The Hoosiers and Fighting Illini will meet for the first time since 2011
JUNIOR YEAR (2012) Received the Curt Simic Onward! Scholarship Jack D. Tichenor Award winner for highest GPA (4.0) among all female student-athletes at Indiana University Aline Robinson Mental Attitude Award recipient Was the ninth-most difficult player in the country to strikeout (4 K's in 128 AB) Named Co-Most Improved at the team's award banquet
Saw action in 47 games of the 2012 season and made 42 starts ... hit .305 with 10 RBI and 22 runs scored ... also picked up three doubles ... had two sac flies and seven sac bunts ... increased her average to .333 in Big Ten play and scored 14 runs with a .427 on-base percentage ... had a perfect 4-for-4 at bat in game one against Iowa, also hitting her second double of the season... first hit of the season was a run scored against UIC (2/10)... was 1-for-2 with one RBI against Wichita State (3/10)...collected her first double of the season against Oklahoma (3/11)... posted 2-for-3 efforts against Ohio State in game one with an RBI of two... was 4-for-5 in game one of Michigan State with two runs scored ... named Academic All-Big Ten ... received Distinguished Scholar accolades from the Big Ten Conference.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2011)
Appeared in 37 games as a pinch runner and stayed in the game to play left field against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... was 0-for-1 at the plate for the year and did draw a walk ... scored 14 runs, the fifth-most on the team ... scored four runs in Big Ten play ... drew a walk and scored a run in the Hoosiers 18-0 rout of Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... named Academic All-Big Ten with a 4.0 cumulative GPA ... received NFCA D1 All-America Scholar-Athlete distinction.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2010)
Appeared in 19 games ... used mainly as a pinch runner ... had one hit in three at-bats ... scored a run against Jacksonville State (2/14) ... was 1-for-1 with a run against Belmont (2/28).
Attended Bloomington North High School ... lettered all four years in softball ... started all 94 games from the leadoff position ... holds school record for hits, stolen bases, and runs scored ... batted .452 as a senior, with a career average of .379 ... was a three-year team captain ... three-time All-Conference Indiana selection ... earned team MVP and Academic All-State honors following senior season ... named Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and sophomore ... won the Impact Award as a sophomore ... earned the Sportsmanship Award during freshman season ... helped team capture Sectional title as a freshman ... competed for the Bloomington Pride travel team ... led the Pride to a third place finish at USSSA 16U World Series East in 2006 and a second place finish at USSSA 18U World Series East in 2007 ... named to All-World Team for both World Series tournaments ... also earned one letter in basketball ... was the National Honor Society Treasurer ... member of the Cougar Leader Council, Bloomington North Student Athletic Board, and Conference Indiana Student Athletic Board ... was a Principal Scholar ... also an active member of Habitat for Humanity ... majoring in elementary/special education ... daughter of David and Tammy Brannon.