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    19 Megan Roark  
    Megan Roark

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pleasant Hill, Calif.

    High School:
    College Park

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Pitcher


    Senior Year (2006)
    Made 33 appearances in the circle, including 24 starts and 12 complete games • finished her career with 155 career appearances and 80 career starts, ranking her third and sixth, respectively, all-time in school history • recorded a 8-14 ledger on the season • carded a 3.57 ERA, with three shutouts in 153 innings of work • concluded her illustrious stint in the circle having thrown 606 1/3 innings over her four year career, ranking her fifth in program history • registered 153 strikeouts on the season, placing her 10th for a single-season effort • wrapped up her career having fanned 577 batters, ranking her third all-time • struck out 11 batters against Siena on 2/25 en route to her third career no-hitter • tied her season-high 11 strikeouts against North Florida on 3/4 • fanned eight-or-more batter six times • part of a pitching staff that allowed only 282 hits on the season, sixth-best mark in IU history • helped the Hoosiers achieve a school-record 461 combined strikeouts by the pitching staff, replacing the previous mark of 441.

    Junior Year (2005)
    The top hurler for the Hoosiers with 47 appearances with 31 starts • tossed in 18 complete games • posted a 9-23 record with a 2.97 ERA • tallied a Hoosier-best 219 strikeouts spanning across 221.2 innings and 852 at-bats • allowed just 210 hits and 50 walks on the year • no stranger to the diamond as she appeared in a league's second-most appearances and games finished with 17 and 7, respectively • her innings pitched ranks third in the Big Ten, while her strikeout mark places fifth • struck out a league's third-best mark of 78 looking • allowed a overall .246 batting-average against • named to the Big Ten All-Academic team • recorded her first no hitter against Southern on 2/15, facing 22 batters and fanning seven • carded her second no hitter against IPFW (3/20) • plated 10 strikeouts against 18 batters over six innings at the mound in the 8-0 victory.

    Sophomore Year (2004)
    One of the top pitchers on the staff, Roark appeared in 45 games with 25 starts • finished the year at 10-11 with a save and a 1.95 ERA • posted 149 strikeouts in 172 innings • recorded seven complete games • allowed just 159 hits and 51 walks on the season • took a tough 2-1 loss to Indiana State on 2/28 when she tossed a season-high 7 2/3 innings allowing two runs, none earned, on five hits, while walking one against eight strikeouts • tallied a complete game 2-1 victory against Buffalo on 3/19 allowing just one run on three hits, striking out seven • struck out a career-high 13 in a 5-2 complete-game win over Indiana State on 3 24.

    Freshman Year (2003)
    Appeared in 30 games as a closer for the Hoosiers • was second on the pitching squad with a 3.28 ERA • compiled a 4-1 record • in 59 2/3 innings, faced 244 batters striking out 56, while walking 23 • in Big Ten Conference play, pitched 19 2/3 innings, striking out 15 and walking 10.

    Prep
    Four-year letterwinner • earned all-state honors as a junior • received All-State Player of the Year for her division • was all-conference as a sophomore and junior • team captain as a senior and was a three-time team MVP • lettered two years in volleyball.

    Personal
    Born Megan Nicole Roark on December 10, 1984 in Fresno, Calif. • majoring in telecommunications with minors in business and studio art • parents are Christopher and Diana Roark • one brother, Chris • her post graduation plans include traveling to Europe, living in New York for a year and then settling down in California.

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