MSU returns solid core, adds talented freshman class for 2016
One-hundred and eight Spartans recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
MSU looks forward to start of B1G season next weekend.
Spartans have season-best 13 hits in win over Alabama A&M
Foerster, Freimuth Each Have Two Hits in Win
Career Statistics/Career Highs
JUNIOR (2015): Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Hit a career-best .262 in 47 games, scoring 14 runs, a career-high 32 hits, and contributing a pair of doubles ... Also added six RBI ... Went 1-for-3 in the season's opening game against Akron (2/6), gting her first career start at second with two putouts and three assists ... Had four assists in the nightcap against Rhode Island (2/6) ... Went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in a 3-2 win over Stetson (2/7) ... Entered as a replacement in the 9-2 victory over Utah State, getting a single in her lone at-bat (2/20) ... Went 1-for-3 with a pair of runs scored in MSU's win over Ole Miss (3/1) ... Went 2-for-3 in a 4-3 win over Bradley (3/7) her first multiple-hit game of the season, and scored twice ... Scored twice in the rematch with the Braves the next day, including the winning run in extra innings (3/8) ... Ended the Mercer Bears Classic (3/13-15) on a season-best three-game hitting streak, going 1-for-3 in two games against Alabama A&M and one against Mercer ... Had a season-best two RBI in the 8-4 win over the Bulldogs (3/14) ... Had a hit and scored a run in the first of three games vs. Nebraska (3/20) ... Recorded at least one hit in each of the three games against Penn State (3/28-29), going a combined 4-for-8 ... After two hits in the Rutgers series (4/3-5), went 2-for-3 against Toledo (4/8) ... Caught fire at the plate as the season wound down, ending the year on an eight-game hitting streak ... Had five hits in the Indiana series (4/24-26), including a career-best three hits in MSU's nightcap victory on Friday, scoring three runs (also a career best) ... Had a pair of singles in midweek games against Notre Dame (4/28) and Central Michigan (4/29)... Went a combined 4-for-9 in the Maryland series (5/1-3)
SOPHOMORE (2014): Team's starter at shortstop, and one of just two players to start each of MSU's 49 games this season ... Hit .174, with one each double, triple, and home run and added eight RBI ... Picked up a hit in each of MSU's first three games of the season ... Had a season-high three assists in the field in a 5-1 loss at Stetson (2/7) ... Had hits against both Boston University and Georgetown at the South Carolina Invitational (2/21-23) knocking in two runs against the Hoyas in an 8-2 win ... Scored MSU's lone run in a 1-0 victory over Hofstra (3/8) ... Scored MSU's run in a tough loss to Virginia Tech (3/9) ... Was walked twice in the two games at the Hoosier Invitational (3/15) ... Went 4-for-10 in the B1G-opening series against Ohio State (3/21-22), which included a 3-for-4 performance with a pair of RBI on a triple in the middle game of the set ... Her three hits against the Buckeyes in game two were a single-game career best ... Went 1-for-3 with a double in a road loss at Notre Dame (4/2) ... Went 1-for-3 in the opener against Penn State (4/4), and was hit by a pitch twice in the middle game of the series (4/5), tying her career high ... Went 2-for-3 in the opening game of the doubleheader against Indiana (4/9) ... Had a pair of hits in the Michigan series (4/11-13) ... Went 2-for-6 against Iowa, with a hit in each victory (4/18, 4/20) ... Belted a triple and a home run in the Northwestern series (5/2-4), both her first of the season, as she was a combined 2-for-6 in the series ...
FRESHMAN (2013): One of five Spartans who started in all 49 games, all at shortstop...Notched 22 hits for MSU...Hit four doubles for the Spartans...Tallied eight RBIs...Registered 14 runs...Posted two RBIs against Purdue at the Big Ten Tournament (5/9/13).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned varsity letters all four years under coach Mike Repak ... Named to the Arizona Republic Division I All-State Second Team as a senior in 2012 . . . Named the 2012 Arizona Division 1 Player of the Year in Section 1 by the Arizona Interscholastic Association/Max Preps Coaches Poll . . . Earned first-team all-region honors in 2011 ... Received second-team all-region honors in both 2009 and 2010 ... Won the 2010 5A DII state championship as a sophomore ... Placed second in 2009 in the 5A DII state playoffs ... Team was ranked as high as sixth in the nation in 2010 ... Also lettered in soccer ... AIA Scholar Athlete all four years of high school.
CLUB: Began playing softball with the Corona Angels, before moving to Arizona and playing with various club teams.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 25, 1993 ... Daughter of Leo and Rachel Luna ... Brother, Tino, is a member of the Nazarene University baseball team.