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Program History

Quick Facts.............................................1 Welcome from the President................2 Administrative Staff ..............................3 Athletic Training.....................................4 Defiance Athletics Philosophy.............4 About Defiance College........................5 Student Life.............................................6 Sal Hench Field......................................7 Athletic Facilities....................................8 Jackets in the Community.....................9 Meet the Coaches Jodie Holava..........................................10 Kaycee Butt...........................................11 Tori Plummer........................................11 Season Outlook Season Preview............................... 12-13 Meet the Jackets 2017 Roster...........................................14 Meet the Team................................ 15-27 Softball History 2016 Results..........................................28 2016 Offensive Statistics.....................29 2016 Pitching Statistics........................29 2016 Fielding Statistics........................29 Year-By-Year Records..........................30 Career Coaching Records....................30 Team Season Records..........................30 Individual Season Records..................31 Career Defensive Records..................31 Career Offensive Records...................32

General Information Location ....................... Defiance, Ohio Founded .......................................... 1850 Enrollment .................................... 1,100 Nickname ...................... Yellow Jackets Colors ......................... Purple and Gold Facility ......................... Sal Hench Field Affiliation ............. NCAA Division III Conference ................................. HCAC President ........... Dr. Richanne Mankey Director of Athletics ...... Rudy Yovich Head Athletic Trainer ...... Kevin Tong Website .................... www.defiance.edu

First Year ........................................ 1981 All-Time Record ................... 556-692-4 Conf. Championships ......................... 5 NCAA Tournament App..................... 4 Last Postseason App. .................... 2009

Team Information 2016 Overall Rec........................... 18-20 2016 HCAC Rec./Finish ......... 7-9/6th Letterwinners Ret./Lost ............. 21/11 Starters Ret./Lost ............................ 8/2 Newcomers ........................................... 8

Coaching Staff Head Coach ..................... Jodie Holava Alma Mater .......... Mount Union, 2001 Year at DC......................................... 12th Record at DC ............................ 204-230 Career Record ................................ Same Office Phone ............... (419) 783-2379 Email ................. jholava@defiance.edu Assistant Coach ................ Kaycee Butt Alma Mater .................. Defiance, 2011 Office Phone ............... (419) 785-2866 Email .................... kbutt@defiance.edu Assistant Coach ............. Tori Plummer Alma Mater.....................Defiance, 2015

Sports Information SID ........................................ Jeff Hoedt Phone ............................ (419) 783-2566 E-mail ................. jhoedt@defiance.edu Grad Assistant ............. Megan Higdon Grad Assistant ......... Ryan Schadewald Website ..... www.defianceathletics.com

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A Message From The President....... Dear Fellow DC Fan: It is a real pleasure to welcome you to our campus and to today’s event. We at Defiance College are extremely proud of our wonderful athletic program and of the many other activities taking place at DC. The students whom you are watching today are an important part of our larger DC family, and they are among the approximately 1000 DC students who benefit from the dedication and assistance provided by our wonderful faculty, alumni, staff, administrators, and friends. Students at DC receive a wide range of distinctive experiences as we strive to offer our students the best of all worlds. At DC, students get the individualized benefits of a student-centered small college, but they also get a world of opportunities beyond. What does this mean? It means that our students start working with us before they even start their classes to put together distinctive Personal Success Plans, so that we can work with them to tailor their DC education and experiences to their own individual interests and goals. Throughout their four years at Defiance, our students benefit from a broad range of activities and experiences that are structured both to help them achieve their individual dreams and also to enable them to stand out in the job market and when applying to graduate schools. As part of that approach, we work with our students to help them develop their own Defiance College Resume. DC students also participate in a broad array of curricular and extra-curricular activities that give students distinctive hands-on experiences in their relevant fields. Just to name a few examples, we are proud of the work that our Criminal Justice students do in investigating cold cases for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in Detroit; our Education students get handson experience working in classrooms as early as their freshman year; Science students run and manage a 200+ acre wildlife preserve; through our Business Advantage Program, business, marketing, finance, sales, accounting and other students get hands-on experiences creating and running actual businesses. I could go on and on in terms of the different opportunities for our Communications, Sport Management, Pre-Med, Social Work, Graphic Design, and students in many other areas. We are all particularly proud of the great work that our students have done in running Project 701, a unique student-run, separately-legally-incorporated non-profit, in which DC students create, develop, run and manage service projects. From working with the two hospitals in town to run a free primary-care clinic to micro-finance lending; from providing computer repair services to packing backpacks full of food for needy elementary school students to take home on weekends, our DC students are gaining the tools to become entrepreneurial life-long learners, while also helping to address important local, regional, national, and international issues. In fact, Defiance College was recently named one of the top 20 schools in the country in terms of community service and engagement. DC students also get unique opportunities to travel both domestically and internationally. Under our DC Global Program, we actually guarantee an international opportunity in the junior or senior year to students in good standing who successfully complete our full four-year program. Over the past two years, DC students have traveled to Cambodia, Belize, Tanzania, Ghana, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, London, Paris, Vienna, Prague, Hungary, Slovakia, and more. Similarly, on a domestic level, DC students have traveled to New York City, Washington, D.C., Portland (OR), Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Kansas City, Des Moines, Denver, Selma, Memphis, Chicago, Nashville, Florida, South Carolina, New Mexico, and elsewhere. We are very proud of the opportunities we give our students to open their eyes, raise their sights, open their minds, and, in many cases, open their hearts as well. I hope you notice some of the recent improvements to our athletic facilities. Our George M. Smart Athletic Center (“the George”) began operation in February 2012, and we are thrilled with the opportunities our students have to use this 84,000 square foot facility, with its 200-meter indoor track, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, batting cages, fitness center, weight room, and much more. The new turf on our football/lacrosse field was installed in December, 2012, and we also recently renovated our outdoor E. Stevens Dix Tennis Courts. The new bleachers and improved flooring in our Weaner Center has also enhanced the experience for our fans, and more improvements are underway across campus this year as well. I want to thank our entire team, including players, coaches, trainers, and staff for the great work they do every day and the numerous ways in which they go above and beyond on a regular basis. I also want to thank our alumni, the parents of our athletes and the various organizations, all of whom donate generously to our athletic programs. Members of the Defiance College Board of Trustees, the Purple and Gold Club, and the Alumni Varsity ‘D’ all contribute immeasurably as well, both as individuals and through their organizations. And the incomparable faculty at DC, together with extremely dedicated administrators and staff, all combine to make DC the special place that it is. We are pleased to have you as our guest at DC today, and I hope that you will return to campus frequently for both sporting events and the numerous cultural and academic events we are so proud to host. Go Jackets! Sincerely, Dr. Richanne Mankey, President

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Athletic Administration Rudy Yovich - Director of Athletics ryovich@defiance.edu • (419) 783-2380

Rudy Yovich was named director of athletics at Defiance College during the summer of 2014. Yovich comes to Defiance after serving as the director of athletics at Owens Community College in Toledo since 2011 and was assistant director of athletics at Indiana UniversityPurdue University in Fort Wayne from 2003 to 2011. While at Owens, Yovich led an athletic department in which student-athletes improved both academically and athletically. During the 2012-13 season, student-athletes qualified for a record four national championships with every program qualifying for a regional tournament. The school had five All-Americans, nine Academic AllAmericans, and two All-American Academic Teams, first-ever in school history. The school finished that academic year ranked 23rd nationally out of 401 schools in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Learfield Director’s Cup standings, the school’s highest finish ever. “In talking with the administration and athletic department staff at Defiance, I was impressed with their passion for student-athlete service. I look forward to building upon the amazing tradition of DC Athletics, while continuing to expand our involvement within the community.” Yovich’s experience clearly demonstrates his commitment to emphasizing the “student” portion of the term student-athlete. Upon his arrival at Owens, he implemented an action plan to increase departmental grade point average (GPA). This past academic year, more than 90 percent of second-year student-athletes graduated or transferred to four-year institutions. While serving at the NCAA Division I Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Yovich had direct administrative oversight of a portion of the department’s athletic programs as well as two student organizations. He previously held media relations and marketing positions with the United Soccer Conference, Fort Wayne; Christian Brothers University, Memphis; and Erie Otters Hockey Club in Erie, Pa. Yovich earned his bachelor’s degree at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in sports management from Columbia Southern University.

