GVSU Has Outscored Its Opponents 62-8 in Nine-Game Win Streak
Lakers Riding Seven-Game Win Streak, Now 6-1 in GLIAC
Lakers Outscore Storm 15-0, Have Tossed Three Straight Shutouts
GVSU Defeats Walsh 1-0 in Game Two
GVSU improves to 7-2 on spring break trip with Friday's (Mar. 7) sweep
2013: 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.