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SOFTBALL

2012 A WINNING TRADITION


Head Coach Duane Lanham, assistant coach Kevin Snyder, and 8 returning sophomores showcase the NJCAA trophy.

A CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Express finish 2011 as National Runners-up The Express softball team had the best season in Owens women’s sports history last season as they finished as the NJCAA Division II national runners-up. Following a school record 33-0 start to the regular season, the Express captured their 10th Ohio Community College Athletic Conference championship. In the Region XII District G tournament, freshman Allison Hausch ended a classic winner’s bracket final matchup with Kalamazoo Valley with a walk-off home run. The Express then defeated Kalamazoo Valley once again, highlighted by back-to-back home runs by Michelle Hollister and Bridget Wolfe, to capture the district championship and head to nationals.

University-Eunice. The magical season didn’t end there. Coming out of the loser’s bracket, the Express defeated East Central 2-0, No. 9 South Mountain 8-7 in a nine-inning thriller and No. 2 Kankakee 13-2 to reach the national title game. However, No. 1 LSU-Eunice awaited the Express and, once again, defeated Owens for the Division II national championship. It was the first time in Owens athletic history that a women’s team made a national championship game and the fourth appearance overall for an Owens sports team in a national title game. The Express tied the school record for most wins in a season and set a record for fewest losses as they finished 44-5.

Sophomore pitcher Jordan Ratliff was named the tournament’s MVP, while Hausch and Alaina Haubert earned all-tournament team honors.

Sophomores Lindsey Bandeen and Matea Rice were named to the NJCAA Division II AllTournament Team.

At nationals, the Express opened with two wins and moved into the winner’s bracket semifinals where they fell to No. 1-ranked Louisiana State

Sophomore Kristen Roznoski set a national tournament record for most at-bats with 29, while also moving into second place for most hits

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in a single tournament with 14. Rice fell one putout short of the tournament record, while, as a team, the Express had the second most hits and tied for the most triples. Roznoski broke school records for most hits (81) and most runs (64) in a season. Haubert set the single season record for doubles with 22. Roznoski, Ratliff, Haubert, Rice, Bandeen and Wolfe were named to the All-OCCAC team, while head coach Duane Lanham was named District G Coach of the Year. Ratliff was named the OCCAC Pitcher of the Year and Haubert was named the OCCAC Player of the Year, while Roznoski and Haubert were named to the All-Region XII team. Owens also captured the program’s 400th win since beginning as an official NJCAA sport in the 1998-99 academic year. The Express are now 400-191-1.


2011 YEAR IN REVIEW REGULAR SEASON March 7 March 8 March 9 March 11 March 28 March 30 April 5 April 7 April 10 April 13 April 14 April 15 April 21 April 23 April 29 April 30 May 4 May 7 May 8

vs. Olney Central College vs. Community College of Beaver County vs. Sauk Valley Community College vs. Lincoln College vs. Olney Central College vs. Community College of Beaver County vs. Bluefield College (Va.) vs. Olney Central College at Heidelberg University JV at Heidelberg University JV Lorain County CC Lorain County CC Heidelberg University JV Heidelberg University JV Cuyahoga CC * Cuyahoga CC * at Mott CC at Mott CC at Lorain County CC at Lorain County CC Grand Rapids CC Grand Rapids CC Jackson CC Jackson CC at Grand Rapids CC at Grand Rapids CC at Rochester College JV at Rochester College JV at Jackson CC at Jackson CC Mercyhurst College North East Mercyhurst College North East Lakeland CC * Lakeland CC * at Cuyahoga CC * at Cuyahoga CC * at Lakeland CC * at Lakeland CC *

W, 5-2 W, 10-1 W, 11-6 W, 8-4 W, 5-4 W, 12-0 W, 11-3 W, 4-1 W, 12-5 W, 10-6 W, 15-2 W, 9-0 W, 8-1 W, 11-3 W, 7-0 W, 15-2 W, 10-2 W, 9-5 W, 10-0 W, 11-1 W, 4-1 W, 12-0 W, 4-1 W, 13-5 W, 7-4 W, 15-1 W, 6-2 W, 3-2 W, 9-1 W, 9-1 W, 9-0 W, 3-2 W, 9-0 L, 4-3 W, 13-6 W, 6-0 W, 7-4 L, 4-2

Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 6 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 6 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 6 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 3 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings

NJCAA REGION XII DISTRICT G TOURNAMENT May 12 May 13 May 14

Overall: 44-5 (.898) OCCAC: 6-2 (.750) Home: 13-1 Away: 15-1 Neutral: 16-3

vs. Jackson CC vs. Kalamazoo Valley CC vs. Kalamazoo Valley CC vs. Kalamazoo Valley CC

W, 3-1 W, 2-1 L, 3-1 W, 5-2

Final - 7 innings Final - 8 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings

NJCAA DIVISION II NATIONAL TOURNAMENT May 19 May 20 May 21

vs. Mineral Area College (Mo.) vs. Heartland CC (Ill.) vs. LSU-Eunice vs. East Central College (Miss.) vs. South Mountain CC (Ariz.) vs. Kankakee CC (Ill.) vs. LSU-Eunice

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W, 7-2 W, 4-3 L, 6-0 W, 2-0 W, 8-7 W, 13-3 L, 10-0

Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 7 innings Final - 9 innings Final - 5 innings Final - 7 innings


WELCOME FROM THE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS Welcome to the 2012 season of Owens Express softball. We have a team of dedicated and talented coaches and student-athletes who will give their best on the field and in the classroom this season, while striving for excellence. We encourage the development of well-rounded student-athletes, whether they are winning championships or earning top academic honors. Thank you for supporting the Owens Express softball program, which features a strong winning tradition along with our other seven intercollegiate sports teams. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about Owens Express athletics. Sincerely, Director of Athletics

OWENS QUICK FACTS Location

CONTENTS A Championship Season From the Athletic Director Owens Athletic Facilities Softball Roster Schedule Coaching Staff Returning Players First-Year Players Records OCCAC/NJCAA Memberships Express Athletics Online

Toledo, Ohio 43699-1947

Founded 1965 Enrollment

17,173 (Fall Semester 2011)