Jodie Holava - Assistant Dir. of Athletics jholava@defiance.edu • (419) 783-2379

Jodie Holava, head softball coach at Defiance College, became the assistant athletic director at Defiance during the summer of 2014. Holava, who will retain her coaching position, is the all-time wins leader in the history of the softball program. Holava arrived at DC in 2006. Under her mentorship, the softball program has won three conference championships and finished among the top three in final standings in NCAA regionals during four of her years as head coach. In addition, the softball team and individual student-athletes have earned dozens of All-Conference honors in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. The program has also excelled academically, earning numerous scholastic honors. Holava is active across the Defiance campus. In addition to her coaching responsibilities, she is an instructor in the Exercise Science Department and serves on numerous academic and student life committees. Holava earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mount Union in athletic training with a minor in health and secondary education. She holds a master’s degree in education from Cleveland State University. Before coming to Defiance, she was assistant softball coach at Notre Dame College of Ohio. 2017 M e d i a G u i d e

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Athletic Training Defiance College Sports Medicine features some of the finest facilities in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III. After recent renovations were completed to the athletic facilities on the campus of Defiance College, Yellow Jackets student-athletes now have access to one of the most comprehensive departments in the region. Boasting three separate locations within the Defiance Athletics sports complex, the Athletic Training team makes sure the student-athletes here at Defiance College receive the best treatment possible. The DC Athletic Training main office is located on the south side of the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The staff also works out Athletic Training Staff of athletic training rooms located within Justin F. Coressel Kevin Tong................................. Head Trainer Stadium, as well as the Duane Kathleen Westfall................Associate Trainer C. Hocking Athletic Training Allie Pichert...................... Graduate Assistant room within the new George Shelby Hutchins............... Graduate Assistant M. Smart Athletic Center. Team Physicians Under the direction of head Dr. Kelle Schweitzer Dr. Kirk Davis athletic trainer Kevin Tong Dr. Gary Okuley and Associate Athletic Trainer Dr. Jonathan Rohdy Kathleen Westfall, Defiance Dr. J.D. Reeves College Athletic Training works Student Assistants tirelessly to make sure our stuMarcus Pompey dent-athletes receive the high- Sammie Basham Michaela Bauer Eryn Porter est level of care possible. Meredith Remy Defiance also features a Zach Bires Morgan Connor Sheri Schenkel Master’s Athletic Training proKeri Hupp Jillian Schneider gram that will begin in 2016. Alyson Seibert The staff also features a Gabriel Marquez Alexis Walker comprehensive medical team Beau Massingill Kassie Memmer Megan Warren that features physicians in a vaHope Neargarder riety of medical specialties.

Defiance Athletics Philosophy The Defiance College intercollegiate athletic program serves as a window of opportunity for all prospective student-athletes to experience an extra-curricular educational and physical activity that fits within the general mission of the college to develop the whole person. The student-athlete will be exposed to a variety of opportunities for personal growth in the areas of intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social and physical dimensions as it relates to each individual and their respective sport. The studentathlete, as a team member, will be involved in a learning community that will strive for excellence both on the field and in the classroom while maintaining a dignity of fair play and continued emphasis on positive sportsmanship. Jointly, the coaches and student-athletes will build an engaged environment that will accentuate the learning process not only within the competitive arena but also within the college campus and the community as a whole. An emphasis will be placed on the impact of participation and personal growth, rather than scoreboard success, in a balanced sports program where equitable sports opportunities will be available to both genders. The student-athletes of Defiance College choose to participate in the intercollegiate athletic program for a variety of reasons but none of which includes athletic related financial aid or the promise of financial security through professional athletic stardom. Through participation in the intercollegiate athletic program, a student-athlete continues to compete for the love of sport, the thrill of competition and the fulfillment of countless intrinsic values. The Defiance College intercollegiate athletic program strives to be an integral and cohesive part of the collegiate learning and living process, appropriately well suited to coexist with the Defiance College mission statement‌to know-to lead-to serve and to understand. 2017 M e d i a G u i d e


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About Defiance College Defiance College is a private, liberal arts-based college providing outstanding academic programs and co-curricular activities for a student body of nearly 800 students. Defiance College takes strong academic programs, adds bright minds, stirs things up a bit, and serves the world. We’re uncommonly good at it. Defiance gives students an experience that defies the ordinary where they can grow through outstanding academics in a liberal arts environment, top-notch faculty who care about their students, and remarkable learning experiences that connect the classroom to the real world. Students at Defiance have the opportunity to put an individual stamp on their education. They engage in relevant research programs that rarely happen before graduate school. They present at state and national conferences, campus symposia, and create capstone projects that represent a deeper understanding of their academic accomplishments. Defiance College is home to the nationally acclaimed McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a program that is unique among colleges and universities across the country. McMaster gives students incredible opportunities to conduct research and service in specially-designed projects around the world. History • Founded in 1850 as Defiance Female Seminary. Became known as Defiance College in 1903. Affiliated with the United Church of Christ. Location • Northwest corner of Ohio at the confluence of the Auglaize and Maumee Rivers; one hour from Lima and Toledo, Ohio, and Fort Wayne, Indiana; two hours from Detroit, Michigan; two-anda-half hours from Columbus and four hours from Chicago. The city of Defiance has 17,000 residents. The Defiance Chamber of Commerce and Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau provide more information about the city of Defiance, Ohio.

Accreditation Defiance College is accredited by the... • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools • Ohio Board of Regents • Council on Social Work Education • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education • The teacher education program has been reviewed and approved by the Ohio Department of Education using the teaching education standard of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Student Population • Defiance College has a student population of approximately 800 students. More than 65 percent of traditional students live on campus.

Degrees Offered and Majors • Associate of Arts in: - Business Administration - Criminal Justice • Bachelor of Arts • Bachelor of Science The Campus • Bachelor of Science in Nursing • The campus is located on 150 acres • Master of Arts in Education in a residential area of Defiance, which • Master of Business Administration includes 19 buildings and access to the 200 acre Thoreau Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Student Life at Defiance Defiance College provides students with rigorous academic programming and distinctive and dynamic service learning experiences. Moreover, Defiance is recognized as a leader in using ever-changing student-centered approaches to lifelong learning. As a United Church of Christ-related college, the Defiance College community of engaged learners is dedicated to developing the whole person through instilling within our students a search for truth, sensitivity to our world and diverse cultures within it; and an ability to lead in their chosen professions in a spirit of global service. Defiance College emphasizes learning based on the four pillars of our educational philosophy: to know, to understand, to lead, and to serve. As a small college, DC works to help students grow, providing individualized attention in the classroom, mentoring, and assistance geared to the challenges and potential of each student. DC provides this in a rural, caring and supportive setting, thereby enabling students to challenge Become a part of the student experience themselves in new ways with over 30 organizations on campus!! and to grow as individu- - Alpha Phi Omega - DC Players als, leaders, and citizens - Alpha Xi Delta - Ecology Club committed to service. - Ambassadors - Habitat for Humanity From a broad-based - Anime-Manga Club - Inter-Greek Council liberal arts education, in- - Black Action Student - Intramurals novative programs that Association - Latinos Unidos link what goes on in the - Carolyn M. Small - Pep Band classroom with the reali- Honors Program - Phi Alpha Theta ties of the outside world - Campus Activies - Phi Sigma Chi and give students distinc- Board - Physical Education tive hands-on experience - Catholics on Campus Club in their relevant fields; - Chamber Singers - Progeny Literary travel opportunities; ex- - Cheer Squad Magazine posure to diverse cultural - Criminal Justice - Project 701 experiences; the use of Society - Student in Free technologies to bring the - DC Charter of the Enterprise world into the classroom; High Technology - Social Work and unique service and Crime Investigation Organization research opportunities, Association - Student Athlete DC aims to give students - DC Choral Union Advisory Council the tools they need to - DC Pride - Student Senate become lifelong learners - The Defender - Tau Mu and to make distinctive - Defiance College contributions to a chang- Community Band ing world.

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Sal Hench Field

The Yellow Jacket softball team calls Sal Hench Field home. The field was built in 1999-2000 in honor of long-time supporter of the College and DC athletics, Sal Hench. The field features open-faced dugouts and on-field bullpens as well as a two-story press box with concession stand, All-Conference “Wall of Fame” and full sound system. The outfield dimensions are 210 feet all around with a 28foot by 12 foot inning-by-inning scoreboard in right field which was added in the spring of 2014. In the fall of 2016, the softball field received a “face lift” with a brand new infield surface which was laser leveled and an improved Dura Edge classic infield mix with red Pro Slide top dressing.

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Facilities The Yellow Jackets Softball team Smart Center Weight Room utilizes several facilities on the Defiance College campus. Whether the team is competing against a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival at Sal Hench Field, training in the winter in the George M. Smart Athletic Center, getting preventative or recovery care in an athletic training facility on campus or eating a pregame meal at the Serrick Center, Defiance College coaches, administration and staff are devoted to providing the studentathletes with the best facilities possible. Defiance College provides an 84,000 square foot field house, often referred to as “The George,” that opened in February of 2012. The multi-purpose floor provides additional training areas for all 16 varsity athletic programs at Defiance College. The George also boasts a full athletic training room, one of three in the Defiance College Athletics Complex, as well as two full-length batting cages and an expanded Smart Center Training Room fitness and free-weight area.

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Community Service

Defiance College has challenged students to defy the ordinary by exploring academic boundaries, taking on roles of civic responsibility and leadership, and becoming engaged on campus and in the community. All of this makes for an extraordinary college experience. Nowhere else will you find students committed to their communities like Defiance College, and nowhere else will you find student-athletes and coaches as immersed in service and engagement. Each year, DC student-athletes collectively contribute more than 2,000 hours of service in their community. Several teams have traditional service projects that they perform on an annual basis. Many students are also involved in service through Defiance’s stellar programs such as the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, the Service Leadership Program, and Project 701. Defiance College is among the top 20 schools in the nation for community service and engagement as a Presidential Award Finalist for the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. DC is one of only four colleges and universities in the Midwest to receive this prestigious recognition. Defiance College is also featured for excellence in blending academics with community work by The Princeton Review in its Colleges with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement. For more information on all of the service and engagement programs at Defiance College, visit the website at www.defiance.edu.

