Saibene collects two hits, two RBI
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Buckeyes and Hoosiers will play three-game series at Andy Mohr Field
Buckeyes and Panthers will meet at Vartabedian Field
Buckeyes and Spartans meet on Friday at 4 p.m. at Buckeye Field
2015 (Redshirt Junior Season): Made 18 appearances with four starts … struck out 24 batters in 29.0 innings … picked up back-to-back saves on Feb. 20 in wins over UNLV and Fresno State … went 5.1 innings and gave up just four hits to earn a win over UMBC (2/7) … fanned a season-high six against UT Arlington (2/14) … Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (Junior Season): Saw limited action due to injury ... pitched 36.0 innings during the non-conference portion of the schedule with 28 strikeouts, a 2.92 ERA and one complete-game shutout ... Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Went 15-11 with a 2.59 earned run average and 171 strikeouts in 173 innings pitched ... led the Buckeyes in every major pitching category, including innings pitched, wins and strikeouts ... finished with 14 complete games and nine shutouts ... was seventh in the Big Ten in earned run average and strikeouts, fifth in opponent batting average (.210) and tied for ninth in wins (15) ... scattered four hits and struck out four over eight innings in a 1-0 victory over 16th-ranked Louisville on Feb. 16 ... had two shutouts in Big Ten play (2-0 vs. Penn State and 3-0 vs. Illinois) ... struck out a career-high 17 batters against Ohio (April 9), the second highest total in single-game history over the past 16 years ... was an Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete selection.
2012 (Freshman Season): Pitched in five games ... had an opposing batting average of .333, fourth-best on the team ... was second-best on the team with only eight runs allowed ... struck out five batters in six innings pitched, fourth-best on the team ... finished five games, third-most on the team ... tied for first on the team with zero home runs allowed ... allowed nine hits, second-least on the team ... was selected as an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Led Boardman High to three straight regional final games ... first team all-Federal League pitcher as a sophomore, junior and senior for Coach Mike Trell ... co-player of the year ... won her team's "Softball Is My Life" award ... JJ Huddle top pitchers in Ohio
Personal: Majoring in human development and family science ... active in volunteer work with community softball teams and with "Angels for Animals" ... daughter of Stephanie Angeloff and John DiDomenico ... has an older sister, Ashley, who was a pitcher for Purdue ... father played football for Youngstown State.
Buckeye Spotlight - Anna Kirk