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Table of Contents Holbrook Plumbing.............................1 Quick Facts..............................................2 Welcome from the President...........3 Administrative Staff.............................4 Defiance Athletics Philosophy.........4 Athletics Support Staff.......................5 Sports Information Staff....................5 Media Services.......................................5 Head Coaching Staff............................6 Athletics Facilities.................................7 This Is Defiance College.....................8 Jackets in the Community.................9

Meet the Coaches

Jodie Holava........................................ 11 Kaycee Butt.......................................... 12 Brooke McCartney............................ 12

Season Outlook

Season Preview.................................. 14

Meet the Jackets

2014 Roster.......................................... 17 Pronunciation Guide........................ 17

Seniors

Kailea Holbrook.................................. 18 Macy Davis-Ferrall............................. 19 Maggie Neanen.................................. 20

Juniors

Tori Plummer....................................... 21 Brittany Shough................................. 22 Lauren Dicke....................................... 23

Sophomores

Megan Pleskovic................................ 24 Alli Rowland........................................ 25 Makayla McAvoy................................ 25 Sandra Hubler..................................... 26 Katie Haydett...................................... 26

Freshmen

Kayla Clute........................................... 26 Emily Denhard.................................... 27 Erica Truitt............................................ 27 Megan Warren.................................... 27 Marisa Guyton.................................... 28 Kirsten Gjertsen................................. 28 Kali Campbell...................................... 28 Meagan Pace....................................... 29 Ashley Gordon.................................... 29 Jill Schneider....................................... 29

Softball History

2013 Results........................................ 31 2103 Offensive Statistics................. 32 2013 Pitching Statistics................... 32 2013 Fielding Statistics.................... 32 Year-By-Year Records........................ 33 Career Coaching Records............... 33 Team Season Records...................... 33 Individual Season Records............. 34 Career Defensive Records............... 34 Career Offensive Records............... 35 Defiance Moose Lodge................... 36

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Quick Facts GENERAL INFORMATION

Location ..................................................................................... Defiance, Ohio Founded ........................................................................................................ 1850 Enrollment ................................................................................................... 1,070 Nickname ................................................................................... Yellow Jackets Colors ....................................................................................... Purple and Gold Softball Home Field .............................................................. Sal Hench Field Affiliation ............................................................................... NCAA Division III Conference ........................... Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference President .................................................................................. Mark C. Gordon Director of Athletics .............................................................. Jenni Morrison Head Athletic Trainer .................................................................... Kevin Tong Website .............................................................................. www.defiance.edu

PROGRAM HISTORY

First Year ......................................................................................................... 1981 All-Time Record ................................................................................ 522-521-4 Conference Championships .......................................................................... 5 Years in NCAA Tournament ............................................................................ 4 Last Postseason Appearance ................................................................. 2009

TEAM INFORMATION

2013 Overall Record ................................................................................ 16-22 2013 HCAC Record/Finish ............................................................... 6-10/7th Letterwinners Returning/Lost ............................................................. 11/12 Starters Returning/Lost ............................................................................... 8/4 Newcomers ........................................................................................................ 10

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach .................................................................................. Jodie Holava Alma Mater ...................................................................... Mount Union, 2001 Record at Defiance .................................................................... 170-159 (9th) Career Record ............................................................................. 170-159 (9th) Office Phone ............................................................................. (419) 783-2379 E-mail Address ........................................................... jholava@defiance.edu Assistant Coach ............................................................................. Kaycee Butt Alma Mater ............................................................................... Defiance, 2011 Office Phone ............................................................................. (419) 785-2866 Email ................................................................................ kbutt@defiance.edu Assistant Coach ................................................................ Brooke McCartney Alma Mater ................................................................ Ohio Dominican, 2013 Office Phone ............................................................................. (419) 783-2446 Email ................................................................... bmccartney@defiance.edu

ATHLETIC MEDIA RELATIONS

Sports Information Director ........................................ Benjamin Dishong Phone ......................................................................................... (419) 783-2566 E-mail ....................................................................... bdishong@defiance.edu Assistant ........................................................................................... Martin Kluk Assistant ........................................................................................ Jay Chadwell Website ............................................................ www.defianceathletics.com

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Welcome 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 hands-on 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 primarycare 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, Mark C. Gordon, President

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Administrative Staff

Jenni Morrison Athletic Director

Kyle Brumett Assistant Athletic Director

Craig Rutter Coordinator of Engagement

Matt Zahel Athletics Administration Assistant

Michelle Trubey Administrative Assistant

Terry Ranes Facilities Director

Defiance Athletics Philosophy The Defiance College intercollegiate athletic program serves as a window of opportunity for all prospective student-athletes to experience an extracurricular 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 student-athlete, 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 knowto lead-to serve and to understand.

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Athletics Support Staff

Kevin Tong Head Athletic Trainer

Kathleen Westfall Associate Athletic Trainer

Andrew Bacon Assistant Athletic Trainer

Matt Slattman Assistant Athletic Trainer

Dan Frankart Graduate Assistant

Jacob Hindall Graduate Assistant

Sports Information Staff

Ben Dishong Sports Information Director

Martin Kluk Sports Information Assistant

Jay Chadwell Sports Information Assistant

Media Services DefianceAthletics.com Defiance College Yellow Jackets Softball fans have an official source for updated news, features, statistics and more; www.DefianceAthletics.com. It’s the official home of the DC Softball program on the web! Log on today to find out more about the 2014 edition of the Yellow Jackets. General Information The 2014 edition of the Defiance College Softball Media Guide and subsequent Game Notes packages have been written, edited and published by the DC Sports Information Office for use by the news media. Softball Media Contact The media coordinator for the Yellow Jackets Softball program is Benjamin Dishong, Sports Information Director. Mr. Dishong may be reached at (419) 783-2566 or via email at bdishong@defiance.edu.

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Jason Allen Women’s Lacrosse

Tyler Ault Tennis

Brie Brenner Volleyball

Kyle Brumett Men’s Basketball

John Hartpence Cross Country/Track & Field

Jodie Holava Softball

Athena Miller Swimming and Diving

Fred Moore Men’s Golf

Jessica ‘ Cox’ Morris Women’s Basketball

Craig Rutter Women’s Golf

Brian Sheehan Football

Alex van der Sluijs Men’s Soccer

Jenni Vincent Women’s Soccer

Ben Whitcraft Men’s Lacrosse

Derek Woodley Baseball

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Athletics Facilities Sal Hench Field

The Yellow Jackets Softball team 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 pre-game meal at the Serrick Center, Defiance College coaches, administration and staff are devoted to providing the student-athletes 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 22 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 fitness and free-weight area.