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Coaching Staff Jodie Holava - Head Coach 12th Season (204-230) Mount Union ‘01

Jodie Holava enters her 12th season in 2017 as the head coach of the Defiance College Yellow Jackets softball program. Holava is the all-time wins leader in the history of the program and sits at 204 wins entering the season. Holava became the all-time winningest coach in DC softball history with the program’s sixth win of the 2013 season over Sage College in Kissimmee, Fla. That victory marked Holava’s 160th career win. The Yellow Jackets have won three conference championships in 11 years during Holava’s tenure, and finished among the top-three in the final standings in NCAA regionals four of those years. Under Holava, the Yellow Jackets softball program has 25 All-HCAC first and second team selections, 10 HCAC All-Tournament team recipients, 19 HCAC Hitter/Pitcher of the Week awards, and six HCAC All-Sportsmanship team recipients. The softball program also has three NCAA Regional All-Tournament selections, three All-Region selections, and two Ohio Senior Collegiate All-Star Team selections. Under Holava, Marah Robinson was named HCAC Freshman of the Year in 2007-08 and Justine Johnston was named HCAC Woman of the Year in 2008-09. The Yellow Jacket softball program has also excelled academicly under Holava, boasting 30 HCAC Academic All-Conference award winners, 24 NFCA AllAcademic Scholars, and nine NFCA Academic All-Americans. The program also has four CoSIDA Academic awards, including a First-Team All-America selection to Renee Steffen in 2006-07. Holava joined the DC family in 2006, after spending the 2004-2005 softball season at Notre Dame College of Ohio as an assistant softball coach. With her help, the Falcons finished the season 23-17, marking the best record in school history. They finished 10-4 in the American Mideast Conference and reached the Region IX Tournament for the first time in school history. Holava earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Mount Union in athletic training, with a minor in health and secondary education. A four-year starter for the Raiders, she was a two-time first-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference honoree and twice named firt-team All-Central Region.

Year-by-Year Coaching Record

Overall HCAC Year W L Pct. W L Pct. 2016 18 20 .474 7 9 .438 2015 9 25 .265 1 15 .062 2014 7 26 .212 2 14 .125 2013 16 22 .421 6 10 .375 2012 10 29 .256 7 9 .438 2011 20 22 .476 10 6 .625 2010 18 18 .500 7 9 .438 2009 30 16 .652 12 4 .750 2008 24 18 .571 10 6 .625 2007 23 19 .548 13 2 .867 2006 29 15 .659 10 4 .714 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TOTALS 204 230 .470 85 88 .491

HCAC Tournament Titles 2009 2008 2005 2004

HCAC Regular-Season Titles 2007

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Coaching Staff Kaycee Butt - Assistant Coach Sixth Season • Defiance ‘11

Kaycee Butt enters her fourth year as a full-time assistant coach for the Defiance College softball program and sixth year overall in 2017, after concluding her playing career with the Yellow Jackets in 2011. In her first two years, Butt served as a graduate assistant under Holava. During her playing time with the Jackets, Butt helped the team to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championships in 2008 and 2009 and earned All-HCAC accolades during her senior campaign. Butt also served on the Defiance Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for three years, was a four-time recipient of the DC Achievement Scholarship Award and spent four years with the school’s Citizen Leader Scholarship Program, logging over 200 hours of community service per year. The outstanding work on the field, in the classroom and in the community does not overshadow Butt’s coaching background. The Hilliard, Ohio native gained valuable experience while assisting with a variety of softball camps and fall leagues hosted by DC. Butt graduated from the College with a degree in sport management. While serving as a graduate assistant, Butt completed a master’s degree in education.

Tori Plummer - Volunteer Assistant Coach Second Season • Defiance ‘15

Tori Plummer enters her second season with the Yellow Jackets softball team in 2017, serving the team as a volunteer assistant coach. Plummer, a native of Perrysburg, Ohio, returns to Defiance College after completing her playing career and graduating from Defiance in May 2015 with a degree in forensic science with minors in criminal justice and chemistry. During her playing time with the Yellow Jackets, Plummer played in 124 games with 117 career starts. Plummer was an asset in running the bases as she scored 31 runs and went 12-for-12 in stolen bases. She worked to gain 172 career putouts and 261 total assists defensively. Plummer also excelled academically, being named to the DC Dean’s List twice during her college career. She was selected to present her senior capstone at the Ohio Academy of Science 2015 Annual Meeting that was held at Captital University. Plummer currently resides in Defiance, Ohio and works as a Laboratory Analyst for Industrial Fluid Management.

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Season Preview The Defiance College Yellow Jacket softball finished sixth in the conference last season and will be looking to improve upon a year ago with a lot of returning experienced players this spring. DC returns 11 players with starting experience from last year and will be led by five seniors in Megan Warren (Mason), Emily Denhard (Troy, Mich./ Kolbe Academy), Kayla Clute (Onsted, Mich./Onsted), Marisa Guyton (Powell/ Worthington Kilbourne) and Jill Schneider (Botkins). OUTFIELD The Yellow Jackets outfield crew will return five players, with two whom hold starting experience in Denhard and sophomore Jordan Osborne (Delaware/ Rutherford B. Hayes). Joining them will be Clute, junior Kandee Manson (Paulding), and sophomore Paige Sickmiller (Leipsic). New to the outfield will be junior Kaity Kuhn (Celina) who will be moving from the infield. Osborne started and played in 38 games and had a batting average of .336 (38-of-113). She scored 29 runs and had four runs batted in. Osborne also tallied a team-high 21 walks and had a .444 on-base percentage to go along with a .354 slugging percentage. In addition, she led the team in stolen bases with six (six-ofsix). As a defender, Osborne finished the season with a .946 fielding percentage with 32 putouts, three assists and committed just two errors. Following the season, she earned honorable mention accolades. Denhard played and started in 37 games on the season with a .337 batting percentage (32-of-95). Her 32 hits were third most on the team. She was second on the team in runs scored with 26 and tallied two RBI. Denhard ended the year with a .373 on base percentage to go along with a .337 slugging percentage. She led the team, and the HCAC, in sacrifice hits with 18 and averaged .49 sacrifice hits which was tops in NCAA Division III. In the field, she had a .957 fielding percentage with 64 putouts and two assists. Kuhn played in 35 games, with 26 starts as the designated hitter. She recorded a .325 batting average (27-of-83) and was third on the team in doubles (eight). She also had one home run, scored 10 runs and drove in 21 runs. Kuhn recorded eight walks and had a .387 on base percentage. Clute, Manson and Sickmiller will look to compete for increased playing time in the outfield. INFIELD The infield is returning five players with starting experience, led by Warren. Also back are juniors whom hold starting experience include third baseman Keri Hupp (Louisville) and shortstop Haley Patty (Bradford). The sophomore class includes second baseman Jackie Hartman (Parma/Padua Fransican) and first baseman Michaela Bauer (Hicksville). Warren played in and started all 38 games last spring and ended the season with a .354 batting average (40-of-113). Her 40 hits led the team and she also led the team in homeruns (five), doubles (10), RBI (37) and was tied for first in at-bats (113). Warren recorded six walks and had a .374 on-base percentage, including a .593 slugging percentage. Defensivley, Warren had a .957 fielding percentage with 105 putouts and 28 assists as the team’s starting catcher. Hupp also started all 38 games and had a .273 batting average (24-of-88). She ended the season second in homeruns with four and fourth in doubles with six. In addition, she scored seven rusn and batted in 20 runs. She was second in walks (13) and had a .413 on base percentage to go along with a .477 slugging percentage. Defensively, she posted a .893 fielding percentage for the season with 30 putouts and 73 assists. Patty played and started in all 38 games for the Jackets. She had a .258 batting average (25-of-97) and recorded four homeruns, one triple, and two doubles. Patty was amongst the team leaders in runs scored (17) and RBI (10). She posted a .287 on base percentage and a .429 slugging percentage. In addition, Patty was part of a three-way tie on the team in steals with three (three-of-four overall). In the field, Patty recorded a .917 fielding percentage with 71 putouts and 105 assists. 2017 M e d i a G u i d e


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Season Preview Hartman ended her “rookie” season with a .231 batting average (24-of-104) in 38 games played. She hit one home run, four doubles, scored 13 runs had 12 RBI. Hartman posted a .245 on-base percentage and a .298 slugging percentage. Hartman was also part of a three-way tie for second in stolen bases with three (three-for-three overall). Defensively, she posted a .956 fielding percentage with 98 putouts and 76 assists. Bauer saw playing time in 24 games, including 11 starts, and had a .273 batting average (12-of-44) with three doubles, scored one run and five RBI. Bauer posted a .319 on-base percentage and a .341 slugging percentage. Defensively, she recorded a .952 fielding percentage with 78 putouts and one assist. The Jackets will also be returning four other members of the infield who are all competing for playing time this season. These players include seniors Marisa Guyton (Powell/Worthington Kilbourne) and Jill Schneider (Botkins), junior Libby Leach (Cheshire/River Valley), and sophomore Rebekah Groden (North Olmstead). PITCHERS Defiance will be returning its main pitching rotation this spring, led by junior ace Sarah Kaya (Lorain/Clearview). Also back are sophomore Jamie Kimbler (Huber Heights/Wayne) and junior Sydni Smith (Jackson, Mich./Lumen Christi). Kaya led the team in every statistical category. She made 30 total appearances, including 20 starts, with 12 complete games, five shutouts and one save. Kaya posted a 10-13 record with a 2.86 earned run average. She tallied 74 strikeouts in 125.0 innings pitched, including a career-high 12 “K’s” against Beloit (Wisc.) on March 10. Her 74 strikeouts ranked fourth highest in the HCAC. Kimbler made 19 appearances in the circle and had 15 starts with five complete games. She posted an 8-6 overall record and pitched 84.2 innings.. She allowed 56 runs against, 45 earned, and posted a 3.72 ERA. Kimbler allowed 120 hits against 396 batters faced and recorded 14 strikeouts on the year. Smith made 11 appearances with three starts and pitched 28.1 total innings. She posted a 0-1 record and had two saves on the season. She allowed 28 runs against, 19 earned, for a 4.69 ERA. Smith gave up 50 hits in 142 batters faced and tallied four strikeouts with only two walks given. Defiance will return sophomores Ely King (Mechanicsburg/Northeastern), Rachel Wehrman (Fort Loramie/Minster) and Allison Barron (Ypsilanti, Mich./ Heritage) who could battle for playing time at pitcher this season. In addition to its returning players, the Yellow Jackets will also welcome eight new players to the program in freshmen Sydney Zeuch (Mason/Mount Notre Dame), Arianna Richards (Covington), Jessica Mello (Vermilion), Jennifer Deneau (Cement City, Mich./Addison), Brooke Gostomsky (Covington), Mariah Huff (Galloway/Mogadore), Holley Heard (Akron/Springfield) and Jada Lopez (Leipsic). The Yellow Jackets will open the 2017 season down in Kissimmee, Fla. where they will compete in the Rebel Spring Games from March 5-10. The first game will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 5 against Montclair State (N.J.) University.

