Head Coach Michelle Gardner talks to Jeremy Gray about the last two weekends of play and looks ahead to Big Ten play this weekend at Ohio State.
JUNIOR YEAR (2012) Received the team's Gold Glove Award
Played in 54 of 55 games and was in the starting lineup for 53 games ... after hitting left-handed her first two seasons, she switched to hitting right-handed this season ... hit .210 for the season with three doubles and one triple ... posted seven RBI ... scored 16 runs ... had one sac fly and seven sacrifice hits ... committed just two errors in center field ... had 10 outfield assists on the year, bringing her career total to 18 ... went 1-for-2 with a run scored against Eastern Kentucky ... was 1-for-3 at the plate and picked up two outfield assists against No. 10 Stanford ... laced a triple to right field in the seventh inning against Oregon State and later scored on a wild pitch ... collected a pair of singles the next time out against Florida International, capped off by a RBI single in the seventh inning to propel IU to the 7-5 win ... her single to right field drove in the game-winning run in the fifth inning against East Carolina ... credited with a RBI single in the fourth inning of game one against Wichita State ... had two hits, including an RBI single in the finale of the Hoosier Classic against UIC ... drove in a run with a single in game two at Ohio State ... racked up her third double of the year in game two against Purdue and later scored a run ... posted a hit and a walk on her way to scoring two runs in game one at Penn State ... made a running catch in shallow right center field and threw home to catch an Iowa runner attempting to tag and score the game-winning run in the seventh inning.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2011)
Appeared in 51 games and made 42 starts, all in center field ... hit .196 overall a double and three RBI ... increased her average to .220 in Big Ten play with a double and two RBI ... made just one error in the field and had five outfield assists ... went 1-for-3 in the season opener against #2 Arizona ... had a hit and scored a run against Texas Tech ... had one stolen base against DePaul ... picked up two hits versus Fordham ... poked a RBI single to left against USF ... scored one run against #14 California ... scored a run, had a hit and stole a base against Minnesota ... had a stolen base in the second game against #3 Michigan ... broke a scoreless tie in the top of the seventh inning against Penn State with a RBI single ... went 1-for-2 with a run scored in game two against Ohio State ... lined a double down the left field line in game one at Illinois ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles in game two at Northwestern.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2010)
Appeared in 46 games and started 40 ... scored 11 runs for the year and swiped 11 bases ... showed off her strong arm in the outfield with three assists from her centerfield position ... picked up her first collegiate hit as part of a 2-for-4 day against Utah (2/20) ... her second multi-hit game of the year came against North Carolina (3/5) as she was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored ... went 1-for-3 with an RBI against Jackson State (2/27) ... hit 2-for-3 with an RBI against Minnesota (4/18) ... went 2-for-2 against Northwestern (4/24).
Attended El Segundo High School ... lettered all four years in softball ... was team captain for three years ... hit .452 during her senior year and over .500 in the CIF Finals ... named first team CIF Southern California twice and South Bay All-Area First Team ... was named first team Pioneer League three consecutive seasons ... also competed for So Cal Pride club team and led the team to a third place finish at the ASA Colorado Independence Day tournament ... the team also placed fifth at the Champions Cup in Irvine, Calif. ... helped lead them to a fifth place finish at Champions Cup in Irvine, Calif. ... has played internationally in Beijing, China and Milan, Italy ... also lettered four years in basketball ... was a three-time Offensive Player of the Year and three-time All-Pioneer League selection in basketball and scored over 1,000 points in her career ... majoring in Sport Communication - Broadcasting ... has one brother, Nick ... daughter of Sean and Jane Heyman.