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Jayla Saibene
Jayla  Saibene

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Massillon, Ohio

High School:
Massillon Perry

Height:
5-7

Position:
UTL

07/06/2016

Big Ten Recognizes 91 Buckeyes as Distinguished Scholars

Record number of athletes honored, including 16 with 4.0 grade-point averages for the year

05/25/2016

2016 Season Review

Buckeyes make first NCAA appearance since 2010

05/11/2016

Four Buckeyes Earn All-Big Ten Honors

Prantl, Bayne selected to first team

02/26/2016

Offense Erupts In Friday Sweep

Ohio State routs Virginia Tech, Furman

03/28/2015

Maryland Edges Ohio State, 11-10

Saibene collects two hits, two RBI

2016 (Senior Season): Go-ahead RBI in a pinch-hitting opportunity vs. Fresno State (3/19) … drove in two runs in a 7-1 victory over Connecticut (2/13) … had pinch hit RBI in back to back games vs. Fresno State and Fresno State … had 31 at-bats on the year, 22 in pinch hitting situations … OSU Scholar-Athlete and Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree.

2015 (Junior Season): Hit a walk-off three-run home run in Ohio State's season-opener against Southern Illinois (2/6) ... finished the season hitting .280 with 17 RBI ... as a pinch-hitter, went 6-for-13 (.462) ... eight two-out RBI, the sixth most on the team ... in a 10-8 come-from-behind victory over UNLV (2/20), went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI ... also drove in multiple runs vs. Wright State (3/24) and Maryland (3/27) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten.

2014 (Sophomore Season):
Played in 44 games, starting 24, primarily as the designated player ... hit her first career home run in a 5-1 victory over Cal Poly in the opening game of the Bulldog Classic at Fresno State (March 14) ... batted .247 on the season with 15 runs scored, six doubles and 10 RBI ... improved her batting average 33 points between her freshman and sophomore year ... hit .313 at a pinch hitter (5-for-16) ... Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete.

2013 (Freshman Season): Played in 26 games and made one start ... hit .214 with a double and five RBI ... went 2-for-2 with a RBI double against Stony Brook (Feb. 17) ... earned a start at second base against Michigan (April 7).

Prior to Ohio State: First-team all-league, second-team all-county, second-team all-district ... lists her greatest sports thrill as winning the 2010 State Championship at Perry High School. Personal: Daughter of Jason and Tammy Saibene ... currently undecided, but would like to major in something sports-related ... likes shopping, spending time with friends and giving help to others in her spare time ... uncle Marty Mull is a former Ohio State swimmer ... has three siblings: Nicole, Rocco and Lacey.

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