michigan State (March 31) ... had an eight-game hitting streak (Feb 17-Feb 26) ... tied for third on the team with seven doubles ... had a batting average of .252 ... was third with seven RBI including a career-high four RBI at Penn State (May 11) ... hit five home runs ... had a season-high six total bases vs. Long Beach State (Feb 18) ... was a Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree.
2011 (Sophomore Season): Started in all 51 games for the Buckeyes ... ranked sixth on the team with a .232 batting average ... earned 33 hits in 142 at bats ... had 19 RBI including two vs. Morehead State (April 29), three vs. Chattanooga (Feb. 18) and four at Minnesota (April 2) ... scored 13 runs during the 2011 season ... collected eight doubles, one triple and two homeruns ... had a .500 batting average with the eventual gamewinning home run in the top of the seventh at Minnesota (April 2).
2010 (Freshman Season):Started 38 games and appeared in 45 for the Buckeyes ... recorded 30 hits in 115 at bats for an average of .261 ... collected 25 RBI, including four vs. Michigan State (April 17) and three vs. Cornell (March 24) ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI vs. Minnesota (April 24) ... scored 16 runs including, two multi-run games ... posted two home runs during the season (vs. Butler, April 2; at Michigan State, April 17) ... hit eight doubles on the year and two in the same game against Iowa (May 2).
Prior to Ohio State: Four-year starter and two-year captain at Sonora High School ... was selected to the All-League First Team twice and to the second team twice ... voted best Defensive Player two times and Most Inspirational three times ... helped squad to Whitter Tournament title, named MVP ... also earned one letter in basketball.
Personal: Daughter of James and VivenColetta ... has two older brothers, Vincent and Joseph ... cousin Jeanette Kerr played on the LPGA tour for 10 years after graduating from the University of Arizona ... would like to play for the U.S. National team after graduation and be a NCAA Division I coach ... enjoys playing basketball and video games ... IMPACT team leader - a mentoring program for freshman at Sonora H.S. ... volunteered at soup kitchens in high school.
Buckeye Spotlight - Anna Kirk