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Niki Carver
Niki  Carver

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
North Hall

Height:
5-6

Position:
UTL

04/11/2018

Ohio State Sweeps Penn State in Doubleheader

The Buckeyes have won their last six games

04/07/2018

Buckeyes Top Scarlet Knights, 6-2

Ohio State picked up its ninth straight win over Rutgers

04/06/2018

Offense Erupts in 12-3 Win at Rutgers

Ohio State tied its season high with 13 hits

03/30/2018

Big Sixth Inning Lifts Buckeyes over Badgers

Ohio State had 12 hits in the series opener

03/09/2018

Buckeyes Cruise to 7-0 Win over San Diego State

Lilli Piper and Ashley Goodwin both had two-run homers

AS A FRESHMAN (2018)
• Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (2/12).
• Connected on eight hits in 18 at-bats for a .444 batting
average and added seven RBI and five runs at the FAU
“First Pitch” Classic.
• Went 4-for-5 with a career-high three RBI and two runs
against FAU.
• One of only five athletes to record four hits in a single
game as a freshman.
• Hit a walk-off single against Louisville (2/16).

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• All region and all state as a catcher for North Hall High School, leading her team to a regional runner-up finish.
• Scholar athlete.
• Played club ball for the Georgia Impact, the ASA 14U and 16U state champions.
• Took fifth place at ASA 14U nationals.
• ASA 12U state champions in 2010-11.
• Member of Flo Softball's Hot 100 list for the Class of 2017.
• Primarily played catcher for her high school team but also pitched a perfect game in North Hall's 8-0 win over Dawson County early during her senior season.
• Played her first two seasons at East Jackson High School.
• Also a member of North Hall's basketball team.

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Rhonda and Gary Carver.
• Has two older brothers – Zach and Jacob.
• Worked at the Special Olympics and mentored at a local elementary school, assisting teachers with special education students.

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