Spartans strand 11, fall 10-4 to host Northwestern
MSU falls 6-2 at Northwestern
Four errors plague Spartans
Final B1G Series on Tap
No. 19 Huskers Sweep Series
Michigan State softball takes on Lansing Community College in a fall doubleheader at Secchia Stadium on Sept. 23.
The Spartans play at Florida during the 2011-2012 season.
SENIOR (2014): Saw action mostly as MSU's designated player and a pinch hitter Appeared in 41 games, hitting .217 ... Had five doubles in 60 at-bats ... Reached base safely in each of the final 10 games in her career (the second-longest streak of the season for anyone on the team) and went out on a three-game hitting streak ... Doubled in the season opener against Stetson (2/7) ... Was walked three times in the nightcap of a doubleheader against Rhode Island (2/9) ... Delivered a single when she came in as a pinch hitter against LIU-Brooklyn (3/1) ... Had a pinch-hit single in a 2-1 loss to Maarshall (3/2) ... Had a single and scored a run against Florida Atlantic (3/7) ... Went a combined 2-for-7 with a hit in each game at the Hoosier Classic (3/15), scoring twice and knocking in one run ... Delivered a pinch-hit single in the first game vs. Indiana (4/9) ...Had a pinch-hit double in the series finale at Iowa (4/20) ... Came up with a pinch-hit RBI single against Central Michigan (4/23) ... Was the DP in each of the three games vs. Nebraska (4/24-27), reaching base in each game ... Had a double in each of the final two games against Northwestern in the regular season (5/3-4) ... Smacked a fourth-inning grand slam in the Big Ten Tournament against Northwestern (5/8) ...
JUNIOR (2013): Started 45 of the 47 games she appeared in...Recorded a career-high 34 RBIs on the season, second highest on the team...Also registered career bests in hits (32), doubles (7), runs (20) and home runs (6)...Produced a .468 slugging percentage...Notched three RBIs against South Carolina (2/10), St. Bonaventure (2/22), and Penn State (4/3)...Hit a home run and notched four RBIs against Michigan (4/14).
SOPHOMORE (2012): Started 26 of the 48 games she appeared in...Recorded seven multiple RBI outings...Registered three RBIs in each game at Nebraska (April 28), at Penn State (4/7) and vs. Tulsa (2/26)...Posted four doubles and four home runs on the season...Scored eight runs for MSU...Recorded 19 hits.
FRESHMAN (2011): Started 18 of the 40 games she appeared in ... Had 63 at-bats, recording 15 hits ... Registered four home runs on the season ... Recorded one triple against Florida Gulf Coast University (2/28) and three doubles against Stetson (2/11), Seton Hall (3/6) and Iowa (4/10) ... Recorded 13 RBIs on the season ... Had the fourth -highest slugging percentage with .508.
High School: Graduated from H. B. Plant as a four-time letterwinner ... Named an adidas Features top-100 Athlete in 2008 ... Honored as the Offensive Player of the Year of her high school in 2009 ... Was a Miracle Sports First-Team All-State honoree in 2009 as an infielder ... Named to the All-Western Conference and All-Hillsborough County team in both 2008 and 2009 ... Led her high school team in 2009 with a .720 slugging percentage ... Also lettered in basketball in 2008.
Club: Competed for the Clearwater Lady Bombers Gold U18 ... Her TeamFLA Class A U16 team finished ninth at the ASA Nationals in 2008 ... TeamFLA also finished runner-up at the Independence Day Tournament in Boulder, Colo., in 2008.
Personal: Born Feb. 2, 1992, to Jay and Kathleen Bowling ... Father was a wrestler at the United States Naval Academy from 1974-1976 ... Brother, Shane, plays rugby at the United States Naval Academy.