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# Name 1 Kayla Clute 2 Kandee Manson 3 Emily Denhard 4 Sydney Zeuch 5 Arianna Richards 6 Ely King 7 Jessica Mello 8 Megan Warren 9 Marisa Guyton 10 Haley Patty 11 Jackie Hartman 12 Sarah Kaya 13 Jennifer Deneau 14 Brooke Gostomsky 15 Mariah Huff 17 Jamie Kimbler 18 Kaity Kuhn 19 Paige Sickmiller 20 Rebekah Groden 21 Michaela Bauer 22 Jordan Osborne 23 Jill Schneider 26 Sydni Smith 28 Libby Leach 29 Holly Heard 31 Keri Hupp 32 Rachel Wehrman 33 Allison Barron 34 Jada Lopez

Yr. Pos. Sr. OF Jr. OF Sr. OF Fr. P Fr. C/OF So. P Fr. OF Sr. C Sr. C Jr. SS So. 2B Jr. P Fr. P Fr. P/1B Fr. 3B/1B So. P Jr. OF/DP So. OF So. C So. 1B So. OF Sr. 3B Jr. P Jr. C Fr. C/3B Jr. 3B So. P So. P Fr. OF

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Head Coach: Jodie Holava Assistant Coaches: Kaycee Butt and Tori Plummer

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B/T Hometown R/R Onsted, Mich. L/L Paulding L/R Troy, Mich. R/R Mason R/R Covington S/R Mechanicsburg L/L Vermilion R/R Mason R/R Powell R/R Bradford R/R Parma R/R Lorain R/R Cement City, Mich. R/R Covington R/R Galloway R/R Huber Heights R/R Celina R/R Leipsic R/R North Olmsted R/R Hicksville L/R Delaware R/R Botkins L/L Jackson, Mich. R/R Cheshire R/R Akron R/R Louisville R/R Fort Loramie R/R Ypsilanti, Mich. R/R Leipsic


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Kayla

Clute

Sr. • Onsted, Mich. • Onsted H.S.

Junior (2016): Played in one game ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

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Sophomore (2015): Played in one game ... Scored one run ... Did not record a fielding statistic. Freshman (2014): Played in nine games … Did not record a fielding statistic.

Prep: LCAA Scholar Athlete all four years at Onsted ... LCAA Honorable Mention under Robert Wright ... Also a member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Michaela Clute ... Daughter of Michael and Andrea Clute ... Has one brother; Andrew ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Brother Andrew was a former Graduate Assitant for the football team. Kayla Clute’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 .000 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2015 .000 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2016 .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .000 11 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Kandee

Manson

Jr. • Paulding, Ohio • Paulding H.S.

Sophomore (2016): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Freshman (2015): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

Prep: Lettered for three years at Paulding High School under Head Coach Matthew Carr ... Recipient of the Archie Griffin Athlete Award and Coach’s Award ... Honor Roll Student. Personal: Daughter of Dan and Jamy Manson ... Has two brothers; Dustin and Brandon ... Majoring in graphic design with a minor in business management. Kandee Manson’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 --- Member of junior varsity team --2016 --- Member of junior varsity team --- Total .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Emily

Denhard Sr. • Troy, Mich. • Kolbe Academy

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Junior (2016): Played in 37 games with 37 starts ... Had 32 hits in 95 at-bats (.337 avg.) ... Scored 26 runs ... Had two RBI ... Had five walks ... Finished with a .373 on base percentage ... Recorded 18 sacrifice hits ... Had a .337 slugging percentage ... Stole three bases in four attempts ... Tallied 64 putouts and two assists with a .957 fielding percentage.

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Sydney

Zeuch

Fr. • Mason, Ohio • Mount Notre Dame H.S.

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Prep: Four-year letterman in softball at Mount Notre Dame High School ... Was nominated second-team All-City ... Earned team’s “Most Valuable Player” award ... Was elected as the team’s captain ... Both junior senior year her hard work earned her the excellent in defense and offense award ... Chosen to receive the coach’s award ... Academically awarded second honors every quarter.

Personal: Daughter of Marc and Patty Zeuch ... Majoring in criminal justice.

Arianna

Richards

Fr. • Covington, Ohio • Covington H.S.

Hiram College (2016): Was a member of the softball team for her first semester at Hiram. Prep: Four-year letterman in softball at Covington High School ... Also a four-year letterman in basketball and volleyball ... Was named the 2016 “Defensive Player of the Year” ... Recognized as first-team All-Conference (2016) ... Also in 2016, was a member of team that finished as district runners-up ... Earned “Offensive Player of the Year” award in 2015 ... Named second-team All-Conference in 2015 ... Helped her team to become district champions in 2015 ... Team finished as regional runnersup in 2015 ... In 2014, earned All-Conference special mention ... In 2013, was a member of the 2013 state “Final Four” team ... Academically, was named to the Academic All-Conference team all four years ... Was a member of the National Honor Society.

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Ely

King

So. • Mechanicsburg, Ohio • Northeastern H.S.

Freshman (2016): Made one appearance in the circle ... Allowed two runs in 1.1 innings pitched ... Recorded one strikeout ... Posted a 10.50 ERA.

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Prep: Two-time letterman at Northeastern High School in softball ... Four-time letterman in powerlifting ... One-time letterman for volleyball ... 2015 second-team All-Conference softball player ... 2013 and 2014 powerlifting State Champions ... 2015 state runner-ups for powerlifting ... 2013-2015 Ohio Heritage Conference Champions ... Scholar athlete all four years ... 2015 top student scholar-athlete ... 2015 top softball student-athlete. Personal: Daughter of Sean and Carie King ... Majoring in mathematics and business marketing. Ely King’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 PITCHING ERA W

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Jessica

Mello

Fr. • Vermilion, Ohio • Vermilion H.S.

Prep: Four-year letterman in softball at Vermilion High School ... Three-year letterman in basketball ... Two-year letterman in soccer ... Was named firstteam All-West Shore Conference (softball) ... Nominated first-team Lorian-County (softball) ... Earned the three sport varsity letter award ... Named secondteam Northeast Ohio (softball) ... In soccer won defensive player of the year ... In basketball she was named honorable mention ... Graduated with an honors diploma ... Was a member of the National Honors Society ... Earned an academic letter.

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Personal: Daughter of Bob and Rose Mello ... Majoring in education.

Megan

Warren Sr. • Mason, Ohio • Mason H.S.

Junior (2016): Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC ... Played in 38 games with 38 starts ... Had 40 hits in 113 at bats (.354 avg.) ... Had five home runs ... Had one triple ... Had 10 doubles ... Scored 20 runs ... Had 37 RBI ... Had six walks ... Had a .374 on base percentage ... Had four sac flies ... Had four sac bunts ... Had 67 total bases for a .593 slugging percentage ... Went one for two on stolen base attempts ... Had 105 putouts ... Had 28 assists ... Had a .957 fielding percentage.

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Sophomore (2015): Second-team All-HCAC selection ... Played in 34 games with 34 starts ... Had 32 hits in 102 at bats (.314 avg.) ... Had two homeruns ... Had one triple ... Had 12 doubles ... Scored 11 runs ... Had 16 RBI ... Had six walks ... Had 2017 M e d i a G u i d e

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Marisa

Guyton

Sr. • Powell, Ohio • Worthington Kilbourne H.S.

Junior (2016): Played in one game ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

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Sophomore (2015): Played in six games ... Had zero hits in two at bats (.000 avg.) ... Had one hit by pitch ... Had a .333 on base percentage ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

Freshman (2014): Played in eight games with one start … Had two hits in seven at bats (.286 avg.) … Scored two runs ... Had one RBI … Had one walk … Had a .375 on base percentage ... Had two total bases for a .286 slugging percentage ... Did not record a fielding statistic. Prep: Played two years behind the plate at Worthington Kilbourne for head coach John Warriner ... Was named to the second-team All-OCC team after helping the team to a school record in wins and the second Cardinal Division championship in school history ... Named a scholar-athlete and was the recipient of the American Citizenship Award. Personal: Daughter of Michael Guyton and Sherri Calhoun ... Has one brother; Pierce ... Has one sister; Melina ... Majoring in criminal justice. Marisa Guyton’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 .286 8 1 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2015 .000 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2016 .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .095 15 1 10 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0

Haley

Patty

Jr. • Bradford, Ohio • Bradford H.S.

