April 16 - 22, 2013
Senior third baseman Megan Coletta posts first-career grand slam in game one vs. Badgers
Buckeyes take six-game win streak to Madison
Sophomore Shelby Pickett posts two-run home run in bottom of fifth to claim run-rule victory
Sophomore Buckeye tallies career-high 17 strikeouts in game two vs. Ohio
2012 (Freshman Season): Played in 36 games while starting in 35 ... had a batting average of .216 while hitting 22 times in 102 at-bats ... posted 11 RBI, while scoring a career-high two RBI vs. Belmont (March 17) and posted a two-out game-winning RBI single in bottom of seventh vs. Iowa (May 6) ... slugged a .324 average ... tied career-high four total bases vs. Northwestern (April 29) ... scored three doubles, one triple, and two home runs ... posted a nine- game hitting streak (April 28-May 12) ... had 196 put-outs as a catcher, second-most on the team... fielded a .986 percentage ... was selected as an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and was a Third Team All-Big Ten selection.
Prior to Ohio State: Senior Athlete of the Year at Chaparral High ... three-year softball MVP for Coach Aaron Slojkowski ... all-Southwestern League as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior ... all-valley and all-CLF ... second team all-state ... also a basketball letter winner ... scholar-athlete team in basketball and softball ... played catcher, third base and shortstop for The Next Level travel team
Personal: Will major in business ... daughter of Wade and Cathy Pickett ... enjoys the outdoors and being at the beach.
Buckeye Spotlight - Anna Kirk