Smart Fitness Center

Hocking athletic training room

George M. Smart Athletic Center

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This is Defiance COllege

Defy the Ordinary

Defiance College is a private liberal arts-based college providing outstanding academic programs and co-curricular activities for a student body of more than 1,000 students. Defiance College offers students the best of both worlds. In a small campus environment, students can have hands-on experiences in their field of study through quality internships, domestic and international travel, diverse cultural encounters, and distinctive service and research opportunities for personal and professional growth. Through excellent academic programs led by motivated and caring faculty, Defiance College students make connections through a blend of professional preparation and real-world experience that will strengthen their resume. Students find a world of opportunities to enhance their academic experience, from cultural visits in world-class cities across the continent, to international trips through the DC Global program, all of which open minds to new ideas and cultures and provide insights to help in competition for jobs and graduate school placement. 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. For the past four years DC has been named a Military Friendly School for providing significant benefits and services to veterans. Defiance College was also selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification. The McMaster School for Advancing Humanity was created to provide opportunities for DC undergraduate students and faculty to more closely examine global issues and how they affect the human condition. Faculty and students conducted projects during the 2012-2013 year in Belize and Cambodia, and will travel to Tanzania during the 2013-14 academic year. The School serves as the umbrella for the Service Leadership Program developing leadership communication, conflict resolution and cultural awareness, with the Carolyn M. Small Honors Program providing opportunities for students to participate in an honors curriculum, and Project 701, a student-run nonprofit organization. Defiance College is also home of the Hench Autism Studies Program, an innovative, multi-faceted program designed to specifically address the late adolescent years and the transition of individuals with autism to adulthood. Student life is an important part of a Defiance College education. Activities include student government, musical and theater groups, religious organizations, intercultural organizations, honor societies, special interest groups, intramural athletics, and four Greek chapters including a service fraternity. As a national leader in the field of service learning and engagement, DC teaches students to take the knowledge they have gained and use it to change lives for the better in their communities, in distant villages and in their careers. Approximately 10,000 men and women across the globe claim Defiance College as their alma mater, and they excel in all walks of life.

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Jackets in the Community

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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Meet the

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Jodie Holava

Head Coach Ninth Season (170-159) Mount Union, 2001 Jodie Holava enters her ninth season in 2014 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 170 wins entering the season. Holava became the all-time winningest coach in Defiance College softball history with the program’s sixth win of the 2013 season over Sage College in Kissimmee, Florida. That victory marked Holava’s 160 career win. The Yellow Jackets have won three conference championships in eight 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 24 All-HCAC first and second team selections, 10 HCAC All-Tournament team recipients, 18 HCAC Hitter/Pitcher of the Week awards, and four 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 academically under Holava, boasting 23 HCAC Academic All-Conference award winners, 13 NFCA All-Academic Scholars, and nine NFCA Academic All-Americans. The program also has four ESPN The Magazine 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. Prior to her stint at Notre Dame College of Ohio, Holava coached the Northcoast Spirit, a traveling softball team sanctioned by the National Softball Association. The Spirit went to the NSA World Series each year with Holava as their coach. Holava earned her bachelor’s degree from Mount Union College 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 to the All-Central Region First Team.

Career Coaching Record Overall Conference Year W L Pct W L Pct Conference Notes 2006 29 15 .659 10 4 .714 3rd in HCAC, 3rd 2007 23 19 .548 13 2 .867 1st in HCAC, 3rd 2008 24 18 .571 10 6 .625 3rd in HCAC, Champion 2009 30 16 .652 12 4 .750 3rd in HCAC, Champion 2010 18 18 .500 7 9 .438 6th in HCAC 2011 20 22 .476 10 6 .625 4th in HCAC, Runner-up 2012 10 29 .256 7 9 .438 6th in HCAC 2013 16 22 .421 6 10 .375 7th in HCAC Totals 170 159 .517 75 50 .600 One Season Title Two Tournament Titles

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Kaycee Butt Assistant Coach Third Season Defiance, 2011

Kaycee Butt enters her first year as a full-time assistant coach for the Defiance College softball program and third year overall, after concluding her playing career with the Yellow Jackets in 2011. In her first two years, Butt served as a graduate assistant under Holava. In 2011, Butt finished her playing career with the Purple and Gold. 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 College 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 Defiance College over the past five years. Butt graduated from Defiance in May 2011 with a degree in sport management. While serving as a graduate assistant over the last two years, Butt completed a master’s degree in education.

Brooke McCartney Assistant Coach First Season Ohio Dominican, 2013

Brooke McCartney enters her first season with the Yellow Jackets softball team in 2013-2014, serving the team as an assistant coach. McCartney, a native of Salem, Ohio, comes to Defiance College after completing her playing career and graduating from Ohio Dominican University in May 2013 with a degree in sport management. During her playing time with the Panthers, McCartney played in over 200 games with 199 career starts. McCartney was the team’s captain in 2012-13 and hit .261 for her career in over 600 at bats. She was named the program’s first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Softball Player of the Week in school history. McCartney also excelled academically, being named to the ODU Dean’s List all four year of her college career and was recognized by the GLIAC for her work in the classroom and was named to the GLIAC Academic Excellence Team. McCartney also served on the Ohio Dominican University Sport Management Society as the groups Vice President and was a key member in the selection process for scholarships awarded to high school students. Along with her coaching duties, McCartney will work towards a master’s degree in education with a coaching concentration from Defiance College.

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2014 Season Outlook

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2014 Season Outlook

The Defiance College softball team will embark on its ninth season under head coach Jodie Holava with high hopes ahead for the 2014 season. The Yellow Jackets bring back a core group of the squad from 2013, returning eight of 12 starters from last season. Defiance will look to beat the preseason ranking of seventh and return to the HCAC tournament behind a strong group of upperclassmen and three All-HCAC returnees. One of those All-HCAC returnees is pitcher Alli Rowland (Westerville, Ohio / Westerville North) who was named to Second Team All-HCAC last season as a freshman. The sophomore brings back an impressive 2.22 Earned Run Average, which was third in the HCAC just a season ago. She also pitched the fourth most innings with 133.1 while only giving up seven walks. Rowland threw a no-hitter to close out her 2013 campaign. Joining Rowland for a powerful 1-2 pitching punch will be junior Lauren Dicke (Lima, Ohio / Lima Shawnee). Dicke pitched three complete games, including a shutout and had 32 strikeouts to 19 walks. Kailea Holbrook (Defiance, Ohio / Defiance) and Ashley Gordon (Carleton, Mich. / Allen Park Cabrini) will also contribute to the pitching duties for the Yellow Jackets. Behind the plate, DC looks to freshman Kali Campbell (Dundee, Mich. / Dundee) to make an immediate impact for the squad. She will be called on to control the game behind the plate as well as produce quality at-bats. Marisa Guyton (Powell, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne) will also add some depth to the catching position, and will look to contribute with a great arm. Sandra Hubler (Berea, Ohio / Berea) and Megan Warren (Mason, Ohio / Mason) will split time at first base. The