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Sophomore (2016): Played in 38 games with 38 starts ... Had 26 hits in 98 at bats (.265 avg.) ... Had four home runs ... Had one triple ... Had two doubles ... Scored 17 runs ... Had 10 RBI ... Had three walks ... Had a .287 on base percentage ... Had three sac bunts ... Had 42 total bases for a .429 slugging percentage ... Was three for four in stolen base attempts 2017 M e d i a G u i d e


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Meet The Jackets ... Had 71 putouts ... Had 105 assists ... Had a .917 fielding percentage ... Made one appearance in the circle ... Allowed one hit and one walk. Freshman (2015): Played in 34 games with 30 starts ... Had 22 hits in 77 at bats (.286 avg.) ... Had three triples ... Had five doubles ... Scored 16 runs ... Had nine RBI ... Had four walks ... Had a .321 on base percentage ... Had six sac bunts ... Had 33 total bases for a .429 slugging percentage ... Was one for two in stolen base attempts ... Had 49 putouts ... Had 64 assists ... Had a .926 fielding percentage ... Made 16 appearances in the circle with 13 starts ... Posted a 1-10 record with 63.2 innings pitched ... Pitched five complete games ... Allowed 63 runs, 46 earned, posting a 5.06 ERA ... Allowed 101 hits against 279 batters faced, a .362 batting average against ... Had 12 strikeouts with 30 walks. Prep: Lettered for four years in softball at Bradford High School. Personal: Daughter of Randy and Teresa Patty ... Has one sister; Alisha and one brother; Andrew ... Majoring in education. Haley Patty’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .286 34 30 77 16 22 5 3 0 9 4 22 1 2 2016 .265 38 38 98 17 26 2 1 4 10 3 20 3 4 Total .276 72 68 175 33 48 7 4 4 19 7 42 4 6 PITCHING ERA W

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L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 5.06 1 10 16 13 5 0 63.2 101 63 46 30 12 0.00 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 2.53 1 10 17 13 5 0 63.2 102 63 46 31 12

Jackie

Hartman

So. • Parma, Ohio • Padua Franciscan H.S.

Freshman (2016): Played in 38 games with 38 starts ... Had 24 hits in 104 at bats (.231 avg.) ... Had one home run ... Had four doubles ... Scored 13 runs ... Had 12 RBI ... Had two walks ... Had one hit by pitch ... Had a .245 on base percentage ... Had three sacrifice flies ... Had four sac bunts ... Had 31 total bases for a .298 slugging percentage ... Was three for three on stolen base attempts ... Had 98 putouts ... Had 76 assists ... Had a .956 fielding percentage.

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Prep: Four-time letterman at Pauda Franciscan High School in softball and basketball ... Three-time letterman in volleyball ... 2013 “Player of the Year” ... 2015 “Offensive Player of the Year” ... 2014 Bruin “Athlete of the Year” ... 2014 North Coast League softball first-team selection ... 2015 softball team “Leadership Award” ... Honor Roll student. Personal: Daughter of Dave and Dianne Hartman ... Double majoring in sport management and business administration. Jackie Hartman’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 .231 38 38 104 13 24 4 0 1 12 2 11 3 3 Total .231 38 38 104 13 24 4 0 1 12 2 11 3 3

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Sarah

Kaya

Jr. • Lorain, Ohio • Clearview H.S.

Sophomore (2016): Tom Bohlsen Academic AllHCAC ... Made 30 appearances in the circle with 20 starts ... Posted a 10-13 record with 125.0 innings pitched ... Pitched 12 complete games ... Had five shutouts ... Had one save ... Allowed 74 runs, 51 earned, posting a 2.86 ERA ... Allowed 158 hits against 587 batters faced, a .302 batting average against ... Had 74 strikeouts with 43 walks ... Had one putout ... Had 28 assists ... Had a .879 fielding percentage.

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Freshman (2015): Honorable Mention All-HCAC selection ... Made 24 appearances in the circle with 16 starts ... Posted a 5-12 record with 115.0 innings pitched ... Pitched 10 complete games ... Allowed 67 runs, 43 earned, posting a 2.62 ERA ... Allowed 123 hits against 461 batters faced, a .267 batting average against ... Had 93 strikeouts with 35 walks ... Played in 13 games with 7 starts ... Had two hits in 21 at bats (.095 avg.) ... Had a .095 on base percentage ... Had two total bases for a .095 slugging percentage ... Was one for one in stolen base attempts ... Had three putouts ... Had 19 assists ... Had a .815 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered for four years at Clearview High School under Head Coach Denny Myers ... Two-time first-team All-State and first-team All-Northeast Ohio ... firstteam All-County ... Morning Journal Pitcher of the Year in 2013 ... Four-time first-team All-Conference ... Lorain County Player of the Year and Lorain County Division 2 Player of the Year in 2014 ... Recorded over 1,000 Career Strikeouts ... Lorain High School Valedictorian and Excellence Roll Award. Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Denise Kaya ... Has one brother; Cody ... Majoring in social work with a minor in psychology. Sarah Kaya’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .095 13 7 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 1 2016 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .046 13 7 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 1 PITCHING ERA W

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L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 2.62 5 12 24 16 10 0 115.0 123 67 43 35 93 2.86 10 13 30 20 12 1 125.0 158 74 51 43 74 2.74 15 25 54 36 22 1 240.0 281 141 94 78 167

Jennifer

Deneau

Fr. • Cement City, Mich. • Addison H.S.

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Prep: Three-year letterman in softball at Addison Community Schools ... Two-year letterman in volleyball ... Graduated in the Top-Ten of her class ... Was a member of the National Honor Society ... Was named Class President. Personal: Daughter of Jim and Nancy Deneau ... Majoring in business administration. 2017 M e d i a G u i d e


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Brooke

Gostomsky Fr. • Covington, Ohio • Covington H.S.

Prep: Four-year letterman in softball and volleyball at Covington High School ... Three-year letterman in basketball.

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Personal: Daughter of Brett and Susan Gostomsky ... Majoring in Nursing.

Mariah

Huff

Fr. • Galloway, Ohio • Mogadore H.S.

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Prep: Three-year letterman in softball at Magadore High School ... Nominated first-team All-County senior year ... Earned second-team All-League junior year ... Awarded with the honor and merit roll. Personal: Daughter of Gary and Bethann Huff ... Majoring in athletic training.

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Kimbler

So. • Huber Heights, Ohio • Wayne H.S.

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Freshman (2016): Made 19 appearances in the circle with 15 starts ... Posted a 8-6 record with 84.2 innings pitched ... Pitched five complete games ... Allowed 56 runs, 45 earned, posting a 3.72 ERA ... Allowed 120 hits against 396 batters faced, a .323 batting average against ... Had 14 strikeouts with 17 walks ... Had two putouts ... Had 19 assists ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage.

Prep: Two-time letterman at Wayne High School ... Awarded “Most Improved Player” her senior year ... Second-Team All-Conference player in 2015 ... Hart Scholarship finalist in 2015. Personal: Daughter of James and Melanie Kimbler … Majoring in exercise science with a minor in sport management. Jamie Kimbler’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 PITCHING ERA W

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Kaity

Kuhn

Jr. • Celina, Ohio • Celina H.S.

Sophomore (2016): Tom Bohlsen Academic AllHCAC ... Played in 35 games with 26 starts ... Had 27 hits in 83 at bats (.325 avg.) ... Had one home run ... Had eight doubles ... Scored 10 runs ... Had 21 RBI ... Had eight walks ... Had one hit by pitch ... Had a .387 on base percentage ... Had one sacrifice fly ... Had five sac bunts ... Had 38 total bases for a .458 slugging percentage ... Was one for one on stolen base attempts ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

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Freshman (2015): Played in 34 games with 33 starts ... Had 32 hits in 106 at bats (.302 avg.) ... Had three doubles ... Scored five runs ... Had nine RBI ... Had four walks ... Had a .327 on base percentage ... Had five sac bunts ... Had 35 total bases for a .330 slugging percentage ... Was three for three in stolen base attempts ... Had 12 putouts ... Had 10 assists ... Had a .880 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered for four years at Celina High School under Head Coach Nicole Driggs ... Three-time first-yeam All-WBL ... Two-time second-team All-Northwest District ... Single-season record holder at Celina for hits in a season with 56 ... Helped lead Celina to WBL Championship in 2012 ... Scholar Athlete and Civil Rights Student of the Year. Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Judy Kuhn ... Has a twin brother; Kaleb ... Majoring in education. Kaity Kuhn’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .302 34 33 106 5 32 3 0 0 9 4 7 3 3 2016 .325 35 26 83 10 27 8 0 1 21 8 5 1 1 Total .314 69 59 189 15 59 11 0 1 30 12 12 4 4

Paige

Sickmiller So. • Leipsic, Ohio • Leipsic H.S.

Freshman (2016): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team. Prep: Three-time letterman at Rutherford B. Leipsic High School in softball ... One-time letterman in basketball ... 2013 and 2015 honorable mention AllPCL selection ... 2015 BVC and PCL All-Academic Team ... Named team captain her senior year ... 2015 basketball “Coaches’ Award” recipient ... Member of the 2013 basketball district championship team ... Two-time academic honor award recipient ... National Honor Society member.

