The Hoosiers and Fighting Illini will meet for the first time since 2011
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013) Appeared in 52 games and started in 47, splitting time between catcher, outfield and designated player...hit .196 on the year with nine RBI on 22 hits including a pair of homeruns and four doubles...Hit .214 in Big Ten action...Posted five multiple-hit games...Recorded a career-high three hits against No. 9 Michigan...Doubled in a 2-for-3 outing at Illinois...Picked off three baserunnners, the second most in the Big Ten, and caught 15 runners stealing, good for second-most in the conference.
Prep/Personal Played for head coach Jim Speicher at Warsaw (Ind.) Community High School, earning four varsity letters ... blasted a school-record 12 home runs as senior while hitting .554 with 37 RBI ... the 12 home runs are the third-most all-time in Indiana high school history ... career batting average of .541 ranks fifth all-time among Indiana high school players ... named first team all-state as a junior and senior ... garnered all-conference accolades all four years ... was nominated for the 2012 Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year ... also a finalist for Indiana Miss Softball ... named to Indianapolis Star Super First Team ... received Warsaw Community Schools "Coaches Outstanding Athlete Award", which goes to the best senior athlete ... team set school record and state record for home runs in a single season (33) ... named First Team All-State ... team broke the Indiana state record for home runs with 33 ... received the team MVP award each of her three seasons while also being named all-conference each season ... hit .574 as a junior and blasted 11 home runs and 39 RBI ... hit .605 as a sophomore with seven home runs and 35 RBI on her way to being named third team all-state ... registered a .431 batting average as freshman while hitting five home runs and plating 26 runs ... played travel ball for the Indiana Shockwaves '93 for head coach Troy Werner ... team placed fifth at ASA "A" nationals in 2011 ... also lettered in volleyball and basketball ... is the daughter of Jeff and Brenda Dotson ... has one sister, Kayley ... intends to major in Sports Management.