Softball Countdown: Micaela Whitney
Jan. 22, 2013
In our countdown to the start of the 2013 softball season, we will feature all 24 Hawkeyes.
Micaela Whitney is a freshman from Omaha, Neb. The former Papillion-La Vista South High School standout wears No. 3 for the Hawkeyes.
The pitcher was a Nebraska Coaches Association All Star first team and Nebraska All-State Class A selection as a senior. Whitney was also a second team super state honoree after going 20-9 with a 1.42 ERA over 182.2 innings pitched, while posting 217 strikeouts and allowing 69 runs. She was a two-time all-metro conference first team and all-district first team selection. Whitney was a Class A all-state second team selection as a junior and an honorable mention all-district honoree as a sophomore. She led her high school team to two district championships and two state tournament appearances (2010, 2011) and a 2010 Metro title.
Iowa opens the season Feb. 8 in Houston, Texas. The Hawkeyes face Lipscomb and UT Arlington at the Hilton Houston Plaza Classic.
What is your most memorable softball memory?
What was the key factor in your recruitment that led you to Iowa City and the Hawkeye softball program?
Is there any significance to the jersey number you wear?
What is your first softball memory?
What is your favorite kind of candy?
Do you have any hobbies?
Who are your favorite professional athletes?
What did you want to grow-up to be when you were a kid?
What is your favorite place to be on campus?
What is your favorite movie?
What is your most prized possession?
What is your favorite food/meal?
Do you have any superstitions, on or off the playing field?
What is your favorite restaurant in the Iowa City area?
What would be your ideal career?
What is one word that describes you?