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2014 Season Outlook Yellow Jackets will need the duo to be consistent at the first base bag. Hubler, as a freshman, made 14 appearances with one start and hit .214 on the year. Senior second baseman Maggie Neanen (Eaton, Ohio / Eaton) will look to repeat an impressive junior campaign. She was eighth in batting average last year in the HCAC with a .369. Neanen, an Honorable Mention All-HCAC recipient last season, has the fifth highest average retuning in 2014. The shortstop position will be controlled by Tori Plummer (Perrysburg, Ohio / Perrysburg) and Erica Truitt (Greenfield, Ind. / Eastern Hancock). Plummer brings back 65 starts over two seasons to the shortstop position and Truitt will be adding depth to the middle infield as a freshman. The hot corner will be controlled by Macy Davis-Ferrall (St. Marys, Ohio / Memorial), who is a returning Second Team All-HCAC selection from 2013. Ferrall has a knack for getting on base and finding ways to score as she led the HCAC in runs scored last season. She also brings a strong glove to the left side of the infield. Freshman Jill Schneider (Botkins, Ohio / Botkins) will add depth to the third base position this season in backing up Ferrall. Megan Pleskovic (Strongsville, Ohio / Strongsville), Brittany Shough (DeGraff, Ohio / Riverside), and Katie Haydett (St. Clair Shores, Mich. / Lakeview) will be called upon to protect the outfield this season. The three outfielders will look to bring consistent gloves and bats to the line-up for the Yellow Jackets starting the 2014 campaign with 92 games worth of experience between the three. Makayla McAvoy (Mt. Gilead, Ohio / Mt. Gilead), Gordon, Kirsten Gjertsen (Whitehall, Ohio / Montague), and Holbrook will look to provide big bats for DC in the offensive designated player spot and key pinch hitting moments. McAvoy and Holbrook played in all 38 games in 2013 and hit .260 and .231, respectively. The duo combined for 25 walks and 31 RBIs to go along with eight extra base hits. The Yellow Jackets will also look to the Freshman trio of Emily Denhard (Troy, Mich. / Kolbe Academy), Kayla Clute (Onsted, Mich. / Onsted), and Meagan Pace (Brownstown, Mich. / Carleton) to provide speed on the base paths in key pitch-running situations.

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2014 Roster

Back Row (L to R): Athletic Trainer Jacob Hindall, Erica Truitt, Kayla Clute, Jill Schneider, Meagan Pace, Marisa Guyton, Megan Warren, Head Coach Jodie Holava, Athletic Trainer Student Assistant Sean Roberts Middle Row (L to R): Assistant Coach Kaycee Butt, Kirsten Gjertsen, Katie Haydett, Makayla McAvoy, Megan Pleskovic, Sandra Hubler, Alli Rowland, Lauren Dicke, Emily Denhard, Assistant Coach Brooke McCartney Front Row (L to R): Kali Campbell, Brittany Shough, Macy Davis-Ferrall, Maggie Neanen, Kailea Holbrook, Tori Plummer, Ashley Gordon

Numerical Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr B/T Ht Hometown High School 1 Kayla Clute 2B/OF Fr R/R 5-4 Onsted, Mich. Onsted 3 Emily Denhard 2B/UT Fr S/R 5-3 Troy, Mich. Kolbe Academy 4 Erica Truitt SS Fr R/R 5-1 Greenfield, Ind. Eastern Hancock 6 Megan Pleskovic 2B So R/R 5-6 Strongsville, Ohio Strongsville 8 Megan Warren C/SS Fr R/R 5-9 Mason, Ohio Mason 9 Marisa Guyton C Fr R/R 5-5 Powell, Ohio Worthington Kilbourne 11 Kirsten Gjertsen P/OF Fr R/R 5-7 Whitehall, Ohio Montague 12 Kailea Holbrook P/1B Sr R/R 5-6 Defiance, Ohio Defiance 13 Alli Rowland P So R/R 5-5 Westerville, Ohio Westervillle North 14 Makayla McAvoy C So R/R 5-4 Mt. Gilead, Ohio Mt. Gilead 15 Sandra Hubler 2B So R/R 5-4 Berea, Ohio Berea 16 Tori Plummer SS Jr R/R 5-2 Perrysburg, Ohio Perrysburg 17 Macy Davis-Ferrall 3B Sr R/R 5-3 St. Marys, Ohio Memorial 18 Kali Campbell C Fr R/R 5-4 Dundee, Mich. Dundee 19 Meagan Pace OF Fr R/R 5-3 Brownstown, Mich. Carleton 20 Brittany Shough OF Jr R/R 5-5 DeGraff, Ohio Riverside 21 Ashley Gordon 1B/P Fr R/R 5-2 Carleton, Mich. Allen Park Cabrini 22 Lauren Dicke P/1B Jr R/R 5-10 Lima, Ohio Lima Shawnee 23 Jill Schneider IF Fr R/R 5-6 Botkins, Ohio Botkins 24 Maggie Neanen 2B/SS Sr R/R 5-4 Eaton, Ohio Eaton 29 Katie Haydett OF/C So R/R 5-4 St. Clair Shores, Mich. Lakeview Head Coach: Jodie Holava Assistant Coaches: Kaycee Butt, Brooke McCartney

Pronunciation Guide

Jodie Holava: Ho-la-va Kaycee Butt: Kay-see 1. Kayla Clute: Kloot 3. Emily Denhard: Den-hard 4. Erica Truitt: True-it 6. Megan Pleskovic: Ples-ko-vick 9. Marisa Guyton: Guy-ten 11. Kirsten Gjertsen: Kear-stin Jert-sen

12. Kailea Holbrook: Kay-lee Hole-brook 14. Makayla McAvoy: Ma-kay-la Mack-ah-voy 15. Sandra Hubler: Hub-lerr 18. Kali Campbell: Kay-lee 20. Brittany Shough: Shauw 22. Lauren Dicke: Dick-ee 24. Maggie Neanen: Nee-nen 29. Katie Haydett: Hey-debt

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Meet the Jackets

Kailea Holbrook 12 Senior Pitcher/First Base Bats: Right / Throws: Right Defiance, Ohio/Defiance