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Personal: Daughter of Mark Sickmiller and Lorissa Meyer … Majoring in early childhood education ... Her father Mark played on the Defiance College baseball and golf teams. Paige Sickmiller’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 --- Member of junior varsity team --- Total .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Rebekah

Groden

So. • North Olmsted, Ohio • North Olmsted H.S.

Freshman (2016): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Prep: Three-time letterman at North Olmstead High School in softball and basketball ... 2015 softball honorable mention ... Had the second-highest batting average on team and second-most runs batted in during the 2015 season ... Honor Roll student.

Personal: Daughter of Terry and Wanda Groden … Majoring in forensic science. Rebekah Groden’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 --- Member of junior varsity team --- Total .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Michaela

Bauer

So. • Hicksville, Ohio • Hicksville H.S.

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Freshman (2016): Played in 24 games with 11 starts ... Had 12 hits in 44 at bats (.273 avg.) ... Had three doubles ... Scored one run ... Had five RBIs ... Had three walks ... Had a .319 on base percentage ... Had 15 total bases for a .341 slugging percentage ... Had 78 putouts ... Had one assist ... Had a .952 fielding percentage.

Prep: Four-time letterman at Hicksville High School in softball and archery ... Three-time letterman in volleyball ... 2013 was Second-Team All-Conference in softball ... 2014 and 2015 was First-Team All-District in softball ... 2014 Honorable Mention All-State in softball ... 2015 Second-Team All-State in softball ... 2013 and 2015 was awarded “Fricker’s Athlete of the Week” ... Holds record for most career homeruns with nine and most career homeruns in a season (2015) with seven ... Helped softball team win first ever district title in 2015 ... In volleyball holds records for most serves in a match (2014) and for most aces in a match (2012) ... In 2014 earned volleyball’s “Coaches’ Award” ... Two-time “Scholar Athlete Award” recipient ... First-Team All-Conference Academic selection. Personal: Daughter of Ron and Robin Bauer ... Majoring in athletic training. Mixhaela Bauer’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 .273 24 11 44 1 12 3 0 0 5 3 8 0 0 Total .273 24 11 44 1 12 3 0 0 5 3 8 0 0

Good Luck to the Yellow Jacket softball team on the upcoming 2017 season!! - The Bauer Family

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Jordan

Osborne

So. • Delaware, Ohio • Rutherford B. Hayes H.S.

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Freshman (2016): Played in 38 games with 38 starts ... Had 38 hits in 113 at bats (.336 avg.) ... Had two doubles ... Scored 29 runs ... Had four RBI ... Had 21 walks ... Had one hit by pitch ... Had a .444 on base percentage ... Had three sac bunts ... Had 40 total bases for a .354 slugging percentage ... Was six for six on stolen base attempts ... Had 32 putouts ... Had three assists ... Had a .946 fielding percentage.

Prep: Four-time letterman at Rutherford B. Hayes High School in softball ... Also lettered one year in football ... Member of the 2012 and 2014 OCC championship teams ... Helped lead team to finish as district runner-ups on three separate occasions ... 2014 honorable-mention All-Conference selection ... first-team AllConference and second-team All-District selection her senior year ... 2015 Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award recipient. Personal: Daughter of Ron and Virginia Osborne ... Majoring in English. Jordan Osborne’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 .336 38 38 113 29 38 2 0 0 4 21 12 6 6 Total .336 38 38 113 29 38 2 0 0 4 21 12 6 6

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Schneider Sr. • Botkins, Ohio • Botkins H.S.

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Junior (2016): Tom Bohlsen Academic All-HCAC ... Played in one game ... Had one hit in one at bat (1.000 avg.). Had one total base for a 1.000 slugging percentage ... Did not record a fielding statistic. Sophomore (2015): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

Freshman (2014): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team. Prep: Lettered four years at Botkins under Bryan Trego ... Made second-team AllConference as a junior and first-team as a senior. Personal: Daughter of Tim and Melissa Schneider ... Has two brothers; Jason and Jordan ... Majoring in athletic training. Jill Schneider’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2014 -- Member of junior varsity team -2015 -- Member of junior varsity team -2016 1.000 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .333 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Sydni

Smith

Jr. • Jackson, Mich. • Lumen Christi H.S.

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Sophomore (2016): Made 11 appearances in the circle with three starts ... Posted a 0-1 record with 28.1 innings pitched ... Recorded two saves ... Allowed 28 runs, 19 earned, posting a 4.69 ERA ... Allowed 50 hits against 142 batters faced, a .373 batting average against ... Had four strikeouts with two walks ... Had 13 assists ... Had a .867 fielding percentage

Freshman (2015): Made five appearances in the circle with two starts ... Posted a 1-1 record with 18.1 innings pitched ... Pitched one complete game ... Pitched one shutout ... Allowed 15 runs, nine earned, posting a 3.44 ERA ... Allowed 29 hits against 83 batters faced, a .349 batting average against ... Had six strikeouts with five walks ... Played in one game ... Had zero hits in one at bat (.000 avg.) ... Had one putout ... Had nine assists ... Had a 1.000 fielding percentage. Prep: Lettered three years for Lumen Christi under Head Coach Joe Rumler ... Helped lead team to conference and district championship her sophomore year ... Named All-Conference junior and senior years. Personal: Daughter of Brian Smith and Katherine Pagan ... Has one brother; Tyler ... Majoring in criminal justice. Sydni Smith’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2016 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 PITCHING ERA W

2015 2016 Total

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 3.44 1 1 5 2 1 0 18.1 29 15 9 5 6 4.69 0 1 11 3 0 2 27.1 50 28 19 2 4 4.07 1 2 16 5 1 2 45.2 79 43 28 7 10

Libby

Leach

Jr. • Cheshire, Ohio • River Valley H.S.

Sophomore (2016): Played in six games ... Scored three runs ... Had one hit by pitch ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

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Freshman (2015): Played in one game ... Had zero hits in one at bat (.000 avg.) ... Did not record a fielding statistic.

Prep: Letterwinner for four years at River Valley High School under Head Coach David Mershon ... Three time honorable mention All-OVC and All-District ... 2014 Defensive Player of the Year. Personal: Daughter of Jason and Heather Leach ... Has two brothers; Jacob and Jason ... Majoring in criminal justice. Libby Leach’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2015 .000 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2016 .000 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total .000 7 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

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Holley

Heard

Fr. • Akron, Ohio • Springfield H.S.

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Prep: Three-year letterman in softball at Springfield High School ... One-year letterman in golf ... Named team captain senior year ... Awarded second-team All-League senior year ... Earned the coaches award junior and senior year ... Junior year was named honorable mention All-League. Personal: Daughter of Brian and Sandra Heard ...

Keri

Hupp

Jr. • Louisville, Ohio • Louisville H.S.

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Sophomore (2016): Played in 38 games with 38 starts ... Had 24 hits in 88 at bats (.273 avg.) ... Had four home runs ... Had six doubles ... Scored seven runs ... Had 20 RBI ... Had 13 walks ... Had eight hit by pitch ... Had a .413 on base percentage ... Had three sac bunts ... Had 42 total bases for a .477 slugging percentage ... Had 30 putouts ... Had 79 assists ... Had a .893 fielding percentage.

Prep: Three-time letterman at Louisville High School/R.G. Drage CTC in softball and basketball. Personal: Daughter of Doug and Roni Hupp … Majoring in athletic training and exercise science. Keri Hupp’s Career Statistics HITTING AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2016 .273 38 38 88 7 24 6 0 4 20 13 24 0 1 Total .273 38 38 88 7 24 6 0 4 20 13 24 0 1

Rachel

Wehrman

So. • Fort Loramie, Ohio • Minster H.S.

Freshman (2016): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Prep: Lettered two years at Minster High School in softball ... Two-time honorable mention All-MAC selection ... Also lettered in track and bowling ... Girl Scout Gold Award recipient ... Honor Student.

Personal: Daughter of Dan and Sue Wehrman ... Majoring in middle childhood education. PITCHING ERA W

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Allison

Barron

So. • Ypsilanti, Mich. • Heritage H.S.

Freshman (2016): Did not participate as a member of the varsity team.

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Prep: Four-time letterman at Heritage High School in softball and golf.

Personal: Daughter of Beth and Bill Ernat … Majoring in business administration and minoring in communications ... Also a member of the DC women’s golf team. PITCHING ERA W

L APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO 2016 --- Member of junior varsity team --- Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Jada

Lopez

Fr. • Leipsic, Ohio • Leipsic H.S.

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Prep: Four-year letterman in softball at Leipsic High School ... One-year letterman in basketball ... Was nominated to the honorable mention team her senior year ... Was a member of the 2016 sectional championship team. Personal: Daughter of Mario and Billie Lopez ... Majoring in athletic training.