Nickname Express Colors

Red & White

Affiliation NJCAA Division II Region XII Conference

Ohio Community College Athletic Conference

OWENS CONTACTS SOFTBALL Duane Lanham, Head Coach Kevin Snyder, Assistant Coach Sara Fleming, Assistant Coach

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OFFICE OF ATHLETICS Rudy Yovich, Director of Athletics Ann LaVoy, Secretary Nick Huenefeld, Sports Information Angie Wannemacher, Athletics Trainer

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ADMINISTRATION John Satkowski, Interim President Chris Giordano, Dean of Student Life Brad Meyer, Director of Public and Media Relations

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2012 SOFTBALL PROGRAM The 2012 Owens Community College Softball Program is a production of the Office of Marketing and Communications in conjunction with the Office of Athletics. Compiled by Nick Huenefeld, Sports Information, and Andy Woodard, Marketing Manager. Design by Megan Anderson. Cover photography by Seth Foley. Additional photography by Seth Foley and Sharon

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Snyder. Information current as of Jan. 11, 2012. On the cover

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Allison Hausch and Tabitha Britt.

are (from left to right) Michelle Hollister, Kasey Graham,

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WELCOME

EXPRESS ATHLETICS FACILITIES STUDENT HEALTH AND ACTIVITIES CENTER

Turfgrass Management associate professor Chris Foley to improve the sprinkler system and overall maintenance and upkeep.

Opened in 2000, the Student Health and Activities Center is the focal point of the athletic program at Owens Community College.

The Express Softball Field, home of the 2011 National Runner-up Express, also has grandstand seating directly behind home plate for 500 fans. The outfield dimensions are a symmetrical 200 feet at the foul poles and straight-away center field. The Owens Community College grounds staff does an outstanding job of keeping the playing surface in top shape.

The complex, affectionately known as the SHAC, is one of the finest facilities at the two-year level in the country. The athletic offices are headquartered in the SHAC, which also includes the individual sport coaches’ offices and basketball/ volleyball arena. All student-athletes benefit from a training room, spacious locker rooms and first-rate fitness center, including free weights, machine weights and aerobics center as well as a running track. The SHAC’S multi-purpose intramural courts also are utilized for Express team and individual practices, converting to batting cages for baseball and softball; while also being used for indoor soccer training and the court sports for men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball.

The Owens Soccer Field had been the home pitch of just the men’s soccer program until the women’s soccer program played its first official season in 2011. The Soccer Field has played host to a number of OCCAC and regional matches. All playing fields at the Express Outdoor Sports Complex feature Daktronics scoreboards.

The SHAC has played host to many high profile events, including most recently the 2011 NJCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball Championships.

BELMONT COUNTRY CLUB

EXPRESS OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX

The Robert Bruce Harris-designed par-72 course is challenging but scenic, with huge greens, fairways lined with mature trees and shrubs, and six holes bordered by picturesque water hazards. The combination fulfills the claim by Harris that there would not be a dull hole on the course.

In nearby Perrysburg, the men’s golf team plays at Belmont Country Club, a private club that features one of the premier championship courses in Ohio.

The Express Outdoor Sports Complex is comprised of the Owens Baseball, Softball and Soccer Fields. The Baseball Field, with grandstand seating to hold 500, features the following dimensions: 320 feet down the left and right field lines, 365 feet in the power alleys in left- and right-center fields and a measurement of 390 feet to center field. The field has two batting cages. The latest improvements made to the Baseball Field began in 2011 with a new infield mix added and the rebuilding of the bullpen mounds. Owens baseball staff and administrators collaborated with the Toledo Mud Hens head grounds superintendent Jake Tyler and Owens Community College

A canny designer with more than 300 courses to his credit, Harris mixed the holes by length and character for player interest, while giving equal attention to landscaping details. Every hole provided its own vistas. Later, world-renowned golf course architect Arthur Hills helped Harris make alterations to the course, which measures nearly 7,000 yards for championship tournament play.

ATHLETICS MISSION Advance student-athlete development through emphasis on academics,

citizenship, leadership, sportsmanship and community involvement.

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2012 ROSTER

NO. NAME POS. YEAR HT. HOMETOWN HIGH SCHOOL 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

Mareshah Scott Olivia Reeder Sydney Barron Tabitha Britt Amanda Sinay Alyssa Lassey Tayler Redinger April DeCant Allison Hausch Hallie Thompson Ashlyn Michalak Hannah Shank Katie Butler Leona Euler Kasey Graham Michelle Hollister Katlyn Whitmarsh Jaylee Glad Hannah Morrison Melanie Iacoangeli Kendra Craig Lexi Sheets Aja Hall

OF C 1B/3B OF OF IF C 2B C 2B/SS RHP IF/OF 1B RHP RHP SS/2B OF OF 3B OF OF/C RHP 3B

Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. So. So. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr.

5-2 5-1 5-10 5-7 5-4 5-7 5-7 5-2 5-10 5-7 5-9 5-5 5-10 5-6 5-4 5-3 5-5 5-5 5-2 5-3 5-5 5-6 5-8

Head Coach – Duane Lanham Assistant Coaches – Kevin Snyder, Sara Fleming

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Maumee, Ohio Martin, Ohio Monroe, Mich. Maumee, Ohio Oregon, Ohio Ida, Mich. Fremont, Ohio Delta, Ohio Bryan, Ohio Oregon, Ohio Temperance, Mich. North Baltimore, Ohio Maumee, Ohio North Baltimore, Ohio Oregon, Ohio Newport, Mich. Monroe, Mich. Temperance, Mich. Curtice, Ohio Monroe, Mich. Deerfield, Mich. Carrollton, Ohio Fostoria, Ohio

Maumee Genoa Jefferson Maumee Cardinal Stritch Ida Fremont Ross Liberty Center Bryan Clay Springfield Van Buren Maumee North Baltimore Clay Airport Monroe Ida Genoa Ida Summerfield Carrollton Fostoria


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March 5 March 5 March 6 March 6 March 7 March 8 March 8 March 9 March 9 March 19 March 23 March 24 March 29 April 2 April 3 April 4 April 10 April 11 April 12 April 14 April 14 April 15 April 15 April 15 April 17 April 18 April 20 April 21 April 22 April 23 April 24 April 25 April 27 May 2 May 3 May 4

OPPONENT

LOCATION

9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 2 p.m. 4 & 6 p.m. 3 & 5 p.m. 1 & 3 p.m. 4 & 6 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 4 & 6 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 1 PM 3 PM 10 AM 12 PM 3 PM 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 4 & 6 p.m. 1 PM&3 PM 1 PM&3 PM 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 4 & 6 p.m. 3 & 5 p.m. 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. 3 & 5 p.m. 3 & 5 p.m.