Junior (2013): Made six appearances with three starts…Posted a 1-1 record in 20.1 innings pitched…Allowed 22 runs, 12 earned, posting a 4.13 ERA... Allowed 33 hits against 97 batters faced, a .340 batting average against...Had two strikeouts with one walks...Allowed one homerun...six doubles...Batted in 38 games with 37 starts…Had 24 hits in 104 at bats (.231 avg.)…two doubles... one triple…Scored eight runs...Had 18 RBIs...Had 11 walks...Had a .304 on base percentage...Had four sac bunts...Had 28 total bases for a .269 slugging percentage...Had 14 strikeouts...Grounded into one double play…Had 230 putouts...Had 10 assists...Had six errors...Had a .976 fielding percentage... Sophomore (2012) Made the start on the mound in 20-of-25 appearances for the Purple and Gold during sophomore campaign … Led the pitching staff in wins (6), innings (106.1), complete games (7) and shutouts (1), while finishing second on the team in earned run average (3.95) and strikeouts (33) … Best outing of the year came in a home doubleheader against Transylvania on March 25, where she pitched a five-hit shutout in the first game and then three scoreless innings in the second contest … Made 60 plate appearances during the season, notching 11 hits. Freshman (2011): Started five games and appeared in 13 as a freshman at the pitcher position … Threw 41.1 innings and two complete games … Posted a perfect fielding percentage of 1.000 … Struck out 18 batters in 13 appearances … Pitched a complete game against Alverno on March 6 and gave up one run in the 5-1 victory. High School: Earned four varsity letters at Defiance High for head coach Ken Brandon … Selected as a Second-Team All-Northwest District and Third-Team Western Buckeye League performer as a junior … Received Second-Team All-WBL, Honorable Mention All-District and the Iron Dog Award following her senior campaign. Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Stephanie Holbrook … Majoring in molecular biology. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2011 .037 10 9 27 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 2012 .183 30 22 60 4 11 0 0 0 2 3 7 0 0 2013 .231 38 37 104 8 24 2 1 0 18 11 14 0 0 TOTAL .188 78 68 191 12 36 2 1 0 20 16 27 0 0 Pitching Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2011 5.88 1 3 13 5 2 0 0 41.1 62 31 27 13 18 2012 5.08 6 14 25 20 7 1 0 106.1 145 83 60 28 33 2013 5.31 1 1 6 3 0 0 0 20.1 33 22 12 1 2 TOTAL 5.30 8 18 44 28 9 1 0 168.0 240 136 99 42 5

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Macy Ferrall

Senior Third Base Bats: Right / Throws: Right St. Marys, Ohio/Memorial

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Junior (2013): Played in 38 games with 38 starts…Had 36 hits in 117 at bats (.308 avg.)…seven doubles...one triple…one homerun…Scored 36 runs... Had 19 RBIs...Had 13 walks...Had three hit by pitches...Had a .388 on base percentage...Had one sac fly…Had five sac bunts...Had 48 total bases for a .410 slugging percentage...Had 15 strikeouts...Was two for three in stolen base attempts...Had 23 putouts...Had 87 assists...Had 19 errors...Had a .853 fielding percentage... Sophomore (2012): Honorable Mention All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference selection … Started all 38 games she appeared in … Productive season at the plate led to finishing third-best on the team in runs (11), doubles (6), runs batted in (13), total bases (35), slugging percentage (.393) and onbase percentage (.349) … Led team in both triples (2) and hit-by-pitches (3) … Batted .289 during HCAC play … Led team with 80 assists and held a strong .941 fielding percentage. Freshman (2011): Started 40 games as a freshman including 38 at second base … Hit .283 on the year with an average of .333 in HCAC action … Tallied the third-highest number of runs scored on the team with 18 … Ranked third in assists on the team with 57 … Had multiple hits in nine games … Recorded a hitting streak of seven games from April 29 through May 6. High School: Lettered for three seasons under head coach Sue Grothouse at Memorial High … Member of Memorial High’s state runner-up team … FirstTeam Div. II All-Northwest District selection … First-Team Dream Team member … Received First-Team Western Buckeye League honors … Recipient of the Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award … Member of the Academic Honor Roll. Personal: Daughter of Greg Ferrall and Nan Huckeriede … Majoring in physical education and health. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2011 .283 42 40 120 18 34 4 1 1 6 7 15 1 2 2012 .247 38 38 89 11 22 6 2 1 13 12 22 2 4 2013 .308 38 38 117 36 36 7 1 1 19 13 15 2 3 TOTAL .282 118 116 326 65 92 17 4 3 38 32 52 5 9

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Maggie Neanen 24

Senior Second Base/Shortstop Bats: Right / Throws: Right Eaton, Ohio/Eaton

Junior (2013): Played in 38 games with 38 starts…Had 45 hits in 122 at bats (.369 avg.)…three doubles...Scored 26 runs...Had 11 RBIs...Had eight walks... Had a .408 on base percentage...Had three sac bunts...Had 48 total bases for a .393 slugging percentage...Had 20 strikeouts...Was six for six in stolen base attempts...Had 78 putouts...Had 89 assists...Had nine errors...Had a .949 fielding percentage... Sophomore (2012): Played in 25 contests for the Yellow Jackets, while starting 13 … Totaled 15 at bats with a pair of hits, five runs scored and one run batted in … Accounted for 30 put outs and 27 assists during her sophomore campaign. Freshman (2011): Started two games and appeared in 10 as a freshman … Scored four runs on the season. High School: Four-year letterwinner at Eaton High under head coach Tim Holland … Honored for four-consecutive years as an all-county selection … Second-Team All-Southwestern Buckeye League selection … Selected as a District 15 All-Star. Personal: Daughter of Ron and Cindy Neanen … Father, Ron Neanen, is a former football player for Defiance College … Majoring in wellness and corporate fitness ... Also a member of DC’s women’s basketball team. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2011 .000 10 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2012 .133 25 13 15 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 7 1 1 2013 .369 38 38 122 26 45 3 0 0 11 8 20 6 6 TOTAL .331 73 53 142 35 47 3 0 0 11 9 29 7 7

