Blank, B1G Tournamant run highlight 2015 season
Blank breaks four records, ends career ranked in 10 statistical categories
No. 10 seed Iowa will face No. 7 seed Rutgers at 7 p.m. (CT) on Thursday
Hawkeyes scored 6 runs in the final 4 innings, but fall to Northwestern
Iowa's lone senior leaves a lasting impact with the Hawkeyes
Illinois 12, Iowa 7 Sunday, April 5, 2015
Illinois 15, Iowa 7 Saturday, April 4, 2015
The Hawkeyes defeat Ohio State 3-2 on Senior Day to give Head Coach Marla Looper her 100th win
The Hawkeyes fall to Ohio State in their series opener
The Hawkeyes fall to the UNI Panthers 9-8 in Iowa City
Hawk Items... Started all 47 games of her sophomore season in the outfield... hit her first career walkoff with a two-run home run on Senior Day (May 4, 2014) against Ohio State.
2015 as a Junior... Appeared in 57 games with 53 starts... notched starts in three different positions in 2015, including 23 in left field, 19 at first base, and 11 in right field... scored a career-high two runs against Northern Iowa... recorded a pinch high double vs. Missouri State and came around to score a run on Feb. 21 ... hit her fifth career home run against Missouri State on Feb. 22... Ragin' Cajun All-Tournament Team Selection... went 2-for-2 with a career high four RBIs in Iowa's 10-2 win over LIU Brooklyn... matched her career high with two runs scored against LIU Brooklyn... plated a run on a bunt squeeze in Iowa's 3-2 win over No. 17 UCF... executed her second squeeze bunt of the season in Iowa's 12-11 win over Cal State Fullerton... went 1-for-2 with 2 walks and a career-high two runs scored against Maryland on March 20... hit a double and scored a run in Iowa's 16-7 loss to Nebraska on March 25... went 1-for-3 in game one and two of the Michigan series, with a double and a run scored in game two... registered a hit in Iowa's 15-7 run-rule victory over Illinois on April 3... Tied her career high with two runs scored in back-to-back games against Illinois on April 3 and 4... went 1-for-3 with a double and scored a run in Iowa's 16-4 run-rule victory over Wisconsin on April 10... notched a double in Iowa's 3-2 victory (10 innings) at Wisconsin on April 12... went 1-for-2 with a single and a walk against Purdue on April 18... recorded a hit against Minnesota on April 26... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored against Northwestern on May 2... recorded her second home run of the season and sixth of her career... went 1-for-3 with a single in Iowa's Big Ten Tournament opening round game against Rutgers on May 7... plated her 15th run of the season in Iowa's Big Ten Tournament semifinal game against Nebraska on May 9... letterwinner.
2014 as a Sophomore... Started all 47 games of the season in the outfield... opened the season with a seven-game hitting streak... hit the first two home runs of her Hawkeye in the stretch and posted two multiple hit games... hit her first career walkoff when she knocked a two-run home run out of Pearl Field against Ohio State on Senior Day (May 4)... hit a career-high two doubles on Feb. 28 against Valparaiso... recorded three outfield assists... compiled the second-longest hitting streak (7) and the third-longest reached base streak (9) on the squad... ended the year with a four-game hitting and reached base streak... recorded seven multiple hit games (seven 2-hit contests) and three multiple RBI games (three 2-RBI contests)... letterwinner.
2013 as a Freshman... Played in 28 games with 20 starts -- 12 in right field, seven at first base, and one at designated player... started the last seven games of the season... recorded first multi-hit game (2-for-3) in win at Purdue on May 4, and posted Big Ten individual season-high 19 putouts... started all three games at first base during sweep at Purdue (May 3-5), registering three hits in eight at-bats... started first career game on Feb. 15 vs. Dayton in the Lovelace Invitational... notched first career RBI on Feb. 9 in victory over No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette... registered first career hit on March 10 vs. Radford in Miken Invitational... letterwinner.
High School... Two-time first team all-conference selection... batted .468 with 34 RBIs and 16 runs as a junior, .337 with 34 runs and 15 RBIs as a sophomore and .464 as a freshman... led team to the North Coast Section Division III title as a freshman and sophomore for the first time in school history... played for the Nor Cal Cobras 12U team, the Nor Cal Shockers 14U squad and the 18 Gold Nor Cal Shockers... attended the Derek Allister National Elite Camp in Southern California following junior season... named to the honor roll.
Personal... Born June 13, 1994... daughter of Mark and Denise Erickson... father, Mark, and great uncle, Eldean Matheson, played football at Iowa... majoring in journalism and mass communications.
Runs Scored: 2, 5X, last vs. Illinois, 4/4/15
Hits: 2, 9X, last vs. Northwestern, 5/2/15
Doubles: 2 vs. Valparaiso, 2/28/14
Home Runs: 1, 6X, last vs. Northwestern, 5/2/15
RBI: 4 vs. LIU Brooklyn, 3/4/15
Stolen Bases: n/a