MSU hosts Saturday, Sunday games.
Both games will be televised on Big Ten Network
Spartans play first games at home in 2014
Honorees earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2011-12 academic year.
102 Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Michigan State softball plays Butler on March 29, 2012.
2011: Academic All-Big Ten ... Third-team All-Big Ten selection ... Started 47 of the 52 games she appeared in ... Appeared at bat 144 times, good for fourth most on the team ... Recorded the fifth highest total runs scored on the team with 25 ... Finished fourth on the team in batting average (.319) ... Hit home runs against Valparaiso (March 25), Illinois (March 26), Iowa (April 10) and Northwestern (April 13) ... Led the team with 12 doubles for the season ... Posted a season-high of four RBIs against Northwestern (April 13), adding to her total of 25 RBIs for the season ... Finished fourth on the team in slugging percentage (.486).
2010: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Started 42 of the 48 games she appeared in ... Had three different three-game hit streaks ... Posted a season-high three RBIs against Minnesota (April 4) ... Finished sixth on the team in many offensive categories including batting average, slugging, hits, total bases, walks, and stolen bases ... Scored twelve runs on the season, good for fourth on the team ... Led the team in sacrifice flies (two) and tied for the team lead in hit by pitches (four) ... Hit home runs against Eastern Michigan (March 30) and Penn State (April 14) ... Had two hits on three different occasions - Eastern Michigan (March 30), Minnesota (April 4), and Ohio State (April 18).
2009: Started all 49 games for the Spartans, splitting time between the infield and outfield ... Recorded 19 runs, 22 hits, 11 RBIs, four doubles and home runs ... Registered five multi-hit games ... Notched a season-high four at-bats on five occasions ... Had an impressive Spartan debut, going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a home run in the season-opening game against Florida Gulf Coast (2/13) ... Posted a season-high two sacrifice hits against Georgetown (2/14) ... Notched back-to-back home runs, one in the fourth and one in the fifth inning, in a win over Coastal Carolina (3/14) ... Hit a solo homer in a shutout win over Bowling Green (4/21) ... Had a season-best three game hit streak begin on April 21.
High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Freedom, serving as captain for one year ... Earned second team all-conference honors her freshman year, first team all-conference her junior and senior years ... Named conference player of the year in 2008 ... First-team all-county selection by the Tampa Tribune and St. Pete Times ... Was second-team all-state her senior season ... Recorded a .495 batting average her junior year, and .492 as a senior ... Graduated with honors ... Earned academic letters her sophomore through senior years .... A member of the National Honor Society.
Club Softball: A member of the Gold Coast Hurricanes, 2008 Amateur Softball Association National Champions.
Personal: Daughter of Lisa Grant.
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