CCBC-Catonsville Olney Central College Olney Central College Southern Vermont College CCBC-Catonsville SUNY-IT Monroe College (N.Y.) Monroe College (N.Y.) St. Joseph’s College Defiance College Macomb Community College Oakland Community College Capital University JV Jackson Community College Tiffin University JV Cuyahoga Community College Grand Rapids Community College Defiance College Lorain County Community College Mercyhurst College North East (Pa.) Community College of Rhode Island Mercyhurst College North East (Pa.) Community College of Rhode Island Monroe Community College (N.Y.) Tiffin University JV Cuyahoga Community College Rochester College JV Lakeland Community College Mercyhurst College North East (Pa.) Jackson Community College Grand Rapids Community College Lorain County Community College Mott Community College Lakeland Community College Macomb Community College Oakland Community College

Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Home Home Home Columbus, Ohio Home Tiffin, Ohio Parma, Ohio Home Defiance, Ohio Home North East, Pa. North East, Pa. North East, Pa. North East, Pa. North East, Pa. Home Home Home Home Home Jackson, Mich. Grand Rapids, Mich. Lorain, Ohio Home Kirtland, Ohio Macomb, Mich. Waterford, Mich.

TBA TBA

NJCAA Region XII District G Championship NJCAA Division II National Championship

Battle Creek, Mich. Clinton, Miss.

POS T S E ASON

Thurs.-Sat. Thurs.-Sat.

May 10-12 May 17-19

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COACHING STAFF DUANE LANHAM

HEAD COACH Season: 9th College: University of Toledo E-mail: duane_lanham@owens.edu Duane Lanham is in his ninth season as head coach of the Express softball program.

Last season, Lanham almost brought home the first national title in Owens women’s sports history. The team finished 44-5 overall and as national runner-up after losing to LSU-Eunice in the NJCAA D-II National Championship. The Express started 33-0, won the OCCAC title, the Region XII title, tied the school record for most wins in a season, and finished the regular season ranked eighth in the NJCAA Division II poll. Additionally, the team captured the program’s 400th win in the national semifinal. In his eight previous years, he has compiled a 257-114 overall record, including an 84-14 record in the OCCAC. Additionally, he has led the team to six OCCAC titles, two Region XII titles and two appearances in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. Aside from last year’s runner-up finish, the team finished fifth at nationals in the 2004-05 season.

Prior to Owens, Lanham had over 20 years of coaching experience at various levels. He served as the varsity girls softball coach at Sylvania Southview High School for six years prior to joining Owens. He also held positions as Sylvania Girls Fast Pitch Summer Traveling Team coach, Sylvania Southview High School Assistant Varsity Girls Softball Coach and as Hawkins Elementary Girls Softball Coach. During his tenure at Sylvania Southview, Lanham amassed an overall record of 125-69, capturing two Northern Lakes League titles and advancing twice to the Division I regional finals. His accomplishments include receiving two Northern Lakes League Coach of the Year awards. Lanham also is an active member in his community, serving as President of the Sylvania Fast Pitch Softball Association and holds a membership with the Down and Dirty Fast Pitch Softball Association. In 2010, Lanham was selected to the Northwest Ohio Fast Pitch Hall of Fame. Lanham attended the University of Toledo and is a graduate of Whitmer High School. He and his wife, Jackie, reside in Sylvania.

KEVIN SNYDER

ASSISTANT COACH Season: 5th College: University of Toledo E-mail: kevin_snyder4@owens.edu Kevin Snyder begins his fifth season as an assistant coach for Express softball program.

He is the team’s hitting instructor, head recruiter and infield coach. Snyder previously served as a volunteer assistant coach from 2005-07. His daughter, Jessica, is a former member of the Express softball program (2006-07).

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Snyder currently coaches the SGS Magic 16U summer travel program and is in his fourth year with them. Prior to that, he was the head coach for the Sylvania Sharks Travel Summer Team from 2000-06 and in 2008. The Sylvania resident also was an assistant coach for the JV and varsity girls softball teams at Sylvania Southview High School for three years. Snyder, a Branch Manager at Charter One Bank, attended the University of Toledo and is a graduate of Toledo Central Catholic High School. He and his wife of 27 years, Sharon, have two children, Jessica and Eric.


COACHING STAFF SARA FLEMING

ASSISTANT COACH Season: 1st College: Millsaps College ‘05 E-mail: sara_fleming@owens.edu earned All-Conference honors, was named pitcher of the week in the conference twice, and was named an Academic All-American with the Lady Majors. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

Sara Fleming is entering her first season as an assistant coach for the Express softball program. She will be primarily responsible for coaching the pitchers and catchers.

Following the end of her softball career, Fleming attended William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., and graduated with a Master’s of Science in Counseling Psychology.

The Columbus, Miss., native relocated to Toledo in June 2011 and carries an impressive background. She attended New Hope High School, where she played basketball, as well as slow pitch and fast pitch softball. She was a member of the 1997 and 2000 state softball championship teams at New Hope.

She returned to softball as an assistant coach at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College from 2009-11. In 2009, the team was NJCAA Region 23 champion and appeared in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. In 2010, the team was NJCAA Region 23 Runner-up and made an appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament. Then, in 2011, the team was MACJC South State Champions and State Runner-Up.

After high school, Fleming attended East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, Miss., from 2001-03. She was a pitcher for the Lady Lions softball team and earned All-State honors. She was a Special Honors graduate with an associate’s degree in psychology.

Sara is the daughter of Walter Fleming and Kathi Coleman. She is currently employed by Harbor Corporation in Toledo working with children that have behavioral disorders.

Following her time at East Mississippi Community College, Fleming pitched for Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., from 2004-05. She

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RETURNING PLAYERS #4 SYDNEY BARRON

SOPHOMORE

1ST BASE/3RD BASE

Hometown:

Monroe, Mich.