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Tori Plummer

Junior Shortstop Bats: Right / Throws: Right Perrysburg, Ohio/Perrysburg

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Sophomore (2013): Played in 37 games with 37 starts…Had 16 hits in 90 at bats (.178 avg.)…Scored 16 runs...Had four RBIs...Had four walks...Had a .213 on base percentage...Had two sac bunts...Had 16 total bases for a .178 slugging percentage...Had 20 strikeouts...Grounded into one double play…Was four for four in stolen base attempts...Had 46 putouts...Had 85 assists...Had 28 errors... Had a .824 fielding percentage... Freshman (2012): Selected to the Preseason Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player-to-Watch List … Compiled 28 starts for DC as the designated player … Registered 30 total at bats and was two-for-two in stolen base attempts on the season … Recorded second-most assists on the team with 55. High School: Two-year letterwinner under head coach Ryan DeMars at Perrysburg High … Named the Perrysburg Defensive Player of the Year. Personal: Daughter of Chad and Denise Plummer … Majoring in forensic science with a minor in criminal justice. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2012 .067 29 28 30 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 2 2013 .178 37 37 90 16 16 0 0 0 4 4 20 4 4 TOTAL .150 66 65 120 17 18 0 0 0 4 4 26 6 6

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Brittany Shough 20 Junior Outfield Bats: Right / Throws: Right DeGraff, Ohio/Riverside

Sophomore (2013): Played in 38 games with 38 starts…Had 22 hits in 102 at bats (.216 avg.)…one double…Scored 11 runs...Had seven RBIs...Had six walks... Had one hit by pitch…Had a .266 on base percentage...Had four sac bunts...Had 23 total bases for a .225 slugging percentage...Had 16 strikeouts...Grounded into one double play…Was one for two in stolen base attempts...Had 45 putouts...Had one assist…Had three errors...Had a .939 fielding percentage... Freshman (2012): Made seven starts to go along with 25 appearances for the Yellow Jackets … Appeared at the plate 15 times and registered a hit in back-to-back contests against Marietta and McDaniel on March 12 and 14 … Also chipped in with four runs on the season. High School: Earned four letters under head coaches Rod Yoder and Andy Phelps at Riverside High … Named Riverside Most Valuable Player … Riverside Athlete-of-the-Year honoree … Riverside Defensive Player-of-the-Year recipient … Member of National Honor Society and Academic Honor Roll. Personal: Daughter of Troy and Lynn Shough … Majoring in athletic training. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2012 .133 25 7 15 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 1 2013 .216 38 38 102 11 22 1 0 0 7 6 16 1 2 TOTAL .205 63 45 117 15 24 1 0 0 8 6 20 2 3

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Lauren Dicke

Junior Pitcher/First Base Bats: Right / Throws: Right Lima, Ohio/Lima Shawnee

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Sophomore (2013): Two-Way Player...Made 18 appearances with 11 starts… Posted a 2-9 record with one save in 63.1 innings pitched...Pitched three complete games...Pitched one complete game shutout...Allowed 55 runs, 42 earned, posting a 4.64 ERA...Allowed 93 hits against 283 batters faced, a .329 batting average against...Had 32 strikeouts with 19 walks...Allowed three homeruns...14 doubles...two triples...Hit four batters...Had seven wild pitches...Had three balks...Batted in nine games with six starts…Had two hits in 12 at bats (.167 avg.)…Scored one run…Had three walks...Had a .333 on base percentage...Had two total bases for a .167 slugging percentage...Had four strikeouts...Had seven putouts...Had 11 assists...Had four errors...Had a .818 fielding percentage... Freshman (2012): Selected to the Preseason Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player-to-Watch List … Recorded 17 starts on the mound with 24 total appearances in her freshman campaign … Accounted for a 4.51 earned run average over the season and improved to a 3.64 era during HCAC play … Led the Purple and Gold in strikeouts (43) and complete games (7), while also finishing second on the team in wins (4) and innings pitched (99.1) … Made 34 plate appearances and tallied six hits, two walks and one run batted in. High School: Lettered for four years at Shawnee High under head coach Lou Seddelmeyer. Personal: Daughter of Todd and Rebecca Dicke … Majoring in social work with a minor in autism studies. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2012 .176 17 13 34 0 6 0 0 0 1 2 9 0 0 2013 .167 9 6 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 TOTAL .174 26 19 46 1 8 0 0 0 1 5 13 0 0 Pitching ERA W L App GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2012 5.80 4 12 24 17 7 0 0 99.1 138 82 64 40 43 2013 5.97 2 9 18 11 3 1 1 63.1 93 55 42 19 32 TOTAL 5.86 6 21 42 28 10 1 1 162.2 231 137 106 59 75

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Rowland

Megan Pleskovic 6 Sophomore Second Base Bats: Right / Throws: Right Strongsville, Ohio/Strongsville

Freshman (2013): Played in 12 games with one start…Had one hit in seven at bats (.143 avg.)…Scored three runs...Had a .143 on base percentage...Had one total bases for a .143 slugging percentage...Had two strikeouts...Was one for one in stolen base attempts...Had two putouts...Had three assists...Had one error…Had a .833 fielding percentage... High School: Lettered one year at Strongsville High for head coach Todd Bowers. Personal: Daughter of Bruce and Melinda Peskovic … Majoring in education with a minor in sport management. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2013 .143 12 1 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 TOTAL .143 12 1 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1

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Alli Rowland

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Sophomore Pitcher Bats: Right / Throws: Right Westerville, Ohio/Westervillle North Freshman (2013): Threw a no-hitter in the final game of the season ... Made 21 appearances with 17 starts…Posted a 8-8 record in 113.1 innings pitched… Pitched 11 complete games...Pitched two complete game shutouts...Allowed 69 runs, 36 earned, posting a 2.22 ERA...Allowed 135 hits against 487 batters faced, a .277 batting average against...Had 28 strikeouts with seven walks... Allowed three homeruns...18 doubles...one triple...Had two wild pitches... Batted in two games…Had one hit in four at bats (.250 avg.)…Had a .250 on base percentage...Had one total base for a .250 slugging percentage...Did not strike out in four at bats...Had four putouts...Had 50 assists...Had four errors... Had a .931 fielding percentage... High School: Lettered all four years at Westerville North High for head coach Joe Francisco. Personal: Daughter of Mark and Debbie Rowland … Majoring in athletic training. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2013 .250 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL .250 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pitching ERA W L App GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2013 2.86 8 8 21 17 11 2 0 113.1 135 69 36 7 28 TOTAL 2.86 8 8 21 17 11 2 0 113.1 135 69 36 7 28

Makayla McAvoy 14 Sophomore Catcher Bats: Right / Throws: Right Mt. Gilead, Ohio/Mt. Gilead

