Ohio State to No. 1/2 Florida, No. 10 Oregon
Buckeyes will face two teams that advanced to last year's NCAA Tournament
Freshman Cammi Prantl extends hit streak to 10-consecutive games
Sophomore Shelby Pickett posts two-run home run in bottom of fifth to claim run-rule victory
Ohio State defeats Penn State, 4-3, in eight innings
2012 (Junior Season):Played in 25 games ... had a .429 batting average, hitting 6 times on 14 at-bats ... scored six runs ... had one double and one triple ... scored a career-high two runs for the third time in her career vs. Michigan State (March 31) ... had three total bases vs. Penn State (May 11) ... was selected as Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (Sophomore Season): Started in 30 games and appeared in 36 for the Buckeyes ... ranked fifth for the Scarlet and Gray with a .241 batting average ... posted 21 hits with 87 at bats during the 2011 season ... posted three triples ... scored 12 runs ... went 2-for-2 at FIU (Feb 11) ...went 2-for-3 at both Evansville (Feb 20) and Harvard (March 18) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2010 (Freshman Season): Appeared in 15 games as a freshman for the Buckeyes ... finished with a .286 batting average ... had a slugging percentage of .429 ... scored five runs, including two against Cornell (March 24) ...also recorded two hits against Cornell ... finished with a 1.000 fielding percentage.
Prior to Ohio State: Captained 2009 Floyd Central High School squad to sectional and regional championships and a state semi-finalist appearance ... earned All-Conference and first-team All-District honors ... recipient of the "Willie Lozodo Intensity" award ... batted .354 as a senior, producing 18 runs and 9 RBI ... named first-team Academic All-Indiana ... as a junior knocked in 12 RBI and homered in 76 at bats ... played freshman and sophomore season at Los Osos High School in California ... captain and MVP of Los Osos' junior varsity team as a sophomore ... helped squad to a conference championship, batting .544 and producing 34 runs, 28 RBI and six homes ... also selected captain and MVP of Los Osos' freshmen team in 2006.
Personal: Daughter of Houston and Sonia Mills ... has a sister, Adrienne and brother, Houston III ... father, Houston played basketball at Wabash College and sister, Adrienne was a gymnast at Auburn (2005-09) ... plans to attend law school after graduation to pursue a career as an intellectual property attorney, specializing in entertainment law ... enjoys spending time with family and friends ... member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Club and STAND club at Floyd Central.
Buckeye Spotlight - Anna Kirk