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2016 Schedule & Results Overall: 18-20 (.474) Conference: 7-9 (.438) Home: 9-5 Away: 4-10 Neutral: 5-5 Date Opponent 3/6 vs. Illinois College^ 3/6 vs. Carroll (Wisc.)^ 3/7 vs. Husson (Maine)^ 3/7 vs. Hiram^ 3/8 vs. Baldwin Wallace^ 3/8 vs. Widener (Pa.)^ 3/10 vs. Beloit (Wisc.)^ 3/10 vs. Farmingdale (N.Y.)^ 3/11 vs. Coe (Iowa)^ 3/11 vs. Montclair State (N.J.)^ 3/18 at Olivet (Mich.) 3/18 at Olivet (Mich.) 3/20 Adrian (Mich.) 3/20 Adrian (Mich.) 3/23 Denison (Mich.) 3/23 Denison (Mich.) 3/25 Calvin (Mich.) 3/25 Calvin (Mich.) 3/26 Transylvania (Ky.)* 3/26 Transylvania (Ky.)* 3/29 at Heidelberg 3/29 at Heidelberg 4/9 at Hanover (Ind.)* 4/9 at Hanover (Ind.)* 4/13 Bluffton* 4/13 Bluffton* 4/16 at Anderson (Ind.)* 4/16 at Anderson (Ind.)* 4/20 at Manchester (Ind.)* 4/20 at Manchetser (Ind.)* 4/23 Mt. St. Joseph* 4/23 Mt. St. Joseph* 4/24 Rose-Hulman (Ind.)* 4/24 Rose-Hulman (Ind.)* 4/26 St. Mary’s (Ind.) 4/26 St. Mary’s (Ind.) 4/27 at Oberlin 4/27 at Oberlin 5/2 at Franklin (Ind.)* 5/2 at Franklin (Ind.)*

Location Result Kissimmee, Fla. L, 7-4 Kissimmee, Fla. L, 4-2 Kissimmee, Fla. W, 4-0 Kissimmee, Fla. W, 15-7 Kissimmee, Fla. L, 3-1 Kissimmee, Fla. W, 5-3 Kissimmee, Fla. W, 7-0 Kissimmee, Fla. L, 7-6 Kissimmee, Fla. L, 15-7 Kissimmee, Fla. W, 5-4 Olivet, Mich. L, 9-1 Olivet, Mich. W, 10-3 Defiance, Ohio W, 5-3 Defiance, Ohio W, 8-3 Defiance, Ohio L, 4-0 Defiance, Ohio W, 9-1 Defiance, Ohio L, 13-3 Defiance, Ohio L, 8-0 Defiance, Ohio W, 5-3 Defiance, Ohio L, 2-1 Tiffin, Ohio L, 8-0 Tiffin, Ohio L, 7-2 Hanover, Ind. L, 9-6 Hanover, Ind. L, 5-3 Defiance, Ohio W, 1-0 Defiance, Ohio W, 4-2 Anderson, Ind. L, 7-0 Anderson, Ind. L, 4-0 N. Manchester, Ind. L, 4-0 N. Manchester, Ind. L, 5-4 Defiance, Ohio W, 4-0 Defiance, Ohio W, 3-1 Defiance, Ohio L, 2-1 Defiance, Ohio W, 7-1 Defiance, Ohio Cancelled Defiance, Ohio Cancelled Oberlin, Ohio W, 9-0 Oberlin, Ohio W, 16-5 Franklin, Ind. L, 1-0 Franklin, Ind. W, 2-0

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OFFENSIVE STATISTICS PLAYER

AVG GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB SO OB% SB-A

Jill Schneider 1.000 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.000 0-0 Paige Huttenlocker .400 24 15 13 6 1 0 0 1 .467 5 3 .571 1-1 Megan Pleskovic .357 36 84 11 30 9 0 0 8 .464 6 8 .419 0-0 Megan Warren .354 38 113 20 40 10 1 85 37 .593 6 10 .374 1-2 Makayla McAvoy .340 36 53 3 18 2 0 1 9 .434 9 6 .429 0-0 Emily Denhard .337 37 95 26 32 0 0 0 2 .337 5 1 .373 3-4 Jordan Osborne .336 38 113 29 37 2 0 0 4 .354 21 12 .444 6-6 Alyssa Mlot .333 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 0 1 .333 0-0 Kaity Kuhn .325 35 83 10 27 8 0 1 21 .458 8 5 .387 1-1 Keri Hupp .273 38 88 7 24 6 0 4 20 .477 13 24 .413 0-1 Michaela Bauer .273 24 44 1 12 3 0 0 5 .341 3 8 .319 0-0 Haley Patty .265 38 98 17 26 2 1 4 10 .429 3 20 .287 3-4 Jackie Hartman .231 38 104 13 24 4 0 1 12 .298 2 11 .245 3-3 Sandra Hubler .135 29 52 2 7 2 0 0 4 .173 6 10 .220 0-0 Kristin Aslanian .000 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 2 .000 0-0 Katie Haydett .000 15 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 .000 0-0 Madysyn Creighton .000 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 .000 0-0 Kayla Clute .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0-0 Marisa Guyton .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0-0 Jordyn Worley .000 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1-1 Libby Leach .000 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1.000 0-0 Totals .298 38 960 160 286 49 2 16 134 .403 87 139 .363 19-23 Opponents .320 38 1036 160 332 54 2 10 135 .405 63 93 .357 18-28

PITCHING STATISTICS PLAYER Haley Patty Sarah Kaya Jamie Kimbler Sydni Smith Ely King

Totals Opponents

ERA 0.00 2.86 3.72 4.69 10.50

W-L GP-S CG SHO SV 0-0 1-0 0 0/0 0 10-13 30-20 12 5/1 1 8-6 19-15 5 0/1 0 0-1 11-3 0 0/0 2 0-0 1-0 0 0/0 0

IP 0-0 125.0 84.2 28.1 1.1

H 1 158 120 50 3

R ER BB SO AVG 0 0 1 1 1.000 74 51 43 74 .302 56 45 17 14 .323 28 19 2 4 .373 2 2 0 1 .500

3.42 18-20 38-38 17 6/1 3 239.1 332 160 117 63 93 .320 3.65 20-18 38-38 22 7/2 1 239.2 286 160 125 87 139 .298

FIELDING STATISTICS

PLAYER C PO A E FLD% Megan Pleskovic 36 35 1 0 1.000 Jamie Kimbler 21 2 19 0 1.000 Makayla McAvoy 1 1 0 0 1.000 Sandra Hubler 202 194 4 4 .980 Megan Warren 139 105 28 6 .957 Emily Denhard 69 64 2 3 .957 Jackie Hartman 182 98 76 8 .956 Michaela Bauer 83 78 1 4 .952 Jordan Osborne 37 32 3 2 .946 Haley Patty 192 71 105 16 .917 Keri Hupp 122 30 79 13 .893 Sarah Kaya 33 1 28 4 .879 Sydni Smith 15 0 13 2 .867 Paige Huttenlocker 8 5 1 2 .750 Katie Haydett 3 2 0 1 .667 Totals 1143 718 360 65 .943 Opponents 1036 719 278 39 .962

D P SBA CSB SBA% 0 0 0 --- 0 7 1 .875 0 0 0 --- 8 0 0 --- 0 18 10 .643 0 0 0 --- 7 0 0 --- 6 0 0 --- 1 0 0 --- 9 0 0 --- 7 0 0 --- 1 9 5 .643 1 2 4 .333 0 0 0 --- 0 0 0 --- 18 18 10 .643 9 19 4 .826

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Records YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS

Year 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 Total

W L T 18 20 0 9 25 0 7 26 0 16 22 0 10 29 0 20 22 0 18 18 0 30 16 0 24 18 0 23 19 0 29 15 0 28 17 0 22 19 1 16 29 0 17 21 1 12 29 0 11 27 0 7 29 0 9 16 1 6 22 0 16 11 0 5 21 0 8 20 0 20 12 0 10 16 0 9 16 1 12 19 0 8 19 0 16 21 0 28 12 0 27 17 0 27 14 0 17 15 0 11 15 0 7 11 0 3 14 0 556 692 4

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Pct. .474 .265 .212 .421 .256 .476 .500 .652 .571 .548 .659 .622 .536 .356 .449 .293 .289 .194 .365 .214 .593 .192 .286 .625 .385 .365 .387 .296 .432 .700 .614 .659 .531 .423 .389 .176 .445

TEAM SEASON RECORDS WINS 30 29 28 28 27

2009 2006 2005 1987 1986

BATTING AVG .380 1995 .334 1996 .333 2007 .300 1993 .298 2016 .298 1998 HITS 383 362 361 333 327

2007 2009 2005 2003 2006

RUNS 263 241 238 228 227

1985 2007 2009 1987 2005

16 RBI 263 209 208 195 193

1985 2005 2009 2007 1993 1985

WALKS 150 147 130 128 121

1985 2010 1987 1986 2011

STOLEN BASES

69 44 40 38 36

1993 2002 1994 2004 1991

ERA 0.54 1.35 1.63 1.89 2.15

1987 1986 1985 1988 1989

DOUBLES 72 2007 67 2005 61 2009 57 2011 55 2003

STRIKEOUTS 173 2001 171 2011 171 2007 170 2006 164 1986

TRIPLES 20 17 11 11 11

PUTOUTS 941 2009 897 2005 897 2003 891 1986 871 2006

1985 1987 2010 2009 2007

HOME RUNS 23 2009 17 1993 16 2016 16 2008 16 2005

FIELDING PCT

.968 .966 .966 .960 .957

2009 2008 2006 2010 2005

CAREER COACHING RECORDS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Coach Jodie Holava Marty Litherland Kary Kankey Cindy Elliot Tom York Robin Pietryk John Kasay

(Years Coached) (2006-Pres.) (1981-87, 1991-93) (2001-05) (1988-90) (1994-96) (1998-00) (1997)

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INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORDS EARNED-RUN AVERAGE 0.52 Francine Wahrman (1987) 0.70 Cheryl Billow (1987) 1.55 Cheryl Billow (1985) WINS 19 18 18 ASSISTS 159 144 140

Justine Johnston (2009) Justine Johnston (2008) Cheryl Billow (1986) Chris Moreo (2005) Chris Moreo (2003) Tasha Stucke (2009)

