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7   Tonya Calkins
Tonya Calkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Branch, Mich.

Height:
5-6

Position:
IF

B/T:
R/R

04/19/2014

Lakers Drop Home Doubleheader to Ohio Dominican

GVSU Closes 12-Game Homestand With 9-3 Record

04/18/2014

10th Inning Victory Pushes Lakers to Sweep of Tiffin

First-Place GVSU Tops Dragons 6-3 and 3-1 for Fifth GLIAC Sweep

04/16/2014

GVSU Rallies Late to Earn Home Split Against Ashland

Lakers Score Four Runs in Final At-Bat to Win Nightcap, 5-3

04/12/2014

Lakers Overpower Malone for Fourth Straight Sweep

GVSU Has Outscored Its Opponents 62-8 in Nine-Game Win Streak

04/11/2014

GVSU Sweeps #14 Wayne State, 6-2 and 8-2

Lakers Riding Seven-Game Win Streak, Now 6-1 in GLIAC

2013: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team...Started in 44 of the 46 games in which she played, batting .222 with 26 hits and 10 RBI...Ranked eighth in the GLIAC with 19 walks, which was the second-most on the team...Recorded four multi-hit games and one multi-RBI contest...Went 2-for-3 with a home run, three runs, and three RBI in a 23-0 rout of Lake Erie (3/30)...Added a 2-for-4 performance with two runs scored in a 6-1 victory over Walsh (3/29)...Made a diving catch on a line drive for the final out of the 2-1 win over Missouri-St. Louis (5/12) at the NCAA Midwest Regional Tournament in Allendale, sending the Lakers to the Midwest Super Regional.

2012: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team...Finished third on the team in walks (22), fourth in on-base percentage (.429), tied for fourth in home runs (six), fifth in batting average (.352), hits (57), total bases (83), and sacrifice bunts (five)...Ranked ninth in the GLIAC in walks...Totaled 14 multi-hit games (including a pair of three-hit contests) and seven multi-RBI efforts (five games of at least three RBI and one game of four ribbies)...Started at first base in all 59 games in which she played...Owned a nine-game hit streak during the year and a 24-game reached base streak to end the season that will carry over to 2013...Went 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI in 13-6 win over Wilmington (3/6) on spring break trip...Was 2-for-2 with a homer, two runs scored, and three RBI in 17-3 triumph over Northwood (3/28)...Recorded a hit in 17 of 18 games from April 13 to May 5, going 25-for-55 for a .455 average and raising her season average from .306 to season-ending figure of .352...Went 3-for-3 with a double, a run scored, and three RBI in 10-0 mercy rule victory over Tiffin (4/27) in GLIAC Tournament.

2011: Appeared in 56 games, while starting 52 contests at first base for GVSU...Finished third on the team in RBI (43), tied for third in walks (14), and fourth in doubles (seven)...Ranked seventh in the GLIAC in runs batted in...Notched 15 multi-hit games and 13 multi-RBI contests, the third-highest figure on the team...Recorded 12 RBI and 11 base hits over six-game stretch from April 2-9, including a home run in three consecutive games and four games of at least two RBI...Went 4-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored, and a season-high four RBI in 12-7 victory at Ohio Dominican (3/25)...Was 3-for-4 with a run and two RBI in 11-3 win over Northwood (4/7).

High School: Prepped at North Branch High School under head coach Cindy Howe...Named to the Tri-Valley Conference First Team all four seasons and All-County First Team four times...Also earned all-district honors during all four years, all-state honorable mention laurels, and smashed a state-record 22 doubles as a junior...Hit .590 with a 1.020 slugging percentage, 47 RBI, and 22 doubles during junior season, while being named to the academic all-state team...During sophomore season, she hit .491 with a .597 slugging percentage, 30 runs batted in, and 18 doubles, helping the Lady Broncos to a Tri-Valley Conference championship...Won district and regional titles as a freshman in 2007, when she hit .410 with 25 RBI and 15 doubles...Also played three years of volleyball and one season of basketball...Participated in Student Council and National Honor Society all four years, including tying for first in her class with a 4.053 grade point average...Served as Student Council secretary and Varsity Girls Club Co-President.

Personal: Daughter of Rick and Luann Calkins...Enjoys hanging out with friends and surfing the internet...Majoring in secondary education.

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