Freshman (2013): Played in 38 games with 38 starts…Had 27 hits in 104 at bats (.260 avg.)…five doubles...Scored seven runs...Had 13 RBIs...Had 14 walks... Had a .345 on base percentage...Had one sac fly…Had five sac bunts...Had 32 total bases for a .308 slugging percentage...Had 13 strikeouts...Grounded into one double play…Had 104 putouts...Had 12 assists...Had two errors...Had a .983 fielding percentage... High School: Four-year letterwinner at Mt. Gilead High under head coach Joe Ruhl … Earned Second-Team All-Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference and honorable mention all-district honors … Helped team to conference title during senior campaign. Personal: Daughter of Jamie and Lorena McAvoy … Majoring in athletic training with a minor in sport management. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2013 .260 38 38 104 7 27 5 0 0 13 14 13 0 0 TOTAL .260 38 38 104 7 27 5 0 0 13 14 13 0 0

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Sandra Hubler

Sophomore Second Base Bats: Right / Throws: Right Berea, Ohio/Berea

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Freshman (2013): Played in 14 games with one start…Had three hits in 14 at bats (.214 avg.)…Scored two runs...Had three RBIs...Had two walks...Had a .313 on base percentage...Had three total bases for a .214 slugging percentage... Had one strikeout…Did not record a fielding statistic... Prep: Earned two varsity letters at Berea High for head coach Tim Masie … Selected Southwest Conference honorable mention during senior year ... Personal: Daughter of Scott and Carol Hubler … Majoring in middle childhood education with a minor in autism studies ... Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2013 .214 14 1 14 2 3 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 TOTAL .214 14 1 14 2 3 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0

Katie Haydett

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Sophomore Outfield/Catcher Bats: Right / Throws: Right St. Clair Shores, Mich./Lakeview

Freshman (2013): Played in 17 games…Scored seven runs...Had two strikeouts...Did not record a fielding statistic... High School: Two-year letterwinner at Lakeview High for coaches Paul Knight and John Carr … Helped team to district title in 2010 and 2012 … Honored with both the Barbra Kaiser Sportsmanship Award and the Scholar-Athlete Leadership Award … Earned All-Michigan Academic honors. Personal: Daughter of Tim and Kim Haydett … Double-majoring in preveterinary and molecular biology with a minor in business. Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB ATT 2013 .000 17 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 TOTAL .000 17 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Kayla Clute

Freshman Second Base/Outfield Bats: Right / Throws: Right Onsted, Mich./Onsted

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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 ... Born in Adrian, Mich. ... Daughter of Michael and Andrea ... Has one brother; Andrew ... Majoring in criminal justice ...

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Emily Denhard

Freshman Utility Bats: Switch / Throws: Right Troy, Mich./Kolbe Academy

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Prep: Played for Kolbe Academy for Keith Kauzlarich ... Set team record in triples in a season with 11 ... Personal: Born in Detroit, Mich. ... Daughter in Jeff and Louisa ... Has one brother; Nolan and and one sister; Natalie ... Majoring in criminal justice ...

Erica Truitt

Freshman Shortstop Bats: Right / Throws: Right Greenfield, Ind./Eastern Hancock

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Prep: Played at Easten Hancock for Jack Heiden ... Her senior year she helped team to regional championship ... Personal: Born in Batesville, Ind. ... Daughter of Eric and Debroah ... Has two sisters; Eriel and Emree ... Majoring in molecular biology for predentistry ...

Megan Warren

Freshman Catcher/Shortstop Bats: Right / Throws: Right Mason, Ohio/Mason

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Prep: Helped lead Mason to state final four as a senior under Liann Muff ... Personal: Born in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Daughter of Mike and Jacquie .. Has two brothers; Brandon and Mitchell and one sister; Kristen ... Majoring in athletic training ...

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Marisa Guyton

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Freshman Catcher Bats: Right / Throws: Right Powell, Ohio/Worthington Kilbourne 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: Marisa Guyton ... Born in Washington, Pa. ... Daughter of Sherri Calhoun and Micheal Guyton ... Has one brother; Pierce ... Has one sister; Melina ... Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology ...

Kirsten Gjertsen 11 Freshman Pitcher/Outfield Bats: Right / Throws: Right Whitehall, Ohio/Montague

Prep: Lettered four years in softball for Ernie Stacey at Montague ... Personal: Daughter of Robert and Christine ... Has two brothers; Trevor and Cody ... Majoring in accounting and marketing ...

Kali Campbell

Freshman Catcher Bats: Right / Throws: Right Dundee, Mich./Dundee

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Prep: A three-year letter winner for head coach Mickey Moody at Dundee, primarily playing catcher, along with first base and third base ... Member of the 2013 Division 3 Class B Softball State Championship team ... Named an Honorable Mention at First Base in 2012, Named First Team All-League, All-District, All-Monroe County, and All-Region as a Catcher in 2013 ... Also a two-year letter winner in Volleyball under coach Lindsay Powers and Basketball under coach Rod Layton ... Personal: Kali Campbell ... Born February 15, 1995 in Toledo, Ohio ... Daughter of Marty and Kelly Campbell ... Has one brother; Gage ... Majoring in Athletic Training ...

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Meagan Pace

Freshman Outfield Bats: Right / Throws: Right Brownstown, Mich./Carleton

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Prep: A three-year letter winner for head coach Patrick Rice at Carlson High School, primarily playing in the outfield ... Named the Most Improved Player in 2013 ... Member of the All-Academic team ... Also was a four-year letter winner in golf under coaches Grace and Brian Farrell ... Personal: Meagan Pace ... Born June 1, 1995 in Wyandotte, Mich. ... Daughter of Dave and Lori Pace ... Has one brother; Nathan ... Majoring in Nursing ...

Ashley Gordon

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Freshman First Base/Pitcher Bats: Right / Throws: Right Carleton, Mich./Allen Park Cabrini

Prep: A three-year letter winner for head coach Debbie Norman at Cabrini High School, primarily playing first base and pitcher ... Personal: Ashley Gordon ... Born March 14, 1995 in Trenton, Mich. ... Daughter of Connie and Glen Gordon ... Has one brother; Kyle ... Has one sister; Kristi ... Major is Undecided ...

Jill Schneider

Freshman Infield Bats: Right / Throws: Right Botkins, Ohio/Botkins

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Prep: Lettered four years at Botkins under Bryan Trego ... Made second team All-Conference as a junior and first team as a senior ... Personal: Jillian Schneider ... Born in St. Mary’s, Ohio ... Daughter in Tim and Melissa ... Has two brothers; Jason and Jordan ... Majoring in athletic training ...

