Coach Gardner talks about two wins over Purdue and Lora Olson's two-hit shutout against Indiana State
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE YEAR (2012)
Appeared in nine games after missing the entire 2011 season due to a severe ankle injury suffered prior to the start of the season ... made her first appearance of the season on March 3 as a pinch runner against Florida International and scored a run ... came on as a defensive replacement at Indiana State and lined a single through the left side ... delivered a long single off the wall in center field at Penn State.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2011)
Did not play due to injury.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2010)
Appeared in 32 games and made 12 starts ... hit .208 on the year with one home run and nine runs scored ... played six different positions over the course of the year ... was 1-for-3 with a run scored against Central Michigan ... went 2-for-3 and had a stolen base against Indiana State (3/30) ... went 2-for-2 with a opposite field home run at Ball State (4/14).
Attended Garrett High School and played four years for head coach Scott Bishop ... hit .441 for her career ... named First Team All-State as a senior as well as all-area Prep Athlete of the Year ... also received all-conference accolandes each of her four seasons ... led Garrett to sectional titles each of the last three seasons ... set numerous school records, including longest hit streak, most hits, runs and doubles in a career ... also all-area Prep Athlete of the Year in basketball as a senior while being named first team all-conference three straight seasons ... also earned four letters in soccer ... majoring in Journalism ... born July 24, 1990 ... daughter of Terry and Gale Diederich ... has two brothers, Brock and Spencer.