High School:

Jefferson High School

Major:

Pre-Dental Hygiene

2010-2011:

Barron started eight games for the Express last year as the back up to Matea Rice at first base and also saw action as a pinch runner. She finished with a .357 batting average while playing in 27 games. In 28 at-bats, Barron accumulated 15 runs, nine RBI, two doubles, four walks, five stolen bases, three hit by pitches and three sacrifice bunts. Her top game was a 3-for-3 performance against Grand Rapids on April 21 when she had two runs and two RBIs. She only struck out once all season. Defensively, she made 74 put outs at first base with one assist and zero errors. Her greatest personal sports thrill was last year’s national runner-up performance for the Express softball team.

Prior to Owens: At Jefferson, Barron was a four-year varsity player in softball and three year varsity athlete in basketball. In basketball, she was named Second Team All-Huron League. In softball, under the tutelage of Jeff Barron, she was First Team All-Huron League, First Team All-District, and First Team All-Region her senior year, while being named Honorable Mention All-District her junior year. In addition, she received the four-year varsity award. Barron was named to the Academic All-Huron League team, and she lists her greatest personal high school sports thrill as beating Jefferson’s rival, Milan, in a 14 inning game. Personal:

#5 TABITHA BRITT

Sydney is the daughter of Jeff and Ronda Barron.

SOPHOMORE

OUTFIELD

Hometown:

Maumee, Ohio

High School:

Maumee High School

Major:

Dietetic Technology

2010-2011:

Britt started twice and saw action in eight games overall as a reserve outfielder and pinch runner. She hit .250 in eight at-bats with one RBI, one sacrifice bunt, and an RBI. She did not make an error defensively.

Prior to Owens: Britt was a two-sport athlete at Maumee where she played volleyball and softball. While earning Honorable Mention All-Northern Lakes League and Honorable Mention All-District in volleyball her senior year, she was part of a two-time sectional and district semifinalist team in softball where she earned Second Team All-NLL honors. Britt was a member of the senior all-academic team and played for coach Jim Hall. Personal:

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RETURNING PLAYERS #8 TAYLER REDINGER

SOPHOMORE

CATCHER

Hometown:

Fremont, Ohio

High School:

Fremont Ross High School

Major:

Emergency Medical Management

2010-2011:

Redinger started 21 games last season at the catcher and designated player positions, including two games in the national tournament, where she had two hits, two walks and an RBI. Overall, Redinger hit .364 in 28 games played with 20 hits, 11 runs, 12 RBI, two doubles, one triple, eight walks, one stolen base and seven sacrifice bunts in 55 at bats. She had a 3-for-3 performance twice and a three RBI performance once. Defensively, she made 36 putouts and two assists with only one error.

Prior to Owens: Redinger was a three-sport athlete at Fremont Ross (softball, volleyball and basketball) and helped lead her softball team to a Greater Buckeye Conference championship her senior year. During the game that determined the championship, Redinger was playing at short when she dived for a ball and made the final out with the bases loaded, which she lists as her greatest sports thrill. For her play, she earned the GBC leadership award and Honorable Mention All-GBC during her softball career. She also played for the Huron Waves travel team where she won team MVP in the summer before her senior year. Academically, Redinger earned the Little Giant academic award and was a Little Giant honor roll member. She was coached by Mike Gilbert. Personal:

Tayler is the granddaughter of Donna Bischoff.

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RETURNING PLAYERS #10 ALLISON HAUSCH

SOPHOMORE

CATCHER

Hometown:

Bryan, Ohio

High School:

Bryan High School

Major:

Pre-Physical Therapist

2010-2011:

Hausch had the third best batting average on the team last season (.448) and the highest among freshmen. Additionally, she had a penchant for big plays as she hit a walk off inside the park home run to the opposite field against Lorain County on March 30 and a walk off solo home run in extra innings that sent the Express to the regional championship game against Kalamazoo Valley, which she lists as her greatest personal sports thrill and helped her earn All-Region XII Tournament Team honors. Overall, Hausch saw action in 34 games and started 25 of them at catcher and designated player. The righty had 30 hits, 14 runs, 21 RBI, nine doubles, two home runs, five walks, one stolen base, and four sacrifice bunts. Defensively, she had 37 put outs and no errors. She was behind the plate for Ashlyn Michalak’s 10 strikeout perfect game on March 9.

Prior to Owens: Hausch played softball and tennis at Bryan, where she won the Umpire’s Award her senior year in softball and twice (2008, 2009) won most improved player in tennis. She played softball for coach Craig Polter. Personal:

Allison is the daughter of Timothy and Melanie Hausch.

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RETURNING PLAYERS #11 HALLIE THOMPSON

SOPHOMORE

2ND BASE/ SHORT STOP

Hometown:

Oregon, Ohio

High School:

Clay High School

Major:

Associate of Arts – Early Childhood Education (Transfer)

2010-2011:

Thompson started four games at second base, while seeing action in 22 games overall due to her pinch running ability. Overall, she hit .333 in 18 at-bats with 10 runs, seven RBI, three doubles, two walks, four stolen bases, and one hit by pitch with only two strikeouts. Defensively, she made nine assists and seven putouts with only one error. Her best game offensively came against C.C. of Beaver County when she went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and a double. In one at-bat during the national tournament, she delivered an RBI groundout.

Prior to Owens: Thompson was First Team All-Toledo City League and a captain her senior season at Clay where she hit .333 with 27 hits and 16 RBIs for coach Brenda Radabaugh. She was Second Team All-Toledo City League her sophomore and junior seasons. As a member of the soccer team, she was Second Team All-City League and a team captain her junior and senior seasons. As a senior, she was also named Second Team All-District, while earning Honorable Mention All-City League her sophomore year. She lists making it to the softball regional finals her junior year as her greatest personal sports thrill. She also played basketball. Academically, Thompson finished in the top 20 percent of her class and was an honor roll student each of her four years. She was also in National Honor Society and a member of the DECA marketing program. Personal:

Hallie is the daughter of Jeff and Jackie Thompson. Her father was a 15th round pick of the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1983 Amateur Draft after being a four year player at shortstop at Mercer University in Macon, Ga.

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RETURNING PLAYERS #12 ASHLYN MICHALAK

SOPHOMORE

PITCHER

Hometown:

Temperance, Mich.