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2013 Results Overall: 16-22 (.421) Conference: 6-10 (.375) Home: 6-8 Away: 4-10 Neutral: 6-4 Date Opponent Location Result 3/10 vs Roger Williams ^ Orlando, Fla. W 9-1 3/10 vs Fitchburg State ^ Orlando, Fla. W 12-2 3/11 vs Waynesburg ^ Orlando, Fla. W 8-6 (8) 3/11 vs Bridgewater ^ Orlando, Fla. L 4-0 3/13 vs #1 Montclair State ^ Orlando, Fla. L 6-2 3/13 vs Albion ^ Orlando, Fla. W 9-1 3/14 vs Wheaton ^ Orlando, Fla. L 2-1 3/14 vs Mount Union ^ Orlando, Fla. L 9-1 3/15 vs Lakeland ^ Orlando, Fla. W 2-1 3/15 vs Sage ^ Orlando, Fla. W 8-6 3/23 at Rose-Hulman * Terre Haute, Ind. W 6-5 3/23 at Rose-Hulman * Terre Haute, Ind. L 5-4 3/28 at St. Mary’s South Bend, Ind. L 5-1 3/28 at St. Mary’s South Bend, Ind. L 10-2 3/30 Hanover * Defiance L 5-3 3/30 Hanover * Defiance W 9-4 4/3 #5 Trine Defiance W 3-2 4/3 #5 Trine Defiance L 11-0 4/4 at Bluffton * Bluffton, Ohio L 11-9 4/4 at Bluffton * Bluffton, Ohio L 12-4 4/6 Anderson * Defiance L 2-0 4/6 Anderson * Defiance L 8-6 4/14 at Mount St. Joseph * Cincinnati, Ohio W 6-5 4/14 at Mount St. Joseph * Cincinnati, Ohio W 8-0 4/18 at Denison Granville, Ohio L 6-0 4/18 at Denison Granville, Ohio L 1-0 4/20 Franklin * Defiance W 4-0 4/20 Franklin * Defiance L 8-2 4/22 at Adrian Adrian, Mich. L 10-2 4/22 at Adrian Adrian Mich. L 9-1 4/27 Transylvania * Defiance W 5-1 4/27 Transylvania * Defiance L 2-1 4/29 Manchester * Defiance L 5-2 4/29 Manchester * Defiance L 6-4 4/30 Olivet Defiance W 6-5 4/30 Olivet Defiance L 9-8 (9) 5/1 Heidelberg Defiance W 10-0 (5) 5/1 Heidelberg Defiance W 3-2 ^ Rebel Spring Games * HCAC Conference Game Home Games in Bold

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2013 Statistics Offensive Statistics

Player Neanen, Maggie Basinger, Gloria Miller, Katie Ferrall, Macy Patchin, Katie McAvoy, Makayla Rowland, Alli Holbrook, Kailea Vasquez, Anna Shough, Brittany Hubler, Sandra Plummer, Tori Dicke, Lauren Pleskovic, Megan Haydett, Katie Sullivan, Hallie Carter, Alicia Heck, Kelsey Totals Opponents

avg gp ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi slg% bb so ob% sb-a .369 38 122 26 45 3 0 0 11 .393 8 20 .408 6-6 .347 27 49 3 17 1 0 0 11 .367 2 7 .373 0-0 .327 38 110 17 36 7 1 6 33 .573 16 14 .403 1-1 .308 38 117 36 36 7 1 1 19 .410 13 15 .388 2-3 .299 30 77 8 23 6 0 0 11 .377 2 13 .372 3-4 .260 38 104 7 27 5 0 0 13 .308 14 13 .345 0-0 .250 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 0 0 .250 0-0 .231 38 104 8 24 2 1 0 18 .269 11 14 .304 0-0 .222 37 81 16 18 0 0 0 3 .222 1 21 .232 2-3 .216 38 102 11 22 1 0 0 7 .225 6 16 .266 1-2 .214 14 14 2 3 0 0 0 3 .214 2 1 .313 0-0 .178 37 90 16 16 0 0 0 4 .178 4 20 .213 4-4 .167 9 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 .167 3 4 .333 0-0 .143 12 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 .143 0 2 .143 1-1 .000 17 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 .000 0-0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 .500 0-0 .000 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 0-0 .000 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0-0 .272 38 998 161 271 32 3 7 133 .331 82 164 .333 20-24 .303 38 1061 187 322 42 3 12 163 .383 32 88 .325 36-37

Pitching Statistics

Player Rowland, Alli Patchin, Katie Holbrook, Kailea Dicke, Lauren Totals Opponents

era w-l Gp-s CG SHO SV IP R ER 2.22 8-8 21-17 11 2 0 113.1 69 36 4.10 5-4 15-7 3 0 0 42.2 41 25 4.13 1-1 6-3 0 0 0 20.1 22 12 4.64 2-9 18-11 3 1 1 63.1 55 42 3.36 16-22 38 17 3 1 239.2 187 115 3.05 22-16 38 24 5 0 243.0 161 106

Fielding Statistics

Player c po a Basinger, Gloria 1 1 0 McAvoy, Makayla 118 104 12 Holbrook, Kailea 246 230 10 Patchin, Katie 127 100 23 Miller, Katie 45 40 3 Neanen, Maggie 176 78 89 Shough, Brittany 49 45 1 Rowland, Alli 58 4 50 Vasquez, Anna 47 39 4 Ferrall, Macy 129 23 87 Pleskovic, Megan 6 2 3 Plummer, Tori 159 46 85 Dicke, Lauren 22 7 11 Heck, Kelsey 0 0 0 Haydett, Katie 0 0 0 Sullivan, Hallie 0 0 0 Carter, Alicia 0 0 0 Hubler, Sandra 0 0 0 Totals 1183 719 378 Opponents 1093 729 298

e 0 2 6 4 2 9 3 4 4 19 1 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 86 66

H SO BB AVG 135 28 7 .277 61 26 5 .314 33 2 1 .340 93 32 19 .329 322 88 32 .303 271 164 82 .272

fld% dp sba csb sba% pb ci 1.000 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .983 0 36 1 .973 3 0 .976 2 6 0 1.000 0 0 .969 0 4 0 1.000 0 0 .956 1 0 0 --- 0 0 .949 2 0 0 --- 0 0 .939 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .931 0 11 0 1.000 0 0 .915 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .853 1 0 0 --- 0 0 .833 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .824 1 0 0 --- 0 0 .818 0 15 1 .938 0 0 .000 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .000 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .000 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .000 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .000 0 0 0 --- 0 0 .927 3 36 1 .973 3 0 .940 9 20 4 .833 8 0

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DC Softball Records Year-By-Year Records Team Season Records

Year 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 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 0 522 621 4

