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
UI softball hosts Northwestern for a 3-game series May 1-3
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.
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: 1, 20X, last vs. Ohio State, 5/4/14
Hits: 2, 8X, last vs. Ohio State, 5/4/14
Doubles: 2 vs. Valparaiso,
Home Runs: 1, 4X, last vs. Ohio State, 5/4/14
RBI: 2, 3X, last vs. Ohio State, 5/4/14
Stolen Bases: n/a