High School:

Holland Springfield High School

Major:

Pre-Business Administration

2010-2011:

In her first collegiate game, Michalak delivered a five inning, 10 strikeout perfect game against C.C. of Beaver County. She didn’t lose a game until May 8 and finished the year 11-1 with a 2.59 ERA and one save in 15 appearances. Additionally, Michalak allowed more than two runs in a game only once while striking out 77 and allowing only 52 hits in 59 innings pitched. Other stats included 22 runs (17 earned), 10 walks, 10 doubles and three home runs allowed. She pitched the Express to the national championship game with a complete game victory in the national semifinal against Kankakee. Defensively, she made five assists and one putout for the season.

Prior to Owens: Michalak came to Owens after a decorated career at Springfield, where she helped lead Springfield to a Northern Lakes League title her sophomore and junior year, a district championship her sophomore and senior year, and a regional championship her senior year playing for coach Rob Gwozdz. Personal accolades followed as Michalak, who also participated in cheerleading, was named First Team All-District, First Team All-Northern Lakes League and team MVP her senior year. As a junior, she was named First Team All-Ohio, First Team All-District and was the team’s Coaches Award recipient. As a sophomore, Michalak was named First Team All-District and First Team All-NLL. As a freshman, Michalak was named Second Team All-District and Second Team All-NLL. She lists winning regionals and pitching in the Ohio Division I state final four as her greatest personal sports thrill. Personal:

Ashlyn is the daughter of James Michalak and Robin Deibis. Her mother was an athlete in softball and cheerleading at Eckerd College.

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RETURNING PLAYERS #16 KASEY GRAHAM

FRESHMAN

RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER

Hometown:

Oregon, Ohio

High School:

Clay High School

Major:

Associate of Arts – Multi-Age Education (Transfer)

2010-2011:

Graham saw action in 11 games while starting two of them last season. She finished 5-0 with a 2.94 ERA and one save. Additional stats include 12 runs (11 earned), 29 hits, six walks, two doubles and two home runs allowed while striking out 25 in 33.2 innings pitched. She saw action in relief during the national championship game against LSU-Eunice. Defensively, she made 13 assists and one putout in the circle with no errors.

Prior to Owens: Graham, an honor roll student, came to Owens following a two-sport career (softball and golf) at Clay, where she was named First Team All-City League and First Team All-District her senior year in softball under the tutelage of coach Brenda Radabaugh. As a junior, she was a Second Team All-Ohio selection, while helping lead her team to a regional final berth, which she lists as her greatest personal sports thrill. Along with her Express teammate Hallie Thompson, Graham helped lead Clay to a Toledo City League championship her senior year, where she started 18 games, went 15-3, pitched 135.1 innings, allowed only 23 earned runs, struck out 139 and finished with a 1.19 ERA. Personal:

Kasey is the daughter of Bob and Robin Graham.

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RETURNING PLAYERS #17 MICHELLE HOLLISTER

SOPHOMORE

SHORT STOP/2ND BASE

Hometown:

Newport, Mich.

High School:

Airport High School

Major:

Pre-Physical Therapist

2010-2011:

Hollister started 47 of 49 games for the Express last season from the second base position. She finished with a .378 batting average in 111 at-bats. Additional stats include 42 hits, 27 runs, 39 RBI, 15 doubles, one triple, four home runs, 11 walks, six stolen bases, nine sacrifice bunts, and one sacrifice fly. She only struck out 12 times. Defensively, she had 69 put outs and 83 assists. Offensively, her best game came against Lorain County on April 13 when she went 2-for-3 with two runs, five RBI, one double and one home run. In the regional championship game against Kalamazoo Valley, Hollister hit a home run that helped the Express move on to nationals. In the national tournament, she went 7-for-22 (.318) with four runs, seven RBI, one double and one home run. Her greatest personal sports thrill was the team’s national runner-up finish.

Prior to Owens: Hollister was a three-sport athlete (softball, basketball and volleyball) at Airport. She was named Most Improved in basketball, while receiving the Coaches Award and First Team All-Huron League honors in volleyball. Hollister was a three-time First Team All-Huron League and All-District player in softball, while earning First Team All-Region her senior season under the direction of coach John Warren. She was also an Academic All-Huron League selection. She lists her greatest high school personal sports thrill as going to the state quarterfinals her junior year in softball. Personal:

Michelle is the daughter of Andrew and Kay Hollister. Her sister, Kristin, played softball at Macomb C.C. and Ferris State University.

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FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS #1 MARESHAH SCOTT Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#2 OLIVIA REEDER

FRESHMAN

Maumee, Ohio Maumee High School Exercise Science Scott participated in softball, cheerleading and gymnastics at Maumee. In softball, she was First Team All-Northern Lakes League and Second Team All-District her sophomore year, while also leading the NLL in stolen bases. She was Second Team All-NLL her senior year playing for coach Jim Hall. In gymnastics, she was Honorable Mention All-NLL her junior and senior year. Her greatest personal sports thrill was making nationals with two different teams (Maumee Thunder softball & SGS Magic softball) in back-to-back years. Academically, she was the History Student of the Year in 2010 and a member of the Senior All-Academic Team. Mareshah is the daughter of Kim and Denise Scott.

FRESHMAN Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

OUTFIELD

CATCHER

Martin, Ohio Genoa High School Associate of Arts – Multi-Age Education (Transfer) Reeder was a three-sport athlete at Genoa, where she also participated in soccer and basketball. During her softball career, she was an Honorable Mention All-SLL selection as a freshman, sophomore and junior under the tutelage of head coach Tom Kontak before being named Second Team All-SLL and Second Team All-District her senior year under head coach Jeff Eisenbrandt. In soccer, Reeder was First Team All-SLL her senior year in which she helped lead her team to a district runner-up finish. During her freshman and junior years, she was named Honorable Mention All-SLL, while her team was regional runner-up her freshman year. She was First Team All-SLL, Second Team All-MSSL and Second Team All-District her sophomore year. She holds the school record for most career goals. Academically, she finished ninth in her class and was a member of the high honor roll (all four years), Spanish National Honor Society, and the National Honor Society. Her greatest personal sports thrill was beating Millbury Lake in the district her senior year and playing softball in Florida with her high school team. Olivia is the daughter of Curt and Chris Reeder. Her grandfather, Joe, played semi-pro soccer in Austria, and her sister, Melissa, played golf at BGSU.

