Becca Gavin and Niki Carver were both 2-for-2 with a walk
Led the Buckeyes to a 3-0 weekend at Rutgers
Ohio State swept Rutgers for the third straight year
Ohio State picked up its ninth straight win over Rutgers
Ohio State tied its season high with 13 hits
• NFCA Third Team All-American (2017)
• Unanimous First Team All-Big Ten (2017)
• Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2017)
• NFCA First Team All-Region (2017)
• CollegeSportsMadness.com Third Team All-American (2017)
• FastPitchNews.com Second Team All-American (2017)
• Big Ten Player of the Week (March 27, 2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete
AS A JUNIOR (2018)
• Big Ten Player of the Week twice (2/26, 3/19).
• Had a single-game career-high four hits vs. Grand Canyon (3/16).
• Hit a walk-off single against Boston University (2/11).
• Connected on a walk-off two-run homer against Wichita
• Had two home runs vs. San Jose State (3/10).
• Was 9-for-9 with five runs, five RBI, two doubles and a home
run through three games (3/14-3/16).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017)
• Led the Buckeyes in nearly every offensive category, including average (.421), home runs (18), RBI (53), hits (75), slugging percentage (.787) and on-base percentage (.436).
• Third overall in the Big Ten in batting, fourth in slugging, second in hits, fifth in RBI and second in home runs.
• In Big Ten play, upped her average to .430 with a league-leading 10 home runs, 22 RBI, 24 runs scored and .861 slugging percentage.
• Went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI vs. No. 21 California (2/26).
• Career-high six RBI vs. Central Florida (3/10/17).
• Drove in the game-winning run with a triple vs. Missouri (3/17).
• Big Ten Player of the Week after hitting .727 with eight RBI, two home runs and a 1.364 slugging percentage vs. Maryland.
• Led the Big Ten in batting (14-for-20, .700) and slugging percentage (1.400) through six games.
• Ended Michigan’s 45-scoreless inning streak with a solo home run last Saturday (4/8).
• Two-run home run as part of 3-for-3 game at Pitt.
• 3-for-4 with a pair of two-run home runs in series finale at Michigan State.
• Go-ahead solo home run in the seventh inning of a 3-2 series-clinching victory at No. 22 Illinois (5/7).
• Game-tying home run in opening game of NCAA Tournament (5/19).
• 24 multi-hit and 15 multi-RBI games.
AT AKRON (2016)
• Played in 20 games for the Zips, batting .313 (15-for-48) with a home run, two doubles, six RBI and 10 runs scored.
• Went two-for-three with two doubles vs. eventual MAC champion Miami (3/29).
• Also played on Akron’s basketball team.
• Appeared in 29 games, highlighted by a 24-point, nine-rebound effort vs. Buffalo in the MAC semifinals … scored 18 points vs. Bucknell in the WNIT.
AT WALSH JESUIT
• 2014 Cleveland.com Softball Player of the Year after hitting .615 with 64 hits, 42 RBI and 14 home runs.
• Collected 205 hits in her career.
• Posted a career-best 18 walks as a senior.
• On the basketball court, was honorable mention All-Ohio in 2013-14, posting averages of 14.2 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.
• Daughter of Gary and Ronda Piper.
• Her aunt, Kay Piper, was a two-sport athlete (softball and volleyball) at Akron from 1982-85.