Lakers Score Four Runs in Fifth Inning; Earn Sunday Rematch With Kutztown
Lakers End Historic 2013 Season With 46-9 Record and Final Four Berth
Lakers Jump to 5-0 Lead and Hold On; GVSU to Face Molloy on Saturday Night
Lakers Outhit KU, 6-5; Katie Martin Records 20th Home Run This Year
GVSU Finishes Regular Season With 24-2 Conference Record
2013: Appeared in 44 games (and made 21 starts), starting games at first base, second base, third base, and shortstop...Hit .209 with 14 hits, seven runs, three doubles, and a homer...Recorded her biggest hit of the year (and possibly her career) with a solo home run in a 5-2 win over Molloy (5/25) at the Division II College World Series...Also drove in a run in the 8-4 victory against Texas Woman's (5/25) at the World Series in Salem, Virginia...Tallied a double in the season-opening 4-3 victory over Wayne State (Neb.) (3/3)...Went 2-for-3 with a double in 8-0 win against Lake Superior State.
2012: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team...Appeared in 49 games and made nine starts, while being team's second-most used sub (40 appearances)...Hit .369 with 24 hits, 10 runs, five doubles, two home runs, and 19 RBI...Recorded four multi-hit games (including a four-hit outing) and four multi-RBI efforts (including a five-RBI performance)...Went 4-for-4 with a double, a run scored, and a pair of RBI in 24-0 win over Rochester (3/20)...Recorded career-high five RBI in a 2-for-2 effort in 13-3 win over Lake Erie (4/15), going 2-for-2 with a double, a home run, and two runs scored...Was 2-for-3 with a home run, a run scored, and two RBI in 7-0 victory over Bemidji State (3/6).
2011: Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team...Played in 38 games (while starting twice) and made 36 appearances as a sub, the second-highest total on the team...Tallied two hits in 22 at-bats and scored 11 runs...Notched an RBI single in 9-0 victory over Belmont Abbey (3/11)...Went 1-for-1 with a run scored in 14-2 win against Findlay (4/17)...Scored runs in two games of NCAA Midwest Regional 1 Tournament, appearing as a pinch-runner against Quincy (5/13) and Lewis (5/14).
2010: Appeared in 24 games and made 19 starts, all of which came in the middle infield...Finished the season with a .265 average, nine hits, four runs, and a solo homer...Went 4-for-7 in the team's final doubleheader of the season at Saginaw Valley State (5/2), totaling two hits in each game and hitting her first collegiate homer in the opener...Was 2-for-2 with a run scored in a 6-1 win over Saint Joseph's (3/17) for her first multi-hit game.
High School: Prepped at Homewood-Flossmoor High School under head coach Angela Altman...Earned all-conference honors during both her sophomore and junior seasons, while being a team captain in her junior and senior years...As a junior, batted .423 with 36 RBI and hit .516 with four homers and 18 RBI in the first eight games of her senior season...Also played volleyball for two seasons...Participated in National Honors Society for three years.
Personal: Daughter of Bill and Debbie Kopas...Enjoys playing all sports, wiffleball, hanging out with friends, and going swimming and to the beach...Majoring in business.