Pct. .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 .457

Wins 30 29 28 28 27

RBI 263 209 208 195 193

2005 2009 2007 1993 1985

Batting AvG .380 1995 .334 1996 .333 2007 .300 1993 .298 1998

Walks 150 147 130 128 121

1985 2010 1987 1986 2011

Hits 383 362 361 333 327

2007 2009 2005 2003 2006

Stolen Bases 69 1993 44 2002 40 1994 38 2004 36 1991

Runs 263 241 238 228 227

1985 2007 2009 1987 2005

ERA 0.54 1.35 1.63 1.89 2.15

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

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

1985 1987 2010 2009 2007

Putouts 941 2009 897 2005 897 2003 891 1986 871 2006

Home Runs 23 2009 17 1993 16 2008 16 2005 16 1985

Fielding PCT .968 2009 .966 2008 .966 2006 .960 2010 .957 2005

Holava Career Coaching Records 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

2009 2006 2005 1987 1986

(Years Coached) Yrs. (2006-Pres.) 8 (1981-87, 1991-93) 10 (2001-05) 5 (1988-90) 3 (1994-96) 3 (1998-00) 3 (1997) 1

W L T 170 159 0 159 142 1 95 115 2 36 59 0 29 52 0 27 72 1 6 22 0

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DC Softball Records INDIVIDUAL SEASON RECORDS Earned-Run Average 0.52 Francine Wahrman (1987) 0.70 Cheryl Billow (1987) 1.55 Cheryl Billow (1985)

Batting Average .493 Theresa Penny (1995) .474 Shari Schafer (1995) .448 Marah Robinson (2010)

Wins 19 18 18

Hits 55 55 54

Justine Johnston (2009) Justine Johnston (2008) Cheryl Billow (1986)

Assists 159 144 140

Kacy VanderHorst (2005) Linda Lauth (1985) Kelsey Sugg (2007

Chris Moreo (2005) Chris Moreo (2003) Tasha Stucke (2009)

Home Runs 9 Shawn Mitchell (1993) 7 Marah Robinson (2008) 6 Kelsey Sugg (2006

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

Runs Batted In 43 Linda Lauth (1985) 42 Shawn Mitchell (1993) 37 Melanie Bushman (2009

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) 2.96 Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) 3.01 Shauna Bowers (2009-11) 3.20 Jodi Sigman (1991-94) 3.30 Jill Ward (1993-96)

Wins 66 Justine Johnston (2006-09) 51 Cheryl Billow (1984-87) 39 Sarah Harman (2000-03) 37 Francine Wahrman (1987-90) 29 Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) 27 Jill Ward (1993-96) 26 Alicia Allen (2004-06) 20 Robin Diers (2005-08) 18 Shauna Bowers (2009-11) 18 Jodi Sigman (1991-94)

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) 378.1 Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) 334.1 Jodi Sigman (1991-94) 315.2 Jill Ward (1993-96) 274 Alicia Allen (2004-06) 231.1 Robin Diers (2005-08) 223 Shauna Bowers (2009-11)

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) 163 Kelly Schnipke (2008-11) 146 Shauna Bowers (2009-11) 113 Jodi Sigman (1991-94) 105 Brooke Baker (1996-97) 96 Alicia Allen (2004-06) 83 Jill Ward (1993-96)

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) 295 Sarah Kuhn (2002-04) 245 Penni Bostelman (1984-87) 244 Tiffany Allomong (1998-00) 215 Cheryl Billow (1984-87) 212 Stephanie Minor (1997-99)

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DC Softball Records 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)

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 Linda Lauth (1985-88) 7 Melanie Bushman (2006-09) 7 Cheryl Billow (1984-87) 6 Aarika Davis (2007-10)

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) 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) 67 Amanda Auzins (2006-09)

Runs 106 95 94 93 87 86 86 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) Aarika Davis (2007-10) Laurel Palk (2005-08) Renee Steffen (2004-07)

Walks 86 72 72 66 59 55 55 53 50 49

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Marah Robinson (2008-11)

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 Aarika Davis (2007-10) 28 Amanda Auzins (2006-09) 28 Melanie Bushman (2006-09) 26 Kristi Beechy (1999-02) 25 Marah Robinson (2008-11) 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 Marah Robinson (2008-11)

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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Opponent at Centre at Centre vs Beloit vs Skidmore vs Hiram vs Albion vs Thomas More vs Simpson vs Skidmore vs Marietta at Heidelberg at Heidelberg Rose-Hulman * Rose-Hulman * at Olivet at Olivet Adrian Adrian at Hanover * at Hanover * Denison Denison Bluffton * # Bluffton * # at Anderson * at Anderson * Saint Mary’s Saint Mary’s at Manchester * at Manchester * Mount St. Joseph * Mount St. Joseph * at Franklin * at Franklin * at Kalamazoo at Kalamazoo at Oberlin at Oberlin Transylvania * # Transylvania * # HCAC Tournament HCAC Tournament

Location Time Danville, Ky. 5 PM Danville, Ky. 7 PM Kissimmee, Fla. 2 PM Kissimmee, Fla. 4 PM Kissimmee, Fla. 3:30 PM Kissimmee, Fla. 5:30 PM Kissimmee, Fla. 9 AM Kissimmee, Fla. 11 AM Kissimmee, Fla. 1 PM Kissimmee, Fla. 5:30 PM Tiffin, Ohio 3:30 PM Tiffin, Ohio 5:30 PM Terre Haute, Ind. 1 PM Terre Haute, Ind. 3 PM Olivet, Mich. 3:30 PM Olivet, Mich. 5:30 PM Defiance, Ohio 3:30 PM Defiance, Ohio 5:30 PM Hanover, Ind. 1 PM Hanover, Ind. 3 PM Defiance, Ohio 1 PM Defiance, Ohio 3 PM Defiance, Ohio 3:30 PM Defiance, Ohio 5:30 PM Anderson, Ind. 1 PM Anderson, Ind. 3 PM Defiance, Ohio 1 PM Defiance, Ohio 3 PM N. Manchester, Ind. 3:30 PM N. Manchester, Ind. 5:30 PM Defiance, Ohio 1 PM Defiance, Ohio 3 PM Franklin, Ind. 1 PM Franklin, Ind. 3 PM Kalamazoo, Mich. 3:30 PM Kalamazoo, Mich. 5:30 PM Oberlin, Ohio 3:30 PM Oberlin, Ohio 5:30 PM Defiance, Ohio 1 PM Defiance, Ohio 3 PM Location TBD TBD Location TBD TBD

Home Games in Gold * Denotes HCAC Conference Game # Denotes game to be broadcast on Yellow Jacket Sports Network


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