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FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS #6 AMANDA SINAY Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#7 ALYSSA LASSEY

FRESHMAN

Oregon, Ohio Cardinal Stritch High School Accounting Technology Sinay was a three-sport athlete at Cardinal Stritch where she played softball, volleyball and basketball. In softball, she was First Team All-Toledo Area Athletic Conference, First Team All-District and Honorable Mention All-Ohio her senior year for coach Don Zbierajewski. Additionally, she was named First Team All-TAAC, First Team All-District and was a member of the All-Press team her sophomore and junior years, and a Second Team All-TAAC member her freshman year. In basketball, she was Honorable Mention All-TAAC her senior year. Her greatest personal sports thrill was receiving Honorable Mention All-Ohio honors. Academically, she earned the Principal’s Honors award. Additionally, she was an honor roll student all four years and a member of the National Honor Society while earning honors status in math, science, English, art and Spanish. Amanda is the daughter of Joe and Jenny Sinay.

FRESHMAN Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#9 APRIL DECANT

Personal:

INFIELD

Ida, Ohio Ida High School Exercise Science Lassey was a two-sport athlete at Ida where she excelled in softball and basketball. In softball, she was First Team All-Lenawee County Athletic Association, First Team All-Region, Honorable Mention All-State and the team’s defensive player of the year her junior year for coach Dawn Forter. In basketball, she was First Team All-LCAA her sophomore and junior years, Second Team All-LCAA her senior year, All-Region her junior and senior year, Honorable Mention All-State her junior year, and was the team’s coaches award recipient her junior and senior year. Alyssa is the daughter of Greg and Julie Lassey. Her aunt, Kari Arnold (Hathaway), played softball at Henry Ford Community College.

FRESHMAN Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

OUTFIELD

2ND BASE

Delta, Ohio Liberty Center High School Pre-Physical Therapist DeCant was a three-sport athlete at Liberty Center where she also participated in cross country and volleyball. In cross country, she was part of a state runner-up team, while she received Honorable Mention All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League her junior year in softball. Other awards included: Top Offensive Player, Most Stolen Bases and team MVP for coach Brooke Perry. Her greatest personal sports thrills include hitting four home runs her senior year and signing with Owens. April is the daughter of Michael and Karla DeCant. She has two uncles, Mike and Marv, who played football at the University of Toledo.

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FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS #13 HANNAH SHANK Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#14 KATIE BUTLER

FRESHMAN

INFIELD/OUTFIELD

North Baltimore, Ohio Van Buren High School Associate of Arts – General Concentration Shank is a 2011 graduate of Van Buren who spent the first semester of her freshman year at Trine University in Angola, Ind. Despite making the dean’s list there, she transferred to Owens in January. During her senior year at Van Buren, Shank hit. 393 and earned First Team All-BVC, Second Team All-District and BVC All-Academic honors. Additionally, she was the team’s offensive and defensive player of the year. As a junior, she was Second Team All-BVC, BVC All-Academic and the team’s defensive player of the year. As a sophomore, she was Second Team All-BVC, the team’s defensive player of the year and BVC All-Academic. As a freshman, she was the team’s offensive player of the year, Second Team All-BVC, Second Team All-District and BVC All-Academic. Shank also played four years of basketball and was the school’s valedictorian with a 4.0 GPA. Shank is the daughter of Terry and Jane Shank. She has one brother, Evan. Her uncle, Dave Simon, played basketball for the Express in 1981-82.

FRESHMAN

1ST BASE

Hometown: Maumee, Ohio High School: Maumee High School Major: Pre-Nursing Prior to Owens: Butler was a member of the softball and basketball teams at Maumee. In softball, she was Second Team All-Northern Lakes League and Second Team All-District in 2009, and First Team All-NLL in 2008 playing for coach Jim Hall. In basketball, she was Second Team All-NLL her senior year. Butler was named to the All-Academic Team in 2008, 2009 and 2011 and lists her greatest personal sports thrill as knocking in the game-winning run in sectional play her freshman year. Personal: Katie is the daughter of Jeff and Debbie Butler. Her cousin, Danielle Stead, is a former Express softball player.

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FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS #15 LEONA EULER

FRESHMAN Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#18 KATLYN WHITMARSH Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#19 JAYLEE GLAD

RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER

North Baltimore, Ohio North Baltimore High School Accounting Technology Euler played softball, volleyball and basketball at North Baltimore. As a softball player, she was First Team All-MAL and First Team All-Wood County her sophomore and junior years, Second Team All-District her junior year, and Second Team All-MAL and Honorable Mention All-Wood County her senior year playing for head coach Frankie Hernandez. In volleyball, she was an Honorable Mention All-Wood County selection. Her greatest personal sports thrills include setting three softball school records: most home runs in a career (24), most home runs in a season (10), and most RBIs in a game (9), and being able to bench 155 pounds and squat 500 pounds. Academically, she won Art I and Art II awards and was an honor roll student. Leona is the daughter of Dean and Lisa Euler.

FRESHMAN

OUTFIELD

Monroe, Mich. Monroe High School Associate of Science – General Concentration Whitmarsh was a two-sport athlete at Monroe as she also played volleyball. In softball, she was Academic All-Michigan her final three years, First Team AllSoutheastern Conference her junior and senior year, and First Team All-Region her junior year. Her greatest personal sports thrill was going to the state final four in softball in 2009 with head coach Vince Rossi’s team. Academically, Whitmarsh was a Suma Cum Laude student. Katlyn is the daughter of Tim and Candy Whitmarsh.

FRESHMAN

OUTFIELD

Hometown: Temperance, Mich. High School: Ida High School Major: Pre-Nursing Prior to Owens: Glad was a three-year varsity player and a two-year varsity starter for Ida, who went to the state quarterfinals during her sophomore season. Academically, she was an honor roll student and had perfect attendance for the 2007-08 and 2009-10 school years. Personal: Jaylee is the daughter of KC and Squeak Glad.