STRIKEOUTS 153 Cheryl Billow (1986) 145 Sarah Harman (2001) 126 Justine Johnston (2006)

.474 .448 HITS 55 55 54

Shari Schafer (1995) Marah Robinson (2010) Kacy VanderHorst (2005) Linda Lauth (1985) Kelsey Sugg (2007)

HOME RUNS 9 Shawn Mitchell (1993) 7 Marah Robinson (2008) 6 Katie Miller (2013) Kelsey Sugg (2006) RUNS BATTED IN 43 Linda Lauth (1985) 42 Shawn Mitchell (1993) 37 Megan Warren (2016) 37 Melanie Bushman (2009)

BATTING AVERAGE .493 Theresa Penny (1995)

CAREER DEFENSIVE RECORDS EARNED-RUN AVERAGE 1.22 Cheryl Billow (1984-87) 1.75 Francine Wahrman (1987-90) 2.07 Alicia Allen (2004-06) 2.40 Justine Johnston (2006-09) 2.59 Deanna McIntosh (1983-85) 2.60 Sarah Harman (2000-03) 3.20 Jodi Sigman (1991-94) 3.30 Jill Ward (1993-96) 3.82 Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) 3.87 Shauna Bowers (2009-11)

WINS 66 51 39 37 29 27 26 20 18 18

INNINGS PITCHED 665.1 Sarah Harman (2000-03) 653.1 Justine Johnston (2006-09) 566.2 Francine Wahrman (1987-90) 504.2 Cheryl Billow (1984-87) 377.1 Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) 334.1 Jodi Sigman (1991-94) 315.2 Jill Ward (1993-96) 274 Alicia Allen (2004-06) 251.2 Lauren Dicke (2012-14) 250.1 Kailea Holbrook (2011-14)

PUTOUTS 1297 Kalette Peters (2002-05) 986 Melanie Bushman (2006-09) 656 Kristi Mounts (1999-02) 635 Angela Spry (1996-99) 603 Mallory Faling (2008-11) 600 Tracy Hanson (1983-85) 589 Tina Bruntz (1988-91) 550 Amy Kinkaid (1987-90) 500 Kaycee Butt (2010-11) 457 Cheryl Coressel (1986-89)

STRIKEOUTS 412 Justine Johnston (2006-09) 381 Sarah Harman (2000-03) 347 Cheryl Billow (1984-87) 222 Francine Wahrman (1987-90) 167 Sarah Kaya (2015-Pres.) 163 Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) 146 Shauna Bowers (2009-11) 119 Lauren Dicke (2012-14) 113 Jodi Sigman (1991-94) 105 Brooke Baker (1996-97)

ASSISTS 473 Chris Moreo (2002-05) 358 Tasha Stucke (2008-11) 353 Aarika Davis (2007-10) 336 Stephanie Lieto (2006-09) 328 Renee Steffen (2004-07) 303 Macy Ferrall (2011-14) 295 Sarah Kuhn (2002-04) 245 Penni Bostelman (1984-87) 244 Tiffany Allomong (1998-00) 215 Cheryl Billow (1984-87)

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Justine Johnston (2006-09) Cheryl Billow (1984-87) Sarah Harman (2000-03) Francine Wahrman (1987-90) Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) Jill Ward (1993-96) Alicia Allen (2004-06) Robin Diers (2005-08) Shauna Bowers (2009-11) Jodi Sigman (1991-94)

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CAREER OFFENSIVE RECORDS BATTING AVERAGE .425 Theresa Penny (1994-96) .394 Shawn Mitchell (1992-93) .364 Kelsey Sugg (2005-07) .364 Kacy VanderHorst (2004-05) .364 Shari Schafer (1993-96) .360 Kim Kurtz (1993-96) .351 Amy Flory (1993-95) .351 Linda Lauth (1985-88) .346 Marah Robinson (2008-11) .342 Angela Spry (1996-99)

HOME RUNS 18 Marah Robinson (2008-11) 15 Malory Faling (2008-11) 15 Katie Miller (2010-13) 9 Kayla Crager (2006-09) 9 Kelsey Sugg (2005-07) 9 Shawn Mitchell (1992-93) 8 Megan Warren (2014-Pres.) 8 Linda Lauth (1985-88) 7 Melanie Bushman (2006-09) 7 Cheryl Billow (1984-87)

HITS 177 152 145 144 144 137 137 136 134 134

Marah Robinson (2008-11) Chris Moreo (2002-05) Tasha Stucke (2008-11) Kelsey Sugg (2005-07) Kalette Peters (2002-05) Mallory Faling (2008-11) Renee Steffen (2004-07) Linda Lauth (1985-88) Aarika Davis (2007-10) Amanda Auzins (2006-09)

RUNS BATTED IN 111 Marah Robinson (2008-11) 96 Katie Miller (2010-13) 94 Kelsey Sugg (2005-07) 88 Mallory Faling (2008-11) 87 Linda Lauth (1985-88) 81 Chris Moreo (2002-05) 78 Tasha Stucke (2008-11) 77 Melanie Bushman (2006-09) 70 Renee Steffen (2004-07) 68 Kalette Peters (2002-05)

RUNS 106 95 94 93 87 86 86 84 83 75 75

Marah Robinson (2008-11) Tasha Stucke (2008-11) Linda Lauth (1985-88) Chris Moreo (2002-05) Cheryl Billow (1984-87) Amanda Auzins (2006-09) Kalette Peters (2002-05) Macy Ferrall (2011-14) Aarika Davis (2007-10) Laurel Palk (2005-08) Renee Steffen (2004-07)

DOUBLES 33 Mallory Faling (2008-11) 33 Kelsey Sugg (2005-07) 32 Kalette Peters (2002-05) 31 Kelly VanderHorst (2002-05) 30 Tasha Stucke (2008-11) 28 Megan Warren (2014-Pres.) 28 Aarika Davis (2007-10) 28 Amanda Auzins (2006-09) 28 Melanie Bushman (2006-09) 27 Macy Ferrall (2011-14) TRIPLES 12 Linda Lauth (1985-88) 10 Amy Flory (1993-95) 8 Tasha Stucke (2008-11) 8 Kalette Peters (2002-03) 7 Penni Bostelman (1984-87) 6 Amanda Auzins (2006-09) 6 Stephanie Lieto (2006-09) 6 Tonya Hoghe (1985-88) 6 Cheryl Billow (1984-87) 5 Aarika Davis (2007-10) 5 Marah Robinson (2008-11) 5 Macy Ferrall (2011-14)

WALKS 86 72 72 66 59 55 55 53 50 49

Mallory Faling (2008-11) Aarika Davis (2007-10) Cheryl Billow (1984-87) Marah Robinson (2008-11) Tonya Hoghe (1985-88) Cheryl Coressel (1986-89) Linda Lauth (1985-88) Tasha Stucke (2008-11) Penni Bostelman (1984-87) Chris Moreo (2002-05)

STOLEN BASES 46 Teri Bickle (1989-91) 24 Chris Moreo (2002-05) 22 Shari Schafer (1993-96) 19 Amy Flory (1993-95) 18 Shawn Mitchell (1992-93) 16 Tasha Stucke (2008-11) 16 Alicia Allen (2004-06) 15 Kristi Beechy (1999-02) 14 Cindy Wortman (1993-95) 14 Theresa Ratliff (1993-94)

Marah Robinson (2008-11) leads DC in career hits (177), home runs (18), runs scored (106) and RBIs (111).

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2017 Defiance College Softball Schedule Date 3/5 3/5 3/6 3/6 3/7 3/7 3/9 3/9 3/10 3/10 3/15 3/15 3/22 3/22 3/25 3/25 3/27 3/27 3/30 3/30 4/1 4/1 4/2 4/2 4/5 4/5 4/8 4/8 4/12 4/12 4/15 4/15 4/18 4/18 4/22 4/22 4/26 4/26 4/29 4/29 5/5 5/6

Opponent Montclair (N.J.) State Penn State-Altoona Lakeland (Wisc.) Beloit (Wisc.) Kean (N.J.) Rhodes (Tenn.) Bridgewater (Va.) Muskingum Cornell (Iowa) St. Joseph’s (N.Y.) HEIDELBERG HEIDELBERG OLIVET (Mich.) OLIVET (Mich.) Denison Denison Albion (Mich.) Albion (Mich.) Adrian (Mich.) Adrian (Mich.) FRANKLIN (Ind.) FRANKLIN (Ind.) OBERLIN OBERLIN Bluffton * Bluffton * Mount St. Joseph * Mount St. Joseph * MANCHESTER (Ind.) * MANCHESTER (Ind.) * Transylvania (Ky.) * Transylvania (Ky.) * CALVIN (Mich.) CALVIN (Mich.) Rose-Hulman (Ind.) * Rose-Hulman (Ind.) * ANDERSON (Ind.) * ANDERSON (Ind.) * HANOVER (Ind.) * HANOVER (Ind.) * HCAC Tournament HCAC Tournament

Home Games in Gold * Denotes HCAC Game

Location Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Kissimmee, Fla. Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Granville, Ohio Granville, Ohio Albion, Mich. Albion, Mich. Adrian, Mich. Adrian, Mich. Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Bluffton, Ohio Bluffton, Ohio Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Lexington, Ky. Lexington, Ky. Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Terre Haute, Ind. Terre Haute, Ind. Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio Defiance, Ohio TBA TBA

Time 9:00 a.m. 1:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 3:45 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. TBA TBA

2017 dcsb media guide  

2017 Defiance College softball media guide

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