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FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS #20 HANNAH MORRISON Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#21 MELANIE IACOANGELI

FRESHMAN

3RD BASE

Curtice, Ohio Genoa High School Pre-Medical Imaging Morrison was a two-sport athlete at Genoa, as she participated in softball and volleyball. In softball, she was an Honorable Mention All-Suburban Lakes League selection her final three seasons, while she was First Team All-SLL and Honorable Mention All-District in volleyball her senior year, First Team All-SLL, Honorable Mention All-District and a member of the District’s All-Scholar team her junior year in volleyball, and Honorable Mention All-SLL her sophomore year in volleyball. Academically, she was a High Honor Roll student. Her greatest personal sports thrill was beating Eastwood in volleyball. Hannah is the daughter of Mark and Gala Morrison.

FRESHMAN

OUTFIELD

Hometown: Monroe, Mich. High School: Ida High School Major: Pre-Business Administration Prior to Owens: Iacoangeli participated in softball and cross country at Ida. In cross country, she was a three-time First-Team All-Lenawee County Athletic Association player (freshman, junior and senior year) and a state qualifier. In softball, she was twice named a First Team All-Lenawee County Athletic Association, First Team All-District, First Team AllRegion, and Honorable Mention All-Michigan playing for head coach Dawn Forter. Her greatest personal sports thrill was when Ida made the state quarterfinals in softball in 2009. Academically, she finished in the top five of her class and was an honor roll student. Personal: Melanie is the daughter of Dominic and Michelle Iacoangeli.

#22 KENDRA CRAIG

FRESHMAN

OUTFIELD/CATCHER

Hometown: Deerfield, Mich. High School: Summerfield High School Major: Pre-Nursing Prior to Owens: Craig is a 2010 graduate of Summerfield, where she was an All-Region player her junior and senior year, while additionally being named All-District and All-State her senior year. Other awards included being named the Coaches Award, Most Spirited and team MVP recipient at various times throughout her career playing for coach Robert Taylor. She also played basketball and volleyball in high school. Craig played on the same Summerfield team that included Jordan Ratliff, the top pitcher for the Express last season in their run to the national championship game. Personal: Kendra is the daughter of Wilson and Jean Craig.

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FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS #23 LEXI SHEETS

FRESHMAN Hometown: High School: Major: Prior to Owens:

Personal:

#24 AJA HALL

RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER

Carrollton, Ohio Carrollton High School Associate of Arts – General Concentration Sheets comes to Owens following a decorated career at Carrollton. During her senior year, she was named First Team All-Northeastern Buckeye Conference, First Team All-District and Second Team All-Ohio honors. She was named First Team All-NBC and First Team All-District her junior year, and Second Team All-NBC and First Team All-District her junior year. Sheets also earned Second Team All-District honors her freshman year. Team awards included winning the team’s Offensive Player of the Year award her freshman year and the All-Around Player of the Year award her sophomore, junior and senior years playing for head coach Janet Sheets. Aside from pitching, Sheets finished sixth in her conference in hitting her junior year with a .480 batting average, fourth in on base percentage (.594), and second in RBIs (33). Her greatest personal sports thrill was winning the Super World Series in a 12 and under league. Sheets is the daughter of Mark and Janet Sheets. Her mother, who was her high school coach, and her sister, Chelsea, played softball at West Liberty University.

FRESHMAN Hometown: High School: Major: 2011-12:

3RD BASE

Fostoria, Ohio Fostoria High School Early Childhood Education Hall begins her first season with the Express softball team. She is also a member of the basketball team at Owens. 2010-11: Hall led the Express women’s basketball team in scoring her freshman year at 14.8 per game. While also averaging 7.8 rebounds per game, Hall was named Second Team All-OCCAC. Her 472 points was the 11th highest single season total in the program’s history. Additionally, Hall had a penchant for big plays as she hit the game-winning three against Delta College on Nov. 6 and the game-winning layup with five seconds left against St. Clair County on Nov. 30. Prior to Owens: As a Fostoria High School basketball player, Hall was named First Team All-Ohio as a senior and Second Team All-Ohio as a junior, First Team All-Northwest District her sophomore through senior seasons, and First Team All-Northern Ohio League all four years. She led the NOL in scoring and rebounding her senior season with averages of 21.4 points and 12.8 rebounds. She finished as the school’s all-time leading scorer (boys and girls) and rebounder. Hall ran track as a freshman and then played softball her final three years with the Redmen. In softball, she was named First Team AllOhio and First Team All-Northwest District as a senior, Second Team All-Northwest District as a junior and Honorable Mention All-Northwest District as a sophomore. Personal: Aja is the daughter of Jonathan and Ava Hall. She is the cousin of former Express basketball standout Tia Simms, and her uncle is Damon Moore, a former defensive back at Ohio State and in the NFL for the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles.

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RECORDS C OA C H I NG R E CORDS Team Records Most Wins (Overall) Most Wins (League) Longest Winning Streak

44 2005 44 2011 18 2005 18 2003 18 2002 33 2011

OC CA C C H A M P ION SHIP S 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011

REG I O N X I I CH A M P ION SHIP S 2005 2011

N C J A A C H A MP ION SH IP A P P E A RANC ES

2005 2011

5th Place National Runner-up

MEMBERSHIPS NJCAA

Owens Community College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, Region XII. There are 31 member schools in Great Lakes Region XII. Visit the NJCAA online at www.njcaa.org

OCCAC

MEMBERSHIPS

Owens Community College has been a member of the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) since 1987. The other members of the OCCAC are Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Columbus State Community College, Cuyahoga Community College, Edison State Community College, Lakeland Community College, Lorain County Community College and Sinclair Community College. Visit the OCCAC online at www.occac.org

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RECORDS A LL- TI M E C O A CH IN G RE CORDS

Season

Head Coach

All-Time Record

1999-2003 Mickey Arquette 2004-2011 Duane Lanham All-Time

143-77 257-114 400-191

Win %

OCCAC Record

0.650 0.693 0.677

76-24 84-14 160-38

Win% OCCAC Championships 0.760 0.857 0.808

4 6 10

S EAS O N R E C O RDS

Season

Head Coach

Overall Record

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Mickey Arquette Mickey Arquette Mickey Arquette Mickey Arquette Mickey Arquette Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham

17-24 23-15 26-15-1 36-9 41-14 28-9 44-12 39-11 16-31 25-16 28-14 33-16 44-5

Win %

OCCAC Record

0.415 0.605 0.619 0.800 0.745 0.757 0.786 0.780 0.340 0.610 0.667 0.673 0.898

IN D I VI DU A L R E CORDS

9-11 14-6 17-3 18-2 18-2 12-4 18-0 16-0 5-7 11-1 8-0 8-0 6-2

Win% 0.450 0.700 0.850 0.900 0.900 0.750 1.000 1.000 0.417 0.917 1.000 1.000 0.750

BATTING Category Player Batting Avg. Hits Home Runs Triples Doubles Runs Stolen Bases RBI

Kylie Zweifel Kristen Roznoski Allison Braun Kristina Shultz Alaina Haubert Kristen Roznoski Kylie Zweifel Stacy Cowell

Record Season 0.541 81 13 13 22 64 72 70

2006 2011 2009 2003 2011 2011 2006 2001

PITCHING Category Pitcher Record Season Earned Run Avg. Wins Strikeouts Innings

April Nietrzeba April Nietrzeba Kelli Short Megan Dukes

0.84 25 226 193

2005 2005 2006 1999

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OCCAC 3rd Champions Champions Champions Champions 2nd Champions Champions 3rd Champions Champions Champions Champions


RECORDS OHI O C O M MU N ITY COLLE G E AT HLET IC C O NF ERENC E HO NO RS OCCAC Pitcher of the Year

OCCAC Player of the Year 2003 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011

2006 2008 2009 2010 2011

Kristina Shultz April Nietrzeba Kylie Zweifel Danielle Hahn Lynsey McIntire Ashleigh Whitacre Alaina Haubert

Kelli Short Melinda Johnson Kendall Kulakowski Aerica Susor Jordan Ratliff

OCCAC Coach of the Year 2000 2001 2003 2005 2008 2009 2010

Mickey Arquette Mickey Arquette Mickey Arquette Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham Duane Lanham

A LL - O C C A C 1999

2003

2006

2009

Crystal Shank Megan Dukes Melinda Kistner Nikki Isbell Tanya Tennyson

Monica Decker Kristi Hehl Paige McCullough Michelle Saunders Kristina Shultz

Cortney Simmons Kylie Zweifel Kelli Short Mackenzie Heban Jessica Snyder

Allison Braun Kendall Kulakowski Lynsey McIntire Amanda Temple Danielle Hahn

2000

2004

2007

2010

Melinda Kistner Jennifer Hughes Crystal Shank Megan Dukes

Brianne Smith Monica Sims Casey Wieczorek Monica Decker

Corrine D’Emilio Ashley Henney Brittany Staccone Jessica Snyder Lisa Pfaender

Aerica Susor Ashleigh Whitacre Allison Braun Annie DeTray Haley Whitcomb

2001

2005

Emily Drain Barbie Welsh

April Nietrzeba Tracy Lehman Mackenzie Heban Sarah Morgart Kylie Zweifel

2008

2011

2002 Kristina Shultz Heather Post Janelle Dangler

Danielle Hahn Melinda Johnson Amanda Coressel Katelyn Helminiak Amanda Hensley

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Alaina Haubert Kristen Roznoski Jordan Ratliff Lindsey Bandeen Matea Rice Bridget Wolfe


RECORDS RE G I O N X I I H ON ORS Region XII Coach of the Year 2005 – Duane Lanham 2011 – Duane Lanham

All-Region XII

1999 – Crystal Shank 1999 – Megan Dukes 2000 – Crystal Shank 2000 – Megan Dukes 2001 – Emily Drain 2002 – Heather Post 2003 – Kristina Shultz 2004 – Brianne Smith

All-Region XII Tournament Team 1999 – Tanya Tennyson 1999 – Jamie Spino 2001 – Teresa Welch 2001 – Emily Drain 2003 – Kristi Hehl 2004 – Jenae Caldwell

All-Region XII Tournament MVP 2005 – April Nietrzeba

2004 – Monica Sims 2004 – April Nietrzeba 2005 – April Nietrzeba 2005 – Tracy Lehman 2006 – Kelli Short 2006 – Kylie Zweifel 2007 – Jessica Snyder 2008 – Danielle Hahn

2008 – Melinda Johnson 2009 – Amanda Temple 2009 – Danielle Hahn 2010 – Allison Braun 2010 – Aerica Susor 2011 – Alaina Haubert 2011 – Kristen Roznoski

2005 –April Nietrzeba 2005 – Sarah Morgart 2005 – Tracy Lehman 2005 – Kelli Short 2006 – Kelli Short 2006 – Kylie Zweifel

2009 – Amanda Temple 2009 – Danielle Hahn 2009 – Kendall Kulakowski 2011 – Alaina Haubert 2011 – Jordan Ratliff 2011 – Allison Hausch

2011 – Jordan Ratliff

N JC A A H O N ORS NJCAA Division II First Team All-American 2003 – Kristina Shultz 2009 – Amanda Temple

NJCAA Division II Second Team All-American 2005 – April Nietrzeba

NJCAA Division II Third Team All-American 2011 – Alaina Haubert

NJCAA Division II All-Tournament Team 2005 – Tracy Lehman 2011 – Lindsey Bandeen 2011 – Matea Rice

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RECORDS I N D I V I DU A L A CCOM P LISHM E N TS Express Players Moving Onto 4-Year Colleges/Universities* 2002 – Ashley Lockmiller, Youngstown State University 2002 – Heather Post, University of Findlay 2003 – Kristina Schultz, University of Toledo 2005 – April Nietrzeba, Tiffin University 2005 – Tracy Lehman, Tiffin University 2005 – Ashley Correll, Tiffin University 2005 – Leigh Zajac, Tiffin University 2006 – Mackenzie Heban, Valdosta State (Ga.) University 2006 – Kylie Zweifel, Valdosta State (Ga.) University 2008 – Amanda Coressel, Edinboro University (Pa.) 2009 – Mandy Hensley, Mount Olive College (N.C.) 2009 – Amanda Temple, Tiffin University 2011 – Kristen Roznoski, University of Toledo 2011 – Alaina Haubert, University of Missouri-St. Louis 2011 – Jordan Ratliff, University of West Florida *-Year denotes final year playing for Owens Community College

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A CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

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A CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

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